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‘Significant and humbling!’ Newcastle poised to grant Hislop keys to the city for anti-racism work

Former Trinidad and Tobago international and Newcastle United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop is prominent on the Wednesday 2 March agenda of the Newcastle City Council as the executive will vote on presenting Hislop with the keys to their city for his anti-racism work. Hislop, who turned 53 on Tuesday, joined Newcastle …

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Demming: Caribbean Games was perfect forerunner for the Olympics— I’m still toting over cancellation

Making mention of the cancelled Caribbean Games, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, Jamaica’s minister of culture, gender, entertainment and sport, wondered aloud why the event had not come off. This happened at the two-day Community Development Partnership Forum (CDPM-V), during one of the sessions about more regional collaboration in sport. …

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Sport included in safe zone policy; Govt gives green light in time for mid-week WI U-19 fixture

Sport is back—but only if you have taken the jab. Minister of Sport and Community Development Shamfa Cudjoe confirmed today, via email, that sport has been included in the Government’s Safe Zone policy. It means that, like cinemas, restaurants and bars, national governing bodies and ‘sport serving bodies’ can resume …

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‘A great team player…’ Lewis, Serrette and Boldon mourn Deon Lendore, Arima’s first Olympic medallist

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) president Brian Lewis and former National Association of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad and Tobago (NAAATT) president Ephraim Serrette this morning expressed shock and anguish at the untimely passing of 29-year-old track star Deon Lendore. Lendore, a three-time Olympian who won bronze in the 4 …

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Ahye and Paul top TTOC awards list; Blackman, Serville, Gittens, Anissa and Prescott also honoured

Cyclist Nicholas Paul and sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye were yesterday named the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) 2021 Senior Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively at the TTOC’s 27th Annual Awards Ceremony,  which was held online for the second successive year. Ahye, who also copped the prestigious award in …

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Negligent administrators, ‘return to play’, and vaccines: Shamfa Cudjoe talks sport with Wired868

“[…] One option is that we start to play with vaccinated persons only—no audience or spectators… Some sporting disciplines are looking better than others. For instance, based on what has been put to us by cricket, cricket looks good.  “[…] In football… the Super League couldn’t tell [how many of …

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