Trinidad and Tobago Soca Warriors have withdrawn their services for their next international match against Haiti. The team was carded to participate in the Copa América Centenario Berth match, scheduled for January 8, at the Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama City, Panama.

DUBAI—West Indies will open their campaign in next month’s ICC Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh against archrivals England, organisers announced yesterday.

President Anthony Carmona was among those who attended the funeral service of former T&T tennis coach and umpire Carlos Taylor at the Covenant House of Praise in Diego Martin, yesterday.

Aaron Hassette, right, shared the spotlight as one of the outstanding boxers of the tournament

National super heavyweight boxer Nigel Paul was among six gold medal winners for T&T at the Caribbean Boxing Championships, which was held in Guyana from November 25 – 29.

Arsène Wenger has revealed he is a lifelong fan of Bob Marley. Photograph: Boris Streubel/Getty Images

• French manager reveals he listens to reggae superstar on his way to training
• ‘He was not fabricated. I love people who do not have conventional paths’

USA’s Zack Test is tackled in the air by Augustine Pulu of New Zealand in the third-fourth play-off at the Dubai Sevens. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Two sevens wins over New Zealand, a professional league looming and the nation’s fastest growing team sport – the US now offers rugby the richest prize