Photo: Trinidad and Tobago’s 2010 Olympic Games 4×100 metre team (from left) Marc Burns, Keston Bledman, Emmanuel Callender and Richard Thompson.

Trinidad and Tobago track star Richard “Torpedo” Thompson insisted that his thoughts are only on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, even as speculation about a failed drug test by a Jamaican athlete and its possible repercussions have captivated athletics.

Read more: T&T sprinters keep cool as drug rumours raise prospect of Beijing 4×100 gold

Chanelle Young, Mikel Thomas and Rheeza Grant

Thomas lived in New York but moved to Kansas to train where he states he was less distracted. He was immersed in track and field, studying the science behind the discipline as well as executing the moves.

Read more: Mikel Thomas

Richard “Torpedo” Thompson steered his Road to Rio campaign back on track at the Atlanta Georgia Relays, in the United States, on Sunday.

Read more: Torpedo Thompson Season Best Season's Best 10.08 Takes Gold

Ato Boldon ....lashed out at organisers

‘Don’t blame us for the T&T Grand Games cancellation.” So said Peter Samuels, public relations officer (PRO) of the National Association of Athletic Administration (NAAA).

Read more: NAAAs: Don’t blame us for Games cancellation

Falcons Akeem Stewart was in a class of his own, yesterday when he picked up gold in the shot put at the Hampton International Games at the Hasel Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo.

Read more: Stewart shows his shot put class

T&T’s star sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye spent her day enjoying young athletes compete at the Atlantic National Primary Schools Track and Field Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo on Wednesday. Photo: Rachael King

Shaniqua Bascombe had a super day on Wednesday at the Atlantic National Primary Schools Track and Field Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, picking up the most outstanding award and rightly so winning all the events she entered.

Read more: Bascombe stars at schools track and field meet

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