Newly appointed head coach for the Women’s national team Richard Hood says he’s ready to take on the challenge of leading this country in the upcoming CONCACAF Final Round of Olympic qualification in the United States next month.

T&T's Michael Alexander, left, and Joel Williamson of Guyana throw punches in the second leg of the Tuesday Night Boxing Series at the home of the West Indies batting legend Brian Lara, Lady Chancellor Hill, Port-of-Spain, on Tuesday night. PHOTO: ANDRE ALEXANDER

...as punches rain at Lara’s Castle

Members of the technical committee during its first meeting at the TTFA Offices on Wednesday. TTFA president David John-Williams sits in to formally introduce the members.

Dexter Skeene, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the T&T Pro League was named chairman of the Technical Committee by David John-Williams, the President of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) on Wednesday.

TTOC president Brian Lewis, left, with former International Soca Monarch Fay-Ann Lyons-Alvarez, Hans Romany, Diane Henderson, chair of the T&T International Marathon and businessman/entertainer Peter C Lewis at Olympic House, yesterday. The occasion was a media conference to announce Lyons-Alvarez’s participation together with entertainment and media partners in Sunday’s marathon to raise awareness for the TTOC’s 10 Golds 2024 Athlete Welfare and Preparation Fund initiative. PHOTO: SEAN NERO

Leading entertainer Fay-Ann Lyons-Alvarez will partner with the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) to raise awareness about its 10 Golds by 2024 Athlete Welfare and Preparation Fund initiative.

TRINIDAD AND Tobago’s fighters won four of the five international contests on Tuesday night, when the second instalment in the “Tuesday Night Boxing at the Castle” series was held at cricket icon Brian Lara’s residence on the Lady Chancellor Hill in St Ann’s.

Trinidad and Tobago’s sole Olympic cycling hopeful, Njisane Phillip, touched down in Hong Kong early yesterday morning ahead of his penultimate 2016 Summer Games qualifier event – UCI World Cup Series third and final leg – which pedals off in Hong Kong on Saturday.