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Silver for T&T as Carter 2nd in Commonwealth Games 50m butterfly

Trinidad and Tobago's Dylan Carter has captured a silver medal in the 50 metres butterfly event at the Commonwealth Games.

Carter swam a time of 23.67 seconds to finish behind South Africa's Chad Le Clos in a time of 23.37 seconds.

Another South Arican, Ryan Coetzee was third.

 

Police Youth Club team wins 9th Junior Florida Netball Classic tournament

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Youth Club Netball Under-21 and Under16 teams, walked away with precious metal this weekend, in the 9th Annual Junior Florida Netball Classic Tournament, which took place in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

The Under-21 and the Under-16 teams endured a round robin tournament of 11 matches, facing off against teams from the Cayman Islands, Jamaica and Florida, in their respective age categories.

The Under-21s, placed first in their category, securing for themselves a trophy and gold medals for all players.

Lame display sends Windies to series defeat

An out-of-sorts West Indies fared little better in the second Twenty20 International, producing another insipid display in an 82-run defeat, to concede the three-match series to Pakistan yesterday.

Only 24 hours after being dismissed for their lowest-ever T20 total and suffering the second heaviest defeat in the format, West Indies once again failed to show any enterprise, crashing to 123 all out with four balls left, in pursuit of an intimidating 206 at the National Stadium.

Horsford, Murray get javelin gold

Tyriq Horsford continued his brilliance in the javelin event and predictably won his fourth gold medal in a row at the Flow Carifta Games at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas on Sunday evening.

Horsford’s winning throw measured 68.15 metres to reach the top of the podium in the the boys Under-20 javelin event then to increase T&T’s medal tally to 10, three gold, three silver and four bronze, at the 47th edition of the event. Placing second was Barbados’ Zion Hill with a 63.12m-throw and third was Hughie Sean Rolle of Bahamas with 62.44.

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