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  • Baptiste bags London bronze

    ...beats Olympic champ Trinidad and Tobago track star, Kelly-Ann Baptiste earned bronze in the women’s 100 metres dash at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games IAAF Diamond League meet, in London, England, yesterday.Baptiste got to the line in 10.93 seco...
  • Stampfli in ITF doubles semis

    BREANA STAMPFLI went out in singles but rolled into the under-18 doubles semifinals when the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Junior Tournament continued on Wednesday in Jamaica. The 17-year-old, who won three doubles matches for Trinidad and ...
  • T&T take down Bahamas

    TRINIDAD and Tobago began their campaign in impressive fashion a day later than scheduled when the Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association (CASOVA) Junior Men’s Championships continued yesterday in Guadeloupe.The T&T under-21 players whipped Bahamas 25-2...
  • Bovell expects fast times in Spain

    Unbeaten so far this year in competition, T&T Olympic and World Championship bronze medal swimmer George Bovell III touched down in Barcelona, Spain, yesterday, ahead of the 15th FINA World Long Course Swimming Championship with expectations of some quick...
  • Great rewards demand great responsibility

    Earlier this week, I sat in on a presentation held by officers of the World Anti-Doping Association, otherwise referred to as WADA. It was a very informative presentation, and I was able to get caught up on some of the latest developments in the world ...
  • New Anti-Doping Act: firm, but fair

    “Devastated Jamaica is struggling to come to grips with athletics drugs scandal”.This sobering headline in last Sunday’s edition of the United-Kingdom based newspaper, The Telegraph, tells the story of an athletics-crazy nation reeling from events o...
  • Pope Francis blesses Olympic and Paralympic flags in Rio de Janeiro

    July 25 - Pope Francis today blessed the Olympic and Paralympic flags with holy water and greeted some of the country's athletes in Rio de Janeiro as his historic tour of Brazil continued. Francis, an Argentine elected Pope following Pope Benedict XVI's r...
  • Don't cast doubts over me - I was always going to be great, says Bolt

    July 25 - BOLTUsain Bolt claimed here today that he was always destined to be one of the greatest athletes of all time and that he has been doing phenomenal things since he was a teenager - as he was forced to defend himself following a series of positive...
  • Andy Reed: Legacy - It’s not job done, it’s what next?

    Government, any Government, wants sound bites - a quick win which shows the public just how well their new policy has worked. The headline which vindicates their work.And so far, where legacy is concerned, there are plenty of these good news stories. The ...
  • Usain Bolt says he is 'clean' ahead of Anniversary Games

    Six-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt insists he is "clean" in the wake of recent failed drugs tests by fellow Jamaican athletes.Compatriots Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson recently tested positive as did the USA's Tyson Gay, the fastest man in the...
  • NOT THE TIME TO RUSH TO JUDGEMENT

    The way the world has been reacting to Asafa Powell’s adverse finding this week, one would think the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had finally cracked the case of a serial killer who had been on the prowl for years. His case was one among five J...
  • Bovell: I am an underdog

    Top Trinidad and Tobago swimmer George Bovell  says he is an underdog for a medal ahead of the FINA World Long Course Swimming Championships in Barcelona, Spain.Bovell flies into Spain tomorrow to meet up with the Mc Leod brothers Joshua and Abraham, tog...
  • ‘Shocked’ Powell vows to return

    Asafa Powell emphasised his desire to return to athletics as he spoke for the first time about his failed drug test.The Jamaican sprinter, the former 100 metres world record holder, tested positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine at the national trial...
  • Calm before the storm

    When I accepted the invitation to write this column, it was my intention not to come across as an expert but rather to share some insight that might hopefully help someone somewhere. This week however, with the looming FINA World Long Course Swimming Cham...
  • Alan Hubbard: Aussie Aussie Aussie, No No No

    This is not the time to be greeting an Aussie with "G'day, sport" unless you want a broken nose.Alas, there are now many more bad days than g'days for Australian sport. Last weekend's Test Match debacle, leaving them 2-0 down to England in cricket's Ashes...
  • HSBC Sevens World Series 2013/14 dates set

    The International Rugby Board (IRB) has announced the dates for the HSBC Sevens World Series 2013/14, with another season set to kick off on Australia's Gold Coast and climax in London, England.The 15th edition of the record-breaking Series will visit the...
  • Olympic afterglow: Trinidadian Keshorn Walcott

    A year later, the track and field world is still in awe of Keshorn Walcott’s performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Just nineteen at the time, the Trinidad and Tobago field athlete captured gold in the men’s javelin to become the first athle...
  • RELAY HISTORY

    T&T among 11 countries with four teams at Worlds A new chapter of Trinidad and Tobago history will be written at the 2013 IAAF World Championships, in Moscow, Russia. Never before has the country fielded teams in all four relay events at the global meet....
  • Hislop says new era for local football

    Former T&T goalkeeper Shaka Hislop believes that the recent developments orchestrated by the T&T Football Association, particularly the showing of the senior men’s team at the Concacaf Gold Cup is an indication of a new era for local football....
  • 10 Olympic Gold medals by the year 2024 is a Realistic Goal for T&T

    Honesty is as important as sport science, sport nutrition etc in the quest to achieve 10 gold medals by the 2024 Olympic Games. It takes courage to look in the mirror constantly . We can all come up with reasons not to change or work harder. But it takes ...