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

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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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NAAA: Sport Minister exposed T&T to international sanctions

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The National Association of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad and Tobago (NAAA) has retorted to criticisms from Sport Minister Anil Roberts by accusing the minister of lacking patience and respect for World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) legal procedures. The NAAA further claimed that Roberts’ probes and public pronouncements on the Semoy Hackett …

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TTFA denies Sport Minister’s accusations but vows to avoid war

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Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Sheldon Phillips has denied charges of incompetence and a host of allegations by Sport Minister Anil Roberts at a press conference yesterday. However, Phillips, who officially took up the football portfolio on 9 May 2013, was at pains to stress that the …

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NAAA edges TTFF as top body

Kelly-Ann Baptiste, 25, and her family missed Wednesday’s gala function at Queen’s Hall, St Ann’s while the National Amateur Athletic Association (NAAA) and the Sports Foundation disputed who had responsibility to contact the talented sprinter and 2011 Sportswoman of the Year. The NAAA officials were present to collect the Jeffrey …

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