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West Indies captain Brian Lara, centre, (with 2004 ICC Champions Trophy) celebrates the team’s championship success with team-mates after the Caribbean side defeated England in the finals.

Cricket

Lara attempts to change WI fortunes on Sub-Continent

West Indies skipper Brian Lara will have to shoulder the burden in the regional team batting line-up, when the Caribbean side takes on Pakistan in a Three-Test Series in November...

Packing a six-shooter

Windies, South Africa, England, India lack world class bowlers

It is rare for teams to compete in two such demanding tournaments as the Champions Trophy and World Cup within six months, therefore it's not surprising that the buzz word among players and coaches in the build up is "flexibility"...

Cricket is coaching talent & effective management

The West Indies team has again collapsed in a shocking display that leaves all the region bewildered. But, the display is not a rarity and the flaw is identifiable...

Footaball

"He was T&T's first modern coach"

In a time of unprecedented achievement by the football fraternity in T&T, we pay tribute to one of the greats who started the ball rolling (pun unavoidable) - Joffre H Q Chambers...

Creditability and competence of Sport Administrators

Over the weekend a good friend, a decision- maker in Corporate T&T, called me to voice his disappointment at newspaper reports alleging problems between the Soca Warriors and the T&T Football Federation (T&TFF)...

Carpette ‘Caps’ Central Championship

“It is one of the better young teams that I have ever coached.” These were the words of former T&T midfielder Leon Carpette, after Carapichaima Senior Comprehensive School copped its biggest success to date, when it won the BGTT Central Zone of the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL)...

Other Sports

2006 Supligen North Zone Basketball League

Lewis, Gay, Pryce cop prestigious MVP awards

It was no surprise that forward Stephen “Lighter” Lewis and point guard/forward Pietra Gay were named men and women “Most Valuable Player” at the awards ceremony of the Supligen North Zone Basketball League...

Par for the course with Neil Giuseppi

Golfing Gala awaits in Barbados

Over the years, many of the world’s top golfers have visited Caribbean islands providing the opportunity for golfing enthusiasts to see top-quality golf being played...

Favourite Swing By aims at Stewards & Gold Cup double

When Wilmer Galviz broke the Jamaican bred Swing By out of the stalls on a sloppy Santa Rosa Park main track two Saturdays ago, all eyes were on the John O’Brien trained filly...

Double Rooks with Carl Jacobs

Kramnik wins World Chess title - Toilet protest?

Let’s forget says the champ

Now that Vladimir Kramnik has emerged the World Chess Champion after his tension-filled unifying match with Veselin Topalov, will he pursue the “toilet issue” in the Arbitration Court at Lausanne, as he had threatened? Inevitably, this question was put to the delighted Russian GM by journalists at the press conference which followed his dramatic victory at Elista, Kalmikia, last Friday...

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