The Olympic Games in Rio is the first to be held in South America. Brazil and Rio de Janiero are home to a diverse population. It is claimed that Rio 2016 will be a catalyst for change in Rio leaving a positive legacy not only in sport, but also for society, the economy, urban infrastructure and the environment.

PRESIDENT OF the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), Brian Lewis, remains fully focussed on this nation’s dawning Olympic campaign amidst recent speculations of a possible medal upgrade following reports of Jamaica’s Nesta Carter returning a positive drug test from samples taken at the 2008 Games in Beijing, China.

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) president Brian Lewis confirmed that no athlete from the two island republic was among the 54 athletes from the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics who tested positive for performance enhancing drugs.

An experienced Jamaican runner is among 31 athletes, spanning six sports and 12 countries, whose retested A sample from the 2008 Beijing Olympics has shown the presence of a banned substance.

LOCAL SOCA artiste Erphaan Alves yesterday unveiled his new song and video entitled “Believe” in collaboration with Press Play Jukebox, aimed at increasing support for the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) Team TTO #10golds24 Athlete Welfare and Preparation Fund.

These are the words that best describe the Olympic-bound athletes who sacrifice and devote their time to a dream. Theirs is a dream of standing on an Olympic podium, while their country’s national anthem fills the stadium. The partners and corporate sponsors pulled together by the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) are each committed to that dream and our athletes, with an unwavering drive to see it realised.