Manny Robles in his LA gym: ‘The moment I became a US resident I went to school. I was 34. It was my dream to become a citizen and take care of my family.’ Photograph: Dan Tuffs/The Guardian

The trainer tells of his struggle as a Mexican in the US, his respect for Anthony Joshua – and keeping his boxer in line for the world heavyweight title rematch

HEAD coach of the national women's rugby team, Carlton Felix, says the athletes are "pumped and ready to go" ahead of 2019 Pan American Games.

Coach Alvin Corneal conducts a training session in Brazil 2014.

The years have rolled by rather quick­ly. I could dis­tinct­ly re­mem­ber the first day the Al­cons Soc­cer Acad­e­my start­ed its pri­ma­ry coach­ing ses­sion at the Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies (UWI), St Au­gus­tine front ground in June 1969.

This serves to inform that the PSL Fire On Wheels UCI Class 1 Olympic Qualifier which was carded for June 1st and 2nd at the Arima Velodrome is now postponed to September 14th and 15th 2019 at the National Cycling Centre in Couva.

A spectacular, golden performance by Trinidad and Tobago’s World Relay champs, Deon Lendore, Jereem Richards, Asa Guevara and Machel Cedenio, in the 4×400 metre event, in Yokohama, Japan, this month, has provided another tantalizing teaser of what could lay in store for the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee, (TTOC), as they chase their ambitious Vision 2024 goal.

A memorial   service   for   the   late   Dexter St Louis   will   be   held   on   Wednesday at the Mt Pisgah Spiritual  Baptist Church , John   Street, Chaguanas .   Starting   time   is   6pm.   Members   of   the   public   wishing to   pay their last respects are invited to attend.