She would tell me everything- things as a child I didn’t need to be knowing. “My mother would be telling me how disgusting my father is and how she felt when he touched her. This plan was made without any input from me, without any thought spared for how it could possibly affect my family. As she anticipated, her decision to sever ties with her family was met with contention and a lack of empathy. Breaking those generational traumas of enmeshment has looked like encouraging her little one, to identify and use her voice.
Reactions poured in from around the world to the death of Brazilian football legend Pele. ___“A simple goodbye to the eternal King Pelé will never be enough to express the pain that hits the entire world of football at this moment. Rest in peace, King Pelé.” — Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese football star. ___“I had the privilege that younger Brazilians didn’t have: I saw Pelé play, live, at Pacaembu and Morumbi (stadiums). ___“With the death of Pelé, football has lost one of its greatest legends, if not the greatest.2 months ago Loop Trinidad & Tobago News
She began and ended the Super Bowl 57 halftime show hovering high above the field at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The performance delivered on fan expectations but it included a major surprise — the singer is pregnant with her second child. There were none of the instant costume changes, scene shifts or surprise guest appearances that have been a constant at other Super Bowl halftimes. Eagles coach Nick Sirianni and starting centre Jason Kelce both had tears in their eyes during Stapleton's emotional performance. Many stars have made the scene at Super Bowl week parties.1 month ago Loop Trinidad & Tobago News
The World Cup is starting to prey on players’ minds. Make no mistake — the World Cup, which is less than a month away, is weighing heavy in their thoughts. Varane is crucial to the defending World Cup champions as their best and most experienced defender. SHAQIRI’S RETURNSwitzerland playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri has returned home to prepare for the World Cup after his club Chicago Fire failed to reach the MLS playoffs. The 31-year-old Shaqiri is preparing for his fourth World Cup, and has scored a total of four goals at the previous three tournaments.5 months ago Loop Trinidad & Tobago News
Cricket West Indies (CWI) Director of Cricket Jimmy Adams has written a letter of congratulation to Shivnarine Chanderpaul on his induction into the ICC Hall of Fame. The 48-year-old was honored by the ICC on Tuesday and his former teammate Adams gave his reaction to the news. In the letter, Adams said he was "thrilled" for Chanderpaul and stated that he was grateful for the life lessons he learned from the former Guyana and West Indies batsman. Adams said that he stands in awe of what Chanderpaul did over 20 years in international cricket,The CWI Director of Cricket stated that he was pleased that Chanderpaul's immense contribution to West Indies cricket was recognized. I am thrilled that you are getting the recognition for everything you did for cricket in the West Indies and globally.4 months ago Loop Trinidad & Tobago News
Just over a week since dropping her first offering for Carnival 2023, "Never Gonna Let You Go",Destra Garcia is set to headline Brian MacFarlane’s “Christmas Joy: The Magic Returns” this evening at Queen’s Hall. The bold addition of the Soca Queen to this signature Christmas musical production, in the thick of Carnival prep, reinforces her singular versatility as a vocalist and performer. I recorded it in 2020 but I've just been waiting for the right time.”The coming Carnival will also see the reveal of Destra’s 16th album. It will only be the second time in the artist’s 20-year career that she will launch an album within the Carnival season. So when Roy Cape asked me to join the band he had to talk to my parents, because I was that innocent.”With her own preparation for the anticipated splendour and energy of Carnival 2023 in full swing, Destra is aware that she feels different.4 months ago Loop Trinidad & Tobago News
SYDNEY (AP) — Devon Conway and Finn Allen plundered 46 runs off the first three overs to set New Zealand on course for a thumping 89-run win over defending champion Australia on Saturday in the opening game of the Super 12 stage at the T20 World Cup. Australia were bowled out for 111 in 17.1 overs in reply for their biggest-ever defeat in a T20 World Cup game, with Tim Southee taking the first and the last wickets to secure New Zealand's first win here in 11 years. New Zealand's Trent Boult, second right, is congratulated by teammates after dismissing Australia's Pat Cummins. Glenn Maxwell top scored for Australia with 28 while Southee (3-6) and Santner (3-31) took three wickets apiece and kept the run-flow down. The lopsided defeat already has Australia under pressure to make the top two in the group and reach the playoffs.5 months ago Loop Trinidad & Tobago News
Table-topping Arsenal paid the price as Dyche immediately made his presence felt and defender James Tarkowski sealed a shock 1-0 win. There was no such joy for neighbor Liverpool as it slumped again to a 3-0 loss at Wolverhampton, and Jurgen Klopp’s troubles deepened. EVERTON ERUPTSVictory for Everton was its first in any competition since October and ended a 10-game winless streak. MISERY FOR LIVERPOOLLiverpool’s season is unravelling after a seventh league loss makes a bid for Champions League qualification look increasingly unlikely. On Saturday, his 87th-minute header sealed a 1-0 league win against Bournemouth.1 month ago Loop Trinidad & Tobago News