The Ministry of Sport and Community Development paid out TT$3.3 m in grant funding to ‘a combination of national governing bodies, community sporting groups, and athletes’ on Monday at the Ministry’s headquarters in Nicholas Tower, Independence Square, Port-of-Spain. The payments, according to a media statement, were made via the Ministry’s …Read More »
Dear Editor: T&T U-21 hockey teams go straight from quarantine to action in Chile—how can they perform?
“[…] (The Trinidad and Tobago National Under-21 Hockey teams) left at midnight on Thursday, spent 13 hours at the airport in Panama, and finally arrived in Chile on Saturday morning. Then, they were placed in quarantine for up to 48 hours, until they got their PCR test results. “This means …Read More »
“[The] initial decision by [Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Hockey Team hockey coach Glen ‘Fido’ Francis] to exclude Mr [Andrey] Rocke [from his training team for the 2019 Pan American Games] seemed to be on the premise that he knew about the requisite beep tests and just did not attend. …Read More »
Dear Editor: National hockey coach ‘Fido’ Francis is victimising Rocke and should be sacked for lacking ambition
“Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Hockey Team head coach Glen ‘Fido’ Francis: ‘We finished seventh in 2011 and 2015, so seventh or eighth is not a big thing’. “Interesting to note Francis was the coach at these competitions [in 2011 and 2015]! It is unbelievable that members of the TTHB …Read More »
Let’s talk sport! Cabralis on administration, gov’t sponsorship, facilities and why Ahye should stay on social media
“[It was a] poor decision [by Michelle-Lee Ahye to shut down her social media accounts]. The PR people will tell you bad publicity, good publicity, it is still publicity nonetheless; and it is about how you use it. “Being a professional athlete, she makes money from running but her social …Read More »