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Attorney: Briana took cold and flu tablets; Jamaican junior sprint champ wants expedited hearing

Jamaica Briana Williams

The legal team of Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams has released a statement seeking an expedited hearing with the Jamaican Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel after the World Under-20 gold-medallist tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide.  The sprinter, who is coached by four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, blames cold and flu …

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Farewell, Thora Best Andrews: T&T’s first female medalist at major international track meet

Former top Trinidad and Tobago sprinter and hurdler Thora Andrews, nee Best, passed away in Beaumont, Texas, on Saturday. The 73-year-old former national long-jump title-holder was the first Trinidad and Tobago female athlete to win a medal at a major international meet, capturing bronze in the 80-metres hurdles at the …

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Here comes the boom! World Junior powerlifting champ, Hunte, targets global domination

“This year, going into next year, we could really see a big boom in powerlifting in Trinidad and Tobago.” Twenty two year old Junior Powerlifting world record holder Rondel Hunte, for one, is excited about 2019, as he aims to lift his sport to the forefront of the local sport …

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