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Junior Sportsman Adell Colthrust

Adell Colthrust has big plans for 2018.

The Trinidad and Tobago junior sprinter is not only looking to repeat as CARIFTA champion but also has set his sights on a podium finish at this year’s IAAF World Under-20 Championships.

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TT Olympic Committee boss Brian Lewis, left, joins World 4x400m champs (from left) Lalonde Gordon, Machel Cedenio, Renny Quow and Jereem Richards after they won the TTOC Sportsman of the Year award on Friday at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain.

Members of the Trinidad and Tobago men’s 4x400-metre relay team Jereem Richards and Renny Quow were elated that the entire team received the Sportsman of the Year Award, when the 23rd Annual TT Olympic Committee Awards Ceremony was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Port of Spain, on Friday night.

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Trinidad and Tobago's Jehue Gordon celebrates winning the world 400m hurdles title in 2013 at the end of a season when he had had a physical imbalance identified and rectified by MJP staff ©Getty Images

Towards the end of this month’s broadcast of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards, Michael Johnson introduced the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented this year to Britain’s retired former Olympic and world heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill. In the course of his short address to the camera the former US sprinter - who finished his athletics career with four Olympic and eight world golds - spoke of how top performers had to accept and then deal with the pressure of expectation.

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A celebration in Norwich, Vt., Hannah Kearney’s hometown, after she won a moguls gold medal at the 2010 Olympics.CreditNicole Bengiveno /The New York Times

By Karen Crouse
The road to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, runs through Norwich, a hilly and wooded family-oriented farming community tucked between Interstates 89 and 91 in rural Vermont. With a main street lined with white clapboard colonial buildings and a landmark steepled church, Norwich could be a set designer’s rendering of a tiny New England village.

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President Anthony Carmona

President Anthony Carmona has accepted an invitation to speak at the ceremonial opening of the judicial year for the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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