Nicholas Paul

REMARKABLE PROGRESS: Trinidad and Tobago’s Nicholas Paul leads teammates Njisane Phillip and Kwesi Browne during their silver medal-winning Men’s Team Sprint ride at the Elite Pan American Track Cycling Championships at the National Cycling Centre in Couva in 2017. The national track cyclists are now among the highest-ranked in the world.


The Team TTO cyclists have improved their Track Men’s Sprint Olympic ranking, jumping from sixth to third with 4,570 points when the world governing body UCI updated and issued its latest rankings yesterday.

Technical director Erin Hartwell’s sprinters surpassed France (3,690), New Zealand 3,580) and Great Britain (3,560) with Netherlands sitting atop of the heap with 6,530 points, followed by Australia on 5,915 points in second.


NBA players, coaches, entertainers and politicians took to social media and other outlets yesterday to express their shock and sadness over the helicopter crash that took the life of former basketball great Kobe Bryant, an 18-time All-Star and five-time NBA champion.

More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore— their names enshrined in the Olympic Hall of Fame in the United States, their portrait an indelible fixture on the universal sports landscape.

MCCOLLIN Fontenelle was pushed to the limit when the East Clubs Classified Tennis Tournament served off Saturday night at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

Goal-attack Joelisa Cooper produced a near flawless shooting performance as defending champions Fire installed themselves as firm favourites to retain the Premier Division league title in the 2020 edition of the Courts All Sectors Netball League on Saturday.

After a positive start to the West Indies Championship with stellar performances with the ba…