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Wired868 has a four-letter word for the Sport Minister

Sport Minister Anil Roberts is never short of an opinion that he doesn’t want to scream into a reporter’s tape recorder. Wired868 cannot confirm that, as a schoolboy, his impossibly loud and unfettered voice routinely reduced librarians to tears. But Roberts gets quite quiet when “Jack” is mentioned and mumbles …

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Jack threatened to bankrupt TTFF

Works and Infrastructure Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President, Jack Warner, has apparently broken the terms of his FIFA exit and exposed the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) to more sanctions from the world governing body by meddling in regional football matters. Warner, according to a letter that was leaked …

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PP chefs face copyright suit

Sport Minister Anil Roberts mocked his COP Political Leader’s assertion that Marlene Coudray would be the first topic for discussion when the People’s Partnership leaders meet at today’s meeting. Roberts, who was defeated by Prakash Ramadhar in the COP leadership race, asked if the Mayor is more important than crime …

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TTFF tries to divorce its past

Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) Acting President Lennox Watson, who was the football body’s longest serving vice president until his sudden promotion last October, could not answer many questions at this evening’s press conference at the Harvard Sports Club on Serpentine Road, Port of Spain. Watson said he did …

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TTFF disregards Jan-Michael’s tragedy

… Grieving goalie considers international retirement   Trinidad and Tobago goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams is considering retiring from international duty at the age of 27; stung by what he perceives as insensitivity by the local football body, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF), to his tragic personal circumstances. Williams, who …

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Anil splashes the cash

Yes, Sport Minister Anil Roberts offered to put wealthy local cricketers Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard on his Elite Athlete Funding Program. No, he still disagrees with the NAAA’s assertion that he treats State funds like his own bank account.

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Sport Minister’s selective sleuthing

Sport Minister Anil Roberts showed sleuthing promise as he accused the TTCB of secretly pocketing $3.5 million for not playing its best players and requesting State funds while enjoying a bank balance of $5.1 million. Roberts never seems as clever when the topic of conversation is approximately $180 million collected …

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Sport Minister’s synchronised swinging

Sport Minister Anil Roberts blasted the local cricket and athletic bodies for being willfully blind to the truth and fiddling with facts regarding team selection and an objection to the Ministry’s elite funding policy. Roberts then claimed that there was no conflict of interest involving a $1.9 million boxing card …

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