Khalifa St Fort...coming off fourth place at the National Championships

Khalifa St Fort attracted the attention of many after copping silver for T&T at her first international competition last year at the IAAF World Junior Championships, which as of November has been renamed the World Under-20 Championships.

Read more: St Fort leads T&T challenge in Poland

OLYMPIC 2012 javelin gold medal winner Keshorn Walcott warmed up for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a top throw of 82.90 metres at the 2016 Falcons Invitational Meet at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago on Saturday.

Read more: Walcott, Wilson shine at Falcon Games

Janeil Bellille, Kai Selvon Sparkle McKnight and Domonique Williams combined for a national record in the women's 4x400 metres event, at the Blue Marlin Track & Field Classic in Nassau, Bahamas, late on Sunday. The Trinidad and Tobago quartet produced a three minutes, 30.37 seconds run to claim silver, finishing just behind Bahamas, the winners in 3:30.34.

Read more: National record but No Rio for 4x4 women

THE NATIONAL women’s and men’s 4x100-metre relay teams showed some form ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, as both teams won gold at the Blue Marlin Track and Field Classic at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas yesterday.

Read more: TT relay teams win gold in Bahamas

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Bernard Lagat, 41, wins the 5000m at the US Olympic Track and Field trials ©Getty Images

Victory in the 5000m at the US Olympic Track and Field Trials earned 41-year-old Bernard Lagat the right to become the oldest US runner at what will be his fifth Olympics - but for world 110m hurdles record holder Aries Merritt, desperate to defend his title in Rio 10-months after kidney replacement surgery, that dream is over; by one hundredth of a second.

Read more: Lagat’s Rio dreams come true at 41 but for Merritt the post-surgery plans are over

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