American football player Nate Ebner is to take a break from the sport in a bid to be selected for the United States' rugby sevens team at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

There was an air of a crisis here on Thursday morning among the British media and the home crowd. A number of furrowed brows and a few questioning whether what they had just witnessed had really taken place.

Minister of Sports Darryl Smith continued his support for sports in T&T by agreeing to donate five per cent of his salary for the period February-August, 2016 to T&T Olympic Committee’s Athlete Welfare and Preparation Fund ten Golds by 2024.

Over 100 athletes and almost 700 members of the media are due to attend the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Media Summit beginning here tomorrow, including the most decorated Olympian of all time in swimmer Michael Phelps.

I have put together a list of prospective winners and losers as a consequence of Gianni Infantino’s victory in the race for the FIFA Presidency, the most important Presidential election in sports since Thomas Bach became International Olympic Committee (IOC) President in September 2013.

A total of 36 wrestling berths for Rio 2016 will be up for grabs this weekend when the Pan American Olympic Games qualifiers take place at the Dr. Pepper Arena in Frisco, Texas.