Usain Bolt loses gold medal after relay teammate found guilty of doping

January 30, 2017 admin 0

Usain Bolt’s famed triple-triple—three gold medals in three Olympic Games—has vanished, through no fault of his own. One of Bolt’s teammates in the 4×100 relay in the Beijing Olympics has been found guilty of doping. The International Olympic Committee re-tested a sample of Nesta Carter from the Beijing Games and found the presence of the prohibited substance methylhexaneamine. As a […More]

Local cricket faces great uncertainty

January 27, 2017 admin 0

Local cricket faces a period of great uncertainty with the president of the T&T Cricket Board, Azim Bassarath, warning that recent developments have caused grave concern and does not auger well for the future of the sport. Bassarath caused shock waves at the recent prize distribution function of the East Zone of the T&TCB when he questioned whether recent developments […More]

Beenhakker Gives Lawrence Stamp Of Approval

January 27, 2017 admin 0

It was Dennis Lawrence’s goal in 2005 that got T&T to its first ever world cup. And now the man in charge at the time, Leo Beenhakker, approves of the big man’s appointment as T&T’s next head coach. The TTFA confirmed Lawrence’s appointment on Saturday, following which Beenhakker gave his own stamp of approval, stating that Dennis “is the right […More]

CONCACAF President tackles development in Grenada

January 19, 2017 admin 0

During his first official visit to the Grenada Football Association (GFA), CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani reiterated his unwavering commitment to support the advancement of football in the Caribbean and empower youth through sport. Montagliani met with GFA President Cheney Joseph, Grenada Prime Minister, Dr. The Right Honorable Keith Mitchell, Governor General Her Excellency Dame Cécile La Grenade, and the Minister […More]

INDIA CRICKET: Kohli isn’t India’s only dangerman, warns Buttler

January 19, 2017 admin 0

Jos Buttler says just focusing on dismissing Virat Kohli could lead to England coming unstuck against India in Cuttack on Thursday. England cannot afford to focus solely on ousting Virat Kohli despite the India captain starring in their three-wicket win in Pune, says Jos Buttler. The peerless Kohli helped the hosts take a 1-0 lead in the one-day international series […More]

JAMAICA CRICKET NEWS: Jamaica Under 17 to play series of practice matches

January 9, 2017 admin 0

Jamaica’s Under 17 football squad is to play a series of matches against parish-select Under-17 teams across the island starting on Thursday as it ramps up preparations for the CONCACAF Under-17 tournament set for Panama in April. According to the Jamaica Football Federation, the games will provide both match practice for the players as well as opportunities to identify any […More]

CRICKET: Johnson Optimistic About 2017 Success

January 9, 2017 admin 0

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (WICB) — Talented, delightful,  charismatic,  smart are just some of the positive adjectives that are used to describe Test batsman Leon Johnson when in full flow at the crease but  for the latter part of 2016,  those descriptions  have not corresponded with him having an outstanding runs aggregate. After topping the charts of the 2015/2016 West Indies Cricket […More]

CRICKET: West Indies Women Cricketer To Undergo Face Surgery After On-Field Collision

January 9, 2017 admin 0

BRISBANE, Australia, Thursday December 29, 2016 – West Indies all-rounder Deandra Dottin will have to undergo face surgery following an on-field collision with a teammate on Tuesday. Dottin collided with Brisbane Heat teammate Laura Harris while attempting to field a ball on the boundary, and had to be stretchered from the field with a suspected concussion in their Women’s Big […More]

T&T Olympian Ato Boldon Named Sports Illustrated’s Best Television Analyst of 2016

January 6, 2017 admin 0

FLORIDA, United States, Wednesday December 28, 2016 — The successes of retired Trinidad and Tobago track star Ato Boldon have continued off the track. Boldon, a four-time Olympic medallist and T&T’s most decorated track athlete of all time, has been named as one of the best television analysts of the year by Sports Illustrated. The 42-year-old former sprinter, who celebrates […More]

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