Trinidad and Tobago has a proud tradition and history of sporting excellence and passion. The twin Island Republic has produced 18 Olympic medal winners, two Olympic Champions, several Pan Am, CAC and Commonwealth Champions and a Youth Olympic Champion.

Read more: TTOC celebrates 40th Anniversary of Hasley Crawford’s Gold Medal with launch of New Athlete...

Uruguay's Julio Maglione and Mexico's Olegario Vázquez Raña are among six people removed from the official list of International Olympic Committee (IOC) members after passing age limits in 2015.

Read more: Maglione and Vázquez Raña among six departing IOC members as number shrinks to 92

An independent financial audit will be conducted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) into grants it awards to the various International Federations and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) in a bid to increase transparency within sport in the midst of corruption and doping scandals, Thomas Bach announced here today.

Read more: Independent audit launched by IOC on contributions to sporting organisations

The New Year offers people across the world the chance to wipe the slate clean and make a fresh start.

Read more: Liam Morgan: Olympic year gives sport the chance at redemption following corruption-plagued 2015

Mexico have been warned by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) autonomy tsar Patrick Hickey they could miss Rio 2016 because of Government interference.

Read more: Exclusive: Mexico warned by IOC autonomy tsar they could be suspended from Rio 2016