Athletics

Athletics

  • Will they understand? Will they consider?

    Track & Field in TTO is on a downward spiral! Do the TTOC / NAAA have the mental capacity to understand? The 5 Phases of the 100m Sprint when applied to TTO track & field development. Success in Track & Field will depend exclusively on the developmental plan and implementation of that plan by…

  • Where is the money Mr. NAAA President?

    The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs Saturday, February 4, 2017 used a release to elaborate on its Elite Athlete Assistance Policy (EAAP) which has been the topic of conversation over the past two weeks, particularly among some of T&T’s leading track and field athletes. On Tuesday, Olympic triple medalist Richard Thompson chastised the…

  • Lalonde breaks CAC 300 record

    Lalonde Gordon broke his own Trinidad and Tobago and Central American and Caribbean (CAC) indoor 300 metres records at the Armory Track Invitational, in New York, USA, on Saturday. The T&T track star topped the men’s invitational 300m event with a fast 32.37 seconds run, chopping one-tenth of a second off the 32.47 T&T/CAC…

  • Third leg of road series on today

    The third leg of the Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation’s Road series gets going this morning in South Trinidad. Barbadian Phillip Clarke and Jabari Whiteman of the Heatwave cycle club took the first and second installments of the series. This morning’s race will be a 110km grind, starting at seven o’clock at the Brian…

  • Solomon bags bronze in Canada

    Jarrin Solomon bagged men’s 400 metres bronze at the Knights of Columbus Indoor Games in Saskatchewan, Canada, last Friday. The 31-year-old Trinidad and Tobago quarter-miler got home in 48.24 seconds, trailing a pair of Americans to the line. Brycen Spratling secured gold in 47.15, with silver going to Dontavious Wright (47.51). Solomon returned to…

  • Varela wins T&T’s Marathon crown

    Kenyan Leah Kigen successfully defended her Women’s title at the T&T International Marathon yesterday, but a new Men’s champion was crowned as Venezuelan Jose Alejandro Varela crossed the finish line first to dethrone last year’s winner Mark Cheopses of Kenya. Kigen, who was favoured to retain her title, did not disappoint, although Mary Akor,…

  • Richards clocks fast 400

    Already the fastest man in the world this year in the indoor 200 metres event, Alabama University’s Jereem Richards produced an impressive 46.37 seconds run to top the 400m field at the Bob Pollock Invite in South Carolina, USA, on Friday. The clocking is a new indoor best for the Trinidad and Tobago athlete…

  • Bolt returns gold medal from 2008

    Jamaican Usain Bolt says it is rough losing one of his nine Olympic gold medals after relay team mate Nesta Carter was found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. “It’s rough that I have to give back one of my medals and I already gave it back because it was of course…

  • Nero makes T&T Marathon debu

    Tonya Nero will be on the road tomorrow morning, competing for the very first time in the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM). “It’s very special for me to run this marathon,” Nero told the Express. “All the athletes have been encouraging me to do it. They are excited to see me run, and…

  • Unfinished business

    While he’s grateful and proud that Trinidad and Tobago will be upgraded to 4x100m relay gold from the Beijing Olympics, Richard Thompson is concerned about some unfinished business with the Ministry of Sport here. The same day that the International Olympic Committee announced that it was stripping Jamaica of the gold medal from 2008,…