Category Archives: Sports

No confirmation yet on men’s team friendlies

Sports Newsday Just Now TTFA normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad. – ROBERT Hadad, chairman of the FIFA-appointed normalisation committee, said there is no confirmation yet on proposed friendly international matches for the men’s national team against a few regional teams, ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Concacaf Zone qualifiers. TT, under the guidance of […]

Pirates not daunted by Covid-19 challenges

As they say, every dark cloud has a silver lining and for Pirates Swim Club the Coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) has resulted in some positive lessons to be taken away from the entire experience, says president René Dulieu. As the world grapples with this deadly virus, Dulieu said while the club was greatly affected, it also […]

Rigorous COVID-19 testing schedule for Windies

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — West Indies’ Test and one-day contingent will be subjected to a robust testing regime after they arrived here Sunday for their five-week series, becoming the first international side to tour Bangladesh since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Caribbean side is scheduled to face the hosts in three One-Day […]

Racing Snaps for Saturday, January 9, 2021

 NEW VET AT THE PARK! Veterinarian Dr Simone Johnally (left) being introduced to trainer Wayne DaCosta by senior veterinarian at the Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC), Dr Sophia Ramlal (centre). Dr Johnally started her tour of duty yesterday at the JRC. Trainer Patrick Fong (left) watches closely as his charge, Amy The Butcher, is beingprepared for […]

CWI pays tribute to Vivalyn Latty-Scott — pioneer of women’s cricket

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Cricket West Indies (CWI) yesterday paid tribute to Vivalyn Latty-Scott, the outstanding West Indies allrounder and pioneer for women’s cricket in the Caribbean, who  passed away Saturday.She was a member of the first West Indies team to play a women’s Test match in 1976 against Australia and also served as an inspirational […]

Samuda reappointed to FICTS International Commission; calls for sport film industry

PRESIDENT of the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA), Christopher Samuda has been reappointed to the Fdration Internationale Cinma Tlvision Sportifs (FICTS) International Festival Commission. President Samuda was recommended to serve by FICTS International President Franco Ascani, who offered his personal congratulations to the JOA boss and expressed confidence in his continued collaboration and contribution. On receiving […]

Players have the right to choose, affirms Simmons

DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Head coach Phil Simmons said yesterday he could not question the decision of any player who chose not to tour amid the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking for the first time since 10 first choice players opted out of the One-Day International and Test series beginning next week, Simmons said regardless […]

Decision on Home of Football soon

Sports Narissa Fraser 2 Hrs Ago Home of Football. – HEALTH Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said after the ministry re-assesses the parallel healthcare system, it will decide whether the Home of Football in Couva will continue to be used as a step-down facility. Last week, chairman of the TT Football Association’s (TTFA) normalisation committee Robert Hadad […]

Racing Snaps 2 for Saturday, January 9, 2021

Apprentice Abigail Able getting her equipment together after winning on Top Eagle. At left is the trainer of Top Eagle, Welsh Soutar.Jockey Robert Halledeen has his hands full with the roguish SheBoom.Three-year-old colt JJ Warrior (Oshane Nugent) makes his appearance on the racetrack.Richard Phillipps (centre) presents the Howard Phillipps Memorial Trophy to owner of winner […]