T&T’s Gabriella Wood had her Olympic Games debut status confirmed by the International Judo Federation (IJF) on Tuesday.
On day two(Wednesday) of the meeting, the three main races are Prince of Wales’ Stakes (Group 1) over 10 furlongs for four-year-olds and over, the Duke of Cambridge Stakes over one miles for fillies and mares, and the Royal Hunt Cup over one mile for three-year-olds and over.
Recently appointed women’s senior team coach, Welshman James Thomas is in T&T to officially take up duty.
GROS ISLET – Former captain Jason Holder has urged patience with West Indies’ “inexperienced” batting lineup in the wake of the heavy innings defeat against South Africa last weekend, arguing they needed time to adapt to different conditions and oppositions.
Local athletes will still get a chance to qualify for the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan despite the decision by the National Association of Athletics Administration of T&T (NAAATT) to not host the National Senior Championships due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Head coach Phil Simmons has conceded that the lack of substantive opening partnerships is becoming a worry, following West Indies’ chastening innings and 63-run defeat to South Africa here last weekend.
T&T’s Gabriella Wood, this country’s lone judo hopeful for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics failed to get past her first opponent at the seven-day 2021 Judo World Championships at the Laszlo Papp Budapest Sports Arena on Saturday.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies president, Ricky Skerritt, has described legends Desmond Haynes and Sir Learie Constantine as “exemplars” of the game after the pair were inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame.
GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Head coach Phil Simmons has defended West Indies’ preparation for the opening Test following their crushing innings defeat inside 2-½ days on Saturday, but said they now needed to raise their intensity and rebound strongly in the second Test beginning here next week.
After springing to a silver medal in the Women's Long Jump event on Thursday, T&T's top heptathlete, Tyra Gittens claimed the overall win in the Women's Heptathlon when the curtains came down on the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, USA on Saturday night.
On Saturday, Trinidad and Tobago joined countries around the world to observe World Day Against Child Labour with the theme: ACT Now: End Child Labour. Across the globe inclusive of Latin America and the Caribbean, Child Labour poses a tremendous threat to the lives of children. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has stated that the number of children in Child Labour has increased to 160 million worldwide representing an increase of 8.4 million children in the last four (4) years. There is no gainsaying that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has played a significant role in exacerbating conditions that give rise to child labour in many countries especially low-income economies.
GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Kraigg Brathwaite has pushed back on suggestions the absence of batting coach Monty Desai played a role in West Indies’ capitulation in both innings of the opening Test against South Africa.
The FIFA appointed Normalisation Committee (NC) of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) has appointed Angus Eve on Sunday as Interim head coach of the T&T senior men's team ahead of the Concacaf Gold Cup Preliminary Round which takes place next month.
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