IMPROVED PERFORMANCES are expected from the national athletes at the NAAA (National Association of Athletic Administrations) NGC/Sagicor National Open Championships from June 24-26, as a refurbished track at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo will be utilised at the Olympic qualifying meet.
• Bolt may have to forfeit medal if Jamaica relay team-mate is banned
• Nesta Carter’s B sample for Beijing understood to be have been positive
SARA WOLLASTON whipped the field to win the Girls Under-20 100-metre final yesterday evening, as the Tobago House of Assembly (THA)/National Gas Company (NGC)/ NAAA Junior Championships began at the Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet.
Trinidadian Keshorn Walcott, the reigning Olympic champion in the javelin, finished third with a throw of 86.35 at the Bislett Games in Oslo, Norway, yesterday.
T&T’s sprinter Semoy Hackett, 27, place third in the timed final of women’s 200 metres event at the Star Athletics Pro Meet in Montverde, Florida, USA yesterday.
Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has reportedly registered a positive B-sample following re-analysis of drug test results at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, meaning the island nation should be stripped of the 4x100 metres relay title.