Alleyne’s record quadruple

first_imgJoshua Daniel Alleyne, a standout at the Mayberry Preparatory and Primary Schools Swimming Championships, shattered four individual records in helping his school to second place courtesy of the highest overall individual performance.Meanwhile, a total of 38 prep and primary swimmers broke records, while there were six relay marks set at the highly entertaining and compact event.Twelve-year-old Alleyne is Sts Peter and Paul Preparatory’s head boy and contributed a whopping 43 points to their title ambitions, which saw them finishing second best behind Wolmer’s Prep’s 232.50 points, with 148.Young Alleyne trains every day except Tuesdays at the National Aquatics Centre, where he has gone unbeaten in over three years, and swept four records last year.He will be looking to attend his preferred choice, Campion College, later this year.Mother, Norma Kerr Alleyne, describes the young swim sensation as a metaphor for youngsters who work really hard to excel.”He is one of those youngsters who puts in his time. He does try his best,” she told The Gleaner.Though Joshua had to prepare for his Grade Six Achievement Test, he balanced it well with swimming.”Obviously, we hope that he is going to go to Campion (College). His brother is there,” said his mother.The brilliant young swimmer’s record-shattering feats last Saturday included the boys’ 11-12 50m backstroke, which he won in 35:89; the 11-12 50m freestyle in 30:25; and the 12 and under 100m freestyle in one minute 07:45 seconds.Joshua also took the 11-50m breaststroke, emphatically shaving off .36 seconds from 40.88 to 40:52 seconds.The long-standing development meet has nurtured and fostered the development a number of swimmers.last_img read more

Wolves owner Steve Morgan puts club up for sale

first_imgWolves have been put up for sale by owner Steve Morgan. The Sky Bet Championship club are now on the market after chairman Morgan confirmed he is looking for a buyer after eight years. Morgan bought Wolves from Sir Jack Hayward in 2007 for £10 with the promise to invest £30million into the Molineux club.A club statement read: “Wolverhampton Wanderers FC announces today that after eight eventful and enjoyable years at the club, and after much thought, owner and chairman Steve Morgan has decided to put his 100 per cent shareholding in the Club up for sale.“Steve will step down from the board with immediate effect and day-to-day activities will continue to be managed by the chief executive with the current board overseeing operations.“While the process of finding a new owner is being undertaken it is very much business as usual for the head coach, players, staff and all other stakeholders involved with Wolves.“Steve would like to relay to all concerned that his ongoing commitment and financial support to Wolves will continue until a new owner can be found.“He would like to thank everyone connected with the club for their support and backing over his tenure to date and, as always, wishes Wolves every success for the future.“Steve will not be making any public comments in relation to this announcement.”Wolves are 16th in the table, having missed out on the play-offs on goal difference last season, and go to Fulham on Tuesday. 1 Steve Morgan last_img read more