The In­ter­na­tion­al Olympic Com­mit­tee (IOC) Pres­i­dent Thomas Bach is de­ter­mined to trans­form the IOC and the Olympic move­ment in­to a much more trans­par­ent and ac­count­able, mod­ern and pro­gres­sive or­gan­i­sa­tion.

Read more: Transforming the Olympic movement

Re­pub­lic Day - Yes­ter­day saw sport hit­ting the head­lines for all the right rea­sons as a num­ber of sportsper­sons re­ceived na­tion­al awards. Car­ry­ing the flag was Olympian and Olympic medal­list Wen­dell Mot­t­ley. The Queens Roy­al Col­lege past pupil is a won­der­ful ex­am­ple of some­one who achieved ex­cel­lence in the class­room, sports field and as a fi­nance pro­fes­sion­al.

Read more: A Republic Day salute to our sporting heroes

The tra­di­tion­al gov­er­nance struc­ture un­der which most na­tion­al gov­ern­ing bod­ies and Olympic Com­mit­tees op­er­ate aren't stand­ing up to the de­mands of the con­tem­po­rary sport.

Read more: Take a fresh approach on sporting goals

Yes­ter­day, the words, con­cepts and ideas were com­ing fast and fu­ri­ous as the pre­sen­ters on day one of the In­ter­na­tion­al Olympic Com­mit­tee (IOC) and As­so­ci­a­tion of Na­tion­al Olympic Com­mit­tees (ANOC) Olympic Mar­ket­ing Sem­i­nar got un­der­way at the head­quar­ters of the Na­tion­al Olympic Com­mit­tee (NOC) of Spain.

Read more: The power of small

The T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) and Commonwealth Games Association of T&T (CGATT) on the occasion of International Youth Day (IYD) called on the T&T Olympic and Commonwealth sport movement to take urgent measures and actions to ensure that sport with in the twin-island Republic is a safe space for children, youth and young people at all levels.

Read more: Use sport as a tool for social change

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