Organisers of the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League T20 have ruled there is no basis for the protest by the Guyana Amazon Warriors and will not overturn the decision which awarded the title match to the Barbados Tridents…this, last evening’s response to the Guyana Warriors letter of protest in the aftermath of the rain-terrupted final in St Kitts Saturday, August 16.
Germany’s Under-20 Women’s football team won their FIFA age-group World Cup last evening in Montreal – third consecutive Cup final success – a 98th minute goal by Lena Peterman nipping out Nigeria. France beat North Korea 3-2 for third place.
Trinidad and Tobago women’s football team, the boys under-17 football team and the netball team last evening recorded victories to stay unbeaten in their various competitions.
The women’s team, 10-nil winners against St Kitts/Nevis and 3-nil over Antigua-Barbuda, downed Martinique 7-nil in Group B Caribbean Football Union Cup action at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.
TT play also unbeaten Group A winner Jamaica in the Cup final tomorrow.
The TT boys meanwhile outdid home team St Lucia 3-2, also counting as victims Grenada and Curacao, both beaten 2-nil. The TT under17s booked tickets to Haiti for next month’s Cariibean Football Union age-group championship.
The TT netball team last evening won their fifth match in a row in the Americas Federation 7-team Tournament in Alberta, Canada. 68-28 winners against USA, 68-18 versus Cayman, 59-38 against Canada and 116 to 11 against Argentina, TT ground past Grenada 82-31 yesterday to also book tickets to next year’s World Championship in Sydney. TT clash with also unbeaten World qualifiers Barbados today.
Lone sailor Abigail Affoo finished a fair 28th out of 30, shot putter Chelsea James did not contest the event’s B final – no reason given, beach volleyball pair Malika Davidson and Chelsi Ward lost their opening-round Round Of 24 match and Akanni Hislop was 4th in the 200-metres final, all signing off Trinidad and Tobago;s two swim medal campaign – thanks to Dylan Carter – at the Srcond Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
Cleopatra Borel meanwhile was third in the shot put at the IAAF Diamond League in Birmingham, England yesterday. Away in Poland, Usain Bolt set a world indoor 100-metre 9.98-seconds record, then announced that’s that after his three-race-three-win tally for 2014.