National men take plate win but…

Rugby sevens’ Olympic qualification pathway for Tokyo 2020 has today been confirmed by the International Olympic Committee and World Rugby.

FLASHBACK: Fiji-born Sefanaia Waqa runs with the ball during a national training session earlier this year. Waqa is on the TT team currently competing at the Rugby Americas North Sevens Championship in Barbados. PHOTO BY ALLAN V CRANE/CA-IMAGES

BOTH TT’s men and women’s teams enjoyed a flawless day of rugby as they won all their group matches to enter today, the second and final day of the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens Championships, with a clear sight at the cup.

T&T’s Nicholas Paul, Njisane Phillip, Kwesi Browne and Keron Browne picked up from where they left off at last month’s Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Colombia by pedalling to gold in record time when the first night of competition at the 2018 Pan American Elite Track Cycling and Caribbean Championship ended in Aguascalientes, Toluca, Mexico on Wednesday night.

TT’s Thema Williams testifies yesterday on Day 1 of her trial aginst the TT Gymnastics Federation, at the Port of Spain High Court.

TT gymnast Thema Williams’ million-dollar battle against the TT Gymnastics Federation (TTGF) began with her testimony yesterday.

After weeks of uncertainty with regards to this country’s women’s team historic participation at FIVB World Championship in Japan next month, the Ministry of Sports has pledged $439,000 for the team via news release last night.