Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Darryl Smith presented more cheques to Elite Athletes on Tuesday at the head office of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs on Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.
The Rio Olympic qualification of super heavyweight boxer Nigel Paul and Rower Felice Aisha Chow points the way for the recognition that late specialistation and talent identification are important aspects of a Long Term Athlete Development Programme.
Akanni in windy 20.89 run
Akanni Hislop was golden in the boys' under-20 200 metres event, on the third and final day of the 45th Carifta Games, at the National Athletics Stadium here in St George's, Grenada, this evening. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete won the final in a wind-assisted 20.89 seconds, forcing Bahamian Keanu Pennerman (21.03) and Antiguan Coull Graham (21.05) to settle for silver and bronze, respectively.
Khalifa St Fort turned in a dominant performance to win gold in the Girls U20 100m dash on Saturday night at the 2016 CARIFTA Games, St Georges, Grenada.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Khalifa St Fort’s bid for double Carifta gold ended yesterday at the Grenada Athletic Stadium in Grenada.
Tyriq Horsford (Signal Hill Sec) was the star of the opening morning of action of the 45th Carifta Games at the Grenada Athletic Stadium, Queen’s Park, Grenada, yesterday.