Athletics

Athletics

  • You can’t make it into NCAA Division 1!

    Pursue the Community College Option.[Part 1 of 3] Community/Two year /Junior Colleges are in most cases a public run institution. The highest degree offered at these Colleges are: Associate Degrees and Diploma Certificates These schools have an open admissions policy and offers credit for life experiences. You do not have to possess CXC passes.…

  • DUATHLON SEASON IS HERE!

    The Trinidad & Tobago Triathlon Federation will be hosting three duathlons over the next six weeks.  The TTTF kick-start with the Atlantic Primary Schools Duathlon on Sunday 05 March  and the TTTF Secondary Schools Duathlon on Sunday 19 March.  Both these races will be held at the Diego Martin Highway which hosts  Keep Moving…

  • RICHARDS ON FIRE

    Jereem Richards was on fire at the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility in Tennessee, USA, yesterday. The University of Alabama student produced a blistering 20.34 seconds run to grab gold in the men’s 200 metres finals. Richards’ clocking is faster than the 20.35 national indoor…

  • Kwesi Browne gets big boost

    With 350 World Cup points in the bag following his best ever finish in Cali, Colombia last week, cyclist Kwesi Browne will be chasing more points and another spot in the keirin final in Los Angeles this weekend. Browne will enter the fourth leg of the UCI World Cup at the StubHub Velo Sports…

  • T&T jumper lands British title

    Che Richards grabbed men’s long jump gold at the 2017 British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Indoor Championships, in Sheffield, England, on Sunday. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete disturbed the sand at 7.46 metres for a comfortable cushion on Great Britain’s Joshua Olawore, the silver medallist with a 7.29m leap. Richards was at his…

  • 3rd Atlantic Multi-Sport Series

    A large turnout is expected at the 3rd installment of the Atlantic Primary Schools Multi-Sport Series which continues on March 5th, 2017, with a duathlon to be held at the Diego Martin Highway. A triathlon will follow in Term 3, in May 2017.   The High Point Atlantic Primary Schools Multi-Sport trophy will be…

  • Loving the T&T Marathon

    Sofia Hedstrom is an editor with the popular Runner’s World magazine. The 38-year-old Swede is also a marathon runner, and competes in a few 26.2-mile races each year. Last month, she ran for the very first time in the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM), making the long trek from Freeport in central Trinidad…

  • Just around the bend

    At 10.30 last Thursday morning in Balmain, the work day was well along at the National Cycling Centre. The track was populated with riders, Kwesi Browne among them, while down in the “pit,” clusters of athletes sat about, resting their legs and talking things over. Nicholas Paul and female sprinter Kollyn St George were…

  • Callender betters 400 personal best

    Trinidad and Tobago’s Emmanuel Callender was in fine form at the Camperdown Classics outdoor meet, in Kingston, Jamaica, on Saturday. The double Olympic sprint relay medallist clocked a personal best 46.85 seconds to finish third in his section and fifth overall in the men’s 400 metres. In Virginia, USA, yesterday, Marissa Gale finished just…

  • Lights please

    As a boy growing up in St James, I heard a lot about Arima and the eastern borough’s love for sport. But I was one of those people who thought anywhere beyond the Lighthouse was “de country”, and had few opportunities to experience that Arima sporting magic. There was one occasion, though, that stands…