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  04-21 Aug

LIVE UPDATES: 2016 Rio Olympics

Follow our guy in Rio, Kwame Laurence for LIVE coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games and see VIDEOS …
LIVE UPDATES: 2016 Rio Olympics LIVE UPDATES: 2016 Rio Olympics
  31 Aug

Mastrapa satisfied with Keshorn, Borel

KESHORN WALCOTT and Cleopatra Borel's coach, Ismael Lopez Mastrapa, expressed his satisfaction with the performances of his athletes following the conclusion of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, which ended on August 21. See article …
Mastrapa satisfied with Keshorn, Borel
  31 Aug

Ahye, Walcott set for Zurich Diamond League test tomorrow

TRINIDAD AND Tobago's 200-metre record holder Michelle- Lee Ahye will be back in action tomorrow in Zurich following her impressive performances at the Olympics Games in Brazil where she improved her national record and placed sixth in the final in Rio de Janeiro. See article …
Ahye, Walcott set for Zurich Diamond League test tomorrow
  29 Aug

We must work on positives from Rio

Track and field was the biggest attraction in Rio. That was not unexpected. The world seemed ready for the likes of Usain Bolt and the Jamaican contingent, eagerly awaiting challenges from our own cadre of track stars, plus the USA, Canada, Bahrain, Qatar and the Bahamas. See article …
We must work on positives from Rio We must work on positives from Rio
  27 Aug

Walcott 5th in Paris

Keshorn Walcott finished fifth at the IAAF Diamond League meet in Paris, France, yesterday. Competing for the first time since bagging Olympic men's javelin bronze, in Brazil two Saturdays ago, the Trinidad and Tobago field athlete threw 82.40 metres. See article …
Walcott 5th in Paris
  26 Aug

Boldon blames lack of practise for failure

Four-time Olympic medallist Ato Boldon has revealed that the members of the T&T women's 4×100 metre relay team never practised together while in Brazil. See article …
Boldon blames lack of practise for failure Boldon blames lack of practise for failure
  25 Aug

NAAA to probe relay issues

Ephraim Serrette, president of the National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA), said his organisation would look into issues concerning the men's 4 x 100m relay team following comments from four-time T &T Olympic medallist Ato Boldon that they failed to engage in adequate practice during the pre-Olympic camp in Sao Paulo. See article …
NAAA to probe relay issues NAAA to probe relay issues
  25 Aug

Ex coach wants James to review training method

Grenadian track and field coach Albert Joseph who discovered Kirani James a decade and a half ago says the Olympic silver medalist must embark on a comprehensive review of his training method after he was upstaged by South African Wayde van Niekerk. See article …
Ex coach wants James to review training method Ex coach wants James to review training method
  25 Aug

Ato lashes ‘half-way’ prep - Gives pass to ‘aging’ men’s sprinters

Four-time Olympic medallist Ato Boldon has blasted the "half-way" preparation of the country's relay teams team for the just-concluded Rio Olympics. See article …
Ato lashes ‘half-way’ prep - Gives pass to ‘aging’ men’s sprinters Ato lashes ‘half-way’ prep - Gives pass to ‘aging’ men’s sprinters
  25 Aug

Mental toughness beats criticism

Olympic shot put finalist Cleopatra Borel and sailor Andrew Lewis said their mental toughness allowed them to conquer the wave of criticisms from T&T nationals on social media, which flustered many of their teammates. See article …
Mental toughness beats criticism Mental toughness beats criticism
  24 Aug

'HurriCain Nyo' going for Paralympic gold

Paralympians are extraordinary humans. Their intense training regimens, determination, and self-belief against seemingly unbeatable odds prove they are powerful, not pitiful. The awe-inspiring skills of para-athletes belie super-human abilities, earning them the title of super-heroes in their respective fields. See article …
HurriCain Nyo going for Paralympic gold HurriCain Nyo going for Paralympic gold
  24 Aug

