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  30 Jul

Value of preparation

Obviously the answer to that question hinges on a number of factors, not least the nature and degree of the contest that is either just around the corner or several years away. See article …
Value of preparation Value of preparation
  27 Jul

Grant hails Commonwealth athletes

A vibrant bunch returned home on Tuesday night from the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) in the Bahamas, with a number of them decorated with medals won at the sixth edition of the event which ended on Sunday. See article …
Grant hails Commonwealth athletes Grant hails Commonwealth athletes
  27 Jul

WATCH JEREEM! Richards a 200 medal contender, says Voisin

Jereem Richards will make his IAAF World Championship debut in London, England, next month. But though the Trinidad and Tobago sprinter is a rookie, team manager Dexter Voisin views him as a potential medallist in the men's 200 metres. See article …
WATCH JEREEM! Richards a 200 medal contender, says Voisin WATCH JEREEM! Richards a 200 medal contender, says Voisin
  27 Jul

Para Athletics squad return home from successful Games

OFFICIALS FROM the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs were on hand on Monday evening to welcome the athletes who participated at the recently concluded 2017 World Para Athletics Championships held in London, England. See article …
Para Athletics squad return home from successful Games
  26 Jul

More than medals - Triumphant Commonwealth Youth team returns hom

Trinidad and Tobago's Commonwealth Youth Games athletes were given a rousing heroes' welcome at Piarco on Tuesday night with loud cheers ringing out as they exited the airport following their stellar performance at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas which saw T&T walk away with two gold, two silver and a bronze medal. See article …
More than medals - Triumphant Commonwealth Youth team returns hom More than medals - Triumphant Commonwealth Youth team returns hom
  26 Jul

NO LETTING UP - Akeem Stewart looks to 2019 Para gold repeat

AKEEM STEWART has some injury rehab to do, but once recovered, his plans are to attempt a repeat of his London gold medal performances in two years' time at the (2019) World Para Athletics Championships. See article …
NO LETTING UP - Akeem Stewart looks to 2019 Para gold repeat NO LETTING UP - Akeem Stewart looks to 2019 Para gold repeat
  24 Jul

T&T get 4x4 bronze - Gittens just short at Pan Am Juni

THE Trinidad and Tobago combination of Zidan Martin, Judah Taylor, Terry Frederick and Jacob St Clair captured bronze in the men's 4x400 metres relay at the Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, yesterday. See article …
T&T get 4x4 bronze - Gittens just short at Pan Am Juni T&T get 4x4 bronze - Gittens just short at Pan Am Juni
  24 Jul

Horsford ends with silver

Three-time Carifta Games champion Tyriq Horsford capped off a historic outing for T&T athletes at the 2017 Bahamas Commonwealth Youth Games by grabbing silver in the Boys Javelin Final at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, yesterday. See article …
Horsford ends with silver Horsford ends with silver
  24 Jul

Opportunity, not pity

AS ONE counted among the unenlightened when it comes to attitudes towards the differently-abled in our society, it is not an easy thing to watch events like the Paralympics or World Para Athletics. See article …
Opportunity, not pity Opportunity, not pity
  24 Jul

Stewart bags second Para World gold medal

T&T's Akeem Stewart bagged his second gold medal of the World Para Athletics Championship London 2017 by smashing the world record in the men's shot put F44 final at the Olympic Stadium, in London, England, yesterday. See article …
Stewart bags second Para World gold medal Stewart bags second Para World gold medal
  24 Jul

DOUBLE TROUBLE AKEEM - Super Stewart golden again with another world record

AKEEM STEWART was absolutely dominant in winning the men's shot put F44 title at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England, yesterday. See article …
DOUBLE TROUBLE AKEEM - Super Stewart golden again with another world record DOUBLE TROUBLE AKEEM - Super Stewart golden again with another world record
  24 Jul

Horsford rounds off T&T Nassau campaign

TYRIQ HORSFORD picked up Trinidad and Tobago's fifth and final medal as the Commonwealth Youth Games(CYG) ended yesterday in Nassau, the Bahamas, lifting the national team to 13th spot in the final standings.  See article …
Horsford rounds off T&T Nassau campaign Horsford rounds off T&T Nassau campaign
  24 Jul

Richards, Cedenio golden

Jereem Richards and Machel Cedenio recorded impressive one-lap victories on Saturday, the Trinidad and Tobago athletes giving themselves timely confidence-boosters ahead of next month's IAAF World Championships in London, England. See article …
Richards, Cedenio golden Richards, Cedenio golden
  24 Jul

