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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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SporTT: National stadium lights are fine; T&T Women’s 3pm kick-off due to late TTFA planning

The lights at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port-of-Spain are not the reason football fans must get to the venue by 3pm to see Thursday’s Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team kick off their 2022 Concacaf W Championship qualifying campaign against Nicaragua. Sports Company CEO Jason Williams confirmed that …

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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 minister vows to ditch TTFA if Fifa acts, Wired868 examines fall-out as Wallace misses key meeting

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) traditionally depends on funding from two main sources to carry out its operations: international governing body, Fifa, and the Ministry of Sport—via the Sports Company of Trinidad and Tobago (SporTT). Besieged TTFA president William Wallace could potentially lose both patrons with just one …

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Hadad claims SporTT and not TTFA locked-out coaches; coaches set record straight

Fifa-appointed normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad tried to pass the blame for the recent temporary lock-out of Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) coaches, with a release that was immediately rebutted by three national coaches. On Tuesday morning, security at the Ato Boldon Stadium locked the gates and stopped coaches …

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‘Total disrespect!’ Coaches locked out of stadium, while trying to deliver letters to Hadad

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) head office at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva went into lockdown mode this morning but it was not as a safety measure against Covid-19. Normalisation committee chairman Robert Hadad’s staff was not trying to keep the novel coronavirus at bay—just the country’s …

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