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  31 Jan

Contented and proud - Callender strides into Olympic gold debate

Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Beijing 2008 sprint relay squad, Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callender, Richard "Torpedo" Thompson and alternate Aaron Armstrong, are set to receive Olympic gold, following the disqualification of Jamaican Nesta Carter, who tested positive for the prohibited substance metheylhexaneamine in a retrospective drug test. See article …
Contented and proud - Callender strides into Olympic gold debate Contented and proud - Callender strides into Olympic gold debate
  31 Jan

Thompson hits back at Ministry accusation

Richard "Torpedo" Thompson has hit back at the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, following an accusation from an anonymous Ministry source, last week, that the three-time Olympic medallist was among the athletes who had not complied with requirements for Elite Athlete Assistance Programme (EAAP) funding. See article …
Thompson hits back at Ministry accusation Thompson hits back at Ministry accusation
  31 Jan

TORPEDO FIRES BACK! Minister Smith has failed to deliver, says sprint star

Richard "Torpedo" Thompson has hit back at the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, following an accusation from an anonymous Ministry source, last week, that the three-time Olympic medallist was among the athletes who had not complied with requirements for Elite Athlete Assistance Programme (EAAP) funding. See article …
TORPEDO FIRES BACK! Minister Smith has failed to deliver, says sprint star TORPEDO FIRES BACK! Minister Smith has failed to deliver, says sprint star
  31 Jan

Grace in every circumstance - Callender says his piece on golden upgrade

Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Beijing 2008 sprint relay squad, Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callender, Richard "Torpedo" Thompson and alternate Aaron Armstrong, are set to receive Olympic gold, following the disqualification of Jamaican Nesta Carter, who tested positive for the prohibited substance metheylhexaneamine in a retrospective drug test. See article …
Grace in every circumstance - Callender says his piece on golden upgrade Grace in every circumstance - Callender says his piece on golden upgrade
  30 Jan

Double trouble - Lalonde leads the world in 200

Trinidad and Tobago track star, Lalonde Gordon notched a superb double at the John Thomas Terrier Classic in Boston, USA, on Saturday. See article …
Double trouble - Lalonde leads the world in 200 Double trouble - Lalonde leads the world in 200
  30 Jan

Second becomes first

Kenyan Leah Kigen successfully defended her Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM) crown yesterday despite crossing the finish line second in two hours, 54 minutes and 46 seconds. American Mary Akor was the first female to complete the gruelling Freeport to Port of Spain course but was disqualified due to a registration issue. See article …
Second becomes first Second becomes first
  30 Jan

Varela wins T&T’s Marathon crown

Kenyan Leah Kigen successfully defended her Women's title at the T&T International Marathon yesterday, but a new Men's champion was crowned as Venezuelan Jose Alejandro Varela crossed the finish line first to dethrone last year's winner Mark Cheopses of Kenya. See article …
Varela wins T&T’s Marathon crown
  30 Jan

Marathon committee faces prize $ setback

The T&T International Marathon (TTIM) Committee faces a major challenge from runners following yesterday's event. TTIM faces a possible lawsuit for changes to its prize structure a few days before yesterday's running. See article …
Marathon committee faces prize $ setback
  29 Jan

VELAZCO, KIGEN RULE - Akor distraction mars T&T Marathon

Jose Alejandro Velazco was crowned 2017 Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM) men's champion, yesterday, the Venezuelan securing the title with a dominant performance in the second half of the 26.2-mile race. See article …
VELAZCO, KIGEN RULE - Akor distraction mars T&T Marathon VELAZCO, KIGEN RULE - Akor distraction mars T&T Marathon
  29 Jan

St Fort, Kallicharan claim top awards

Khalifa St Fort beamed on Friday night as she collected the grand trophy for again emerging the top girls' athlete at the First Citizens Sports Foundation Youth Awards held at the Trinidad Hilton in Port-of-Spain. See article …
St Fort, Kallicharan claim top awards St Fort, Kallicharan claim top awards
  29 Jan

Joyless achievement

Our titular Head of State, while generally accepted to be among the nation's premier legal luminaries, hasn't really been noted during his time in the top job for public utterances that could be characterised as either visionary or luminous. See article …
Joyless achievement Joyless achievement
  28 Jan

