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  29 Sep

Keshorn, TT athletes discuss problems in the sport

DOUBLE OLYMPIC javelin medallist Keshorn Walcott has bemoaned the lack of development for Trinidad and Tobago athletes, especially those at the elite level. See article …
Keshorn, TT athletes discuss problems in the sport
  28 Sep

London 19th in Delaware 8K

Trinidad and Tobago's Mark London finished 19th in the men's eight-kilometre race at the Delaware State University (DSU) Farm Run Invite cross-country event, in the United States, last Saturday. See article …
London 19th in Delaware 8K London 19th in Delaware 8K
  26 Sep

Bankers taking road running up a notch

Bankers Insurance recently held a gala prize giving dinner for all participants of their 2016 half marathon at the Kampo Vibes Restaurant in Chaguanas and Managing Director, Vance Gabriel told the audience the aim of the company is to take road running to an entirely different level in T&T. See article …
Bankers taking road running up a notch Bankers taking road running up a notch
  22 Sep

Para-athletes to get ‘elite’ funding

Minister of Sport Darryl Smith on Tuesday promised to make the Elite Athlete Assistance programme (EAAP) accessible to para- athletes for the first time ever. See article …
Para-athletes to get ‘elite’ funding Para-athletes to get ‘elite’ funding
  22 Sep

Shine 5K and 10K to help nine charities

NINE charitable organisations will benefit from the second annual Guardian Group SHINE 5K and 10K Charity Walk and Run Event which will start and finish at Nelson Mandela Park in St Clair, Port of Spain, on November 26, from 4 pm. See article …
Shine 5K and 10K to help nine charities
  21 Sep

VIP welcome for T&T's Paralympians - but crowd support absent

When Trinidad and Tobago's team of Shanntol Ince, Nyoshia Cain and Akeem Stewart left on September 3 for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to fly the red, white and black at the 2016 Paralympic Games, there was no fanfare and no hype. In fact, very few Trinbagonians knew of their departure. See article …
VIP welcome for T&T's Paralympians - but crowd support absent VIP welcome for T&T's Paralympians - but crowd support absent
  21 Sep

Just the start

Look out for more medal-winning performances, was the word from two-time Paralympic medallist Akeem Stewart, as he and his teammates returned from the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games on Tuesday evening. See article …
Just the start Just the start
  20 Sep

Bankers Insurance investing in future distance runners

Bankers Insurance Company of Trinidad & Tobago has embarked on an effort to improve local long distance running in T&T and is willing to provide an environment as best as they can to achieve this. See article …
Bankers Insurance investing in future distance runners Bankers Insurance investing in future distance runners
  19 Sep

Stewart, Cain and Ince return as Paralympic heroes

T&T's three-member athletic delegation Akeem Stewart, Nyoshia Cain and Shanntol Ince finished tied with Finland for 56th on the medal table out of 163 countries as the Rio Paralympic Games came to a close yesterday. Its three-medal haul included one gold, one silver and one bronze. See article …
Stewart, Cain and Ince return as Paralympic heroes Stewart, Cain and Ince return as Paralympic heroes
  19 Sep

Best team ever - successful Paralympians return home Tuesday

When Akeem Stewart, Nyoshia Cain and Shanntol Ince return home today from their campaign at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, they will represent Trinidad and Tobago's most successful contingent at either an Olympic or Paralympic Games. See article …
Best team ever - successful Paralympians return home Tuesday Best team ever - successful Paralympians return home Tuesday
  18 Sep

Cain grabs bronze

T&T sprinter Nyoshia Cain made amends for her disappointments in the Women's 200 metres T44 event when she finished third in the 100 metres final at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last night. See article …
Cain grabs bronze Cain grabs bronze
  18 Sep

Cain captures 100m bronze at Paralympic Games

NYOSHIA CAIN captured Trinidad and Tobago's third, and last, medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last evening. See article …
Cain captures 100m bronze at Paralympic Games
  17 Sep

