Remove barriers for sport to be more inclusive

Sport at this point in time in its history is in a deep and intense battle to rise up from the fog of tradition and its status quo into the modern world.

Former President of Cuba Fidel Castro playing a game of Chess with two young Cuban boys.

Fidel Castro left an envious sports legacy

Events on the sports field have shaped us as a country. In tough times, sport has united us as a country; sport is how we express ourselves as a nation—especially at the Olympic Games, IAAF, and Fifa World Cup nand the World Netball championships which proves that sport matters.

Flashback: Founder of the Secondary Schools Leadership Symposium Valentino Singh, second from left, with Cleopatra Borel. Carlos Greene and Thema Williams.

Well done, Valentino, you’ve left your mark

“Forever!” That was my reply when I was asked how long I have known Valentino Singh.

“You not serious.” That was my reaction when told that we are into his last days on the job.

Sorting out complex issues of Olympism

The general assembly of the 21st Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) is underway in Doha, Qatar, beginning today. Over 1,200 delegates including representatives from 206 Olympic Committees, International Sport Federations and Olympic bid cities will be in attendance.

Gervais Warner...could well have been speaking to sport leaders.

Take note of Warner’s timely wake up call

In his keynote address at the IMF High Level Caribbean Forum at the Hyatt Regency, Port-of-Spain, recently, Massy Holdings CEO Gervase Warner expressed the view that the current economic and social circumstances are a blessing in disguise and the wake up call the Caribbean needs at this time.

The next step in TTOC’s plans

It’s the time of year when taking a look back as a way of determining the next step or what changes are required is the order of the day. For the Olympic Committee (TTOC), the Olympic year is a pivotal one. What worked and what didn’t work?