Nero makes T&T Marathon debut

Tonya Nero will be on the road tomorrow morning, competing for the very first time in the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM). See article …
Nero makes T&T Marathon debut Nero makes T&T Marathon debut
  28 Jan

Colthrust heads double winners NAAA dev meet

Aeisha Colthrust of Neon Wolves was among six double winners at the fourth National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA) development meet at the Hasely Crawford Stadium inMucurapo last Saturday. She captured the women's 100 metres hurdles in 16.18 seconds and long jump (5.07m). See article …
Colthrust heads double winners NAAA dev meet Colthrust heads double winners NAAA dev meet
  28 Jan

Kallicharan, St Fort top Youth Awards

Cricketer Kirstan Kallicharan and Khalifa St Fort were named Male and Female Youth of the Year awards respectively when the First Citizens Sports Foundation hosted its Youth Awards 2016 at the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Trinidad, St Ann's on Friday night. See article …
Kallicharan, St Fort top Youth Awards Kallicharan, St Fort top Youth Awards
  28 Jan

Richards clocks fast 400

Already the fastest man in the world this year in the indoor 200 metres event, Alabama University's Jereem Richards produced an impressive 46.37 seconds run to top the 400m field at the Bob Pollock Invite in South Carolina, USA, on Friday. See article …
Richards clocks fast 400 Richards clocks fast 400
  28 Jan

Bolt returns gold medal from 2008 4x100 relay

Jamaican Usain Bolt says it is rough losing one of his nine Olympic gold medals after relay team mate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. See article …
Bolt returns gold medal from 2008 4x100 relay Bolt returns gold medal from 2008 4x100 relay
  27 Jan

TT sprinters: Don’t forget promi$e$

Decorated Olympic sprinter Richard "Torpedo" Thompson has made a passionate plea to the Government to not forget its promises made last year that the 2012 4x100 men's Olympic silver medallists would be retroactively rewarded. See article …
TT sprinters: Don’t forget promi$e$
  26 Jan

TAKING THE SHINE OFF OLYMPIC GOLD - Thompson speaks of broken promises, disrespect

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TAKING THE SHINE OFF OLYMPIC GOLD - Thompson speaks of broken promises, disrespect TAKING THE SHINE OFF OLYMPIC GOLD - Thompson speaks of broken promises, disrespect
  26 Jan

Burns: The joy has gone

ATRINIDAD and Tobago Olympian Marc Burns described the feeling as "bitter- sweet," after hearing the news that this country may receive a third Olympic gold medal, following the stripping of Jamaica's 2008 Olympic 4x100-metre gold medal for doping.rticleText See article …
Burns: The joy has gone Burns: The joy has gone
  26 Jan

Unfinished business - Relay men, Sport Ministry at odds over elite funding

While he's grateful and proud that Trinidad and Tobago will be upgraded to 4x100m relay gold from the Beijing Olympics, Richard Thompson is concerned about some unfinished business with the Ministry of Sport here. See article …
Unfinished business - Relay men, Sport Ministry at odds over elite funding Unfinished business - Relay men, Sport Ministry at odds over elite funding
  26 Jan

St Fort poised for 2nd straight Youth award

Sprinter Khalifa St Fort is set to walk away with her second straight First Citizens Sports Foundation "Junior Female Sportswoman of the Year" award when the 2016 edition of the awards function takes place in a gala-ceremony today at the Trinidad Hilton, Port-of-Spain from 7 pm. See article …
St Fort poised for 2nd straight Youth award St Fort poised for 2nd straight Youth award
  26 Jan

Boldon: Just do it the right way

"Just do it the right way. Do it cleanly." Words from Olympian Ato Boldon, or more of a message, from the four-time Olympic medal winner, on learning of the Jamaican 4x100 metres team of Usain Bolt, Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Asafa Powell losing its Olympic gold medal won at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games because of a doping case involving Carter. See article …
Boldon: Just do it the right way Boldon: Just do it the right way
  26 Jan

