IT WAS a clean sweep for athletics, in both the Seniors and Juniors categories, at last evening’s First Citizens Sports Foundation Sports Personalities of the Year 2017 Awards, at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s.
T&T's 4x400 metres Men's Relay team of Deon Lendore, Jereem Richards, Asa Guevara and Lalonde Gordon produced a new National Indoor Record time at 3:02.52 in the final at the IAAF World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, England yesterday.
DOUBLE 2017 World Championship medallist Jereem Richards, expressed joy after hearing the news that a new National Policy on Sport (NPS) 2017 to 2027 was announced in Parliament that included an incentives and rewards framework for national athletes.
Reigning World champions Jereem Richards, Machel Cedenio, Lalonde Gordon and Renny Quow will lead the T&T team for the upcoming IAAF World Indoor Championships.
If Trinidad and Tobago is to grow a sustainable and successfully sports industry, then athletes and sports administrators must begin thinkingn about the value of their brand and how that translates into a business product.
EPHRAIM SERRETTE, president of the NAAA (National Association of Athletic Administrations), has expressed his organisation’s support towards three-time Olympic medallist Richard Thompson, concerning the sprinter’s desire to get clarity on his application for elite athlete assistance for the fiscal year 2017-2018.