Mastrapa: Bronze medal due reward

Keshorn Walcott's bronze-medal throw at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a good return for four years' work, was the word from his Cuban coach Ismael Lopez Mastrapa at the VIP room at Piarco International Airport, where a portion of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic team returned from the Games yesterday. See article …
Mastrapa: Bronze medal due reward Mastrapa: Bronze medal due reward
  24 Aug

Without Bolt, track and field starts life after Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — As Usain Bolt parties in London, around 30 Olympic medalists including nine champions have headed to Switzerland for the first major track and field meeting since the Rio de Janeiro Games. See article …
Without Bolt, track and field starts life after Olympics Without Bolt, track and field starts life after Olympics
  23 Aug

Henderson supportive of Dr Hypolite dual-role

MORE support has been given to Trinidad and Tobago's chef de mission Dr Ian Hypolite after his involvement with the team at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, as another former chef de mission Diane Henderson is defending him. See article …
Henderson supportive of Dr Hypolite dual-role
  22 Aug

Serrette: Develop home-based system in order to produce more consistent results for T&T

Ephraim Serrette, president of the National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA), said his organisation sees the need for developing a national locally-based programme to produce more consistent high-level performances at quadrennial Olympic Games. See article …
Serrette: Develop home-based system in order to produce more consistent results for T&T Serrette: Develop home-based system in order to produce more consistent results for T&T
  22 Aug

Roach: Keshorn’s coach is God’s gift to TT

MANAGER of Keshorn Walcott, Sean Roach, said that Walcott's coach Ismael Lopez Mastrapa is God's gift to Trinidad and Tobago after he guided Walcott to another Olympic medal in the men's javelin event on Saturday. See article …
Roach: Keshorn’s coach is God’s gift to TT Roach: Keshorn’s coach is God’s gift to TT
  22 Aug

VIDEO :: TO RUN OR NOT TO RUN - Five-time Olympic finalist Thompson mulls track future

Richard "Torpedo" Thompson is mulling over his future in athletics. Thompson anchored Trinidad and Tobago to seventh spot in the Rio 2016 men's 4x100 metres final, at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday. The team, though, was subsequently disqualified for a lane violation on the final handover, between Emmanuel Callender and Thompson. See article …
TO RUN OR NOT TO RUN - Five-time Olympic finalist Thompson mulls track future TO RUN OR NOT TO RUN - Five-time Olympic finalist Thompson mulls track future
  22 Aug

Champion Keshorn Walcott: No unity in Rio

Olympic champion Keshorn Walcott who won T&T's only medal at the Rio Olympics which ended yesterday, has blasted the lack of team spirit and unity within the T&T camp during the Games. See article …
Champion Keshorn Walcott: No unity in Rio Champion Keshorn Walcott: No unity in Rio
  22 Aug

Kolodko stripped of London shot put silver

Evgeniia Kolodko has become the latest Russian athlete to be stripped of an Olympic Games medal for a doping offence. The 36-year-old won a silver medal in the women's shot put competition at London 2012 but a re-test of her sample from four years ago has returned a positive test for a banned substance. See article …
Kolodko stripped of London shot put silver Kolodko stripped of London shot put silver
  21 Aug

I’m not responsible for appeals

T&T athletes were denied third position in the Men's 4x400 metres relay semi-finals and seventh in the Men's 4x100 metres relay finals on Friday night after they were disqualified and their protests upheld at the Rio Olympics in Brazil. See article …
I’m not responsible for appeals I’m not responsible for appeals
  21 Aug

ATTACKS UNFAIR - Head of T&T Olympic mission: Walcott outstanding, too much criticism

Chef de mission of Trinidad and Tobago's Rio 2016 team, Dr Ian Hypolite, has described Keshorn Walcott as "outstanding". Walcott bagged men's javelin bronze at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Saturday night, the 2012 gold medallist taking his Olympic medal haul to two. See article …
ATTACKS UNFAIR - Head of T&T Olympic mission: Walcott outstanding, too much criticism ATTACKS UNFAIR - Head of T&T Olympic mission: Walcott outstanding, too much criticism
  21 Aug

