T&T’s star sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye spent her day enjoying young athletes compete at the Atlantic National Primary Schools Track and Field Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo on Wednesday. Photo: Rachael King

Shaniqua Bascombe had a super day on Wednesday at the Atlantic National Primary Schools Track and Field Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, picking up the most outstanding award and rightly so winning all the events she entered.

Read more: Bascombe stars at schools track and field meet

Trinidad and Tobago’s Jehue Gordon, left, races the Dominican Republic's Felix Sanchez during the semifinals of the 400-meter hurdles at the 2012 London Olympics. (David Gray/Reuters)

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — When Jehue Gordon bursts from the blocks this summer at the Rio Olympics, he will be trying to help his country outrun the leggy shadows of its higher-profile rivals, Jamaica and the United States.

Read more: Trinidad’s Olympic-caliber runners race toward one goal but on two tracks

Not a day goes by without Machel Cedenio having thoughts of securing a place in the T&T contingent heading to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, scheduled for August, and ultimately securing gold.

Read more: Cedenio to improve strength for Rio

RISING ATHLETIC star Machel Cedenio became the second Trinidad and Tobago athlete to be selected as brand ambassador for regional cable television provider Flow.

Read more: Cedenio signed as brand ambassador

FORMER TRINIDAD and Tobago sporting all-rounder Michael “Mike” Agostini died yesterday in Australia where he had been residing.

Read more: Former TT sporting all-rounder Agostini dies

The Bahamas 4 x 100m relay team which powered to gold in the 2000 Olympic Games. The team comprised Debbie Ferguson, Sevatheda Fynes, Chandra Sturrup, and Pauline Davis-Thompson.

Dr Daniel Johnson, the Bahamas Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, in his key note address to open the first ever Commonwealth Games Federation Americas and Caribbean Region meeting in Bahamas, made the confident declaration that sport and youth are key to Bahamas national development plan.

Read more: Appreciating the bigger picture in Caribbean sport

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