AS athletes all across the world get ready to participate in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, three national athletes received financial support to aid in their preparation – First Citizens Sportsman of the Year Dylan Carter (swimming), former sportsman of the year Jereem Richards (track and field) and Nigel Paul (boxer).

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) has today decided to grant accreditation only to people who have essential and operational roles at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. This will significantly reduce the number of accredited people at the Games. It will be implemented by reducing a number of programmes, including the IOC Guest Programme.