In The Spotlight
Wednesday April 27th marked 100 days to the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) observed the occasion at the Olympic House where they received the Guardian Group’s sponsorship cheque during an official handing over ceremony.
Dr Daniel Johnson, the Bahamas Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, in his key note address to open the first ever Commonwealth Games Federation Americas and Caribbean Region meeting in Bahamas, made the confident declaration that sport and youth are key to Bahamas national development plan.
Former top T&T women’s NORCECA representatives Elki Phillip and Nancy Joseph turned back the clock when they topped the second of three women’s T&T Volleyball Federation beach wolleyball qualifying tournaments on Saturday at the T&TVF Beach Volleyball Development Centre, Saith Park Park, Chaguanas.
Sport Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT) — the state agency which provides funding to the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation (TTGF) — has issued a May 3 deadline to the local gymnastics fraternity requesting a comprehensive and detailed report on TT’s participation at the Aquece Final Gymnastics Qualifier (Rio Test Event) which jumped off in Brazil last weekend.
The West Indies cricket team, with all their bling and bravado, are the very incarnation of the modern game. Stick them in whites, send them out to face a bunch of gimlet-eyed Aussies, and they will be lucky to extend a Test match to a third day. But give them maroon pyjamas, a white ball and a pumping soundtrack, and they will smack you into next week.