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 »
Trinidad and Tobago had a bittersweet time in Rio today as track and field events and indoor cycling got underway at the 2016 Olympic Games. Cycling sprint star Njisane “J-Boy” Phillip roared through the preliminary round but failed to match his 2012 accomplishment of a place in the semifinal while …Read More »
“Regardless of how confident you look when you come out on stage, I don’t care who you are, you are freaking out inside,” said Trinidad and Tobago cycling sprint star Njisane Phillip. “You could lose. You’re understanding what I’m saying? You could lose. That’s what in your mind. “Every athlete …Read More »
“It is a lonely life,” said Rio-bound Trinidad and Tobago international cyclist Njisane Phillip. “I am up at 6am and I’m out of the house at 7am. I’m on the track at 9am, I’m off the track at 12pm and I am back in the gym at 3pm. “I’m out …Read More »
Trinidad and Tobago international cyclist Njisane Phillip has expressed gratitude to local cycling official David Francis and the Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation (TTCF) for allowing him to take his proposed soigneur, Varun Maharaj, to next month’s Olympic Games. However, Phillip said the TTCF’s change of heart will not affect …Read More »
London 2012 Olympic gold medalist Keshorn Walcott, Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) 2015 Sport Personalities of the Year, Machel Cedenio and Cleopatra Borel, Beijing 2008 Olympic silver medalist Richard “Torpedo” Thompson, former World 400 metre hurdles champion Jehue Gordon, veteran swim star George Bovell III and 100 metre and 200 metre NAAA …Read More »