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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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U-20 Women’s Championship: Expert doubtful Ato Boldon Stadium can withstand 16 games in 11 days

Sixteen games in 11 days. That is what the Ato Boldon Stadium is set to host once the CONCACAF Under-20 Women’s Championship kicks off on 18 January. And although—according to a top Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) official—the field at the Couva “Home of Football” currently looks in pristine …

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