Athletics

Athletics

  • 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…

  • 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…