To celebrate International Women’s Day 2018, World Rugby is proud to announce the inaugural recipients of its Leadership Development Scholarships.

Harvard Rugby Club of T&T

The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) will open its 2018 Rugby season on Saturday March 24, with a Sevens tournament, featuring Trinidad and Tobago’s Harvard Rugby Club.

First Citizens Sports Award Winners: Men’s champ Jereem Richards, represented by his sister Brittney (left) holds his trophy along with acting Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly (second from right) while Michelle-Lee Ahye, represented by her mother Raquel (second from right) holds her trophy, while chairman of the First Citizens Sports Foundation Dr Keith Clifford (right) looks on. Photo: Azlan Mohammed

IT WAS a clean sweep for athletics, in both the Seniors and Juniors categories, at last evening’s First Citizens Sports Foundation Sports Personalities of the Year 2017 Awards, at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s.

Futsal friendly: Maximum Security Prison (MSP) and Remand Yard inmates exchange greetings before a game of futsal at MSP in Arouca. PHOTOS BY ROGER JACOB

Futsal, is not just a sport, for inmates at the Maximum Security Prison at Golden Grove, Arouca, it is a lifeline that they received and one they are willing to extend.

The winning Hornet's team celebrate while receiving their trophy and prize money

The Pepsi Hornets are the inaugural champs of the Hairoun Beer Seven’s rugby championships that concluded on Saturday at the Track and Field ground in the National Park.

Jereem Richards

DOUBLE 2017 World Championship medallist Jereem Richards, expressed joy after hearing the news that a new National Policy on Sport (NPS) 2017 to 2027 was announced in Parliament that included an incentives and rewards framework for national athletes.