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  23 Feb

Baptiste: Funding issues will affect young athletes

WORLD Championship 100m bronze medallist Kelly-Ann Baptiste, said she is concerned that the young TT athletes may not fulfil their highest potential if the issue of funding continues to hamper the development of athletes. See article …
Baptiste: Funding issues will affect young athletes Baptiste: Funding issues will affect young athletes
  28 Feb

East meets West at Milo Games

Excitement is brewing for young track and field athletes ahead of next week's Kelvin Nancoo Primary School Games carded to be held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo. The West Zone will take place on Tuesday while the East Zone will be on Thursday (March 8). Action starts at 9 am on each day. See article …
East meets West at Milo Games East meets West at Milo Games
  26 Feb

Clarke breaks T&T indoor 200 record

Kayelle Clarke erased a seven-year-old Trinidad and Tobago record from the books at the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Indoor Track and Field Championships in Texas, USA, late on Sunday See article …
Clarke breaks T&T indoor 200 record Clarke breaks T&T indoor 200 record
  26 Feb

Walters cops silver in SEC Champs

University of Alabama duo, T&T's Ruebin Walters and Portious Warren, both made it to the podium again, placing second and third in their respective events at the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Track and Field Championships at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium, College Station in Texas, USA, on Saturday. See article …
Walters cops silver in SEC Champs Walters cops silver in SEC Champs
  25 Feb

Wickham grabs OVC gold - Trinidad and Tobago pentathlon record for Gittens

Lisa Wickham captured the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Indoor Track and Field Championship women's 60 metres title in Illinois, USA, on Saturday. The Tennessee Technological University sophomore stopped the clock at a personal best 7.41 seconds. The clocking is a new OVC Championship record. See article …
Wickham grabs OVC gold - Trinidad and Tobago pentathlon record for Gittens Wickham grabs OVC gold - Trinidad and Tobago pentathlon record for Gittens
  23 Feb

Athletics back on track at Hasely Crawford Stadium

The local track and field season resumed without a hitch this weekend as athletes competed for places on the Commonwealth Games team at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo See article …
Athletics back on track at Hasely Crawford Stadium Athletics back on track at Hasely Crawford Stadium
  23 Feb

Daniel: TT athletes never felt appreciated

FORMER TT Olympian Alvin Daniel said he is disappointed at the manner in which Richard Thompson is being treated, saying for far too long national athletes are not given the respect they deserve. See article …
Daniel: TT athletes never felt appreciated Daniel: TT athletes never felt appreciated
  23 Feb

World 4×400 champs on TT Indoor team

THE TT men's 4x400m team will try to earn another gold medal, when the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships are held in Birmingham, England, from March 1-4. See article …
World 4×400 champs on TT Indoor team World 4×400 champs on TT Indoor team
  23 Feb

NAAA: Thompson deserves elite funding

EPHRAIM SERRETTE, president of the NAAA (National Association of Athletic Administrations), has expressed his organisation's support towards three-time Olympic medallist Richard Thompson, concerning the sprinter's desire to get clarity on his application for elite athlete assistance for the fiscal year 2017-2018. See article …
NAAA: Thompson deserves elite funding NAAA: Thompson deserves elite funding
  23 Feb

Olympian says no respect for TT athletes

TT OLYMPIC medallist Richard Thompson said national track and field athletes continue to be disrespected after receiving emails, he termed as combative and lacking knowledge of professional athletes, sent by a Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs official. See article …
Olympian says no respect for TT athletes Olympian says no respect for TT athletes
  22 Feb

Lewis captures MEAC silver - Region VI bronze for Bruce

Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Lewis captured silver for Coppin State University at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships in Maryland, USA, two weekends ago. See article …
Lewis captures MEAC silver - Region VI bronze for Bruce Lewis captures MEAC silver - Region VI bronze for Bruce
  21 Feb

James makes graceful exit

Six-time national 800m champion Jamaal James has decided to step away from the track after competing for 17 years. See article …
James makes graceful exit James makes graceful exit
  21 Feb

James hangs up spikes - Consistent halfmiler done with running after 17 years

Jamaal James has called time on his athletics career. The Trinidad and Tobago half-miler announced his retirement from the sport in a Facebook post this week. He described his career as one of "many highs and a few lows". See article …
James hangs up spikes - Consistent halfmiler done with running after 17 years James hangs up spikes - Consistent halfmiler done with running after 17 years
  21 Feb

