Luke Williams

Four­teen-year-old Luke Williams, who was shot dead on Mon­day at Singh’s Liquor Mart in St James, had many chal­lenges so­cial­ly and do­mes­ti­cal­ly.

Read more: Coach: Luke had social, domestic challenges

Tariq Horsford - Javelin gold & Kelsey Daniel - Triple jump silver medallist

Less than a week af­ter throw­ing a per­son­al best at the Cay­man Is­lands Carif­ta Games 2019 of 71.45m, The Uni­ver­si­ty of Mis­sis­sip­pi fresh­man Tyriq Hors­ford in­creased that mark to 72.31m at the Na­tion­al Re­lays in Arkansas, USA con­sid­ered a warm-up meet to the NCAA Cham­pi­onships which takes place from June 5-8.

Read more: Horsford says thanks to his coaches

NGC’s vice president of operations Ronald Adams, left, and chairman of the Heroes Foundation Philip Julien, right, present Olympic 100m gold medallist Hasely Crawford with a framed copy of the first edition of the A Runner’s Life - Lessons from an Olympian, at National Library, Port of Spain, on Thursday. PHOTO BY KERWIN PIERRE

TT’s first Olympic gold medallist Hasely Crawford’s legacy has been immortalised in a comic book titled A Runner’s Life – Lessons from an Olympian, a project undertaken by the National Gas Company (NGC) and the Heroes Foundation, a non-profit NGB.

Read more: Crawford honoured with comic book

Shaniqua Bascomble Girl’s U-17 200m gold medallist © Photo: NICOLE RAMROOP

T&T's Tyriq Hors­ford was tipped to win the men's Un­der-20 javelin ti­tle at the 48th edi­tion of the Carif­ta Games and he did not dis­ap­point win­ning the event at the Tru­man Bod­den Sports Com­plex in the Cay­man Is­lands, yes­ter­day.

Read more: Horsford, Bascombe, John reign

Members of the public wait in long lines to enter the Health Ministry's Men's Wellness Initiative Clinic at the Colposcopy Centre in the Mt Hope Women's Hospital yesterday.

Men in TT are at risk of having prostate cancer and lung cancer. The Ministry of Health has taken on the issue of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and yesterday marked a revolution of how TT’s health sector treated with NCDs (diseases that are not easily transmitted from one person to another) especially prostate cancer in men.

Read more: Afro-Trinidadian males at higher risk of prostate cancer

PROTECT OUR YOUTHS: Sgt Michelle Lewis of the Child Protection Unit and Acting ASP Michael Jackman at police press briefing at Police Administration Building in Port of Spain. PHOTO COURTESY TT POLICE SERVICE

POLICE have noted a new trend developing in this country where predators, in order to avoid detection and prosecution, are resorting to drugging minors who are then raped. In some cases, the rape leads to a pregnancy that the child or teen cannot explain to her parents and the police. This has led the police to issue new warnings to young girls and their parents to be extra vigilant.

Read more: GIRLS DRUGGED, RAPED

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