Bolt saved his sport and kept the Olympics relevant

It began in a rain-drenched 5,000-seat stadium on an island between Manhattan and Queens. Some Jamaican kid with the improbably awesome name of "Bolt" was in the Big Apple, not so much to announce his presence to the world, but to figure out who he was. See article …
Bolt saved his sport and kept the Olympics relevant Bolt saved his sport and kept the Olympics relevant
  20 Aug

Unfinished business - Baptiste eyes Tokyo 2020 sprint relay

Botched baton passing floored Trinidad and Tobago's 4x100 metres women at three successive Olympic Games. At Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008, bungles eliminated the country in qualifying races. There was improvement, however, at London 2012, T&T successfully negotiating the opening round and progressing to the final, before an incomplete first exchange between Michelle-Lee Ahye and Kelly-Ann Baptiste halted the country's medal bid. See article …
Unfinished business - Baptiste eyes Tokyo 2020 sprint relay Unfinished business - Baptiste eyes Tokyo 2020 sprint relay
  20 Aug

Nation throws support behind Keshorn

Sport fans in Trinidad and Tobago will be glued to their television sets tonight, urging on their son of the soil Keshorn Walcott as he seeks to retain his javelin title at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Four years ago, Walcott went into the London Games as a World Junior champion simply seeking to gain international experience. See article …
Nation throws support behind Keshorn Nation throws support behind Keshorn
  20 Aug

PROUD OF TEAM TTO - Thompson bats for battered teammates

On Friday night, Keston Bledman, Rondel Sorrillo, Emmanuel Callender and Thompson teamed up for seventh spot in the men's 4x100 metres final in 38.09 seconds. However, the T &T quartet was subsequently disqualified for a lane infringement, Callender having stepped out of lane eight during the handoff to anchorman Thompson. See article …
PROUD OF TEAM TTO - Thompson bats for battered teammates PROUD OF TEAM TTO - Thompson bats for battered teammates
  20 Aug

Walcott goes for gold

Keshorn Walcott, the 2012 London Olympic Games javelin champion will put his title on the line against 11 challengers who will be seeking to secure one of the 30 medals that are at stake today, the penultimate day of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Competition starts at 7.55 pm (TT Time). See article …
Walcott goes for gold Walcott goes for gold
  20 Aug

GOLDEN SIGN - Walcott set for strong title defence

First at the 2012 London Olympics. First in the qualifying competition at Rio 2016. And now, first to throw in the men's javelin final, at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this evening. See article …
GOLDEN SIGN - Walcott set for strong title defence GOLDEN SIGN - Walcott set for strong title defence
  20 Aug

Bolt say this is goodbye

Usain Bolt seeks to say his goodbye with another gold medal on Thursday night at the Rio de Janeiro Games, where another Olympic juggernaut — the US men's basketball team defeated Spain 82-76 in the semifinals to book their palce in the gold medal match. See article …
Bolt say this is goodbye Bolt say this is goodbye
  19 Aug

TT relay teams eye improvement in Rio finals

THE NATIONAL men's and women's 4x100-metre relay teams will have to improve their performances to get on the podium when their respective finals run off at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, tonight. See article …
TT relay teams eye improvement in Rio finals TT relay teams eye improvement in Rio finals
  19 Aug

Confident Clement

Kerron Clement cleared a space in his trophy case and wrote a little note on what would occupy that spot next: "Gold Medal, 2016." The American 400-metre hurdler was that confident. See article …
Confident Clement Confident Clement
  19 Aug

VIDEO :: ONE TO GO! - Bolt on verge of 'triple-treble'

Usain Bolt is on the verge of achieving the "triple-treble", an unprecedented three sprint titles at three Olympic Games. The Jamaican sprint legend captured gold medal number eight with a dominant performance in the Rio 2016 men's 200 metres final, at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last night. See article …
ONE TO GO! - Bolt on verge of 'triple-treble' ONE TO GO! - Bolt on verge of 'triple-treble'
  19 Aug