Pan Am Jr boys 4x400m relay squad take bronze

TRINIDAD and Tobago earned bronze in the boys 4x400-metre relay at the Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, yesterday. See article …
Pan Am Jr boys 4x400m relay squad take bronze
  24 Jul

400 metres relay boys disqualified

T&T's 4x400 metres boys relay team was disqualified after crossing the line in third position in the final at the Pan American (Under-20) Junior Track and Field Championship at the Estadio Chan Chan, in Trujillo, Peru, yesterday. See article …
400 metres relay boys disqualified
  24 Jul

Stewart claims second gold at World Para Athletics

AKEEM Stewart was at it again, as the Trinidad and Tobago athlete broke a 20-year world record when he won gold in the men's shot put F44 final on the closing day at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, yesterday. See article …
Stewart claims second gold at World Para Athletics
  23 Jul

Stewart grabs another gold with world record throw

Akeem Stewart captured his second gold medal at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London, England, this morning (TT time). See article …
Stewart grabs another gold with world record throw Stewart grabs another gold with world record throw
  23 Jul

TT 4x100m relay team place third in Peru

TRINIDAD and Tobago snatched a bronze medal in the boys 4x100-metre relay event at the Pan American Junior Championships in Peru, yesterday. See article …
TT 4x100m relay team place third in Peru
  23 Jul

Cain bows out in Para Worlds 200

Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Nyoshia Cain bowed out in the qualifying round of the women's 200 metres T44 event at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England, yesterday. See article …
Cain bows out in Para Worlds 200
  22 Jul

MEDAL RUSH - Beach soccer girls, swimmer Thompson top off successful week

Jeron Thompson and the Team TTO girls beach soccer team topped off a successful week for this country's youth and junior athletes when they won bronze and gold respectively at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) in Nassau, Bahamas yesterday. See article …
MEDAL RUSH - Beach soccer girls, swimmer Thompson top off successful week MEDAL RUSH - Beach soccer girls, swimmer Thompson top off successful week
  22 Jul

St Fort golden again! Pan Am Juniors bronze for Gittens

KHALIFA ST FORT made a successful defence of her Pan American Junior Championship women's 100 metres title in Trujillo, Peru, late yesterday. St Fort was in a race of her own, the Trinidad and Tobago sprinter bolting to victory in 11.32 seconds for a comfortable cushion on her rivals. See article …
St Fort golden again! Pan Am Juniors bronze for Gittens St Fort golden again! Pan Am Juniors bronze for Gittens
  22 Jul

Walcott 5th in Monaco

KESHORN WALCOTT finished fifth in the men's javelin at the Herculis IAAF Diamond League meet in Monaco, yesterday. See article …
Walcott 5th in Monaco Walcott 5th in Monaco
  22 Jul

Cain seeks out second medal at World Para

T&T's Nyoshia Cain has already pocketed a medal at the World Para Athletics Championships currently taking place in London, England but the 22 year old is not done yet. See article …
Cain seeks out second medal at World Para
  22 Jul

Colthrust sprints to 100m gold at Commonwealth Youth Games

ADELL Colthrust of Trinidad and Tobago sprinted to gold in the boys 100m final at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas, on Thursday night. See article …
Colthrust sprints to 100m gold at Commonwealth Youth Games
  22 Jul

Colthrust cops T&T’s first medal at Youth Games

Adell Colthrust created history on Thursday evening at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) capturing T&T's first ever gold medal when he won the boy's 100 metres currently under way in Nassau, Bahamas. See article …
Colthrust cops T&T’s first medal at Youth Games
  22 Jul

St Fort successfully defends Pan Am Junior title

KHALIFA St Fort of Trinidad and Tobago defended her women's 100-metre title at the 2017 Pan American Junior Championships in Peru, yesterday. See article …
St Fort successfully defends Pan Am Junior title
  22 Jul

Hislop, Elcock fail to medal at Pan Am

T&T's Akanni Hislop and Jerod Elcock failed in their bid to capture silverware in the 200 metres event of yesterday's Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships at the Estadio Chan Chan in Trujillo Peru. See article …
Hislop, Elcock fail to medal at Pan Am
  22 Jul

