Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Foundation recently invested TT$100,000 to officially partner with the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) with Rio 2016 Olympics just around the corner.

In the world of sport, invariably, if a coach is the subject of headlines it is normally a sign that something has gone drastically wrong.

Rio 2016 President Carlos Nuzman has formally received the Olympic flame on behalf of his city at a colourful Handover Ceremony in Athens.

Coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be shown on video messaging application Snapchat after the signing of an unprecedented deal with American rightsholders NBC.

"Full support and commitment" has been pledged by the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) after joining the Sport Integrity Global Alliance.

BRIAN LEWIS, president of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), has urged his members as well as the national athletes (already qualified or vying for spots at the 2016 Olympic Games) to stay focussed on the task at hand.