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  • Cupid outplays GM at chess Olympiad

    Trinidad and Tobago’s national chess champion FM Kevin Cupid scored a major upset when he defeated Serbian grandmaster Nikola Sedlak, rated 2537, in the first round of the 2016 Olympiad at Baku, Azerbaijan, last Thursday. The champion’s conquest was not a simple one, in fact it should gladden the heart of every ardent chess…

  • T&T t-tennis squad heads for Dom Rep

    Yuvraj Dookram and Aleena Edwards led a T&T team that left yesterday for Dominican Republic via Panama to compete at the 58th Senior Caribbean Table Tennis Federation (CTTF) in Santo Domingo. Among the travelling party were top ranked local player Dookram, one of the few players to have gotten past USA-based David Mahabir in…

  • CMRC debut for T&T’s Singh at Bushy Park

    Trinidad and Tobago’s Bridget Singh will make her Bushy Park Barbados debut today in the Williams Digicel International Race Meet, the third round of the 2016 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC). A five-time Kart Champion, Singh is the daughter of regional veteran Ravi Singh, who will also make his race debut at…

  • T&T’s Scrabble teens compete in France

    A group of teenagers from Trinidad and Tobago is in Lille, France, representing T&T at the World Youth Scrabble Championship (WYSC) 2016. The delegation includes Sophia Mohammed, 15, and Clintia Simon, 17, both of Naparima Girls’ High School; Christopher Thomas, 16, of St Mary’s College, Daniel Henriques, 17, of Fatima College, and Amanda Khan,…

  • Gold for Griffith in Pan Am sambo

    T&T’s Gershon Griffith and Jeremy Rudolpho have earned the country’s first four medals at the Pan American Sambo Championship, currently  taking place in Paraguay. Representing T&T for the first time, Griffith won a gold medal in the Combat Sambo in the 52kg contest when he defeated Brazilian Dain Rian in the final yesterday. Only…

  • Keshorn grabs Rio bronze

    Keshorn Walcott has placed  third, winning T&T’s only medal, a bronze, in the Men’s Javelin final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday night. Germany’s Thomas Rohler, won gold with a throw of 90.30 metres took Kenya’s Julius Yego placed second with a throw of 88.24. Minutes after capturing the bronze, Walcott shared a post on his…

  • Team effort lands T&T regional squash title

    T&T was crowned overall champions in the Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) Championship at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, when the curtains came down on the tournament on Sunday. The teams from the twin-island republic accumulated the most points after action from the men, women and veteran team categories. T&T men’s team…

  • Lewis battles rough Atlantic waters

    Andrew Lewis will not leave the 2016 Olympic Games with a medal. But the Trinidad and Tobago sailor is a true warrior, and–precious metal or not–commands the title of champion. Lewis again found the going tough on day three of the Rio 2016 men’s laser class event, here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, yesterday.…

  • Down in style

    Trinidad and Tobago’s first-ever outing in an Olympic gymnastics competition ended at the Rio Olympic Arena, here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, yesterday. And while Marisa Dick has been eliminated, there was considerable satisfaction for the 19-year-old at the end of her women’s qualification campaign. Dick attempted a new signature move, mounting the balance…

  • First T&T Strongman contest set for August 20

    There is an art and science to exhibiting true strength. It’s not only about the glamour of ripped “six packs,” buffed biceps or sexy bikini bodies. For Kenneth Lowe, who started lifting weights at age 14, it’s also about the right frame of mind, body and spirit. Lowe, 50, is the founder of  North 11…