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TTOC Conference: Gopee-Scoon points to sport entrepreneurial fund; urges innovative thinking

“The business of sport […] offers a myriad of entrepreneurial possibilities. The Government of Trinidad and Tobago (GORTT) clearly understands this reality and has invested heavily in sport infrastructure to build capacity in the local sport industry. “[…] In order to encourage entrepreneurship and stimulate enterprise development, the Government in …

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Appeal dismissed! Advantage St Louis and Chung as TTTTA’s attack on Justice Honeywell’s ruling gets short shrift

The Trinidad and Tobago Table Tennis Association’s defence of its team selection process for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games was dealt a damaging blow today when three Court of Appeal Judges—Justice Prakash Moosai, Peter Jamadar and Allan Mendonça—unanimously voted to uphold an injunction granted against the National Sporting Organisation …

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Sport Ministry vows to “address staff sensitivity” but offers no Thompson apology; reveals past funding to sprinter instead

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs has promised to “address staff sensitivity” to Trinidad and Tobago athletes but stopped well short of admitting culpability in its treatment of three-time Olympic Games medallist Richard “Torpedo” Thompson or offering an apology to the sprinter. Thompson, who competed at the 2008, 2012 …

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Did Justice Honeywell try to bully TTTTA? Court of Appeal to rule tomorrow on injunction affecting t-tennis stars

Did Madame Justice Eleanor Donaldson-Honeywell try to bully the Trinidad and Tobago Table Tennis Association (TTTTA) by improperly using an injunction as punishment against the National Sporting Organisation (NSO)? On Friday 2 March, the Court of Appeal will rule on the validity of Donaldson-Honeywell’s injunction order, which blocks the TTTTA …

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Tennis body: Justice Donaldson-Honeywell “misdirected herself” in “illogical ruling;” TTTTA lodges appeal

The legal stakes continue to rise in the impasse between star players Dexter St Louis and Rheann Chung and the Trinidad and Tobago Table Tennis Association (TTTTA). The umbrella body has again ignored the arbitration route and instead responded with a blistering counter-attack on Madame Justice Eleanor Donaldson-Honeywell. The TTTTA, …

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