TT Chess Association president Sonja Johnson

PRESIDENT of the TT Chess Association (TTCA) Sonja Johnson has been appointed secretary of the Planning and Development Commission of the World Chess Federation, FIDE.

DECISIVE LEG: Trinidad and Tobago’s Richard Thompson, second right, receives the baton from Emmanuel Callendar even as Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, centre right, urges on Asafa Powell who is already into stride, on the final leg of the men’s 4x100-metre relay at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in China on August 22, 2008. Powell crossed the finish line ahead of Thompson but, ten years later, T&T will be given the gold because Jamaica’s first leg runner Nesta Carter was doped.

It’s official.

Fifteen-year-old boxer Nyrell Hosein won the Caribbean Boxing Championship’s 57 kg trophy, last weekend in Guyana.

BEFORE 57 kg boxer Nyrell Hosein heard his name call as champion during the Caribbean Boxing Championships in Guyana, on Saturday last, he knew the title was his.

Commonwealth Games 100 metres gold mnedallist T&T’s Michelle-Lee Ahye, centre, tries her hand at rugby during the T&T Olympic Committee’s observance of International Olympic Day at Woodford Square, Port-of-Spain, back in June. CA-images/ Allan Crane

Sprint­er Michelle-Lee Ahye has al­ready achieved so much for T&T and though it has not been the smoothest path to suc­cess, her pas­sion to rep­re­sent this coun­try is un­wa­ver­ing.

Michael Johnson (file photo)

I recently learned that Michael Johnson, former USA 200m, 400m world record holder, had a stroke.

Fury got up from his final-round knockdown with the referee's count at nine

Tyson Fury's shot at completing a remarkable return to the top of world boxing saw him survive two knockdowns in an enthralling draw with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder in Los Angeles.