Team TTO hopeful in relay final

Two more finals beckon for Team TTO today as both the men and women's relay teams reached the medal events in the 4x100 at the Rio Olympics here yesterday. See article …
Team TTO hopeful in relay final Team TTO hopeful in relay final
  18 Aug

This Gold Medal could have been T&T's

TRINIDAD and Tobago born US-based athlete Kerron Clement, who struck gold in the men's 400 metres hurdles finals at the Olympic Stadium in Rio De Janeiro on Thursday, could have competed for T &T if not for the country's bureaucracy. See article …
This Gold Medal could have been T&T's This Gold Medal could have been T&T's
  18 Aug

VIDEO :: RELAY REDEMPTION - Trinidad and Tobago-born Clement golden in 400 hurdles

Tonight's Olympic sprint relay finals at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, are an opportunity for redemption for Trinidad and Tobago. See article …
RELAY REDEMPTION - Trinidad and Tobago-born Clement golden in 400 hurdles RELAY REDEMPTION - Trinidad and Tobago-born Clement golden in 400 hurdles
  18 Aug

US gets another shot at relay

The United States was given an extra shot to qualify for the final of the 4x100 after the team successfully protested that Allyson Felix had been bumped just ahead of a botched handover. The IAAF said the U.S. team would be allowed to run on their own in the evening session at 8 p.m. and try to qualify on time. See article …
US gets another shot at relay US gets another shot at relay
  18 Aug

World record on Bolt’s mind in 200m final

Usain Bolt has his heart set on breaking his 200 metres World record in the final of the event here Thursday night. The 29-year-old is already virtually assured of winning gold especially after his main rival, American Justin Gatlin, failed to qualify in a shock development in Wednesday night's semi-finals. See article …
World record on Bolt’s mind in 200m final World record on Bolt’s mind in 200m final
  18 Aug

TURNAROUND TIME - Jehue prepares for mental battle

After bowing out in the opening round at a major global meet for two years on the trot, Jehue Gordon is looking forward to a turnaround in 2017. At the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, and again, at the 2016 Olympic Games here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the 2013 400 metres hurdles world champion did not progress to the semifinals in the event. See article …
TURNAROUND TIME - Jehue prepares for mental battle TURNAROUND TIME - Jehue prepares for mental battle
  17 Aug

Ahye bolts into final

Michelle-Lee Ahye qualified for the women's 200 metres final when she finished second in her semifinal heat at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro last night. See article …
Ahye bolts into final Ahye bolts into final
  17 Aug

Ahye sets national 200 record

Trinidad and Tobago's Michelle- Lee Ahye stormed into her second final of the 2016 Olympic yesterday, booking her place in the Women's 200m gold medal showdown with a second place finish in semifinal three at the Olympic Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See article …
Ahye sets national 200 record Ahye sets national 200 record
  17 Aug

Rally around Cedenio

"Pick the best team, no favouritism, no friend business. If you feel that somebody is not going to give you a good run on the relay, then you have to put that person to sit on the sidelines and bring in somebody that is rested." See article …
Rally around Cedenio Rally around Cedenio
  16 Aug

BOUNCING BACK - Sorrillo in 200 semis

Already disappointed about not progressing in the men's 100 metres event at the 2016 Olympic Games, here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Rondel Sorrillo was very discouraged by the critical public response that followed. Yesterday, at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, the 30-year-old sprinter's spirits were lifted by a solid showing that saw him through to today's 200m semis. See article …
BOUNCING BACK - Sorrillo in 200 semis BOUNCING BACK - Sorrillo in 200 semis
  16 Aug

Ahye, Hackett advance to 200m semis

WORLD 2013 champion Jehue Gordon finished last in his round one heat and did not advance in the men's 400-metre hurdles event at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, yesterday. See article …
Ahye, Hackett advance to 200m semis Ahye, Hackett advance to 200m semis
  16 Aug

