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Sol Joanni and William Shaw produced a compelling final-day performance to complete a gate-to-wire win in the 14th Scarborough Cup at Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort last Sunday.

The Tobago duo, nicknamed “The Shore Shaw Win,” followed up their two-under par 86 on the opening day with a tournament-best 81 to clinch a four-shot victory (167 total).

“The Spanish... Read more

Nineteen year-old Stokely Vale FC striker Lashawn Roberts was named the Tobago Football Association’s MVP at its 2017 prize-giving function at Fair Field Complex, Bacolet, last Saturday.

Roberts also won the 2017 Golden Boot Award for the Premier League, after scoring 43 goals in the season. Roberts recently returned to Tobago from trials in Czech Republic.

Moriah Youths FC’s Kino... Read more

Trinidad and Tobago and Manchester United legend Dwight Yorke spent some time training and working with the club’s reserves ahead of last Monday’s Premier League 2 game at Old Trafford against Tottenham Hotspur.

Reds coach Ricky Sbragia discussed the positive impact the 46-year-old Tobagonian had at the Aon Training Complex and hopes more sessions can be arranged again with the... Read more

Tobago’s United States-based Khemani Roberts, representing Tennessee Tech in the pentathlon for the first time this season, won the overall title at the Fred Wilt Open last Friday in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Roberts amassed 3,691 points to beat all comers in the event at the meet, which was hosted by the University of Purdue.

Roberts took first place in the... Read more

Tobago’s YMCA Aqua Warriors walked away with seven medals at the just concluded ASATT Invitational Championships 2017 at the National Aquatic Centre in Couva from December 14-17.

The medals were secured by national swimmers Jacob Cox, Bradley Thomas and the relay team comprising Dante Williams, Jaden Myrie, Bradley Thomas and Mosi Denoon.

On top of the individual medal standing was... Read more

Tobago’s Jalen Kerr didn’t drop a set en route to capturing the Boys Under-13 singles title as the curtains came down on the Scotiabank Schools Table Tennis Tournament in Tobago last weekend.

His amazing run continues after capturing his age-group crown in the National Junior Championships and Tobago Open just a few months ago. It’s also easy to forget that... Read more

Hard-hitting Tobago batsman Iraq Thomas has recently returned home from a successful English stint with lower county team Congresbury Cricket Club. He was such a success that he was highlighted by in a article by Mercury reporter Sarah Robinson, which we reproduce today.

Speyside born Iraq Thomas arrived in North Somerset a year after hitting a 21-ball century in a... Read more

LONDON—In-form Shai Hope continued his surge in the International Cricket Council batting rankings, jumping another seven places to move even closer to the top-20 in the world.

The 23-year-old was installed 24th in the latest rankings released on Wednesday, following his good form in the opening Test against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo which saw him garner scores of 90 not out... Read more

Signal Hill Secondary are the 2017 Tobago Zone Championship Division queens in the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL).

The girls from the ‘Hill’ accomplished the feat in fine style last Sunday when they routed Scarborough Secondary 4-0 to maintain their unbeaten run this season and their dominance of the girls’ game on the island.

Two goals each from Jelese Alexander... Read more

Tobago’s double Para Athletics World Championships medal winner Akeem Stewart is again expressing frustration at the lack of facilities here on the island.

In fact, with a focus on qualification for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, Stewart, who won gold medals and achieved world records in the shot-put and javelin events at the World Championships in London a few... Read more

Tobago’s Iraq Thomas and Leron Lezama will be hoping to upstage defending champion Mark Deyal at Sunday’s 2017 Ultimate All-rounder Single Wicket Competition at the Shaw Park Recreation Ground.

Ten all-rounders from throughout the country will battle for a winner take all $15,000 in the rescheduled event.

Deyal will be hoping to hold off Lezama and the hard hitting Iraq... Read more

Bago Slammers’ Derron Douglas led his team’s charge at the Tobago Table Tennis Open at the Scarborough Secondary School last Saturday, winning two divisional titles.

Douglas first rallied past Blasters’ Jesse Dookie 9-11, 11-9, 9-11, 11-7, 11-8 in the Under-18 decider and then won the Under-15 age-group decider 12-10, 11-9, 9-11, 11-8 over clubmate Jalen Kerr.

Douglas’ clubmates Brianna Solomon... Read more

LONDON – West Indies and T&T opener Evin Lewis has been ruled out of Friday’s fifth One-Day International against England after picking up a hairline fracture of his ankle during his superb hundred in the fourth game here on Wednesday.

The left-hander picked up the injury in the 47th over when he drove a full length delivery from pacer Jake... Read more

Tobago’s Aqua Warriors plan to take this weekend’s Subway Maracas Open Water Classics at Maracas Bay by storm.

The event, carded for Sunday, officially marks the beginning of the 2017/2018 swim season and the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago expects to host around 300 participants.

Aqua Warriors’ national swimmers Abrisse Trim, Jacob Cox and Rochelle Pierre, alongside teammates... Read more

T&T cricketer and Guyana Amazon Warriors captain Rayad Emrit is hoping to get a flight out of Afghanistan today, after quitting T20 league side Boost Defenders due to safety issues.

Emrit’s decision comes in the wake of a terror attack outside the stadium in Kabul where his side was playing on Wednesday. Emrit, who is the only West Indian cricketer... Read more

Canaan grabbed the lion’s share of the spoils at the recent Tobago House of Assembly (THA) District Games at the Mt Pleasant Recreation Grounds.

The games focused on under-19 age groups in cricket, football and netball and the final were hosted by the Division of Sport and Youth Affairs last Saturday (September 2) at the Plymouth Recreational Ground.

In the... Read more

Although T&T’s 2018 World Cup dream has been ended, coach Dennis Lawrence says they still have a responsibility to finish well in two closing qualifying matches in October to Mexico and the United States.

Lawrence made the comment as he reflected on his team’s 3-0 thrashing at the hands of Panama on Tuesday in their do-or-die Concacaf Final Round qualifier... Read more

LEEDS — West Indies batting hero Shai Hope says he saw it as his duty to see the team to victory on the epic fifth and final day of the second Test against England at Headingley on Tuesday.

Windies started the day on five without loss chasing 322 for victory, and Hope made a superb 118 not out as the... Read more

Veteran Tobago swimmers Mosi Denoon and Rochelle Pierre tried their very best but just could not land any medals at the recent 17th Fina World Masters Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

The Tobago YMCA Aqua Warriors duo were part of a national team comprising 12 members hat the event, which hosted 6500 swimmers representing over 180 countries.

And while the team... Read more

Second Division outfit Calder Hall FC sent defending champs of the Tobago Football Association’s (TFA) Premier Division, Sidey's FC, packing from the FA Cup with a 1-0 win last Wednesday.

The winning goal was scored in the third minute of added on time by Kristoph Peters. In another massive result from quarter-finals, Black Rock United defeated Roxborough Lakers 3-1 with... Read more