Saturday, May 27, 2017

BITTER SWEET GOLD*

Jan. 25, 2017, 9:23 PM AST Comments

Call them the “Golden Quartet”. Keston Bledman, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callender and Richard “Torpedo” Thompson are set for Olympic 4x100 metres gold. The Trinidad and Tobago sprinters finished second at the 2008 Beijing Games, in China, but are expected to be upgraded to gold


Lewis heads CANOC

Oct. 24, 2016, 11:40 AM AST Comments

Brian Lewis, president of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), has been appointed interim president of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC).


VIP welcome for T&T's Paralympians

Sep. 21, 2016, 12:53 AM AST Comments

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.



Nyoshia Cain

Aug. 25, 2016, 8:57 AM AST Comments

Paralympians are extraordinary humans. Their intense training regimens, determination, and self-belief against seemingly unbeatable odds prove they are powerful, not pitiful.


ATTACKS UNFAIR

Aug. 21, 2016, 11:5 PM AST Comments

By Kwame Laurence—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 med


ONE TO GO!

Aug. 19, 2016, 11:11 AM AST Comments

By KWAME LAURENCE - Usain Bolt is on the verge of achieving the “triple-treble”, an unprecedented three sprint titles at three Olympic Games.


This Gold Medal could have been T&T's

Aug. 18, 2016, 1:20 PM AST Comments

By Dexter Philip and Sue-Ann Wayow - 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.


US gets another shot at relay

Aug. 18, 2016, 11:43 AM AST Comments

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.