Wednesday 5th September, 2007

 
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Cricket

Road rage

...and strange sporting situations

Two strange things happened to me last week, one cricket, the other about life sport in T&T. Both situations were pretty important, with the latter funny, even if it was life threatening...

‘I love putting on a show’

...says Australian Michael Clarke

Twenty years ago Michael Clarke would have been classified as a big hitter, with his ability to crunch punishing boundaries and a one-day strike-rate of almost 83...

 

Football

Goals Galore

... in 2007 CFU Youth Cup

FOR the third straight year, the Caribbean Football Union (Under-15) Youth Cup featured guest teams and just as in the previous two staging of the tournament in T&T, one of the guest teams won the title...

‘Don’t get burn to learn’

T&T recently lost the titles that had been won in last year’s Under -19 cricket tournament and with that came a series of strange assessments of the performance and lack of performance of this team...

Our U-17 Boys

Did their best

The T&T Under-17 footballers were beaten in the recent FIFA Korea Under-17 Football World Cup and for a change, the country seemed to take it as sportsmen should...

 

Other

Australian PM announces inquiry into equine flu

Prime Minister John Howard has announced an inquiry into how Australia’s first outbreak of equine influenza managed to break through the country’s usually rigid quarantine...

Heart problems

...beating top athletes

VIENNA — Athletes with an irregular heartbeat risk losing much more than just the competition...

Bigger hearts

...for Tour de France cyclists

VIENNA — Riding the grueling Tour de France bike race takes strength, stamina — and perhaps a heart nearly 40 percent bigger than normal...

Thats Darts

Another World Cup Debut For T&T

The T&T Darts Association (T.T.D.A.) is pleased with the recognition given by the Trinidad Guardian through this column in which we have the opportunity to highlight our sport...

An important admission

Since 1997 the TTOC have been advocating for the need for National Sport Organizations (NSOs) to place greater emphasis on improving fitness standards...

Pace and flair

...thats Kirbyina Alexander

Radiant and outspoken in every manner is victorious T&T women’s cricket team member, Kirbyina Alexander...

Rembering Raffie

As T&T celebrates its 45th anniversary of independence, I want today to pay tribute to a man who died more than 30 years ago...

Juniors shine in DeVerteuil Memorlal

THE steady emergence of our young chess players at the highest level was seen again in the first two rounds of the FW DeVerteuil Memorial tournament over the last two Thursdays...

World Champion Kramnik wins again

GRANDMASTER Veselin Topalov was severely repremanded last week by the FIDE Ethics Commission for his unfounded charges of cheating against World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik during and after their 2006 championship unification match in Elista...

When monarchs played royal game King Louis XIV dallied with captured
queens

ACCORDING to one myth, chess was invented to please a king...

Successful story

...on Sagicor Day at Santa Rosa Park

“Hello Yankee”! That’s the fantastic story of the Sagicor Independence Cup...

 

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