Home / Tag Archives: Ministry of Sport (page 9)

Tag Archives: Ministry of Sport

NAAA: Sport Minister exposed T&T to international sanctions

The National Association of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad and Tobago (NAAA) has retorted to criticisms from Sport Minister Anil Roberts by accusing the minister of lacking patience and respect for World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) legal procedures. The NAAA further claimed that Roberts’ probes and public pronouncements on the Semoy Hackett …

Read More »

Give sport a chance PM; bench Anil

In less than two weeks, Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will have her third political reshuffle in three years, inclusive of the seismic sacking of former National Security Minister Jack Warner. The ruling People’s Partnership coalition has been embarrassed by lopsided recent defeats in Tobago and Chaguanas West, …

Read More »

Hart uncomfortable as financial woes haunt Warriors

Trinidad and Tobago national football team coach Stephen Hart admitted that there is an elephant in the squad’s dressing room. Nine months into 2013, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) technical staff still has not received a salary. And, two months after the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the “Soca Warriors” …

Read More »

Silence of the lambs: Swimming’s soundless scream for help?

Trinidad and Tobago starts its campaign in the 2013 FINA World Junior Championships today in Dubai and head coach Franz Huggins suggested that Jonathan Ramkissoon, Joshua Romany, Dylan Carter, Tyla Martin and Kristin Julien might represent the two island republic’s most gifted junior swim team. Ever. Naturally, team manager Dean Romany …

Read More »

TTFA denies Sport Minister’s accusations but vows to avoid war

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) general secretary Sheldon Phillips has denied charges of incompetence and a host of allegations by Sport Minister Anil Roberts at a press conference yesterday. However, Phillips, who officially took up the football portfolio on 9 May 2013, was at pains to stress that the …

Read More »

Hockey triumph is inadequate cover for Sport dopes

The Trinidad and Tobago national men’s hockey team returned home this morning with bronze medals draped around their necks. No big deal really. It was only the first Pan American medal for a men’s national hockey team in 46 years. Sport Minister Anil Roberts, Permanent Secretary Ashwin Creed and the rest …

Read More »

Did Anil’s baby just win bronze?

Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner has claimed the alias of “Action Man” although it is uncertain whether he pinched the title as a farewell present from CONCACAF or had it purchased for him by friendly local contractors. But what do we call bilingual Sport Minister Anil Roberts, who juggles more …

Read More »