Kwame Laurence

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Justin Guy was in fine form at the South Plains College Indoor Invite #3 meet in Texas, USA, on Monday, stopping the clock at a personal best 7.94 seconds for gold in the men’s 60 metres hurdles. Guy was also on show on Sunday at the South Plains Indoor Invite #2 meet, claiming 60 hurdles bronze in 8.20.

Guy’s South Plains teammate, Camille Lewis was golden in the women’s high jump at the #3 meet, clearing the bar at 1.64 metres. She earned silver in the 600m race in one minute, 38.33 seconds. At the #2 meet, Lewis finished third in the 800m in 2:20.49 and fourth in the 1,000m in 3:22.37.

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The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) is partnering with the market network super app LUHU (Let Us Help U) to push sport in T&T towards digital transformation.

TTOC president Brian Lewis and LUHU co-founder Zwede Hewitt recently met to discuss the partnership. Hewitt told the Express he is excited about teaming up with the TTOC in the interest of local sport.

Asa Guevara struck gold at the American Track League #4 indoor meet in Arkansas, USA, yesterday. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete got home in 33.11 seconds for top spot in the men’s 300 metres event. American Jamiel Trimble picked up silver in 33.38.

“I’m not sure where Ephraim Serrette would have been if it were not for track and field. It was not a tough decision for me to give back to the sport.”

Serrette served as president of the National Association of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad and Tobago (NAAATT) between 2006 and 2021. The former national athlete resigned on Tuesday, cutting short his latest term of office. “I take up a new job on Monday,” Serrette told the Express, “and it does not allow me to perform the duties of NAAATT president.”

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Lynette “Granny” Luces has died. The famous marathon runner was 93.

Granny Luces was a fixture at the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM). She completed the 26.2-mile race 17 times between 1985 and 2008. Her fastest run came in 1988, the then 60-year-old getting home in four hours, 25 minutes, 54 seconds.

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Dwight St Hillaire jumped from 13th to third on the all-time Trinidad and Tobago indoor men’s 400 metres list with a fast 45.64-second run at …

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Che Richards, Hezekiel Romeo, Janae De Gannes and Jonathan Farinha were among the standouts at two track and field test meets held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, on the weekend.

The meets marked the return of track and field here in Trinidad and Tobago following a long period of inactivity because of Covid-19.

Jereem “The Dream” Richards produced a golden run at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in New York, USA, on Saturday.

Richards clocked 32.71 seconds to secure top spot in the men’s 300 metres. The Trinidad and Tobago track star held off a solid challenge from Christopher Taylor, the Jamaican getting home in a national record time of 32.80. American Kahmari Montgomery was third in 32.96.

Sparkle McKnight is keen to book her spot on the Trinidad and Tobago team for the July 23 to August 8 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. As a recent recipient of Elite Athletes Assistance Programme (EAAP) funding, her qualification hopes have been boosted.

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Trinidad and Tobago’s Dwight St Hillaire produced a strong run in the men’s 200 metres event at the South Carolina Invitational indoor meet, i…

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