TT's Nicholas Paul celebrates after winning the Men's keirin gold final during the Commonwealth Games track cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark in London on Saturday. - AP PHOTO (via newsday.co.tt)

Men’s flying 200-metre world record holder Nicholas Paul continued his dominance of the international track cycling circuit when he powered to a historic Commonwealth Games gold medal in the keirin event at Lee Valley VeloPark in Stratford, London on Saturday.

Gold medallist Trinidad and Tobago's Nicholas Paul celebrates during a medal ceremony for the men's keirin final at the Commonwealth Games track cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark in London, England on Saturday. (AP PHOTOS) - via newsday.co.tt

ACE CYCLIST Nicholas Paul ended Trinidad and Tobago’s 52-year Commonwealth Games cycling medal drought when he powered to men’s keirin gold at the Lee Valley VeloPark in Stratford, London, England on Saturday.

TT women's boxer Tianna Guy, fourth from left, holds the Queen's Baton at the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain, on Wednesday. She is joined by national athletes and former athletes. - Jelani Beckles

BRITISH High Commissioner Harriet Cross said the Trinidad and Tobago athletes will feel right at home at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England because of the city’s diversity.

TT women’s boxer Tianna Guy, fourth from left, holds the Queen’s Baton at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain, on Wednesday. She is joined by national athletes and former athletes. - Jelani Beckles

TT BOXER Nigel Paul was elated to see his national team-mates and participate in the Queen’s Baton relay as for him it signifies the start of the 2022 Commonwealth Games countdown.

TORCH IN TOWN: British High Commissioner Harriet Cross, centre, hosted a welcome reception to celebrate the arrival of the Queen’s Baton. At left is Minister of Sport Shamfa Cudjoe and T&T Commonwealth Games Association president Brian Lewis.  —Photo courtesy UK in Trinidad and Tobago High commission facebook page

BOTH Minister of Sport and Community Development (MSCD) Shamfa Cudjoe and Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Games Association (TTCGA) president Brian Lewis hailed the Queen’s Baton—the torch that is used to build awareness ahead of the Commonwealth Games—as a symbol of unity and diversity.

Lovie Santana, the Trinidad and Tobago Chef de Mission for Birmingham 2022, experienced the full range of British weather when attending last month's open days for this year's Commonwealth Games.