VIDEO :: Former teacher: 2020 will be Machel's year

IT WAS no surprise to Machel Cedenio's family that he broke a national record on Sunday at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, finishing fourth in the 400-metre final. See article …
Former teacher: 2020 will be Machel's year Former teacher: 2020 will be Machel's year
  16 Aug

Ahye, Hackett in 200m semis today

Reigning national 200 metres champion, Michelle-Lee Ahye, and Semoy Hackett have qualified for the XXXI Olympic Games 200m semi-finals test at the Olympic Stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at 9 am (TT Time). The first rounds for men is at 11am. See article …
Ahye, Hackett in 200m semis today Ahye, Hackett in 200m semis today
  16 Aug

Bolt focused on 200 gold

Sprint sensation Usain Bolt launched the second phase of his historic bid in style here yesterday, when he cruised into the semi-finals of the 200 metres, with an easy win in the preliminaries at the Olympic Stadium. See article …
Bolt focused on 200 gold Bolt focused on 200 gold
  16 Aug

Gatlin loses out on gold, gets booed too

Losing is one thing. Justin Gatlin didn't expect he'd get booed at the Olympic 100-metre final, too. "We all have respect for each other," the American sprinter said of his fellow competitors. "I'd like to see everyone have respect in the audience, as well." See article …
Gatlin loses out on gold, gets booed too Gatlin loses out on gold, gets booed too
  16 Aug

Morris sees relay gold after Cedenio’s record run

Former national quarter-miler Ian Morris believes the time for an Olympic Gold medal in the 4x400 metre relays for T&T is now. "This is our time to win an Olympic Gold medal so take it. Please do not let this opportunity go to waste, I am begging you runners," Morris pleaded yesterday during an interview with the Trinidad Guardian. See article …
Morris sees relay gold after Cedenio’s record run Morris sees relay gold after Cedenio’s record run
  15 Aug

PM: Send our T&T athletes positive vibes

WITH Trinidad and Tobago's Olympic hopefuls falling short of the coveted medals, attention now turns to those still in with a chance, and Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is urging support for our men's 4x400 metres relay team due to compete on Friday. See article …
PM: Send our T&T athletes positive vibes PM: Send our T&T athletes positive vibes
  15 Aug

Holness: Bolt the 'greatest sprinter'

Jamaican Usain Bolt's historic hat-trick of Olympic 100 metres titles has drawn praise from the country's Prime Minister, Andrew Holness. The 29-year-old produced a spectacular come-from-behind victory in Sunday night's final at the Olympic Stadium to win a third straight gold medal and become the first athlete to accomplish the feat. See article …
Holness: Bolt the 'greatest sprinter' Holness: Bolt the 'greatest sprinter'
  15 Aug

Ahye looks ahead to 200 metres

Following on her sixth place finish in the women's 100 metres final here on Saturday night, a positive Michelle Lee Ahye is all set to make her presence felt in the 200 metres which starts today. See article …
Ahye looks ahead to 200 metres Ahye looks ahead to 200 metres
  15 Aug

Jehue out at first hurdle

Jehue Gordon made a big effort to salvage his most disappointing season to date, in the opening round of the Rio 2016 men's 400 metres hurdles, at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, yesterday. See article …
Jehue out at first hurdle Jehue out at first hurdle
  15 Aug

2016-Bolt’s the greatest ever, beams PM Holness

Jamaican Usain Bolt's historic hat-trick of Olympic 100 metres titles has drawn praise from the country's Prime Minister Andrew Holness. The 29-year-old produced a spectacular come-from-behind victory in Sunday night's final to win a third straight gold medal at the Olympic Stadium here, and become the first athlete to accomplish the feat. See article …
2016-Bolt’s the greatest ever, beams PM Holness 2016-Bolt’s the greatest ever, beams PM Holness
  15 Aug