Ministry congratulates Akeem

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs and the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT) have issued congratulations to parathlete Akeem Stewart, following his two-medal performance at the Paralympics in Rio de janeiro, Brazil. See article …
Ministry congratulates Akeem Ministry congratulates Akeem
  17 Sep

Atlanta Georgia Relays keen for T&T flavour

The 2016 edition of the Atlanta Georgia Relays (AGR) was a successful one for Trinidad and Tobago athletes. Triple Olympic silver medallist Richard "Torpedo" Thompson, World U20 Championship bronze medallist Khalifa St Fort, Kai Selvon and Sarah Wollaston were all in winners' row. See article …
Atlanta Georgia Relays keen for T&T flavour Atlanta Georgia Relays keen for T&T flavour
  17 Sep

Akeem takes discus silver

AKEEM STEWART has done it again for Trinidad and Tobago, this time earning a silver medal in the men's discus throw F44 event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, Brazil, yesterday. See article …
Akeem takes discus silver Akeem takes discus silver
  17 Sep

Bronze for Cain

Sprinter Nyoshia Cain won Trinidad and Tobago's third medal at the World Paralaympic Games in Rio de Janeiro late yesterday, taking bronze in the T44 women's 100 metres in a time of 13.10 seconds. See article …
Bronze for Cain Bronze for Cain
  17 Sep

Stewart sparkles again with silver

T&T's Akeem Stewart was determined to get another medal at the Paralympics which is ongoing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and that he did copping a silver in the Men's discus throw – F43/44 Final, with a throw of 61.72 metres yesterday at the Olympic Stadium. See article …
Stewart sparkles again with silver Stewart sparkles again with silver
  17 Sep

SILVER FOR STEWART - Akeem claims second medal at Paralympic Games

Team Trinidad and Tobago's Akeem Stewart (TTO) claimed silver in the Men's Discus F43/F44 final at the Olympic Stadium in Engenhao, Brazil, yesterday, adding to his gold medal in the Men's Javelin last week. See article …
SILVER FOR STEWART - Akeem claims second medal at Paralympic Games SILVER FOR STEWART - Akeem claims second medal at Paralympic Games
  16 Sep

Stewart goes after second gold in discus today

After a record breaking performance in the javelin last week, T&T's Akeem Stewart will go after another gold medal and world record today in the F43/44 Men's discuss throw at the Olympic Stadium, at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See article …
Stewart goes after second gold in discus today Stewart goes after second gold in discus today
  15 Sep

Cain disqualified in 200m T44 run

Sprinter Nyoshia Cain was yesterday evening disqualified in the women's 200 metres T44 heat, her first event at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See article …
Cain disqualified in 200m T44 run Cain disqualified in 200m T44 run
  15 Sep

Walcott to donate $15k to Toco school

Olympic bronze medallist Keshorn Walcott will donate the $15,000 he received from the Sangre Grande Regional Corporation on Tuesday to a school in his home town of Toco. See article …
Walcott to donate $15k to Toco school
  14 Sep

Cain makes Paralympic Games debut today

NYOSHIA Cain will begin her quest for a medal when she competes in the women's T44 200-metre event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil today. See article …
Cain makes Paralympic Games debut today
  14 Sep

UWI SPEC Half-Marathon on October 23

ON SUNDAY October 23 at the sound of the starters' pistol, 1,300 runners are expected to set off on the 13.1 mile journey for the 13th edition of The University of the West Indies' Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI SPEC) International Half-Marathon. See article …
UWI SPEC Half-Marathon on October 23
  13 Sep

Golden finish - Borel grabs DecaNation honours

Cleopatra Borel closed off her 2016 season with victory at the DecaNation meet, in Marseille, France, yesterday. See article …
Golden finish - Borel grabs DecaNation honours Golden finish - Borel grabs DecaNation honours
  13 Sep

