Cleopatra Borel

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

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. 

Read more: Hackett gets sprint bronze in Florida

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.

Read more: Refurbished track to be tested at NAAA Champs

Usain Bolt won the 100m ahead of Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell at the Racers Grand Prix in Kingston, Jamaica on Saturday. Photograph: Collin Reid/AP

• 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

Read more: Usain Bolt would ‘not have a problem’ handing back Olympic gold medal

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.

Read more: Wollaston whips field in Girls U-20 100m

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.

Read more: Walcott third in Norway

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