Athletes of the Cougars Track and Field Club got an early Christmas present on Friday afternoon at their training camp at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella.
Responding to calls from T&T’s 4x400 metre men’s relay team for their gold medal run at last June’s IAAF World Championships to finally be recognised, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Darryl Smith is urging patience.
Double World Championship medallist Jereem Richards, is still beaming with pride after receiving the Chaconia Gold medal on Monday. Richards said it was an honour to get a national award, but TT’s latest star athlete said he will not allow his past achievements make him complacent.
DISTANCE runners Curtis Cox repeated as champion of the 10K in the Guardian Group SHINE Charity Run/Walk event on Saturday evening while Samantha Shukla did the same in the women’s category in the 5k.
Fourteen-year-old Shaniqua Bascombe and Eighteen-year-old Jaden St Louis, were named the senior Girls and Boys ‘Athletes of the Year,’ respectively at Cougars Track and Field Club annual awards and dinner on Tuesday at the VIP Room of the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port-of-Spain.
Reigning World Championship 200m bronze medallist Jereem Richards is thanking God for an amazing 2017 and believes more success is on the horizon.