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My insidethegames colleague Nick Butler is a decent sort, but he had me squirming this week with his column on cheating and the form of cricketing dismissal known as the “Mankad”.

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian Coe tonight claimed he is “angered and dismayed” by multinational food company Nestlé’s decision to withdraw its sponsorship of the governing body’s Kids Athletics programme in the wake of the current doping crisis engulfing the sport.

Four of T&T’s national boxers including welterweight Aaron Prince will leave this country on Monday for Cuba where they will spar against quality opposition in preparation for the first Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifier in Argentina from March 8-20.

Teams seeking entry into the T&T Pro League must show that they are able to stand on their own financially or else it will not be considered. 

Trinidad and Tobago’s 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying competition kicks off today with the “Women Warriors” taking on Central American rivals Guatemala this evening at the BBVA Stadium in Houston, Texas, at 9pm (T&T time).

The exchange of letters between Darren Sammy, West Indies captain, and Michael Murihead, the CEO of the West Indies board, shows the deep divisions between players and administrators as World Twenty20 looms.

Canover Watson, a former member of FIFA’s Audit and Compliance Committee, has been sentenced to seven years in prison after being found guilty of fraud during his time in charge of his native Cayman Islands' Health Services Authority (HSA).

Two contrasting but deeply controversial incidents have taken place in sport in recent weeks.

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