Cain ready to roll in Rio

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO'S female sprinter Nyoshia Cain is set to see action at the Paralympic Games in Rio when she faces the starter at 6.38 p.m. today in the women's T44 classification 200 metres event. See article …
Cain ready to roll in Rio Cain ready to roll in Rio
  13 Sep

Borel throws for Team America today

T&T field specialist Cleopatra Borel was not kidding around when she said she is not ready to put down the shot put yet. Today she joins fellow Caribbean athletes to form Team America to compete at the DecaNations at Delort Stadium in Marseille, France. See article …
Borel throws for Team America today
  11 Sep

Best of Stewart still to come—Wayne

'His best is yet to come.' These were the words of an ecstatic Wayne Stewart, father of the 2016 Paralympics gold medallist in the javelin F43 Akeem Stewart, who spoke to us yesterday, after his son, not only secured the win, but set a new world record with a distance of 57.32 metres on Friday night. See article …
Best of Stewart still to come—Wayne Best of Stewart still to come—Wayne
  10 Sep

Gold at last

Akeem Stewart broke the javelin F43 world record twice on his way to copping gold on the second day of the Para athletics competition, to win T&T's first medal of the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, yesterday. See article …
Gold at last Gold at last
  10 Sep

GOLDEN THROW - Stewart smashes own mark at Paralympic Games

RIO DE JANEIRO: Trinidad and Tobago's Akeem Stewart wrote his name into the record books again yesterday, breaking his own javelin world record twice to clinch gold in the F43 javelin event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See article …
GOLDEN THROW - Stewart smashes own mark at Paralympic Games GOLDEN THROW - Stewart smashes own mark at Paralympic Games
  10 Sep

Quow aborts Brussels run

Renny Quow was a non-finisher in the men's 400 metres event, at the IAAF Diamond League finals in Brussels, Belgium, yesterday. Running in lane one, the Trinidad and Tobago quartermiler aborted his bid for honours at the Memorial van Damme meet less than 100 metres into the race. See article …
Quow aborts Brussels run
  09 Sep

Borel 6th in Brussels

Cleopatra Borel finished sixth in the women's shot put event at the IAAF Diamond League finals in Brussels, Belgium, yesterday. The Trinidad and Tobago field athlete threw the iron ball 17.59 metres. See article …
Borel 6th in Brussels Borel 6th in Brussels
  09 Sep

Boldon preserving St Fort for the big races

Four time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon says he will be making amendments to his coaching programme for protégé Khalifa St Fort after injuries interrupted her progress this year. See article …
Boldon preserving St Fort for the big races Boldon preserving St Fort for the big races
  09 Sep

Akeem Stewart grabs Gold at Rio Paralympic Games

Akeem Stewart wins Gold improving on his previous 57.23 with a World Record throw of 57.32m in his final attempt. See article …
Akeem Stewart grabs Gold at Rio Paralympic Games Akeem Stewart grabs Gold at Rio Paralympic Games
  08 Sep

Flow celebrates Louis, St Fort and Cedenio

Flow Sports Brand Ambassadors Machel Cedenio, Andrew Lewis and Khalifa St Fort were celebrated for their participation in the Rio Olympics with a luncheon hosted by the telecommunications provider at Prime Restaurant, Invaders Bay, yesterday. See article …
Flow celebrates Louis, St Fort and Cedenio Flow celebrates Louis, St Fort and Cedenio
  08 Sep

TT Olympic trio lauds support from Flow

FLOW Brand Ambassadors Andrew Lewis, Khalifa St Fort and Machel Cedenio all thanked the cable company for supporting their athletic careers at a celebratory function which was held at Prime Restuarant, Invaders Bay in Mucurapo, yesterday. See article …
TT Olympic trio lauds support from Flow
  08 Sep

Borel back hunting medals

T&T's field specialist Cleopatra Borel is in Brussels, Belgium, to compete at the Memorial Van Damme, the final meet of the IAAF Diamond League series, which starts today and runs until tomorrow. See article …
Borel throws for Team America today
  04 Sep

