FIFA vice-presidents Alfredo Hawit of Honduras and Juan Angel Napout of Paraguay, both arrested in Zurich this morning, are among 16 officials indicted by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) on corruption charges, Attorney General Loretta Lynch confirmed today.

Sebastian Coe defied the odds, retaining his Olympic 1500m title at Los Angeles 1984, after he refused to listen to the critics who wrote him off ©Getty Imaes

Sebastian Coe's decision to finally give up his ambassadorial position with sportswear company Nike should allow him to drown out what he described as the "noise" which had become "intolerable and a distraction" from concentrating on sorting out problems at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

Photo: DIRECTV W Connection president and CEO David John-Williams.

DIRECTV W Connection president and CEO, David John-Williams, is the new Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president.

ONE of the world’s top Rugby Sevens sides, Fiji, is renowned for its blinding pace, dazzling attack and ferocious defence.

Jereem Richards

T&T’s pair of Domonique Williams and Jereem Richards have signed with Alabama head track and field programme. Both Williams and Richards are graduates of South Plains College in Texas (2013-2015).

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