Richard Thompson's face said it all after he sped across the line to win the Men's 100 metres final at the National Association for Athletic Administrations (NAAA) National Gas Company (NGC)/Sagicor Senior Championships, "It's great to be champion again." His comment after taking gold in spectacular fashion.

Read more: Hail champion Thompson...as Ahye burns women’s field

Top national women’s sprinter Kelly-Ann Baptiste says knowing that Trinidad and Tobago’s women’s 4x100 metre (m) relay team has a chance to make history at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games is one of her biggest motivations.

Read more: Baptiste: Relay team aims to make history

On Saturday, August 6th, the first heats of the Women’s Single Sculls will take place at Lagoa Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, and Aisha Chow will carry her Fluid single down to the water at Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, "located in the heart of Rio with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, the Tijuca Forest and Christ the Redeemer statue at Corcovado."

Read more: Snapshots: Aisha's Path to Rio

Three of this country’s Olympic medal hopefuls Cleopatra Borel, Machel Cedenio and Andrew Lewis are staying focused on participating at the Rio, Olympic Games this August 5th -21st, even as top athletes around the world continue express concern about the Zika virus in the host country Brazil.

Read more: Borel, Cedenio and Lewis focus on Rio medals, not Zika

TRIPLE OLYMPIC medallist Richard Thompson and Semoy Hackett topped the respective men’s and women’s 100 metres preliminary round fields yesterday, as the 2016 NGC/Sagicor-sponsored NAAA National Open Track and Field Championships began at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo.

Read more: Thompson, Hackett shine at 100m prelims

T&T’s Cleopatra Borel came good again yesterday, to earn second spot in the Women’s shot put at the Spitzen meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland, with a second-round effort of 18.43 metres at the Allmend Stadium.

Read more: Borel settles for Switzerland silver

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