Morris: Cedenio Superb! - 4x400 relay men can win take gold

Former national Men's 400m record holder Ian Morris said the king (Morris) was dethroned by a younger king, Machel Cedenio, when the latter captured fourth spot in the Men's 400m final at the Rio Olympics at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium Sunday night. See article …
Morris: Cedenio Superb! - 4x400 relay men can win take gold Morris: Cedenio Superb! - 4x400 relay men can win take gold
  15 Aug

Imperious Bolt

For 9.81 glorious seconds on Sunday, all the ills that have dogged athletics recently were forgotten as Usain Bolt stormed to victory in the 100 metres final to become the first man to win three successive Olympic titles on the track. See article …
Imperious Bolt Imperious Bolt
  15 Aug

Thrilled Thompson claims women’s sprint crown

RIO DE JANEIRO —Elaine Thompson became only the second Jamaican women's Olympic 100 metres title-holder when she stunned her training partner and two-time defending champion, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, to win gold in the event at the Rio Olympics here Saturday night. See article …
Thrilled Thompson claims women’s sprint crown
  14 Aug

TORPEDO TARGETS RELAY, LONDON

Richard "Torpedo" Thompson plans to return to the World Championship stage in London, England, next year, after missing the 2015 edition through injury. See article …
TORPEDO TARGETS RELAY, LONDON TORPEDO TARGETS RELAY, LONDON
  14 Aug

Cedenio fourth in historic Olympic final

Trinidad and Tobago's 20-year-old Machel Cedenio ran the race of his life last night but just failed to medal in an all-time historic Olympic 400m final at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See article …
Cedenio fourth in historic Olympic final Cedenio fourth in historic Olympic final
  14 Aug

VIDEO :: Borel ends on personal high

Saving the best for last, Trinidad and Tobago's Cleopatra Borel celebrated her Olympic swansong with her highest-ever placing on the world's biggest sporting stage. See article …
Borel ends on personal high Borel ends on personal high
  14 Aug

Cleo ready for motherhood

A woman of steel, gallant, graceful and full of the Olympic Spirit. That in no small way describes Cleopatra Borel, but at a time when this country is crying out for people to lead and become role models for T&T's youth, this inspirational individual yet again demonstrated all the qualities that make her a heroine to girls and boys alike. See article …
Cleo ready for motherhood Cleo ready for motherhood
  13 Aug

VIDEO :: Ahye battles Bowie - Hackett in 100 semis too

Michelle-Lee Ahye squares off against American Tori Bowie and Ivorian Murielle Ahoure at eight o'clock tonight in the first of three Rio 2016 women's semifinal heats, at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See article …
Ahye battles Bowie - Hackett in 100 semis too Ahye battles Bowie - Hackett in 100 semis too
  13 Aug

VIDEO :: Cedenio vs van Niekerk in semis - Lalonde tackles Kirani, Merritt

Machel Cedenio was a satisfied man, after progressing to the Olympic Games men's 400 metres semifinals with a sub-45 run at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last night. See article …
Cedenio vs van Niekerk in semis - Lalonde tackles Kirani, Merritt Cedenio vs van Niekerk in semis - Lalonde tackles Kirani, Merritt
  13 Aug

VIDEO :: Thompson, Bledman, Sorrillo exit 100

All three Trinidad and Tobago sprinters were eliminated from the men's 100 metres event, at the Olympic Games here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today. Keston Bledman was the fastest of the trio, clocking 10.20 seconds for fifth spot in heat five. See article …
Thompson, Bledman, Sorrillo exit 100 Thompson, Bledman, Sorrillo exit 100
  13 Aug

VIDEO :: Borel 7th in Olympic swansong

Trinidad and Tobago's Cleopatra Borel earned her best-ever Olympic placing at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last night, throwing the iron ball 18.37 metres for seventh spot in the women's shot put final. See article …
Borel 7th in Olympic swansong Borel 7th in Olympic swansong
  12 Aug