T&T bag sprint relay bronze - Gittens in Pan Am Juniors heptathlon medal hunt

Akanni Hislop, Jalen Purcell, Tyrell Edwards and Jerod Elcock combined for bronze in the men's 4x100 metres relay at the Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, yesterday. See article …
T&T bag sprint relay bronze - Gittens in Pan Am Juniors heptathlon medal hunt
  22 Jul

St Fort repeats as Pan Am sprint champ

Local sprinting star Khalifa St Fort sizzled on the track in Trujillo, Peru yesterday, to repeat as the women's 100 metres champion at the Pan American Under-20 Championships. See article …
St Fort repeats as Pan Am sprint champ
  22 Jul

Walcott fifth at Monaco Diamond League

DOUBLE Olympic medallist Keshorn Walcott had to settle for fifth position in the men's javelin at the Diamond League in Monaco, yesterday. See article …
Walcott fifth at Monaco Diamond League
  22 Jul

St Fort repeats as Pan Am sprint champ

Local sprinting star Khalifa St Fort sizzled on the track in Trujillo, Peru yesterday, to repeat as the women's 100 metres champion at the Pan American Under-20 Championships. See article …
St Fort repeats as Pan Am sprint champ
  20 Jul

St Fort bids for Pan Am repeat

Khalifa St Fort opens the defence of her Pan American Junior Championship women's 100 metres title in Trujullo, Peru, this morning. See article …
St Fort bids for Pan Am repeat St Fort bids for Pan Am repeat
  20 Jul

St Fort looks to repeat at Pan Am

T&T's Khalifa St Fort will be looking to repeat as the women's 100 metres champion at the Pan American Under-20 Championships which begins today in Trujullo, Peru and runs until Sunday. See article …
St Fort looks to repeat at Pan Am St Fort looks to repeat at Pan Am
  19 Jul

Hackett bolts to ‘Pompey’ sprint double

Semoy Hackett was in dominant mood at the Aliann Pompey Invitational, in Guyana, on Saturday. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete was unchallenged in capturing the women's sprint double. See article …
Hackett bolts to ‘Pompey’ sprint double Hackett bolts to ‘Pompey’ sprint double
  19 Jul

Akeem captures javelin gold at World Para Games

AKEEM Stewart has done it again! Stewart broke his own world record on his way to gold in the men's javelin F44 event at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, yesterday. See article …
Akeem captures javelin gold at World Para Games Akeem captures javelin gold at World Para Games
  19 Jul

Gold for Akeem at world para championships

Akeem Stewart showed his greatness once more, breaking his own World record to claim gold in the men's F44 javelin at the World Para Athletics Championships yesterday at London's Olympic Stadium in England. See article …
Gold for Akeem at world para championships Gold for Akeem at world para championships
  19 Jul

GOLDEN AKEEM! Stewart wins Para Worlds javelin title with record throw

Akeem Stewart produced a golden throw at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England, yesterday. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete topped the men's javelin F44 field with a huge 57.61 metres throw—a new F43 world record. See article …
GOLDEN AKEEM! Stewart wins Para Worlds javelin title with record throw GOLDEN AKEEM! Stewart wins Para Worlds javelin title with record throw
  18 Jul

Cain repeats as bronze medallist

T&T's Nyoshia Cain repeated as the women's 100 metres T44 bronze medallist yesterday at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England. See article …
Cain repeats as bronze medallist Cain repeats as bronze medallist
  18 Jul

Cain claims bronze at World Para Champs

NYOSHIA Cain got another 100-metre medal for Trinidad and Tobago on the world stage, earning bronze at the London 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, yesterday. See article …
Cain claims bronze at World Para Champs
  17 Jul

CAIN REPEATS - Another Para Worlds bronze for T&T sprinter

Nyoshia Cain repeated her women's 100 metres T44 podium success at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London, England, yesterday. Third in the 2015 final in Qatar, Cain bagged bronze again at the London Worlds, the Trinidad and Tobago sprinter getting to the line in 13.25 seconds. See article …
CAIN REPEATS - Another Para Worlds bronze for T&T sprinter CAIN REPEATS - Another Para Worlds bronze for T&T sprinter
  17 Jul

Stewart 5th in Para World championships discus

Certainly considered among the favourites for the men's F44 discus throw at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, T&T's Paralympic bronze medalist from the Rio 2016 games, Akeem Stewart was off his best when he threw in the final at the World games yesterday. See article …
Stewart 5th in Para World championships discus Stewart 5th in Para World championships discus
  17 Jul

