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TTFA denies Sport Minister’s accusations but vows to avoid war

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Sheldon Phillips has denied charges of incompetence and a host of allegations by Sport Minister Anil Roberts at a press conference yesterday. However, Phillips, who officially took up the football portfolio on 9 May 2013, was at pains to stress that the …

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Hockey triumph is inadequate cover for Sport dopes

The Trinidad and Tobago national men’s hockey team returned home this morning with bronze medals draped around their necks. No big deal really. It was only the first Pan American medal for a men’s national hockey team in 46 years. Sport Minister Anil Roberts, Permanent Secretary Ashwin Creed and the rest …

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Did Anil’s baby just win bronze?

Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner has claimed the alias of “Action Man” although it is uncertain whether he pinched the title as a farewell present from CONCACAF or had it purchased for him by friendly local contractors. But what do we call bilingual Sport Minister Anil Roberts, who juggles more …

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Anil goes green; but it’s not what you think

Few would be stunned by news that COP politician Anil Roberts has been privately nurturing a green thumb. The part-time swim coach and full-time court jester treats political parties as flings and not lifetime partners; although Mr Live Wire cannot vouch that he knows the difference between the two types …

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Shaka defends Tim Kee over coaching changes

Former World Cup 2006 goalkeeper Shaka Hislop has voiced his support for Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president Raymond Tim Kee after his decision to demote head coaches Hutson “Barber” Charles and Jamaal Shabazz in favour of Stephen Hart and Leo Beenhakker. Hart, a Trinidad and Tobago native and …

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Anil’s ADD-ing problem

Sport Minister Anil Roberts offered to resign, with conditions, on the TV6 Morning Show on Tuesday. So far, so interesting. Not surprisingly, the problem lay in the thought process. Roberts, who is also the D’Abadie/O’Meara MP, vowed to leave public office if a series of emails allegedly sent between the …

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