T&T’s relay men call for respect

The IOC's unfortunate decision to disqualify the Jamaican sprint relay team of the Gold medal it won at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, has led calls by the T&T team for more respect from Ministry of Sports officials. See article …
T&T’s relay men call for respect T&T’s relay men call for respect
  26 Jan

Bolt loses 2008 relay gold in teammate’s doping case

GENEVA — Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals because of a doping case involving Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter. See article …
Bolt loses 2008 relay gold in teammate’s doping case Bolt loses 2008 relay gold in teammate’s doping case
  25 Jan

BITTER SWEET GOLD - Eight years after silver at Beijing olympics, T&T RELAY team to be awarded top medal

Call them the "Golden Quartet". Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callender and Richard "Torpedo" Thompson are set for Olympic 4x100 metres gold. See article …
BITTER SWEET GOLD - Eight years after silver at Beijing olympics, T&T RELAY team to be awarded top medal BITTER SWEET GOLD - Eight years after silver at Beijing olympics, T&T RELAY team to be awarded top medal
  25 Jan

Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold in teammate's doping case

Usain Bolt has lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals because of a doping case involving Jamaican teammate Nesta Carter. See article …
Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold in teammate's doping case Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold in teammate's doping case
  24 Jan

Parris golden twice - US wins too for Warren, Gale, Roberts

Trinidad and Tobago's Jeminise Parris struck gold twice for Central Arizona College at the Puma Indoor Invitational in Arizona, USA, on the weekend. See article …
Parris golden twice - US wins too for Warren, Gale, Roberts Parris golden twice - US wins too for Warren, Gale, Roberts
  20 Jan

St Hillaire rules in Tobago

Dwight St Hillaire was dominant in completing the men's 200/400 double at the National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) development meet, in Bacolet, Tobago, on Sunday. See article …
St Hillaire rules in Tobago St Hillaire rules in Tobago
  19 Jan

Sealy, Colthrust treble winners at 2nd NAAA meet

Antonia Sealy of Point Fortin New Jets (PFNJ) and Aeisha Colthrust (Neon Wolves) led all top performers at the second National Association of Athletic Administration (NAAA) development meet at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo on Saturday. See article …
Sealy, Colthrust treble winners at 2nd NAAA meet Sealy, Colthrust treble winners at 2nd NAAA meet
  19 Jan

Callender, Lalonde win at US meets

Olympic medallists, Lalonde Gordon and Emmanuel Callender were in winners' row at indoor track and field meets in the United States, last Saturday. See article …
Callender, Lalonde win at US meets Callender, Lalonde win at US meets
  18 Jan

Chepses to defend T&T Int’l Marathon title

Last year's winner, Mark Chepses of Kenya, will return to defend his crown at this year's 35th edition of the T&T International Marathon (TTIM), scheduled for January 29 from St Mary's Junction in Freeport to Port-of-Spain. See article …
Chepses to defend T&T Int’l Marathon title Chepses to defend T&T Int’l Marathon title
  18 Jan

Sealy, Colthrust dominate development meet

Antonia Sealy and Aeisha Colthrust led the performers at the Second NAAA (National Association of Athletic Administrations) Development Meet at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo on Saturday. See article …
Sealy, Colthrust dominate development meet Sealy, Colthrust dominate development meet
  17 Jan

Chepses to defend T&T Marathon title

Last year's winner Mark Chepses of Kenya will head a strong field for the 2017 Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM). See article …
Chepses to defend T&T Marathon title Chepses to defend T&T Marathon title
  14 Jan

TTSSTFA, NAAA forge partnership

Officials of the T&T Secondary Schools Track and Field Association (TTSSTFA) and the National Association of Athletic & Administrations (NAAA) met at the offices of the NAAA at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva on January, 6. See article …
TTSSTFA, NAAA forge partnership TTSSTFA, NAAA forge partnership
  14 Jan

NAAA and Schools Association team up for training

Officials of the Trinidad and Tobago Secondary Schools Track and Field Association (TTSSTFA) and the National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA) have agreed upon a programme of training for officials who will preside over secondary schools track and field meetings. See article …
NAAA and Schools Association team up for training
  14 Jan

