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Daneil Williams and Simon Blake won a “Golden Set” 15-7 over Nicaraguans Ruben Mora and Danny Lopez as T&T men’s beach volleyball team kept alive their dream of an Olympic Games appearance with a 3-2 round-of-16 win when the double-elimination 12-team NORCECA Continental Cup Finals served off yesterday.

Playing in hot and humid conditions in the final phase of NORCECA Continental qualification to the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, T&T found itself trailing 0-1 when Mora and Lopez defeated T&T-B duo, Christian Francois and Colin Bernard, 21-11, 21-14.

However, Williams and Blake (T&T-A) quickly leveled the series at 1-1 when they swept past Gerson Contreras and Denis Lopez 21-10, 21-9.

Contreras and Lopez redeemed themselves by beating Francois and Bernard 21-13, 21-17 to put the Central Americans back ahead 2-1, but Williams and Blake kept T&T alive by beating Mora and Lopez 21-12, 18-21, 15-9, before overcoming the same pair in the one-set clash to set up a last-eight meeting with host Mexico last night..

In the other round-of-16 matches St Lucia stunned Guatemala 3-2 via the “Golden Set” and Costa Rica blanked Suriname 3-0 and US Virgin Islands defeated El Salvador, 3-1.

With USA having qualified two men’s teams to the Olympics, the focus of the competition turns to Canada (one team qualified), Mexico (one team qualified) and Cuba.

Only the winners of the final will qualify to the Olympics while the second and third place teams in both genders will be entitled to play in the FIVB World Continental Cup, which will provide two final slots to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

However, top ranked local women’s pair, Ayana Dyette and Malika Davidson was surprisingly beaten in a “Golden Set” by Barbadians Shari Matthews and Anicia Woods 12-15 to miss out on a quarterfinal spot.

The loss for T&T-A’s Dyette and Davidson was the first of the day for the Diego Martin-born duo and ended their Olympic hopes after they defeated veterans Sharon Bovell and Anthazia Mason 21-12, 21-7 to get T&T level at 1-1, and then Matthews and Wood, 21-15, 21-14 to draw even again at 2-2.

This after T&T-B pair, Rheeza Grant and Abby Blackman, came up short in their two matches, 22-24, 23-25 against Matthews and Wood, and then 6-21, 17-21 versus Bovell and Mason.

In other round-of-16 ties, Jamaica won its all-CAZOVA tie with Suriname 3-1 after going down 1-0; Nicaragua swept past St Lucia 3-0 and El Salvador and Cayman Islands edged El Salvador 3-2 in “Golden Set”.

The Cubans are favorites to take the lone Olympic spot available but face stiff competition from Costa Rica and hosts Mexico with powerhouses USA and Canada both having already qualified the maximum of two teams per country to the Olympics through the FIVB Olympic Ranking.


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Rheeza Grant Interview - August 2019 - 2019 Pan Am Games, Lima, Peru

Nicholas Paul of Trinidad and Tobago celebrates after winning men's sprint gold at the Pan American Games ©Getty Images

2019 Pan Amer­i­can Games

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) President Brian Lewis has praised his nation's athletes after the country recorded their best medal performance at the Pan American Games in Lima.

Colin Murray |

2019 Pan Amer­i­can Games

A few fans stopped me to ask what I thought about the West In­dies' per­for­mance so far in the se­ries against In­dia in both the T20's and the ODIs.

DOUBLE GOLD MEDALLIST! Nicholas Paul of T&T celebrates beating compatriot Phillip Njisanel, also of T&T, to win the gold medal in the track cycling men's sprint final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru on August 3. (AP)

2019 Pan Amer­i­can Games

The Pan Amer­i­can Games closed on Sun­day but T&T is still cel­e­brat­ing its his­toric per­for­mance, claim­ing 13 medals, the most ever.

I happen to be initially browsing but having caught my attention, I then perused thoroughly, the 2018 Oxford Business Group country report on Trinidad and Tobago.  There were a number of perespectives, snap shots and overviews written. If one wanted to get a well researched and documented overview of the economic and business landscape within the twin Island Republic.

31 July is CANOC day. A message was sent out. That it barely registered or caught the attention of sport stakeholders in the Caribbean is an opportunity not a slight. CANOC must embrace the opportunity to heighten awareness and engage in enhanced outreach to provide information about the organisation.

It is cold in Lima, Peru, host city of the 2019 Pan Am Games. In fact, it is winter here in the South American nation.

With the one-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games officially underway, the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee, (TTOC) has announced that TTO athletes will benefit from a pre-games training camp at the Japan Athlete Training Center Osumi, in Osaki Town, Kagoshima Prefecture, as part of Japan’s Host Town Initiative.

Dylan Carter

Tokyo 2020

National swimmer Dylan Carter has qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan after reaching the semi-final in the 100m freestyle at the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships in South Korea.

In this file photo, (from L) TT's Keston Bledman, Emmanuel Callender, Richard Thompson and Marc Burns celebrate after winning silver in the men's 4×100m relay final at the National Stadium during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 22, 2008.

Tokyo 2020

TEAM TTO has been assured of a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Twelve years after their second place finish at the 2008 Beijing Games, sprinters Richard Thompson, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callender and Keston Bledman will receive their 4x100m relay gold.


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