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T&T set to receive gold in 2008 Olympic Relay as Jamaica is stripped of winning title

Trinidad and Tobago's 2008 silver medal 4x100m team, is set receive gold after the International Olympic Committee today disqualified Jamaica's winning team due to Nesta Carter testing positive for a banned substance.

Carter was listed last year as one of several athletes who had tested positive for the substance, but the decision to strip Jamaica of the gold medal was confirmed by the International Olympics Committee Wednesday morning.

Gold medal and new world javelin record for Akeem Stewart

Trinidad and Tobago's Akeem Stewart has won gold and set a new world record in the F44 category of Javelin at the Paralympics in Rio.

Stewart threw 57.23 metres in his first throw in the final to break the record of 54.77 metres which he held since October 2015.

He broke the record again with his final throw of 57.32 metres which confirmed him as the gold medal winner.