T&T’s sprinter Marc Burns, right, with his father Alec after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science (Physical Conditioning and Performance) at Auburn University in Alabama, USA on Sunday.

T&T’s well-decorated sprinter Marc Burns graduated on Sunday with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from Auburn University, Alabama in the United States.

Read more: Track star Burns gets his degree

FIFA, the global governing body for soccer, ordinarily enjoys huge revenue streams — in the hundreds of millions of dollars — from sponsorship deals attached to the world’s most-watched sporting event, the World Cup. But less than a year before the next edition of the tournament, the organization is having trouble finding companies willing to be a partner.

Read more: As Sponsors Shy Away, FIFA Faces World Cup Shortfall

FINANCIAL PROBLEMS affecting the TT Pro League are not only being felt by the footballers and clubs involved. Pro League CEO Dexter Skeene said yesterday he too is feeling the financial pinch.

The long-serving CEO admitted in an interview with Newsday he is getting fed-up and frustrated as he has also been making tremendous sacrifices and has not been paid for several months.

Read more: Pro League CEO feels the pinch too

Pigeon Point, Tobago. Today (30 May), the Australian High Commissioner to Trinidad and Tobago, Commonwealth Games Federation Regional Vice President for the Caribbean Fortuna Belrose, the Qeen's Baton Relay (QBR) delegation and the Trinidad and Tobago Commownwelath Games Association (TTCGA) received a warm welcoming ceremony from the Tobago House of Assembly (THA).

Read more: Queen's Baton Receives Warm Welcome in Tobago

Jamaica will make their debut appearance in Commonwealth Games rugby sevens at Gold Coast 2018 after becoming the final nation to qualify.

Read more: Jamaica complete Gold Coast 2018 rugby sevens line-up after winning final qualifier

2016 Paralympic Games double medallist Akeem Stewart and Asha James of Signal Hill Secondary were crowned the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively on Saturday as the THA held its annual sports awards at the Magdalena Grand Beach Resort in Lowlalnds.

Read more: Akeem, Asha top THA Sports Awards

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