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]

CHUTNEY SINGER: ANAND YANKARRAN IS DEAD

January 9, 2017 admin 0

TRINIDAD and Tobago has lost one of its cultural exponents in the form of Anand Yankarran. Yankarran, 51, died of a heart attack at the Couva District Hospital at about 7.30 am yesterday. News of his death sent chutney song lovers, locally and as far as the United States and Canada, into grief. His wife, Vidia, told Newsday yesterday that […More]

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO STEEL PAN: Smaller Greens For Panorama

January 9, 2017 admin 0

If Panorama 2017 comes off, patrons to the Greens can expect a smaller venue. Richard Forteau, Secretary of Pan Trinbago, told Loop the Greens will return but it will be back to its original size. Last year, the Greens was expanded but suffered a loss of many party groups who opted out of the Panorama experience citing security and other […More]

OIL INDUSTRY: Citizens Urged To Support OWTU’s Plan To Strike

January 9, 2017 admin 0

While the management of Petrotrin and T&T’s employers believe that the Oilfields Workers’ Trade Union’s (OWTU) threat of a strike is not in the best interest of the country at this time, it has received support from the World Federation of Trade Unions. In a statement on Tuesday, the WFTU expressed its support of the planned strike by the OWTU […More]

OWTU urged against carrying out strike

January 9, 2017 admin 0

While the Oilfield Workers’ Trade Union plans on leading a strike at State-owned Petrotrin, one former Energy Minister is appealing to the workers and the Union to reconsider the action as he says a strike is not in the best interest of T&T or the company Speaking during an interview on Power 102.1 FM Tuesday morning, Ramnarine maintained that the […More]

Candidates file nomination papers for THA election

January 9, 2017 admin 0

Nomination day for the January 23, 2017 Tobago House of Assembly election got underway today with candidates from four parties filing nomination papers. Speaking on Power 102.1 F.M Tuesday morning, Tobago Forwards political leader Christlyn Moore said she expects things to run smoothly as it relates to filing her papers as all papers have been prescreened and approved. The former […More]

Air Canada debuts new flight to Trinidad

January 9, 2017 admin 0

The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Tourism, hosted a welcome reception on December 20, 2016 for Air Canada Rouge’s new nonstop service between Toronto and Trinidad. Yesterday’s departure of Air Canada Rouge flight AC1880 marks the beginning of a new, year-round service between Toronto and Port of Spain as part of the airline’s ongoing global expansion. This new service connects […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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