Scotiabank 'B' won the Robert Douet Memorial KO trophy when they clipped their 'A' team 1-0 in the final of the 2013 Business House Five-A side football KO competition, on Thursday night at the National Water Commission playing field in Mona.
Scotiabank 'B ' were beaten finalists last year in this competition and they were determined to make amends this year. They were the better team throughout the game, as they dominated from beginning to end.
The winning goal was scored with two minutes remaining in the match, as a quick counter attack by Stefan Bartley resulted in him passing to an unmarked Anthony Greenland who scored with a powerful shot. Scotiabank 'B' pocketed $40,000 for their victory, while the 'A' team received $20,000.
The BH competition will come to an end today with the playing of the Division One and Two league finals at the same venue. The first final starts at 2:30 p.m.
President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dave Cameron, says the 2-1 One Day International (ODI) Series by the regional women's team over their counterparts from New Zealand is a "tremendous triumph and a true show of character."
"I want to congratulate captain Merissa Aguilleira and the West Indies Women's team on the magnificent performances which saw them clinch the series against the New Zealand Women," said Cameron.
"It was a joy to witness their efforts on the field and the way in which they rebounded after losing the opening match."
West Indies lost the opening match by one run on Sunday but responded with a huge 89-run victory on Tuesday.
On Thursday, they took the series with another big win by 95 runs at Sabina Park.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):
Former Trinidad and Tobago Olympic weightlifter Brandon Bailey, who also won gold at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, has died.
Bailey, 80, was regarded as the most accomplished heavyweight weightlifter in the twin island republic, having represented the country at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, lifting a massive 425kg (935lbs).
He was named among the '50 Legends of Sport' for the period 1962-2012 at last year's celebratory function commemorating Trinidad and Tobago's 50th anniversary of Independence.
Bailey won gold for T&T in the heavyweight class at the 1962 CAC Games in Jamaica and followed up with bronze at the British Commonwealth Games in Australia later that year.
A year after almost losing her life in a gruesome racing accident, former Formula One (F1) test driver Maria de Villota was found dead in a hotel room in Seville yesterday - with an autopsy showing that lingering injuries from her wreck likely caused her death. De Villota was 33.
De Villota's sister, Isabel, said an autopsy indicated that she had died in her sleep around 6 a.m. local time owing to "neurological damage" from her crash in July 2012. De Villota lost an eye in the accident, but had since seemingly recovered from the wreck - even driving again, writing a book about it, and recently getting married.
Spanish police said her death was from "natural causes" and that there was no indication of foul play. They said de Villota's manager alerted staff at the Hotel Sevilla Congresos after her body was found.
De Villota barely survived last year's crash during testing for the Marussia F1 team in England, losing her right eye and sustaining other serious head injuries that kept her hospitalised for a month.
De Villota, a Madrid native, was the daughter of Emilio de Villota, who competed in F1 from 1976-82.