In this October 16, 1968 file photo, US athletes Tommie Smith (C) and John Carlos (R) raise their gloved fists in the Black Power salute to express their opposition to racism in the USA during the US national anthem, after receiving their medal for first and third place in the men’s 200m event at the Mexico Olympic Games. At left is Peter Norman of Australia who took second place. AFP PHOTO - -

Lewis: IOC must acknowledge Rule 50 was racially-fuelled

BEFORE any amendment is made to Rule 50 of the Olympic Charter, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) must firstly acknowledge the fact that this decree was built on the pillars of racial discrimination and inequality.

A sports-base approach is needed to help the youth

Last week, Trinidad and Tobago faced its own Black Lives Matter (BLM) day of reckoning. The lives of PC Allen Moseley, Joel Jacob, Noel Diamond, Israel Clinton and Ornella Greaves had all the elements of our nation on edge. Guns and bullets.

Brian Lewis - Allan V. Crane

TTOC head: 'Root out gender, racial inequality'

FUNDAMENTAL change is needed across the board, if TT, as a nation and people, wishes to eradicate the gender and racial inequality currently plaguing the society.

Do not flinch in the face of adversity

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s announcement that phase three of the reopening of the T&T economy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic restrictions began on Monday was met with welcome relief by many citizens but mostly the business sector.

TTOC president Brian Lewis - SUREASH CHOLAI

Lewis: Sport can be key in covid19 recovery

BRIAN LEWIS, president of the TT Olympic Committee (TTOC), says that sports can play a vital role as TT recovers from the global coronavirus pandemic.

TTOC president Brian Lewis - SUREASH CHOLAI

Lewis: We need a culture change

SELF REFLECTION and culture change during the current downtime are the primary elements which can aid society’s swift reintegration, in the post-covid19 period.