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‘Not me and that!’ Patrick turns down Fifa appointment, as TTFA hit with more uncertainty

Fifa, apparently, needs a new makeshift football leader in Trinidad and Tobago. This morning, controversial Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) finance manager Tyril Patrick informed attorneys for the estranged local football president, William Wallace, that he will not attempt to succeed him. On Tuesday, Fifa effectively dissolved the TTFA’s …

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‘Rank corrupt, unjust, bullyboy tactics!’ Wallace’s attorneys take on Fifa and Patrick

Estranged Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace has issued a pre-action protocol letter to finance manager Tyril Patrick and threatened Fifa general secretary Fatma Samoura with formal legal proceedings, as local football officials attempt to challenge the dissolution of the TTFA board. On Tuesday, Fifa announced its …

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Attorney: Briana took cold and flu tablets; Jamaican junior sprint champ wants expedited hearing

Jamaica Briana Williams

The legal team of Jamaican sprinter Briana Williams has released a statement seeking an expedited hearing with the Jamaican Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel after the World Under-20 gold-medallist tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide.  The sprinter, who is coached by four-time Olympic medalist Ato Boldon, blames cold and flu …

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Did the Prime Minister act fairly? Crowne explains why he backs Rowley on Archie issue

“The Prime Minister’s decision to refer, or not refer, allegations to the President—who in turn is constitutionally charged with appointing a tribunal to formally investigate such allegations—is itself an intrusion into judicial independence and the usual separation of powers. “To then have a Court review the Prime Minister’s exercise of …

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Dear Editor: Warning on President’s Image is unconstitutional and threat to freedom of expression

“For the President to issue a Policy that restricts livestreaming, broadcasting and publication of her name and image without permission is a direct threat to freedom of expression and freedom of the press. Unlike those constitutionally entrenched rights, there is no constitutional protection for the President’s name and image.” The …

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