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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Bishoo dropped, in-form batsman Fudadin gets the nod


April 20th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Guyanese batsman Assad Fudadin has been called up to the West Indies squad for the final Test against Australia in Dominica, starting Monday, while ... Read more...

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Rain plays spoilsport in Port of Spain Test


April 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Persistent rain spoiled what could have been an enthralling finish to the second cricket Test between the West Indies and Australia, forcing a stalemate ... Read more...

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Back injury may force Pattinson to miss remainder of series


April 19th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS) Exciting young Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has injured his back and will miss the remainder of the West Indies tour.Pattinson is not ... Read more...

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Rain ruins Roach party as West Indies keep Australia in check


April 19th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) An outstanding spell from speedster Kemar Roach was the brightest spot on the rain-wrecked fourth day of the second Test between West Indies and ... Read more...

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Roach praises Malcolm Marshall’s legacy


April 19th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 19 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach, a member of the emerging generation of West Indies pacers, hailed Malcolm Marshall as one of the finest exponents of the art, ... Read more...

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Gibson rues another “bad hour” after Windies collapse


April 18th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson was left lamenting yet another "bad hour" after his side lost five wickets for 19 runs in the ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul rallies Windies but Lyon triggers late slide


April 18th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 18 (IANS/CMC) A record fifth-wicket stand between veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Narsingh Deonarine almost put the West Indies in charge of the second Test but ... Read more...

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Windies top order exposed as Australia take charge


April 17th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 17 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies were left facing a tall order after their inexperienced top order was exposed on the second day of the second Test ... Read more...

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West Indies call up Shillingford for Trinidad Test


April 13th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 13 (IANS/CMC) Windward Islands off-spinner Shane Shillingford has been called up for the second Test against Australia, starting here Sunday, on the heels of a disappointing ... Read more...

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Bravo-Ramdin-Rampaul-Barath return boosts T&T;


March 29th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Port Of Spain (Trinidad), March 29 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago will be strengthened by the return of four international players for their regional four-day semifinal clash with Barbados this weekend.The ... Read more...

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Ramnarine resigns as WIPA president


March 27th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), March 27 (IANS/CMC) Combative West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine has resigned as head of the organisation.In brief statement posted on the WIPA website Monday, ... Read more...

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Baptiste, Bravo, Mohammed voted Trinidad and Tobago best


December 31st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Dec 31 (IANS/CMC) Sprinter Kelly-Ann Baptiste and West Indies batsman Darren Bravo were named the Trinidad & Tobago Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year.The 25-year-old Baptiste grabbed ... Read more...

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Dwayne Bravo to take part in Big Bash


November 28th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain (Trinidad), Nov 28 (IANS-CMC) All-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who was recently sidelined with an ankle injury, is to play in the Australia Big Bash Twenty-20 League next month.Bravo took part in ... Read more...

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Dominica’s football chief to appeal against FIFA ban


November 21st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), Nov 21 (IANS/CMC) Former president of the Dominica Football Association (DFA), Patrick John, has indicated that he is in the process of appealing against the FIFA decision to ban ... Read more...

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FIFA bribery probe: Trinidad and Tobago football chief quits


October 29th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Port Of Spain (Trinidad), Oct 29 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad & Tobago Football Federation (T&TFF;) president Oliver Camps has resigned after FIFA, the sport's world governing body, announced he was one of ... Read more...

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FIFA ex-vice president to reveal graft within world body


October 18th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Oct 18 (IANS/CMC) Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has promised to reveal details of corruption within the world soccer body that would "turn stomachs".Warner said in ... Read more...

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WIPA ready to negotiate collective bargaining agreement with WICB


July 8th, 2011 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 8 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) said it was ready to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the West Indies Cricket Board ... Read more...

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Bolt yet to confirm his participation in Delhi Games


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Triple Olympic and World champion Usain Bolt has not confirmed his participation for 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, said his manager Ricky Simms, contrary to claims of Organising ... Read more...

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Malaysia still has room for Bangladeshi workers


November 30th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago), Nov.30 (ANI): Malaysia's freeze on the intake of Bangladeshi workers will stay despite a request from Dhaka for a review of the decision, said the ... Read more...

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Brown blasts Pakistan for failing to nab Osama


November 30th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Nov. 30 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has slammed Pakistan for not being able to capture Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden.In his telephone call to ... Read more...

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