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Sport Ministry: Audits missing for W Connection and Pt Fortin; taxpayers spent $76 million on Pro League

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs has identified W Connection and Point Fortin Civic as the two Pro League clubs who are yet to submit relevant information to the government—including audited financial statements—so as to make themselves eligible for funding. Minister Shamfa Cudjoe has so far refused to approve …

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Sport Ministry vows to “address staff sensitivity” but offers no Thompson apology; reveals past funding to sprinter instead

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs has promised to “address staff sensitivity” to Trinidad and Tobago athletes but stopped well short of admitting culpability in its treatment of three-time Olympic Games medallist Richard “Torpedo” Thompson or offering an apology to the sprinter. Thompson, who competed at the 2008, 2012 …

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