LONDON – Barbados-born speedster Jofra Archer is poised to face West Indies for the first time in a Test after being included in a 13-man squad for this week’s opener at the Ageas Bowl.
Beleaguered former T&T Football Association president William Wallace is promising to release a comprehensive statement on his stewardship and the state of the cash-strapped association shortly.
MANCHESTER, England – Off-spinning all-rounder Roston Chase believes West Indies can put their recent modest batting form behind them and excel in next month’s three-Test series against England but will need to first rediscover their self-belief.
The Jockeys Association yesterday morning held a meeting at Santa Rosa Park, Arima, under the guidance of its president Sheldon Rodrigo to discuss monies owed to them over the past year, citing that they are unhappy with the present situation where some $700,000 are owed to them.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has dramatically changed our lives. One thing it has shown us — we don’t really need as much as we thought we needed back in February. But, there are still things we do need, maybe more than ever. We all had big plans as sporting enthusiasts, officials and athletes. We were finally going to take a different approach, a more professional, transparent, accountable one. We were finally planning to engage the best professionals, the right programme with the best conditions.
Douglas Camacho, chairman of the Sport Company of T&T (SporTT) said most of the sporting facilities under his purview are ready for the return of national athletes to training.
Former West Indies captain Daren Ganga is of the view that the Caribbean side won’t get over England easily in the upcoming three-Test series, even though it has an exceptional pace bowling unit.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell is confident regional governments will assist Cricket West Indies (CWI) whose financial woes have been exacerbated by the current COVID-19 pandemic but insists restructuring is vital.
T&T senior women's netball team goal-attack Kalifa Mc Collin says she is excited about the resumption of the six-club ANZ Premiership which gets going in New Zealand on Friday.
With the Arima Race Club (ARC) having the Classic Diary accepted, the first jewel in local racing's Triple Crown, the Guineas will be run off on August 1 at Santa Rosa Park, Arima. On Thursday, the first subscription of $483.00 was paid by trainers for 21 horses for the Grade One, Guineas event which will be run over 1,800 metres.
MANCHESTER, England – West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick believes uncapped Nkrumah Bonner can still make an impact in the Test arena, despite his belated call-up at age 31.
Michael Awai, the AC Port-of-Spain Business Development Officer yesterday began a campaign to oust William Wallace, president of the United T&T Football Association and his vice presidents Clynt Taylor, Joseph Sam Phillip and Susan Joseph-Warrick, in a bid to save T&T football.
"William Wallace was merely attempting to honour a request by Englishman Peter Miller to keep his contract private," a source of the T&T Football Association told Guardian Media Sports on Wednesday, as news broke in the media after he said he had allegedly lied about the Peter Miller contract which involved the T&T Football Association (TTFA).
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