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ONE FOR THE FANS*
THE TRINBAGO Knight Riders gave their adoring fans the perfect present before they hit the road again in the Hero Caribbean Premier League — a four wicket win over previously unbeaten St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. The victory was the league-leading TKR's fifth in six games, and one their capta

Lewis: Don’t forget Rio reaction*
TRINIDAD and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) president Brian Lewis has warned athletes to temper their reactions to the country’s celebrations of their recent IAAF World Championship success with the expressed disappointment in the national athletes at last year’s Rio Olympics.Lewis sai

London and the CPL effect*
THE LAST FIVE days of sport in Port of Spain and London have made for some riveting viewing. In London on Sunday, there was a contrast of spectacles, but similar depths of emotion, depending on who you were. First there was the sight of four fellows, Jarrin Solomon, Jereem Richards, Machel Cedenio a

Under-17 girls fine-tune for Caribbean tourney *
THE Trinidad and Tobago Under-17 Women footballers are fine-tuning their preparation as they count down the start of their World Cup qualifying quest -- the CONCACAF Caribbean U-17 preliminary phase -- which will be run off from August 23-27 at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva. The squad is currently

Garcia ready to rumble*
LEVI GARCIA made his first appearance in the Dutch Erevisie on the weekend, coming on as a substitute for AZ Alkmaar in their 3-2 loss to PSV in their opening game of the Dutch Eredivisie. It was Garcia’s first appearance in competition after a two-month lay off with a hamstring injury that fo

T&T beaten in CAREBACO semis*
TRINIDAD and Tobago will be battling for the bronze medal today after losing in the semi-finals of the junior team event yesterday in the Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) Championships at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua. After finishing runners-up to D

Table tennis trio off to ‘World’ Games*
THREE of the leading table tennis players in country left yesterday for the World University Games, which gets going Saturday in Taipei, Taiwan. Arun Roopnarine and Brittany Joseph won the qualifying tournament in May to represent Trinidad and Tobago in the largest multi-sport event in the world aft

Marcano, Barnes strike gold again*
TRINIDAD and Tobago’s Reece Marcano and T’Shelle Barnes captured two titles each during the during the junior individual event finals of the Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) Championships Sunday at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua. Marcano r

CEDENIO COMING STRONG*
Machel Cedenio was crowned world champion on Sunday, along with his men's 4x400 metres teammates Jarrin Solomon, Jereem “The Dream” Richards and Lalonde Gordon. Cedenio played a key role in that golden run, the 21-year-old quartermiler splitting 44.40 seconds...

Crawford: It’s normal practice*
Olympian Hasely Crawford says it is a normal practice for Trinidad and Tobago athletes to travel economy. He also said many of these athletes get funding and do not account for it and give the impression they are starving for funds. Crawford, who was speaking to the Express by phone yesterday, said