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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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Final medal table at 2012 London Olympic Games


August 13th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The following is the final medal table at the 2012 London Olympic Games which concluded here Sunday. India finished 55th.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalUnited States ... Read more...

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Olympics: Jamaica win relay in new WR (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's sprint relay team, anchored by the peerless Usain Bolt, delivered the first sub-37 seconds clocking in history en route to another World record. Trinidadian teenager Keshorn ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt leads Jamaica to record sprint relay gold


August 12th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Usain Bolt led Jamaica to the 4x100 metres Olympic gold in a world record time Saturday.Bolt took on the baton with a one-metre lead and ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Jamaica, T&T; in hunt for relay glory


August 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will vie for three medals after booking spots in Saturday's sprint and distance relay finals slated for the penultimate day of the ... 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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Trinidad and Tobago, India to celebrate I-Day jointly


August 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago will jointly celebrate each other's Independence Day here, said Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra who noted a "paradigm shift in bilateral ... Read more...

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Students from West Indies to visit India


August 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The University of West Indies (UWI) has started a new course on global cultures to enable its students explore India, an IGNOU official said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Olympics: US takes on the Caribbean in women’s 200m final


August 8th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time defending champion Veronica Campbell-Brown leads three Caribbean women against three Americans in Wednesday's 200m final here at the London 2012 Olympic Games.Campbell-Brown, who won in Athens ... Read more...

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Olympics: Latest medals tally


August 8th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The following is the latest medal standings of the 2012 London Games here Tuesday.Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China 34 20 17 71 US 30 16 20 66 Britain 22 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Fraser-Pryce through to 200 semis, Walker falls


August 7th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) The Caribbean will be heavily represented in the women's 200 metres semi-finals Tuesday as all but one of their sprinters booked semi-final spots at the London Olympics.Defending ... Read more...

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Olympics: James storms to men’s 400m gold (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) The outstanding Kirani James added an Olympics gold to his fast-growing resume by racing to a personal best time to win the men's 400 metres in dominating ... Read more...

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Olympic GB cycling: Kenny sprints to gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jason Kenny sprinted to victory at the Olympic velodrome Monday, beating France's Gregory Bauge in the men's sprint final.Kenny had earlier broken the Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt, Blake headline weekend track action


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/CMC) The much anticipated track and field segment of the London Olympics runs off Friday with the first round of the women's 100 metre expected to be the ... 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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Violence causes over 25 percent of teen deaths in Brazil


July 19th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 19 (IANS/EFE) Violent incidents - including accidents and suicides - accounted for over 25 percent of adolescent deaths in Brazil in 2010, a nearly fourfold increase since 1980, ... Read more...

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Kenya returns to Olympic 4×400m men’s relay


July 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 18 (IANS) Kenya will make a comeback to the 4x400m men's relay after a 40-year-Olympic hiatus.At the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, Kenya won gold courtesy the quartet of ... 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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Windies and Black Caps pay homage to Runako Morton


July 13th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies and New Zealand players used the third One-Day International here to honour the late Runako Morton, the Leeward Islands and Trinidad ... 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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Spain, Germany favourites for Euro: Dwight Yorke


June 26th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke backed either Spain or Germany to take home the Euro 2012 trophy."Spain are the favourites but Germany are not ... Read more...

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Badree gets nod ahead of Benn in Windies squad


June 25th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 25 (IANS/CMC) Uncapped leg-spinner Samuel Badree has been called up ahead of Sulieman Benn for the West Indies' two-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand which bowls off ... 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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St Vincent and the Grenadines celebrates its Indian heritage


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) St Vincent and the Grenadines, a string of small islands in the Caribbean, celebrated its Indian heritage on a grand scale Friday. A commemorative function ... Read more...

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