Athletics

Athletics

  • Whiteman wins race to Toco

    Jabari Whiteman improved on his third place finish in the Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation’s first Road Series event with victory yesterday in the second instalment. Whiteman completed the 95-kilometre race from the Mucurapo Foreshore to the Keshorn Walcott High School in Toco in two hours, 24 minutes, 23 seconds to cop top spot…

  • St Hillaire rules in Tobago

    Dwight St Hillaire was dominant in completing the men’s 200/400 double at the National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) development meet, in Bacolet, Tobago, on Sunday. St Hillaire completed a lap of the Dwight Yorke Stadium track in 47.71 seconds for a huge margin of victory in the 400 metres event. And in the…

  • Callender, Lalonde win at US meets

    Olympic medallists, Lalonde Gordon and Emmanuel Callender were in winners’ row at indoor track and field meets in the United States, last Saturday. Gordon was the class of the men’s 200 metres field at the Great Dane Classic in New York, the 2012 Olympic 400m bronze medallist winning his season-opener in 20.95 seconds. The…

  • Kiptanui Too, Alvarez claim UWI half marathon

    International runners continued their dominance of the University of the West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI-Spec) international half marathon, as Kenya’s Hillary Kiptanui Too claimed the top spot among men and Venezuela’s Yeisy Alvarez secured the women’s title at yesterday’s 13th staging of the race. Kiptanui Too, in his first effort in…

  • Dunross, St Joseph’s recognised at TTTF awards

    Dunross Preparatory School, and St Joseph’s Convent Port of Spain received awards for topping the multi-sports series primary schools and secondary schools divisions respectively, yesterday, at the Cascadia Hotel in St Ann’s. The event which was hosted by Trinidad and Tobago Triathlon Federation (TTTF) in partnership with Atlantic LNG and other sponsors, was a…

  • TT Paralympic athlete Akeem Stewart wins gold

    T&T Paralympic athlete Akeem Stewart has broken the world record twice in one night, with his final throw reaching 57.32 metres, winning gold for T&T. Stewart set a new world record in javelin at the Paralympics in Rio minutes earlier with a throw of 57.23 metres. Stewart broke his own record, as he was…

  • Keshorn grabs Rio bronze

    Keshorn Walcott has placed  third, winning T&T’s only medal, a bronze, in the Men’s Javelin final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday night. Germany’s Thomas Rohler, won gold with a throw of 90.30 metres took Kenya’s Julius Yego placed second with a throw of 88.24. Minutes after capturing the bronze, Walcott shared a post on his…

  • Down in style

    Trinidad and Tobago’s first-ever outing in an Olympic gymnastics competition ended at the Rio Olympic Arena, here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, yesterday. And while Marisa Dick has been eliminated, there was considerable satisfaction for the 19-year-old at the end of her women’s qualification campaign. Dick attempted a new signature move, mounting the balance…

  • T&T to host Junior Pan Am track cycling

    After receiving unanimous support from all clubs present at the most recent General Council meeting, followed by glowing support from the Minister of Sport, Darryl Smith on Friday, the T&T Cycling Federation (T&TCF) will host a major continental cycling event for the first time ever. This after it was confirmed that this year’s  Junior…