Singing A Different Song

Earl Best gives credit where it is due. I do not habitually have difficulty believing my eyes but I awaited the arrival of Monday’s Express to confirm what…

How The Windies Was Undone

Romain Pitt tells a troubling tale  There is a hugely important story about West Indian cricket waiting to be told by some experienced energetic sportswriter.  It deals with…

Still In Play

Ashford Jackman speculates on the post-Warner scenario There are three major issues to be resolved in the ongoing theatre that is the state of football in Trinidad and Tobago…

Jack’s Chequered Jacket

Give a dog a bad name, the adage tells us, and hang him. Presumably, in Trinidad and Tobago in 2012, if your surname is Warner, the first part…

Seeking Justice For Gayle

Even those who hold power legitimately ought not to exercise such power arbitrarily. Indeed, the history of judicial review is primarily about the struggle of the courts to…

Demanding Justice And Respect

In the post-war world, there is no region whose cricketers have played a more dominant role in the game than the West Indies.…

Shivering Sammy’s Timbers

I don’t think of myself as someone who scares very easily. Last month, however, a cricketing event sent sundry shivers up and down my spine.…

Poised For London

Few people have as sure a grasp on the London Olympics than Ato Boldon. The four-time Olympic medal winner is a broadcast analyst for track and field…

The Prince And The Promise

Once upon a time there was a boy who dreamed of becoming the best batsman in the world. He ate, drank and breathed cricket, practised batting constantly with…

The Board’s Secret War

During the recent Indian tour of England, Sourav Ganguly and Ravi Shastri, two former Indian cricketers, gratuitously denigrated the West Indian prospects for the upcoming tour of India.…

Midnight Marathon

Independence Arch, Bridgetown Barbados: five minutes to midnight. Leon Hazzard, Travis Dass and John Lum Young are only half attentive to the organisers’ race briefing for Barbados’s 2nd…

Trinis Burn It Up At 5 Degrees In Toronto

The Trinidad and Tobago Road Runners’ Club touring team awaits the 9 a.m. start of the 12th edition of the annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon: Debra Agong, Dennise…

Captains, Leaders And Men In Front

The speaker is former West Indies captain and current manager of the West Indies cricket team, Richie Richardson, responding to a question from television commentator Ian Bishop about…

Wicb V Gayle

The issue is: what is more likely to cause long term harm to West Indies cricket? The toleration by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) of public pronouncements…

Pfister’s Frustration

It was inevitable, given the state of everything football in T&T, that events off the field would overshadow play on it. …
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