Bronze medallist Walcott —‘I’m very satisfied’

Rio Olympic bronze medallist Keshorn Walcott is today expressing satisfaction with performance at the just concluded global competition. See article …
Bronze medallist Walcott —‘I’m very satisfied’ Bronze medallist Walcott —‘I’m very satisfied’
  04 Sep

Javelin thrower grateful to be among TT elite

OLYMPIC javelin bronze medallist Keshorn Walcott said he is grateful to be in the esteemed company of former Olympians Ato Boldon and Rodney Wilkes as a multiple Olympic individual medallist after quietly returning to Trinidad and Tobago, yesterday morning. See article …
Javelin thrower grateful to be among TT elite Javelin thrower grateful to be among TT elite
  04 Sep

TTOC validates Team TTO’s Chef de Mission

T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) is adamant that Dr Ian Hypolite fulfilled the duties as Chef de Mission for the 32-member T&T team that participated in the Olympic Games which was held in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, last month. See article …
TTOC validates Team TTO’s Chef de Mission TTOC validates Team TTO’s Chef de Mission
  04 Sep

Ato, Torpedo part ways

THE PARTNERSHIP of multiple Olympic medallists Ato Boldon and Richard "Torpedo" Thompson has ended, with Boldon, in his new role as a coach, focusing instead on the up-and-coming teenaged sensation Khalifa St Fort. See article …
Ato, Torpedo part ways
  03 Sep

Mixed feelings

Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medallist Keshorn Walcott has mixed feelings about his season that ended last week. See article …
Mixed feelings Mixed feelings
  03 Sep

TTOC defends Chef Hypolite's role in Rio

Just over a week after the conclusion of the Olympic Games in Brazil, the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) is officially defending the team's Chef de Mission against public criticism of his performance in Rio de Janeiro. See article …
TTOC defends Chef Hypolite's role in Rio TTOC defends Chef Hypolite's role in Rio
  02 Sep

Keshorn the Redeemer - A review of Team TTO at the Rio Olympics

You've heard of "Christ the Redeemer", the iconic statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro, atop the Corcovado mountain. Well, a new saviour was at work in the Brazilian city on Saturday, August 20. "Keshorn the Redeemer". See article …
Keshorn the Redeemer - A review of Team TTO at the Rio Olympics Keshorn the Redeemer - A review of Team TTO at the Rio Olympics
  02 Sep

Ahye, Walcott struggle in Zurich

TRINIDAD AND Tobago's sprint champion Michelle-Lee Ahye placed seventh in the women's 200-metre race while Rio Olympics bronze medallist Keshorn Walcott failed to get any distance in his three attempts (foul throws) at the Zurich Diamond League Meet in Switzerland yesterday. See article …
Ahye, Walcott struggle in Zurich
  02 Sep

Keshorn Walcott to return home tomorrow

NATIONAL JAVELIN ace Keshorn Walcott will be returning home tomorrow, a fortnight after he earned a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See article …
Keshorn Walcott to return home tomorrow
  01 Sep

Ahye 7th at Weltklasse - Unplaced Walcott 4th in Diamond Race

Michelle-Lee Ahye finished seventh in the women's 200 metres event at yesterday's Weltklasse meet in Zurich, Switzerland—the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals. She got to the line in 22.78 seconds. See article …
Ahye 7th at Weltklasse - Unplaced Walcott 4th in Diamond Race Ahye 7th at Weltklasse - Unplaced Walcott 4th in Diamond Race
  01 Sep

Nero, Kiptum win Bankers half-marathon race

Trinidad and Tobago's premier long distance woman runner Tonya Nero gave the country a 54th Independence anniversary gift by winning the Bankers Insurance International Half Marathon in Chaguanas yesterday morning. See article …
Nero, Kiptum win Bankers half-marathon race Nero, Kiptum win Bankers half-marathon race
         
         
         
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