Michelle-Lee Ahye

HALF-LAP VICTORY: Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle-Lee Ahye

Michelle-Lee Ahye won the women’s 200 metres “B” race at the Spitzen Leichtathletik meet in Luzern, Switzerland, on Tuesday. The Trinidad and Tobago sprinter clocked 23.10 seconds to finish ahead of Americans Morolake Akinosun (23.21) and Lynna Irby (23.25).

Ahye was just off the podium in the 100m final, getting to the line fourth in 11.29 seconds. Germany’s Gina Luckenkemper struck gold, just getting the better of Jamaican Natalliah Whyte in the closest of finishes. Both sprinters were credited with the same time, 11.20. Another German, Tatjana Pinto bagged bronze in 11.21.

In the qualifying round, Ahye finished second in heat one in 11.39 seconds. Luckenkemper was home first with an 11.33 clocking. Pinto topped the second heat with an 11.27 run, with second spot going to Whyte in 11.31.


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The returning Imran Khan is not writing off a Trinidad and Tobago resurgence in the second half of the West Indies Championship four-day competition and is hoping to play a key role in helping the Yannick Ottley led team return to the top half of the table before the end of the campaign.

Tyson Fury reinvented himself once again, and once again he’s a heavyweight champion.

The ‘Gypsy King’ dropped Deontay Wilder twice Saturday night in their heavyweight title rematch, turning from boxer to puncher to win the title when Wilder’s corner threw in the towel as he was taking a beating in the seventh round.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Under-20 Women, powered by a four-goal performance by captain Afiyah Cornwall made a perfect start to the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship Group F campaign with a 6-0 shut out of St Kitts/Nevis at the Estadio Panamericano in San Cristobal, yesterday.