The Trinidad and Tobago Marathon Committee had their first Secondary School Marathon Relay alongside their International Marathon in an effort to promote distance running in schools on Sunday. Emerging victorious in the inaugural event was none other than Maple Leaf with a strong core of six including Leigh Anderson, Caleb Bachew, Edgar Bodu, Dylan Lee, Jonathan Thompson and Kristopher Simmons.

David Thomas Jr, coach of the national men and women beach volleyball teams says he sees no reason why the men’s quartet of Daneil Williams, Fabien Whitfield, Christian Francois and Simon Blake should not win gold when the second phase of the Caribbean Zonal Beach Volleyball Tournament, a qualifier to the NORCECA Continental Cup takes place in Antigua from Friday.

DUBAI DATE: Tonya Nero

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.

T&T’s top sprint cyclist, Njisane Phillip did himself a favour at the final leg of the 2015/2016 World Cup Season with a solid 8th place finish in Hong Kong over the weekend.

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago chess star and St Joseph’s Convent, Port of Spain student, Della-Marie Walcott. (Courtesy Amiel Mohammed)

The following press release was sent to Wired868 by the friends and family of 14 year old Trinidad and Tobago chess olympiad and St Joseph’s Convent, Port of Spain student, Della-Marie Walcott:

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.