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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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Ahye and Paul top TTOC awards list; Blackman, Serville, Gittens, Anissa and Prescott also honoured

Cyclist Nicholas Paul and sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye were yesterday named the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) 2021 Senior Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively at the TTOC’s 27th Annual Awards Ceremony,  which was held online for the second successive year. Ahye, who also copped the prestigious award in …

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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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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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Rowley ready to help! Wallace meets PM and sets EGM date, as TTFA targets Fifa deadline

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president William Wallace will convene an extraordinary general meeting on Sunday 25 October with member delegates of the local football body. And the agenda will deal specifically with ‘the way forward’ for the TTFA and the current Fifa suspension. Wallace confirmed the date and …

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