Gil Roberts successfully argued the positive test had been a result of kissing his girlfriend ©Getty Images

Olympic gold medallist Gil Roberts has been cleared of a doping violation after successfully arguing that he ingested a banned substance by kissing his girlfriend.

Read more: Roberts cleared of doping offence after ingesting substance by kissing girlfriend

PRESIDENT of the National Association of Athletics Administration (NAAA), Ephraim Serrette, yesterday heaped praise on the national female athletes after some fine performances at the NGC/Sagicor NAAA National Senior Championships held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, last weekend.

Read more: NAAA boss hails TT women’s athletes

Please be advised that Trinidad & Tobago Olympian for the sport of rowing, Ms. Felice Aisha Chow, will be participating in the 2017 World Rowing Cup III being held in Lucerne, Switzerland this weekend.

Read more: Trinidad and Tobago Canoeing & Rowing Federation

National sprint queen Michelle Lee Ahye continued her domination of the track with gold in the 200m final yesterday at the NAAA National Senior Championships which came to an end at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo.

Read more: Ahye cops National sprint double

Javelin thrower Keshorn Walcott and sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye named on the T&T team for the IAAF Wolrd Championships.

Two-time Olympic medallist Keshorn Walcott and sprint sensation Michelle-Lee Ahye will headline a 23-strong team selected to represent T&T at the IAAF World Championships in London, England from August 4-13.

Read more: Walcott, Ahye lead T&T medal hunt in England

MICHELLE-LEE Ahye broke the national women’s 100-metre record on her way to the title, while Emmanuel Callender won his first national 100m title at the NGC/Sagicor Open Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, yesterday.

Read more: Ahye steals spotlight with 100m record

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