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TT footballer Jason "Nelly" Marcano laid to rest

Hundreds turned out for the funeral service of T&T footballer Jason "Nelly" Marcano, which was held at the Arima Velodrome.

36-year-old Marcano died in a vehicular accident on May 30th in his home town of Arima.

He represented Trinidad and Tobago 12 times during a career that saw him achieve prominence in the game domestically.

Bravo: "No TKR for me this season"

Captain of the Trinbago Knight Riders and three-time Caribbean Premier League winner, Dwayne Bravo, has announced that he will not be playing with the Trinbago Knight Riders this season.

Bravo made the announcement via his Instagram account on Tuesday, one day before the CPL draft takes place in London on Wednesday.

He wrote: "No TKR for me this season guys sorry but I have "de nuff" of the cussing. I need to enjoy my time now good luck TKR fans."

His message came under a video post also on Instagram, in which he raised questions about where he would play.

Trini basketballers celebrate academic and sporting success

T&T’s elite athletes Ashton Demurrell, Chike Augustine and Leston Gordon have all successfully graduated from their respective colleges and universities. This comes in light of several graduation ceremonies held in the U.S over the weekend.

All three elite athletes received an athletic-scholarship to the U.S following their participation in the annually hosted Caribbean Hoops 25/8 Exposure Camp in Trinidad.

In the camp’s first edition, Leston Gordon pioneered the success of the programme after obtaining a scholarship to Lee College in Baytown, Texas in 2014.

Sir Wes: Coaches must know culture of West Indies

West Indies cricket legend, Sir Wes Hall has expressed full support for the idea of cricket academies being the “finishing schools” for cricketers with talent and technique.

Speaking at a ceremony following The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Vice-Chancellor’s Cricket Match at the 3Ws Oval at the Cave Hill Campus in Barbados recently, the former fast bowler reminded the audience that it had always been the vision of his mentor, Sir Frank Worrell, that there should be “a synergistic approach between education and sport.”

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