KESHORN STRIKES GOLD - Ahye sprints to ‘Diamond’ bronze

Keshorn Walcott made a winning return to competition, the Trinidad and Tobago field athlete topping the men's javelin field at the Savo Games in Lapinlahti, Finland, yesterday. See article …
KESHORN STRIKES GOLD - Ahye sprints to ‘Diamond’ bronze KESHORN STRIKES GOLD - Ahye sprints to ‘Diamond’ bronze
  17 Jul

Akeem fifth at World Para Athletics discus

TRINIDAD AND Tobago's Akeem Stewart finished fifth in the Men's Discus Throw F44 final at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England yesterday. See article …
Akeem fifth at World Para Athletics discus
  17 Jul

Ahye third in Rabat Diamond League

T&T Olympic sprinter, Michelle Ahye placed third in the women's 100 metre sprint at the Rabat Diamond League in Morocco yesterday. See article …
Ahye third in Rabat Diamond League
  16 Jul

Stewart aims for gold, world records

PARALYMPICS GOLD medallist Akeem Stewart has set his eyes on breaking the shot put record when he competes at the Paralympics Committee World Champions h ips which begins on Thursday at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. See article …
Stewart aims for gold, world records
  15 Jul

Sparkle bags Madrid bronze

Sparkle McKnight bagged bronze in the women's 400 metres hurdles at the Meeting Madrid IAAF World Challenge meet, in Spain, yesterday. See article …
Sparkle bags Madrid bronze Sparkle bags Madrid bronze
  15 Jul

Cain puts long jump debut behind

T&T's Nyoshia Cain placed sixth in the women's long jump T44 event yesterday at the World Para Athletics Championships in London. See article …
Cain puts long jump debut behind Cain puts long jump debut behind
  14 Jul

Jehue encourages Commonwealth Youth team to stay focused

JEHUE GORDON, the 2013 World 400-metre hurdles champion, has encouraged the national team, who will participate at the 2017 Youth Commonwealth Games in Nassau, Bahamas, to stay focused on the job at hand during the July 18-23 event. See article …
Jehue encourages Commonwealth Youth team to stay focused
  13 Jul

NGC/NAAA launch Youth Elite Programme

THE NATIONAL Gas Company (NGC) has launched a Youth Elite Programme in collaboration with the National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA), which will support athletes who are preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. See article …
NGC/NAAA launch Youth Elite Programme
  12 Jul

No T&T athletes at IAAF World U18 Champs

The IAAF World U18 Championships open this morning in Nairobi, Kenya. Trinidad and Tobago, however, will not be represented at the global meet. See article …
No T&T athletes at IAAF World U18 Champs No T&T athletes at IAAF World U18 Champs
  12 Jul

Baptiste sprints to Swiss title

T&T's Kelly-Ann Baptiste raced to victory in the women's 100 metres at Spitzen Leichtathletik in Luzern, Switzerland, yesterday. See article …
Baptiste sprints to Swiss title Baptiste sprints to Swiss title
  12 Jul

Horsford leads TT’s largest Commonwealth Youth contingent

TWENTY-SEVEN female athletes and 23 male athletes, led by Chef de Mission Chanelle Young and her deputy Rheeza Grant, will create Youth Commonwealth Games history for TT. See article …
Horsford leads TT’s largest Commonwealth Youth contingent
  11 Jul

Baptiste grabs Swiss gold

Kelly-Ann Baptiste was the class of the women's 100 metres field at the Spitzen Leichtathletik meet in Luzern, Switzerland, yesterday. The Trinidad and Tobago track star struck gold in 11.16 seconds, finishing well ahead of silver medallist Aaliyah Brown (11.38) of the United States. Bronze was bagged by Jamaican Jura Levy (11.41). See article …
Baptiste grabs Swiss gold Baptiste grabs Swiss gold
  11 Jul

Stewart aims for gold, world records

PARALYMPICS GOLD medallist Akeem Stewart has set his eyes on breaking the shot put record when he competes at the Paralympics Committee World Champions h ips which begins on Thursday at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. See article …
Stewart aims for gold, world records
  10 Jul

T&T's John wins in Belgium

Deborah John was in winners' row at the Brussels Grand Prix track and field meet, in Belgium, on Sunday. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete topped the women's 100 metres hurdles field in 13.43 seconds, forcing Belgian Eline Berings to settle for silver in 13.47. See article …
T&T's John wins in Belgium T&T's John wins in Belgium
  10 Jul

