Trinidad and Tobago track star Richard “Torpedo” Thompson insisted that his thoughts are only on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, even as speculation about a failed drug test by a Jamaican athlete and its possible repercussions have captivated athletics.
Thomas lived in New York but moved to Kansas to train where he states he was less distracted. He was immersed in track and field, studying the science behind the discipline as well as executing the moves.
Richard “Torpedo” Thompson steered his Road to Rio campaign back on track at the Atlanta Georgia Relays, in the United States, on Sunday.
‘Don’t blame us for the T&T Grand Games cancellation.” So said Peter Samuels, public relations officer (PRO) of the National Association of Athletic Administration (NAAA).
Falcons Akeem Stewart was in a class of his own, yesterday when he picked up gold in the shot put at the Hampton International Games at the Hasel Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo.
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.