Schools Association, NAAA chart way forward

Officials of the Trinidad and Tobago Secondary Schools Track and Field Association (TTSSTFA) and the National Association of Athletics Administration (NAAA) met at the offices of the NAAA at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva last week. See article …
Schools Association, NAAA chart way forward
  14 Jan

TTOC to push female athletes

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee is set to launch its "Future is Female" programme, an initiative focused on assisting the country's female athletes to break the Olympic medal drought. It will be a focused element of the #10golds24 Athlete Welfare and Preparation fund. See article …
TTOC to push female athletes
  14 Jan

Ending the women’s medal drought

An Olympic medal still remains out of reach for women athletes in T&T. This has haunted T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) president Brian Lewis way before he took over the organisation and he is consistently seeking to develop new strategies in trying to achieve this goal. See article …
Ending the women’s medal drought
  13 Jan

Bolt, Thompson nominated for Laureus awards

Track and field legend Usain Bolt and compatriot Elaine Thompson were among nominees for the prestigious Laureus World Sports awards. Bolt has been nominated for the World Sportsman-of-the-Year and Thompson has made the cut for the World Sportswoman-of-the-Year. See article …
Bolt, Thompson nominated for Laureus awards
  10 Jan

Memphis is NAAA’s top club

Memphis Pioneers Athletics Club was on Saturday celebrated as the leading track and field institution in T&T. This was announced at the National Association for Athletic Administrations (NAAA) annual awards ceremony at the Radisson Hotel, Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain. See article …
Memphis is NAAA’s top club Memphis is NAAA’s top club
  08 Jan

Walcott, Ahye double up at NAAA awards

The National Association of Athletic Administrators (NAAA) Awards 2016 replicated the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) Annual Award Gala as Michelle-Lee Ahye and Keshorn Walcott were named Female and Male Senior Athletes of the Year, respectively. See article …
Walcott, Ahye double up at NAAA awards Walcott, Ahye double up at NAAA awards
  08 Jan

Ahye, Walcott grab top Senior Awards

MICHELLE-LEE Ahye and Keshorn Walcott won the top senior awards when the National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA's) Awards 2016 was held at the Radisson Hotel in Port-of- Spain, yesterday. See article …
Ahye, Walcott grab top Senior Awards
  05 Jan

Lewis hoping for medal bonus increase

THE TRINIDAD and Tobago Olympians may get more money in their pockets at the next Olympic Games, once they get on the podium that is. See article …
Lewis hoping for medal bonus increase
  04 Jan

TTOC signs with Puma

As it strives for Olympic golds in the furure, the T&T Olympic Team (TeamTTO) will sport Puma kits going forward. See article …
TTOC signs with Puma TTOC signs with Puma
  03 Jan

Bolt to concentrate solely on 100m in final season of illustrious career

Usain Bolt plans to concentrate on the 100 metres in 2017, which will be his final season in a glorious athletics career. See article …
Bolt to concentrate solely on 100m in final season of illustrious career
  03 Jan

TTOC switches from Adidas to Puma

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) yesterday announced that Puma is now the "podium, lifestyle, training, competition and presentation wear partner" for a number of bodies, including the TTOC, the Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Games Association (TTCGA) and Team Trinidad and Tobago (Team TTO). See article …
TTOC switches from Adidas to Puma TTOC switches from Adidas to Puma
  01 Jan

EYES ON TOKYO

NATIONAL track and field athletes Khalifa St Fort and Akeem Stewart and cyclist Nicholas Paul are looking forward to continuing their progress during 2017, even as they also keep an eye on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. See article …
EYES ON TOKYO EYES ON TOKYO
  01 Jan

A different Machel Monday

Assuming he takes on these things, Keshorn Walcott would be forgiven for believing there is some sort of conspiracy against him winning the TV6 Viewers' Choice Sports Personality of the Year award. See article …
A different Machel Monday A different Machel Monday
  01 Jan

Hislop comes to defence of TT athletes

Decorated Olympic sprinter Richard "Torpedo" Thompson has made a passionate plea to the Government to not forget its promises made last year that the 2012 4x100 men's Olympic silver medallists would be retroactively rewarded. See article …
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