Ahye 5th in London Diamond League

Trinidad and Tobago's Michelle-Lee Ahye finished fifth in the women's 100 metres final at the Muller Anniversary Games IAAF Diamond League meet in London, England, yesterday. Ahye got to the line in 11.06 seconds. See article …
Ahye 5th in London Diamond League Ahye 5th in London Diamond League
  07 Jul

Jehue gives back

Jehue Gordon is giving back. On Thursday, the Trinidad and Tobago track star was at his old primary school, Maraval RC, for a presentation to two outstanding pupils. See article …
Jehue gives back Jehue gives back
  06 Jul

Roberts and Douglas finish in Top 20

Khemani Roberts and Kechelle Douglas were unable to add any more medals to T&T's tally of five at the end of day two in the senior women's heptathlon at the Pan American Combined Events Cup in Ottawa, Canada, yesterday. See article …
Roberts and Douglas finish in Top 20 Roberts and Douglas finish in Top 20
  06 Jul

Cedenio aborts in Lausanne

Machel Cedenio aborted his bid for honours at the Athletissima IAAF Diamond League meet in Lausanne, Switzerland, yesterday. Just after the halfway mark in the men's 400 metres event, the Trinidad and Tobago quarter-miler slowed to a stop. See article …
Cedenio aborts in Lausanne Cedenio aborts in Lausanne
  06 Jul

Cedenio pulls up in Lausanne

T&T's Machel Cedenio was matched against some of the leading quartermilers in the world in yesterday's Men's 400 metres at the IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne, Switzer­land, but was not among the finishers, failing to complete the race. See article …
Cedenio pulls up in Lausanne Cedenio pulls up in Lausanne
  05 Jul

Roberts 10th in Pan Am Cup heptathlon

Khemani Roberts finished 10th in the senior women's heptathlon at the Pan American Combined Events Cup in Ottawa, Canada, yesterday. Roberts completed the seven-discipline event with 5,090 points. See article …
Roberts 10th in Pan Am Cup heptathlon Roberts 10th in Pan Am Cup heptathlon
  05 Jul

Golden Gittens breaks T&T record - Sealy in winners' row too at Pan Am Cup

Tyra Gittens broke her own national junior heptathlon record at the Pan American Combined Events Cup in Ottawa, Canada, yesterday. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete accumulated 5,490 points in the seven-discipline event to improve on the 5,337-point standard she had established in Texas, USA, last year. See article …
Golden Gittens breaks T&T record - Sealy in winners' row too at Pan Am Cup Golden Gittens breaks T&T record - Sealy in winners' row too at Pan Am Cup
  05 Jul

Test of class

I raise the case of succession and Blake here because there is relevance in the Trinidad and Tobago context ... This year, the local contingent will be heading to London without Richard Thompson. Since the Beijing Olympics in 2008, when he surprised nearly everyone with his silver medal behind Bolt in the 100m and a lagniappe silver in the 4x100, "Torpedo" has been a constant at big Games ... See article …
Test of class Test of class
  04 Jul

Ahye, Keshorn to lead TT challenge at World Champs

AFTER being scrutinised for a below-par 2016 Rio Olympic performance, coach of the Trinidad and Tobago team Ian Carter believes the team is now mentally stronger leading up to the 2017 London World Championships, which takes place from August 5-13. See article …
Ahye, Keshorn to lead TT challenge at World Champs
  03 Jul

Ahye, Walcott, Richards lead Worlds charge

Michelle-Lee Ahye, Jereem Richards and Keshorn Walcott will lead the charge for Trinidad and Tobago at the August 4-13 IAAF World Championships in London, England. See article …
Ahye, Walcott, Richards lead Worlds charge Ahye, Walcott, Richards lead Worlds charge
  03 Jul

Walcott, Ahye lead T&T medal hunt in England

Two-time Olympic medallist Keshorn Walcott and sprint sensation Michelle-Lee Ahye will headline a 23-strong team selected to represent T&T at the IAAF World Championships in London, England from August 4-13. See article …
Walcott, Ahye lead T&T medal hunt in England Walcott, Ahye lead T&T medal hunt in England
  01 Jul

TTOC congratulates local female athletes

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) has extended congratulations to all the track and field athletes that overcame challenges to produce their best at the NGC/ Sagicor NAAA National Senior Championships, held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, last weekend. See article …
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