VIDEO :: SUBLIME CEDENIO - Lalonde Gordon also advances to 400m semis

Trinidad and Tobago's Machel Cedenio and Lalonde Gordon easily qualified for the semifinals of the Men's 400m event yesterday at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium, winning heat 1 and heat 4 respectively, to be two of 21 automatic qualifiers emerging from round one. See article …
SUBLIME CEDENIO - Lalonde Gordon also advances to 400m semis SUBLIME CEDENIO - Lalonde Gordon also advances to 400m semis
  12 Aug

Lee Ahye, Hackett advance to 100 m semifinals

T&T Olympic athlete Michelle Lee Ahye sped into the Women's 100 metre semifinals on Friday with a time of 11 seconds, the second fastest time overall. See article …
Lee Ahye, Hackett advance to 100 m semifinals Lee Ahye, Hackett advance to 100 m semifinals
  12 Aug

VIDEOS :: Iron Lady Cleopatra into the final

TRINIDAD and Tobago's Olympic athlete Cleopatra Borel has qualified for the final of the women's shot put in Rio de Janeiro on Friday.Borel threw the ball 16.94 metres on the first of her three qualifying efforts, and improved her mark to 17.78m on her second attempt before eclipsing the 18-metre automatic qualifying mark with an 18.20m distance. See article …
Iron Lady Cleopatra into the final Iron Lady Cleopatra into the final
  12 Aug

Usain Bolt tells parents he's ready to race on Sunday

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The health of Usain Bolt has been a question as the showman enters his final Olympics nursing a sore hamstring. His parents paid him a brief visit in the athletes village and insisted Friday he's ready to run and defend his gold medals. See article …
Usain Bolt tells parents he's ready to race on Sunday Usain Bolt tells parents he's ready to race on Sunday
  08 Aug

Lee Ahye could prove woman is boss in Rio

Brazil has always been famous for its multitude of women. Now Rio 2016 is scoring points for its high prevalence of women athletes due to an evolution of most sports, no longer restricted to specific genders. See article …
Lee Ahye could prove woman is boss in Rio Lee Ahye could prove woman is boss in Rio
  06 Aug

Hurdler Thomas banking on his faith for a podium finish

Mikel Thomas, the 2015 Pan American Games 110-metre hurdles silver medallist, gets ready to challenge the world at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which started yesterday, with the intent to deliver results that will make the T&T populace proud. See article …
Hurdler Thomas banking on his faith for a podium finish Hurdler Thomas banking on his faith for a podium finish
  08 Aug

Daniel predicts at least three TT Olympic medals

Former Olympic 400m and 4x400m sprinter, Alvin Daniel, is predicting at least three medals for Trinidad and Tobago at the 2016 Olympic Games which opened yesterday with a grand ceremony in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. See article …
Daniel predicts at least three TT Olympic medals
  05 Aug

Walcott to carry Team TTO flag

Olympic gold medallist Keshorn Walcott will lead the T&T contingent at today's official opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games at Brazil's monumental Maracana Stadium from 6 pm. See article …
Walcott to carry Team TTO flag Walcott to carry Team TTO flag
  04 Aug

GOLDEN LEGACY - Flagbearer Walcott keen to repeat

Keshorn Walcott will receive yet another reward for his Olympic gold medal at the Maracana Stadium here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today. The 2012 men's javelin champion has been named Trinidad and Tobago flagbearer for the 2016 Olympic Games opening ceremony, scheduled to start at 7 p.m. (TT time). See article …
GOLDEN LEGACY - Flagbearer Walcott keen to repeat GOLDEN LEGACY - Flagbearer Walcott keen to repeat
  03 Aug

TT Olympic team grateful for Brazilian hospitality

In a media release issued by the TT Olympic Committee (TTO C), Dr Ian Hypolite spoke of a visit to the Mayor Fernao Dias da Silva Leme's office at Braganca Paulista. He mentioned, "we've been treated like royalty here. We've had police escort to and from training and I know the city is responsible for that and I thank you for the service that was provided to us." See article …
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