Ministry of Sports needs help

"I pray for my fellow athletes because as long as they continue to live a "cap in hand" existence, there is little hope for them to achieve their true global potential." See article …
Ministry of Sports needs help Ministry of Sports needs help
  21 Feb

Southern Games cancelled

Yesterday, the organising committee of the Southern Games sent out a release announcing that the annual athletics and cycling meet, the biggest multi-sport event in the south has been cancelled. See article …
Southern Games cancelled
  20 Feb

Lendore for World Indoors - 2016 double bronze medallist in strong T&T dozen

Deon Lendore is among 12 athletes selected to represent Trinidad and Tobago at the March 1-4 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England. See article …
Lendore for World Indoors - 2016 double bronze medallist in strong T&T dozen
Lendore for World Indoors - 2016 double bronze medallist in strong T&T dozen
  20 Feb

Stewart attains shot put, discus benchmarks

Paralymic gold medallist Akeem Stewart was one of five local athletes meeting the standard in their respective events at the Pre-Commonwealth Meet hosted by the National Association of Athletics Administrations of T&T (NAAATT) on the weekend at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo. See article …
Stewart attains shot put, discus benchmarks Stewart attains shot put, discus benchmarks
  20 Feb

No more lip service

Reading Richard Thompson's response to Ministry of Sport official Shabir Mohammed's response to his submissions for Elite Athlete Assistance, a voice in my head was saying: "Another day in the life." Personal experiences came flooding back, of trying to obtain basic services in this place; of just trying to get information to do what the law required. See article …
No more lip service No more lip service
  19 Feb

Waithe among Commonwealth qualifiers on Day 2

TT JAVELIN athlete Shakiel Waithe easily made the 2018 Commonwealth Games standard, when the National Association of Athletics Administrations TT Pre Commonwealth Meet came to a close at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, in Mucurapo, yesterday. See article …
Waithe among Commonwealth qualifiers on Day 2 Waithe among Commonwealth qualifiers on Day 2
  18 Feb

Hislop grabs LSU sprint double - US wins too for Brooks, Gittens

Akanni Hislop captured the men's sprint double at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Twilight meet in Louisiana, USA, on Friday. The LSU sprinter won the 60 metres dash in a personal best 6.82 seconds and the 200m in 21.60. See article …
Hislop grabs LSU sprint double - US wins too for Brooks, Gittens Hislop grabs LSU sprint double - US wins too for Brooks, Gittens
  18 Feb

TORPEDO INCENSED T&T track star takes aim at Ministry official over 'disrespectful' email

n email conversation between Richard "Torpedo" Thompson and Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs Sport Development Associate Shabir Mohammed about Elite Athlete Assistance has left the triple Olympic medallist incensed. See article …
TORPEDO INCENSED T&T track star takes aim at Ministry official over 'disrespectful' email TORPEDO INCENSED T&T track star takes aim at Ministry official over 'disrespectful' email
  18 Feb

ort Ministry official irks Thompson

A recent exchange of emails between celebrated national sprinter Richard Thompson and Sport Development Associate in the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, Shabir Mohammed, has left the three-time Olympic medallist feeling disrespected, disregarded and simply put unloved. See article …
ort Ministry official irks Thompson ort Ministry official irks Thompson
  18 Feb

AKEEM AGAIN! Commonwealth discus standard for para star

Akeem Stewart attained his second qualifying standard at the National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) Pre-Commonwealth Meet when he threw 58.20 metres in the men's discus at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, yesterday. See article …
AKEEM AGAIN! Commonwealth discus standard for para star AKEEM AGAIN! Commonwealth discus standard for para star
  17 Feb

Shukla 31st in Pan Am Cross Country

SAMANTHA SHUKLA finished 31st in the women's 10-kilometre event at the Pan American Cross Country Championships in El Salvador, yesterday. See article …
Shukla 31st in Pan Am Cross Country Shukla 31st in Pan Am Cross Country
  17 Feb

Stewart earns Commonwealth Games standard

PARALYMPIAN Akeem Stewart, sprinter Reyare Thomas and long jumper Andwuelle Wright were the TT athletes achieving the Commonwealth Games qualifying standard at the NAAATT Pre Commonwealth Meet at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo, yesterday. See article …
Stewart earns Commonwealth Games standard Stewart earns Commonwealth Games standard
  17 Feb

