Trinidad and Tobago’s Tonya Nero will be on the streets of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, tomorrow night (TT time), bidding for an Olympic berth. Nero is among thousands of runners entered in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, and will set off on her 26.2-mile journey at 10.30 p.m.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Chief Justice lends support to the national bid to win ten or more Olympic gold medals by the 2024 Olympic Games (#10Golds24). This bid is a project of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), which was officially launched in 2015 to support our nation’s athletes. The Honourable the Chief Justice Mr Justice Ivor Archie O.R.T.T. and family will participate in the 34th Edition of the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM), together with members of the TTOC.
Sebastian Coe today said he had "no suspicions" about Lamine Diack, the man he replaced as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), after being called to task for praise he heaped on the now disgraced Senegalese.
Long distance runner, Derrick McIntyre, 77-years-old, is expected to be one of the oldest and most experienced athletes to take on the gruelling 26.2 mile course at this year’s Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM) which runs off from St Mary’s Junction in Freeport to the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain on Sunday morning.
"A Brief History of the Marathon." Illustration by Dan Fuehrer, text by Scott Douglas.
Leading entertainer Fay-Ann Lyons-Alvarez will partner with the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) to raise awareness about its 10 Golds by 2024 Athlete Welfare and Preparation Fund initiative.