So you had already mentally banked a cycling medal for Trinidad and Tobago at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and today’s news of an alleged doping violation made your stomach turn like a bad Ponche de Creme? Yep. On Boxing Day night, the Pan American Games organisers sent word that …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 »
“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 »
Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation (TTCF) racing secretary David Francis has voluntarily conceded his position as team manager for national cyclist Njisane Phillip for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Francis’ withdrawal follows a Wired868 article on Friday 15 July, which detailed Phillip’s bitter disappointment that his teammate and proposed soigneur, …Read More »
As Trinidad and Tobago’s 32 elite athletes celebrated the formal announcement of their qualification for the Rio 2016 Olympic games, 25 year old national cyclist Njisane Phillip was left confused and incensed after discovering, through the media, that a key member of his support staff will not fly to Brazil …Read More »