Stewart eyeing CWG spot

Paralympic gold medallist Akeem Stewart is among a number of local athletes, who will this weekend, be aiming to book a spot on the national track and field team to compete at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia from April 4-15. See article …
Stewart eyeing CWG spot Stewart eyeing CWG spot
  17 Feb

Baboolal, Shukla lead Pan Am/NACAC charge

National champions Shirvan Baboolal and Samantha Shukla will lead the charge for Trinidad and Tobago at today's Pan Am/North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Championships in El Salvador. See article …
Baboolal, Shukla lead Pan Am/NACAC charge Baboolal, Shukla lead Pan Am/NACAC charge
  17 Feb

St Fort, Stewart in Pre-Commonwealth Meet

Khalifa St Fort and Akeem Stewart are among the headline acts at this weekend's National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) Pre-Commonwealth Meet, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain. See article …
St Fort, Stewart in Pre-Commonwealth Meet St Fort, Stewart in Pre-Commonwealth Meet
  17 Feb

NAAA hosts pre-Commonwealth track and field meet

The Trinidad and Tobago National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) will be hosting a pre-Commonwealth meet today and tomorrow at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. See article …
NAAA hosts pre-Commonwealth track and field meet
  16 Feb

Shukla chases honours in cross country championships

National cross country champion Samantha Shukla will tackle some of the region's top middle-distance runners at the Pan American/North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (PAN AM/NACAC) Cross Country Championships in El Salvador tomorrow. See article …
Shukla chases honours in cross country championships Shukla chases honours in cross country championships
  16 Feb

Jereem provides adidas gear for Point Fortin New Jets

National track star Jereem Richards is on the path to athletics glory but remains grounded. The 2017 double World Championships medallist recently won gold at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix with the 7th fastest time ever in the 300m final. See article …
Jereem provides adidas gear for Point Fortin New Jets Jereem provides adidas gear for Point Fortin New Jets
  16 Feb

T&T’s Murray golden again

T&T field athlete Cherisse Murray's amazing run this season for Central Arizona College continued on the weekend with her capturing another double gold at the Mesa Indoor meet at the Mesa Community College's John D Riggs Stadium in Arizona, USA. See article …
T&T’s Murray golden again T&T’s Murray golden again
  15 Feb

Cougars’ relay best in Barbados

Seven-time Juvenile champion of T&T, Cougars track and field club, made a triumphant return to Barbados on Saturday when it dominated the Barbados Relay Fair which was staged at the National Stadium in St Michael. See article …
Cougars’ relay best in Barbados Cougars’ relay best in Barbados
  14 Feb

Alexander wins again

AYANNA ALEXANDER outclassed the women's triple jump field at the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Winter Relays in Virginia, USA, last Saturday. See article …
Alexander wins again Alexander wins again
  14 Feb

Armstrong concerned over track and field

AINSLEY ARMSTRONG, who competed for Trinidad and Tobago in the 100 metres and 200 metres at the 1972 Olympic Games in Germany and the 1976 Olympics in Canada, recently paid a visit to his alma mater, Arima Boys Government School.  See article …
Armstrong concerned over track and field Armstrong concerned over track and field
  13 Feb

Hat-trick Borel leads the world

CLEOPATRA BOREL completed a hat-trick of victories in Chile, last Saturday. The 2016 Olympic finalist threw 18.20 metres to emerge victorious in the women's shot put at a throwing meet held at the National Stadium in Santiago. See article …
Hat-trick Borel leads the world Hat-trick Borel leads the world
  13 Feb

High and low—Jereem Ric

Growing up, I wanted to be just like Ato'. T's Jereem Richards emerged on the scene as a leading global sprint force by taking 200m bronze at the IAAF World Championships London 2017. See article …
High and low—Jereem Ric High and low—Jereem Ric
  12 Feb

Richards, Lendore win in USA

T&T's Jereem Richards and Deon Lendore sprinted to victory in an intense night of action at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix meet at the Reggie Lewis Centre, Campus of Roxbury Community College, Boston, USA. See article …
Richards, Lendore win in USA Richards, Lendore win in USA
  11 Feb

