Battle of the hearts

As I stood at Sogren Trace Recreation Grounds and looked at the hundreds of children from East Port of Spain and environs interacting in peace, while the hard core onlookers on the surrounding perimeter kept a visible presence, many thoughts and ideas came to my mind on Saturday.

Self preservation vs good sport governance

‘Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.’

This quote by George Bernard Shaw remained top of my mind during various events this past week.

No time to sit on the fence

A changing environment with numerous challenges and opportunities is not the time to sit on the fence nor indulge in hypocrisy and lip service.

Positive vibes for Team TTO’s brand

The Games of the 31st Olympiad opened at the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janiero on Friday and a packed stadium and billions around the world tuned in to the big show. The moment that captivated Trinidad and Tobago would have been TeamTTO entering into the famed Maracana.

Chris Hoy...“If you get beat it is because they deserve it.”

Intense pressure for IOC, athletes

It takes two hands to clap. As we strive to achieve the vision of ten or more gold medals by the year 2024, the major hurdle that we have to overcome is attitudinal. Those who say it can’t be achieved, you are very right. You will never achieve it. It’s as simple as that. If your attitude is we can’t or I can’t, then that’s your reality.

Excitement almost fever pitch as Rio nears

Believe it or not, it’s just about two weeks to go to the Rio Olympic Games. The excitement is reaching fever pitch. Team TTO Tee shirts, Believe Tee Shirts and wristbands are now available at all branches of The Fan Club, MovieTowne, Trincity Mall and Gulf City Mall.