Over 30 athletes and coaches showed up to the Hasely Crawford Stadium on Tuesday to participate in the “Learn By Doing” Hurdles Clinic. The one-day session, the country’s first in three years, was led by Mikel Thomas, a three-time Olympian and national 110m record-holder, along with clinicians Shayne Cooper and Antonia Burton.

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“I got a second chance, ras. I didn't have to be here talking tuh allyuh. God forbid, I could have been in jail, or on the block smoking with a real big belly and three gold teeth in my mouth. Be a leader. Don't be a follower.”
For close to an hour, on Wednesday, Keston Bledman shared his life with a group of form three boys at St James Government Secondary, urging them to stay away from a life of thuggery.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad, 5th October 2016: Diligence, focus and determination - these were the habits that Trinidad and Tobago 400M Olympian, Machel Cedenio, told students assisted in his reaching the 2016 Rio Olympics and achieving his overall goals.

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Proverbs 24:10 King James Version (KJV). “If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.” In local parlance that means don’t play mas if you ‘fraid powder.

Read more: Victory and defeat—sporting realities