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Morton mourned by cricket world

Imran Khan, West Indies Cricket Board Corporate Communications Officer, wrote a moving summary of the late West Indies, Leeward Islands and Trinidad and Tobago cricketer Runako Morton. The best judgment of a man’s character is in his behavior when he feels that no one is watching. And Morton, according to …

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Gutsy T&T U-17 women fail Mexican test

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-17 women’s footballers gave a disciplined, energetic performance this evening but it was not nearly enough as they fell 2-0 in their CONCACAF opener to Mexico at the Estadio Cementos Progreso in Guatemala City, Guatemala. It might sound pessimistic to start booking your return flight …

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TTFF appoint national managers

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today announced the appointment of three managers to its football teams. Joycelyn Francois-Opadeyi, a former national hockey team captain and women’s cricket team manager, will serve as manager of the woman’s under-17 team. William Wallace, a past secondary schools cricket president, has been …

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Hyland misses Olympic qualifiers

The Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 football team will have to book its place at the London 2012 Olympic Games without the help of star Belgium-based midfielder Khaleem Hyland after the 22-year-old was ruled out by his employer, Racing Genk. The Olympic qualifiers, which will be staged in the United …

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Jack’s Haiti aid defence

Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner has submitted a tsunami of documentation to FIFA, which aims to prove the whereabouts of emergency aid funds that was wired to Trinidad and Tobago, two years ago, for disbursement to Haiti. However, there is no chance that FIFA or anyone else …

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Warner’s questionable lawsuit

Minister of Works and Infrastructure and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner sent a pre-action protocol letter to me—the Wired868.com editor and publisher—on Friday 24 February 2012 through his attorney Om Lalla. The legal document, which claimed defamation and libel, was published on the website of State-owned television station, CTV, and …

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Visa appointments stall U-23s

Several Trinidad and Tobago national under-23 footballers will forego a chance at more senior experience on Wednesday night when the “Soca Warriors” face Antigua and Barbuda at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in North Sound, Antigua. Coach Angus Eve confirmed that members of his squad have visa appointments at the …

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Olympic footballers seek winning blend

The Trinidad and Tobago national football team has only managed a top two CONCACAF finish once in its history when the “Soca Babes” finished runner-up to Mexico to qualify for the 1991 Portugal Under-20 World Youth Championship. Angus Eve, Trinidad and Tobago’s all-time most capped senior team player, was a …

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PM, UNC refuse to probe Warner

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and United National Congress Deputy Chairman and Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan have refused to probe the behaviour of Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner despite complaints from: ravaged regional neighbour, Haiti, the High Court, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation …

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TTFF to sue Warner Today

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) has decided to sue its former special advisor and Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner over missing 2006 World Cup revenue and agreed to send a pre-action protocol letter to Warner today. Derek Ali, attorney for the TTFF, informed Justice Devindra Rampersad …

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Ex-FIFA VP threatens Wired868… And Twitter

Ex-FIFA Vice President and Minister of Works and Infrastructure Jack Warner has allegedly threatened legal action against Wired868.com owner and investigative journalist, Lasana Liburd, and, by extension, social networking and microblogging service, Twitter, for “completely unacceptable defamation and libel”, according to Trinidad and Tobago television station, CTV. Warner claimed to …

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Wired868 letter to Jack Warner

Good Night Mr Warner, I have read of your concern regarding the Haitian emergency relief fund and I am happy to hear of your feelings for the grief stricken nation. Unfortunately, your care for Haiti seems at odds with some of the correspondence I received from your former employers. Now, …

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