Scandals, oil busts—Sport’s perfect storm Things That Matter

Getting ready for the Rio Olympic Games from August 5-21 next year, is more complicated than it was during the build up to previous Games. The general loss of confidence, in where T&T may be economical, are playing on the minds of most people actively involved in the Olympic preparation.

Sport can assist economic recovery - Things That Matter

Structural adjustment or recession, whatever the experts choose to call it, the reality is there is not enough money flowing in the system here in T&T. How do we create more cash flow? What can we do?

Local Sport Can Weather Hard Economic Times - Things That Matter

The announcement by Central Bank Governor Jwala Ramarran that the country is in recession and the effects will be felt next year (An Olympic Year) has not surprised the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC ).

My Miami myriad of human emotions - Things That Matter

Most people believe that sport administrators live a life sipping champagne, munching on caviar and operating in and out of five-star hotels.

The future has arrived - Things That Matter column

The environment in which national sport organisations and governing bodies operate have evolved far beyond the traditional methods and thinking.

Sport bodies must aspire to effective governing - Things That Matter column

Unelected and unaccountable. When the unelected flex their muscles sport is less democratic. Free and fair elections, it is argued, is the bulwark of democracy in any sphere. Any effort to promote and strengthen democracy in sport governance must be embraced no matter how bothersome.