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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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Quarantine or play elsewhere! Wired868 looks at why gov’t blanked TTFA’s late WCQ proposal

The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s National Senior Team will concede home advantage in a World Cup qualifying campaign for the first time in 36 years, after Ministry of Health chief medical officer Dr Roshan Parasram ruled that a proposal by the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) fell short of …

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Shamfa: ‘Granny’ Luces and Larry Joseph carved indelible marks in T&T sport

The following is a press statement by the Ministry of Sport and Community Development: The Ministry of Sport and Community Development (MSCD) is saddened by the passing of two of Trinidad and Tobago’s highly regarded athletes: beloved long-distance runner, Lynette ‘Granny’ Luces, and former national football player Larry Joseph.  Affectionately …

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Sport and the Budget: More attention on stadia, less on sportsmen and women

Minister of Finance Colm Imbert outlined the Trinidad and Tobago Government’s Budget for 2020-2021 today, as a bid to ‘ensure that our economic recovery is as strong as possible’ and with ‘diversification of the economy [as] our highest priority’. Sport earned two mentions in Imbert’s 142-page Budget statement, although it …

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