T&T quartermiler Lalonde Gordon braved severe cold weather to not only compete in the men’s 300 metres dash but win the event at the New Balance Games in New York which was postponed to Sunday.

The Trinidad and Tobago Marathon Committee had their first Secondary School Marathon Relay alongside their International Marathon in an effort to promote distance running in schools on Sunday. Emerging victorious in the inaugural event was none other than Maple Leaf with a strong core of six including Leigh Anderson, Caleb Bachew, Edgar Bodu, Dylan Lee, Jonathan Thompson and Kristopher Simmons.

Nekeisha Blake

Eight-time national women’s badminton player Nekeisha Blake is set to return to the court in August after a lifetime ban was reduced to one year by the Appeals Committee on Friday.

DUBAI DATE: Tonya Nero

Trinidad and Tobago’s Tonya Nero will be on the streets of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, tomorrow night (TT time), bidding for an Olympic berth. Nero is among thousands of runners entered in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon, and will set off on her 26.2-mile journey at 10.30 p.m.

Trinidad and Tobago’s male beach volleyball players continue their march towards Olympic qualification when they commence the second round of the Continental Cup Men’s Inter- Zonal Beach Qualifiers which serves off on Castaways Beach, Antigua, today.

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago chess star and St Joseph’s Convent, Port of Spain student, Della-Marie Walcott. (Courtesy Amiel Mohammed)

The following press release was sent to Wired868 by the friends and family of 14 year old Trinidad and Tobago chess olympiad and St Joseph’s Convent, Port of Spain student, Della-Marie Walcott: