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Cudjoe bemoans late TTFA request as T&T U-15 Girls and U-14 Boys pray for Govt bailout

Minister of Sport Shamfa Cudjoe and Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT) chairman Douglas Camacho said it will be difficult to accommodate a request by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) for funding for the Girls National Under-15 and Boys National Under-14 football teams. However, the government is …

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Cudjoe promises ‘incentive’ for ‘phenomenal’ Jereem; 400m champ dedicates title to Lendore

Minister of Sport and Community Development Shamfa Cudjoe described Trinidad and Tobago quarter-miler Jereem Richards as ‘phenomenal’, after the 28-year-old Point Fortin sprinter snatched gold in the 400-metre event at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia today. Richards, who is also the reigning Commonwealth Games 200m champ, crossed …

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Sport will operate as ‘safe zone’; athletes and coaches must vaccinate or get medical exemption

Lionel Messi, Mohamed Salah, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and LeBron James are all vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. And if you’d like to be involved in sport for the foreseeable future, you will have to follow suit. The Office of the Attorney General today published an updated Public Health [2019 …

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Is sport now open to unvaccinated players and officials? Officials still in the dark

Can unvaccinated players, coaches and officials take part in team sport? Or is sport bound to remain within the boundaries of ‘safe zones’? The related questions have been on the lips of everyone from recreational athletes to formal players and officials since Friday 4 March, when Prime Minister Dr Keith …

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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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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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Sport Ministry pays out TT$3.3 m in grant funding, describes sport as ‘valuable stakeholder’

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 …

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