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  • 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 ...
  • Nothing ventured, nothing gained - Things That Matter column

    In one year’s time, Scotland will stage the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. As much as the Commonwealth Games is known as the friendly games, it’s very much at the high end or elite-level end of the sport spectrum. There are those who arg...
  • Sport ambassadors visit camps

    Olympic gold medallist Hasely Crawford chats with the children after paying an impromptu visit to one of the sports camps organised by the Sports Company of T&T last week. Crawford was warmly greeted by the children who got a chance to see his Olympic ...
  • 4 T&T players in Under-17 quarters

    Junior CASA serves off HOST country Trinidad and Tobago will have four players in the under-17 quarter-finals when the individual events of the CASA (Caribbean Area Squash Associaton) Junior Championships continues today at Cascadia Squash Club, S...
  • Blake to miss rest of track season

    • KINGSTON Jamaican sprint superstar Yohan Blake is recovering well but will miss the rest of the track season, his manager Cubie Seegobin has disclosed.Blake has struggled with a stubborn hamstring injury, which he suffered in April and has since pulle...
  • T&T umpire for Junior World Cup hockey

    T&T’s Ayanna Mc Clean has been appointed to umpire at the International Hockey Federation’s Junior World Cup tournament scheduled for Monchengladbach, Germany, from Saturday to August 4.The former national hockey player is set to arrive in Germany tod...
  • Walcott heads 29 for World Championships

    Reigning Olympic men’s javelin champion Keshorn Walcott has been named in a 29-member team by the National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA) to represent T&T at the 14th IAAF World Outdoor Championships carded for Moscow, Russia from August...
  • Life of a plantation slave Part II

    Tobago is a bit different from Trinidad, in that its slaves had no significant French heritage and thus were subjected to the brutalities of British plantocracy. Whereas slave trading in Trinidad was largely on a peer-to-peer basis, Tobago is k...
  • Life of a plantation slave

    Many types of speculation have long been rife as to the conditions of slavery in T&T. Relatively little documentation exists on this matter and it is left to historians to piece together scraps of evidence to arrive at the truth. With the decimation of th...
  • Time to go against the grain

    Let’s see what happens now.Trinidad and Tobago, under the direction of the recently-arrived Stephen Hart and, I suppose, the general supervision from distance of Leo Beenhakker, are out of the Gold Cup. But they played better than expected, even when go...
  • Coach Hart to look for new blood

    After a disheartening 1-0 loss to Mexico in their CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-final at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Saturday night, Trinidad and Tobago’s coach Stephen Hart believes that a new course must be charted for the Soca Warriors.“I think we h...
  • Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson trainer Chris Xuereb hits back over positive drugs test for Jamaicans

    Asafa Powell’s physical trainer, Chris Xuereb, has denied claims he was to blame for the positive drug tests recorded by Powell and Jamaican team-mate Sherone Simpson. And Xuereb has insisted that it was time for the athletes to take “responsibility ...
  • Devastated Jamaica is struggling to come to grips with athletics drug scandal

    It takes a lot to knock the smile off a Jamaican’s face. If you have seen the 1990s movie Cool Runnings, then you know exactly what I am talking about - bad accents and all. Jamaicans have struggled with many issues in the past and continue to fa...
  • Phillip stands behind Lewis

    Olympic cyclist Njisane Phillip is standing behind the decision of his close friend and fellow Olympic athlete Andrew Lewis who has broken his silence about struggles with both dyslexia and the attention-deficit disorder (ADD).At a recent fund-raiser host...
  • Glasgow 2014 Press Release - ONE photographic moment kicks off Scotland's Commonwealth Games year to go celebration

    Dramatic imagery from some of Scotland’s most famous views took on a quirky ONE-off look to celebrate today’s (Tuesday July 23) historic ‘One Year to Go’ milestone for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. From the bleak beauty of Glen Etive (whic...
  • TT Olympic Academy all set to host 13th Olympic Youth Camp

    The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) 13th annual Olympic Youth Camp (OYC) will be held from Monday 22nd to Saturday 27th July, 2013 at Joao Havelange Centre of Excellence. The camp gets underway at 9:00 a.m. on Monday morning. The theme “Ed...
  • Gordon wins 400m hurdles in Monaco

    ...Gatlin takes 100m Jehue Gordon of T&T won the 400 hurdles by stunning Olympic champion Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic and former world champion Kerron Clement of the United States at the Herculis meeting in Monaco, yesterday. Gordon ran a sea...
  • Tobago leg of the Olympic Youth Camp concludes

    The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee partnered with the Tobago House of Assembly to host the Tobago leg of the Olympic Youth Camp from 8th to 13th July at the Shaw Park conference room. The camp promoted the “Spirit of Olympism” by delivering mod...