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Sobers, Hinds named on Fifa’s referees list for new ‘gender-neutral’ officiating era

Referees Crystal Sobers and Cecile Hinds were selected on Fifa’s list of international referees for 2021, as the governing body enters a new era of ‘gender-neutral’ officials—which means that there is no longer a women’s category and female officials can be deployed in men’s competitions. Sobers and Hinds can therefore …

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Grosvenor receives TTOC’s Chapman award; Carter and Campbell get major 2020 sport gongs

Former St Anthony’s College and Queen’s Royal College (QRC) football coach Nigel Grosvenor was recognised posthumously for his contribution to sport yesterday, as the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) presented him with the Alexander B Chapman award. The award, named after the former TTOC president, is meant to serve …

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Pollard, Holder, Pooran among 12 withdrawals from Windies’ Bangladesh tour, amidst Covid concerns

West Indies Test captain Jason Holder and One-Day International captain Kieron Pollard are among 10 cricketers who rejected call-ups for next month’s tour of Bangladesh due to ‘Covid-19 related concerns or personal fears’. The other players who ‘declined the opportunity to tour’ for similar reasons are: Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Roston …

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Dr Richards: Covid-19 quarantine facilities almost at maximum levels

Quarantine facilities are almost at maximum levels, according to acting Principal Medical Officer Dr Maryam Richards. The nine activated facilities have a total population of 313. These facilities, which include several hotels, house nationals from state repatriation flights, as well as people entering the country through vessels and chartered flights. …

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