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Give us our due! Why T&T’s sprint quartet wants more than shinier medals


Trinidad and Tobago’s 4×100 metre relay quartet of Richard “Torpedo” Thompson, Keston Bledman, Marc Burns and Emmanuel Callender finally has the silver medals to match the performance at the London 2012 Olympic Games. But whether the sprinters have the ‘right reward’ to go with their silverware is another story, which continues to frustrate the …

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Into the blogosphere: Wired868’s most read blogs of 2014

Anil Roberts and Kamla Persad-Bissessar

Brian Lara versus Sachin Tendulkar, the secret thoughts of a cussbud Minister, an internationally recognised community football coach in Chaguanas and constitutional reform debate were all among our best read posts for 2014. Here is our Top Ten list: 10. Cricket’s ‘Greatest’ debate: Santa Cruz statistician Franklyn “Uncle Frank” Hernandez …

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Show me the money: LifeSport gets a Live Wire audit

Anil Roberts, Sebastien Paddington and John Mollenthiel

Success has many fathers; but corruption, to paraphrase, is a bastard. Fortunately, Mr Live Wire has a paternity kit. So let’s have a look at the now defunct LifeSport programme, which has been held in a headlock by the media for the past two months. LifeSport, of course, is the brainchild …

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