Dexter Skeene, long serving Chief Executive Officer of the T&T Pro League has rubbished talk of the country’s premier football competition, now in its 19th season grinding to a halt, due to a lack of financial support.

WELL DONE! Proud members of the T&T Paralympic Association, from second left: Akeem Stewart, Carlos Greene, Pradeep Vishnu and Sudhir Ramessar (front) at the VIP Lounge of the Piarco International Airport on Monday night with Ronson Hackshaw, the Assistant Director, Physical Education of the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs.

Double World Para Athletics Championships gold medallist Akeem Stewart returned home yesterday after his successful stint at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships which concluded at the Olympic Stadium in London, England on Sunday.

OPTIMISTIC: CEO of the TT Pro League, Dexter Skeene.

Chief Executive Office (CEO) Dexter Skeene has said that the Trinidad and Tobago professional football league (TT Pro League) will ride out difficult times and that they are in talks with corporate stakeholders and the Government to ensure its survival.

PRESIDENT of the National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) Ephraim Serrette was satisfied with the performances of the Trinidad and Tobago athletes over the weekend, but says the focus is ensuring the junior athletes are ready for the senior level.

Last Monday, the Trinidad and Tobago Chess Association (TTCA) hosted the Carrera Island Prison Chess Tournament 2017.

T&T’s Akeem Stewart on his way to breaking his own World record to claim gold in the men’s F44 javelin at the World Para Athletics Championships yesterday at London’s Olympic Stadium in England. PHOTO: MARK DAVIDSON

Akeem Stewart showed his greatness once more, breaking his own World record to claim gold in the men’s F44 javelin at the World Para Athletics Championships yesterday at London’s Olympic Stadium in England.