T&T sprint cyclists land gold

T&T's Nicholas Paul, Njisane Phillip and Keron Bram­ble cap­tured the gold medal in the fi­nal of the Team men's sprint event at the Pan Amer­i­can Games in Li­ma, Pe­ru on Thurs­day night.

The na­tion­al team un­der the guid­ance of na­tion­al cy­cling tech­ni­cal di­rec­tor Erin Hartwell clocked 43.792 sec­onds to earn T&T its first gold medal of the Games and sec­ond over­all, thanks to a bronze from box­er Michael Alexan­der in the men's light wel­ter­weight class on Tues­day night.

NAAA reinstates Keshorn's golden throw

T&T's sec­ond Olympic Games gold medal­list Keshorn Wal­cott has won his protest af­ter his dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion from the men's javelin event at the NGC/Na­tion­al As­so­ci­a­tion of Ath­let­ics Ad­min­is­tra­tion (NAAATT) Open Cham­pi­onships on Sat­ur­day at the Hase­ly Craw­ford Sta­di­um, Mu­cu­rapo.

The 26-year-old Wal­cott, who has been suc­cess­ful at the Olympics, Com­mon­wealth Games, Pan Am, CAC, World Youth Ju­nior and Carif­ta Games, had plac­ing re­in­stat­ed af­ter his man­age­ment team made a suc­cess­ful ap­peal.

Carter, Lyons miss out on semis qualifications

T&T swim­mers, Dy­lan Carter and Cadell Lyons both failed to qual­i­fy for the semi­fi­nals of their re­spec­tive men's 50m freestyle and 100m but­ter­fly events when at the 18th FI­NA World Cham­pi­onship which con­tin­ued at the Nam­bu In­ter­na­tion­al Aquat­ic Cen­tre, in Gwangju, South Ko­rea on Fri­day.

The 23-year-old Carter who qual­i­fied for the 100m freestyle at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Tues­day night, had a dis­ap­point­ing end to the cham­pi­onship with a 41st place fin­ish in the men's 50m freestyle.

Russell, Bravo axed for India ODI tour

ST JOHN’S, An­tigua – In­jury-plagued An­dre Rus­sell and Dar­ren Bra­vo have been axed for the three-match One-Day In­ter­na­tion­al se­ries against In­dia start­ing next month.

Both fea­tured in the just con­clud­ed ICC World Cup in Eng­land but had lit­tle im­pact in their lim­it­ed ap­pear­ances.

From that World Cup squad, speed­ster Shan­non Gabriel and off-spin­ner Ash­ley Nurse have al­so been dropped, along with bats­man Sunil Am­bris who was called up as an in­jury re­place­ment for Rus­sell.

Army 5k/walk raises funds for women’s shelter

The T&T De­fence Force host­ed its first Char­i­ty 5K Run/Walk last Sat­ur­day at the De­fence Force Re­serves Head­quar­ters at Tuck­er Val­ley, Ch­aguara­mas.

The theme for the char­i­ty run was “Leav­ing No Woman Be­hind,” which was an­oth­er event host­ed un­der the aegis of the Chief of De­fence Staff’s Mil­i­tary Women’s Ini­tia­tive, which for­mal­ly recog­nis­es 40 years of women in ser­vice in the TTDF.

England cruises into World Cup final

Eng­land cruised in­to their first ICC World Cup fi­nal since 1992 with a crush­ing eight-wick­et win over de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons Aus­tralia at Birm­ing­ham on Thurs­day.

The vic­to­ry was set up by a fiery open­ing spell of fast-bowl­ing from Chris Woakes and Jofra Archer, who ran through the Aus­tralian top or­der and even­tu­al­ly saw them dis­missed for 221 in­side of 50 overs.

Ahye faces domestic violence charges in Texas

National athlete Michelle-Lee Ahye faces domestic violence charges in Texas.

The sprinter was arrested on June 20 on the charge of assault causing bodily injury.

She was released on June 21 but will have to return to court on a date to be announced.

Ahye's wife, Chelsea Renee, placed a now deleted post on social media with what appeared to be a mugshot of Ahye, suggesting the couple had split.

Both Ahye and Chelsea no longer have pictures of each other on their social media profiles.

The couple was married last May.


Darren Bravo gets all-format contract for West Indies

Trinidad and Tobago batsman Darren Bravo has gained a contract to play all formats of cricket for the West Indies.

Cricket West Indies increased the all-formats contracts from four to seven to four  with Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul joining Test and One-Day International captain Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph and Kemar Roach on the list.

Nicholas Pooran has also been given a white-ball contract.