Trinidad and Tobago

Narine, Lewis devastate CCC in Super50

Sunil Narine dazzled with the ball as the T&T Red Force hit back in the Super50 Cup with a convincing victory over the Combined Campuses & Colleges (CCC) Marooners.

Narine finished with 5-12 to help bowl the Marooners out for just 101 runs in 25.4 overs. Earlier, the Marooners won the toss and elected to bat first. 

But for Ryan Hinds, who scored 32, no other batsman put up a fight.

Couva BMX Park talks begin

Last June, BMX Freestyle was officially inducted into the Olympic Games and will make its debut in Tokyo in 2020. Though disorganised, it's been very popular across Trinidad and Tobago. The local sport's most famous face is Trevlon Hall.

On Tuesday, the president of the T&T BMX Freestyle Association sat down in a meeting with a small team of officials including Minister of Sport & Youth Affairs Darryl Smith, SporTT CEO Jason Williams and Cycling Technical Director Erin Hartwell to look at the possibility and future of the local sport.

Stern John commits to Central FC

Former T&T striker Stern John is targeting silverware in the CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championship as he renewed his committment to Central FC for the season ahead.

Along with the club, he will unveil the 20-man squad for the trip to the Dominican Republic on Friday afternoon at the Marvin Lee Stadium. The squad is expected to include former T&T standouts such as Carlyle Mitchell and Densill Theobald as well as the return of midfielders Darren Mitchell and Keron Cummings.

Murder in Barataria

A man has been shot and killed in Barataria.

Reports indicate that shortly after 8:30 last evening, 57-year-old Russell Seaton was at his 6th Avenue home when a gunman stormed the premises.

The assailant shot Seaton several times about the body before fleeing the scene.

Residents, upon hearing the loud explosions notified the police.

Upon their arrival, officers discovered Seaton's body lying in a pool of blood. \

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

Soldiers agree to repay $1.5m in payroll scam

Two soldiers, accused of defrauding the Defence Force of $1.5m in an alleged payroll scam, have agreed to repay the money.

Lance corporal Jason Richards and private Josimar Belgrave gave the undertaking as the State’s civil lawsuit against them came up for hearing before Justice Ricky Rahim in the Port-of-Spain High Court yesterday.

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