The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has ruled against ace Trinidad and Tobago cyclist Njisane Phillip for the presence of a prohibited substance in a sample provided by him at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games. The CAS ruling supports the decision of the Panam Sports ad hoc disciplinary …Read More »
“It’s a big gap, but not an insurmountable one… There are countless, beautiful comeback stories throughout the history of the sport! It’s what inspires people to pursue sport! “The essence of sport is to rise to the occasion, put one’s best foot forward, and face the doubts and demons that …Read More »
From zoom to gloom: T&T cycling suffers growing pains as fading Olympic dream prompts recriminations
After the euphoria of gold medals and tournament record times in the 2019 Pan American Games and Elite Pan Am Track Cycling Championships came a sickening crash to earth for Trinidad and Tobago cyclists Njisane Phillip and Keron Bramble. Feted in September, then vilified by Christmas. Phillip said he has …Read More »
A world record. The pinnacle for any sportsman because no one—ever—has gone as fast, as high, as far or lifted as much, in the history of mankind. Trinidad and Tobago has a lot of medals in its proud sporting history, gold that belie its size relative to its competitors. But …Read More »
Dear Editor: Has TTCF president, Robert Farrier, brought cycling into disrepute with Hartwell attack?
“The fact that the [Trinidad Guardian] article could say, ‘[National Cycling coach Erin] Hartwell rarely uses times made by riders to justify his recommendation for selection, and committee members do not ask for any’ is an outright untruthful statement. “[…] If indeed the President of the TTCF is the anonymous …Read More »