Andwuelle Wright from Signal Hill jumps his way to a new national men's long jump record at the 2018 NGC/Sagicor National Open Championships at the Hasely Crawford stadium in Port of Spain, last year. PHOTO BY ANDRE DE GANNES

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NATIONAL men’s long jumper Andwuelle Wright has faced some adversity in his life, but the Tobagonian uses it as his driving force to make further leaps in the sport.

The National Aquatic Centre in Couva is one of the venues due to be used for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad and Tobago ©CGF

2021 Commonwealth Youth Games

The benefits of Trinidad and Tobago hosting the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) can ex­tend beyond the sev­en days of com­pe­ti­tion in­to medi­um to long-term in­ter­na­tion­al col­lab­o­ra­tions in sport, busi­ness and tourism, it has been claimed.

THE TT Olympic Committee (TTOC), on Friday, announced the team for the 2019 TT Pan Am Games. A total of 98 athletes (58 male, 48 female), will represent TT at the Games in Lima, Peru, which will be held from July 26 to August 11.

Dr. Fernando Antonio Beltranena Valladares

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I have received news of the passing of Dr. Fernando Antonio Beltranena Valladares, the former President of the Guatemala National Olympic Committee and Vice President of Pan Am Sports with a heavy heart and profound sadness.

It is an un­com­fort­able re­al­i­ty that the con­cept of fair­ness and equal­i­ty can be trans­ac­tion­al.

Caster Semenya has received the support of three global organisations that promote women’s sport. Photograph: Karim Jaafar/Afp/Getty Images

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• Women’s sport organisations say rules are ‘discriminatory’
• Semenya to appeal against testosterone limit for female athletes