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

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

ALISTAIR ESPINOZA and Avril Marcelle claimed the respective Senior Male and Female Player of the Year accolades on Saturday evening, as the Trinidad and Tobago Badminton Association (TTBA) held their second annual awards function at the Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Saith Park, Chaguanas on Saturday evening.