Warren bags shot put bronze

T&T's Portious Warren continued her solid indoor debut at the University of Alabama (UA) on Friday, finishing third in the shot put event at Tiger Paw Invitational at Clemson University Indoor Complex in South Carolina in USA. See article …
Warren bags shot put bronze Warren bags shot put bronze
  11 Feb

Richards, Lendore golden at Indoor Grand Prix

THE TRINIDAD and Tobago pair of Jereem Richards and Deon Lendore were victorious last evening, in the 300 metres and 400m respectively, at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix meet. See article …
Richards, Lendore golden at Indoor Grand Prix Richards, Lendore golden at Indoor Grand Prix
  11 Feb

Deonanan, Reis win ModSec 5k

Past student Kris Deonanan clocked 16 minutes 23 seconds to beat a field of some 500 entrants in the San Fernando Central Secondary School (better known as ModSec) 5K on Thursday. See article …
Deonanan, Reis win ModSec 5k Deonanan, Reis win ModSec 5k
  10 Feb

JEREEM ON FIRE!...breaks T&T indoor 300 record

Jereem "The Dream" Richards scorched the track at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix IAAF World Indoor Tour meet, in Boston, USA, late yesterday. The Trinidad and Tobago track star stopped the clock at 32.10 seconds to grab gold in the men's 300 metres. See article …
JEREEM ON FIRE!...breaks T&T indoor 300 record JEREEM ON FIRE!...breaks T&T indoor 300 record
  07 Feb

Borel, Bellille notch easy wins

Trinidad and Tobago athletes Cleopatra Borel and Janeil Bellille enjoyed comfortable victories on the weekend. See article …
Borel, Bellille notch easy wins Borel, Bellille notch easy wins
  07 Feb

Lewis golden at Boston

Aaron Lewis has been sensational thus far this season for Coppin State University, picking up another gold medal in the men's 60 metres hurdles on Saturday in the Bruce Lehane Scarlet and White meet at the Boston University in the USA. See article …
Lewis golden at Boston Lewis golden at Boston
  06 Feb

Baptiste, Alexander grab US gold*

Trinidad and Tobago track star Kelly-Ann Baptiste sprinted to gold in the women's 60 metres final at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Bayou Bengal meet in Louisiana, USA, last Friday. See article …
Baptiste, Alexander grab US gold* Baptiste, Alexander grab US gold*
  06 Feb

Richards, Lendore, Gordon, Borel earn podium spots

T&T's Jereem Richards, Deon Lendore, Lalonde Gordon and Cleopatra Borel were fantastic on the weekend, putting on some bold performances to reach the podium at their respective meets. See article …
Richards, Lendore, Gordon, Borel earn podium spots Richards, Lendore, Gordon, Borel earn podium spots
  04 Feb

Jereem opens fast - Millrose bronze for Lalonde

Jereem "The Dream" Richards produced a fast run in his 2018 individual opener in New Mexico, USA, on Friday. The Trinidad and Tobago sprint star clocked 20.52 seconds for top spot in the men's 200 metres event at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic indoor meet. See article …
Jereem opens fast - Millrose bronze for Lalonde Jereem opens fast - Millrose bronze for Lalonde
  04 Feb

Henderson aims for closed Marathon course

A number of participants of the T&T International Marathon (TTIM) on January 21 found much to complain about following the 36th edition of the race. See article …
Henderson aims for closed Marathon course Henderson aims for closed Marathon course
  03 Feb

LEADER FROM START TO FINISH

Miguel William leads the field of runners at the start of Queen's Royal College One lap race around the Queen's Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain ... See article …
LEADER FROM START TO FINISH LEADER FROM START TO FINISH
  02 Feb

Lalonde tops New York 400

Lalonde Gordon stamped his class on proceedings at the Dr Sander Invitational/Columbia Challenge indoor meet in New York, USA, last Saturday, with victory in the men's 400 metres event. See article …
Lalonde tops New York 400 Lalonde tops New York 400
  01 Feb

Hurdler Walters golden in USA

Trinidad and Tobago's Ruebin Walters was the class of the field in the Bob Pollock Invitational men's 60 metres hurdles in South Carolina, USA, last Saturday. The University of Alabama senior won the final in 7.70 seconds, after clocking 7.76 in the preliminaries. See article …
Hurdler Walters golden in USA Hurdler Walters golden in USA
         
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