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DECORATED VETERAN national cyclist, Gene ‘Geronimo’ Samuel, pedalled back the years to his 1991 World Championship 1,000-metre Time Trial bronze medal performance as he rolled out onto the sleek 250m Siberian spruce track atop a sprint bike for the first time at the National Cycling Velodrome in Balmain, Couva, yesterday.

THE TRINIDAD and Tobago Volleyball Federation (TTVF), while saddened on reaching the cusp of an Olympic berth - one which would have been the first for a team sport from the twin-island republic - plans to now reflect on all the lessons learnt and put things in place to ensure that our beach volley-ballers are represented in Tokyo 2020.

Trinidad and Tobago Women’s sevens team had a stern test as they attempted to claim the final qualifying spot at this month’s Olympic Repêchage tournament on June 25-26 in Dublin, Ireland.

International Cricket Council (ICC) head of global development Tim Anderson has raised concerns about the sport’s prospects of Olympic inclusion after he admitted it would be “difficult” to find room for another major event on the calendar.

NATIONAL welterweight boxer Aaron Prince will not join super heavyweight Nigel Paul at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in August.

The T&T senior women won gold at the Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Confederation (CCCAN) Championship with a 9-5 defeat of Guatemala for a 3-0 record in the two-team event at the Guatemala National Swimming Pool, Guatemala City, on Friday.

Richard Thompson's face said it all after he sped across the line to win the Men's 100 metres final at the National Association for Athletic Administrations (NAAA) National Gas Company (NGC)/Sagicor Senior Championships, "It's great to be champion again." His comment after taking gold in spectacular fashion.

Diego Martin-born duo, Ayana Dyette and Malika Davidson kept T&T women hopes of a top eighth place finish at the 12-team double-elimination NORCECA Continental Cup Beach Volleyball qualifiers to the Rio de Janiero Olympic Games alive with a “Golden Set” win over Jamaica at Guayman, Sonora, Mexico, yesterday. T&T played Guatemala in a losing semi-final last night.

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