A hearing took place in Lausanne last week following Nesta Carter's retests ©Getty Images

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter is poised to learn his fate after an International Olympic Committee (IOC) disciplinary panel met to discuss his results following retests of Beijing 2008 doping samples.

Read more: IOC hold hearing as Jamaican sprinter Carter awaits retest results

Pan Am Games gold medallist Cleopatra Borel has advised young people to “shake it off and step up” when faced with adversity.

Read more: Borel urges youths to rise above adversity

NATIONAL junior track and field athlete Khalifa St Fort grabbed bronze in the girls 100-metre event when the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) World Under-20 Championships continued at the Zawisza Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland, yesterday.

Read more: St Fort takes World Jr 100m bronze

Alison Leonard was not selected to compete at the Olympic Games CREDIT: MARTIN RICKETT/ PA

Imagine being so dedicated to realising your dream that you would haul yourself to an athletics track, no matter what the weather, just to grind your body into the ground. Every single day.

Read more: Alison Leonard's Olympic snub is a brutal dismissal of an athlete's ultimate dream

Usain Bolt arrives for his Anniversary Games press conference. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge/Reuters

• Jamaican welcomes ‘strong message’ sent out to athletes
• Sprinter fit for Anniversary Games after hamstring scare

Read more: Usain Bolt says Olympic ban on Russian athletes will ‘scare a lot of people’

Khalifa St Fort...coming off fourth place at the National Championships

Khalifa St Fort attracted the attention of many after copping silver for T&T at her first international competition last year at the IAAF World Junior Championships, which as of November has been renamed the World Under-20 Championships.

Read more: St Fort leads T&T challenge in Poland

Janeil Bellille, Kai Selvon Sparkle McKnight and Domonique Williams combined for a national record in the women's 4x400 metres event, at the Blue Marlin Track & Field Classic in Nassau, Bahamas, late on Sunday. The Trinidad and Tobago quartet produced a three minutes, 30.37 seconds run to claim silver, finishing just behind Bahamas, the winners in 3:30.34.

Read more: National record but No Rio for 4x4 women

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