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Afghanistan win in Caribbean ahead of World T20


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) Afghanistan were adjudged winners of the Asia versus the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament after three teams won the same number of matches.The win is expected to ... Read more...

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Trinidad wants Bravo, Pollard, Narine for CLT20


September 7th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 7 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago's sports minister Anil Roberts says the government went to great lengths to ensure the trio of Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh seek confidence booster ahead of World T20


September 5th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 5 (IANS/CMC) The world's top-rated ODI all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan, says Bangladesh is aiming for a confidence-boosting performance in this week's international T20 Tournament in Trinidad ahead ... Read more...

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Trinidad & Tobago’s $2m fund to track talent for Rio


August 17th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) A $2 million Athletic Development Programme has been unveiled in Trinidad and Tobago, targeting promising athletes likely to represent the country in the next ... Read more...

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Life to continue as normal, says teenage hero Walcott


August 16th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 16 (IANS/CMC) Newly-crowned Olympic champion Keshorn Walcott says he does not plan to change anything about his training regimen despite his new-found fame.Walcott returned here Monday ... Read more...

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Just imagine if Gandhi had Twitter and internet: T&T; minister


August 16th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 16 (IANS) "What would have happened if Gandhi had today's new technology like internet, Skype, Twitter, email and facebook to challenge the British Raj," a Trinidad and Tobago ... Read more...

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Javelin champion feted with millions of dollars gifts


August 14th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 14 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;), basking in the glory of its first Olympic gold medal for 36 years, has showered teenage javelin champion Keshorn Walcott ... Read more...

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Trinidad declares public holiday to celebrate Olympians


August 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 13 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;) went into celebration mode after Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar declared a public holiday Monday in recognition of the country's achievement ... Read more...

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Trinidad Hindus celebrate Lord Krishna’s birthday


August 11th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Aug 11 (IANS) More than 300,000 Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, at temples and homes by hosting special prayers and ... Read more...

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Ayurveda centre opens at Indian mission in Trinidad


July 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 30 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago has launched a centre for ayurveda following a growing interest in the Caribbean in the ... Read more...

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No injuries following crash, says Bravo


July 28th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 28 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has dismissed reports that he sustained minor injuries following a vehicular accident Wednesday. The 29-year-old was reported to ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo injured in car accident


July 27th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 27 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo has sustained minor injuries following a vehicle accident on a major highway running through central Trinidad.The 29-year-old all-rounder ... Read more...

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Indian-origin economist appointed Trinidad bank governor


July 15th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 15 (IANS) Jwala Ramberran, a 45-year-old economist of Indian origin, has been appointed by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as the next governor of the Central Bank ... Read more...

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Injury prone Jerome Taylor to play in SPL


July 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Injury prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been snapped up as one of the overseas signings for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier ... Read more...

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Trinidad’s Indian-origin ex-PM freed of corruption charges


June 28th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 28 (IANS) Basdeo Panday, Trinidad and Tobago's first Indian-origin prime minister, has been acquitted of charges of failing to declare his assets in a London bank.Panday ... Read more...

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Dinda stars in India A’s thrilling win over West Indies A


June 25th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 25 (IANS) Speedster Ashok Dinda bowled a brilliant super over to help India A level the two-match T20 series with the West Indies A at the ... Read more...

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Sulieman Benn plays down talk of dream comeback


June 25th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 25 (IANS/CMC) Temperamental left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn has played down his last-over heroics which propelled the West Indies A to a thrilling three-wicket win over India ... Read more...

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Sulieman Benn picked for Twenty20 matches against India A


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Jun 22 (IANS/CMC) Regional selectors have recalled exiled left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn in a 13-man West Indies A squad for the Twenty20 doubleheader against India A this weekend.The ... Read more...

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Davis, Khan reprimand Ramdin over Viv Richards taunt


June 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' former Test batsman Bryan Davis and team manager Omar Khan have both criticised Denesh Ramdin for his controversial gesture aimed at ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago honours ‘nani’ to mark Indian Arrival Day


June 12th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago marked the 167th anniversary of Indian Arrival Day - the day the first group of Indians reached Trinidad - by honouring Samoodarie ... Read more...

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Robbery bid at Indian bank in Trinidad and Tobago


June 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 11 (IANS) An Indian bank here was targeted by four robbers who tied up three Indian employees and demanded keys to the vault. Policemen who were passing by ... Read more...

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Williams back as Trinidad and Tobago coach


June 6th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 6 (IANS/CMC) David Williams, overlooked for the post of West Indies assistant coach, has been appointed head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago.The 48-year-old, who played ... Read more...

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Sonu Nigam and son enthrall Trinidad audience


June 5th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 5 (IANS) Indian playback singer Sonu Nigam, along with his five-year-old son Nevaan, enthralled the audience at an overflowing Centre of Excellence here.Several thousand people packed the centre ... Read more...

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Narine says Test call up a dream come true


June 1st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 1 (IANS) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has described his unexpected call up for the Test tour of England as a dream come true.The 24-year-old Trinidadian only ... Read more...

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Omar Khan sees need for psychologist for Windies side


May 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 25 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies team manager Omar Khan has called on authorities to attach a full-time sports psychologist to the regional side.Khan said during his ... Read more...

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Simmons keen to play in ODIs against England


May 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 9 (IANS/CMC) Fit-again West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons is targeting a comeback against England in the upcoming limited-overs series next month.The right-handed stroke-maker returned to action ... Read more...

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Eighth-wicket stand gives Windies women series win


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), May 7 (IANS/CMC) A valiant, unbroken 24-run, eighth wicket partnership between Shemaine Campbelle and Tremayne Smartt fired the West Indies women's cricket team to a series-winning three-wicket ... Read more...

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Simmons signals return with century


May 1st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, May 1 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons signalled his return to full fitness when he struck 127 to help Ceramic Merryboys gain first innings points over Wanderers ... Read more...

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Rampaul in line for first outing of series


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler Ravi Rampaul could be in line for his first match of the series against Australia when the third and final ... Read more...

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Australia may fall back on quicks thrashed in last Ashes


April 21st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 21 (IANS) Australia may again fall-back to the quicks, who were thrashed during the Ashes, as they attempt to reclaim the urn from Andrew Strauss ... Read more...

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Australia lack firepower to reclaim Ashes: Holding


April 21st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 21 (IANS) Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels that Australia lacks the fire-power to reclaim the Ashes from Andrew Strauss's Englishmen."I don't think this ... Read more...

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Clarke feels Ponting is victim of own high standards


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 21 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke feels that his predecessor Ricky Ponting was a victim of the high standards he himself set.The 37-year-old Ponting, who retired ... Read more...

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Sammy’s fireworks rattled Aussies, says Clarke


April 21st, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 21 (IANS/CMC) Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted he was slightly worried about losing the second Test against the West Indies, especially after the way his opposite ... Read more...

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ICC fines Gibson over DRS comments


April 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Trinidad, April 21 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson this week criticised the use of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) but his comments have now seen him ... Read more...

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Injured Siddle and Pattinson out for remainder of tour


April 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Australian fast bowlers Peter Siddle and James Pattinson have been ruled out of the remainder of the West Indies tour and will return home ... Read more...

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