After the NGC/Sagicor NAAA National Senior Championships held at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Mucurapo, last weekend.

The first ever gender equal TTOC Executive is an important step forward if the TTOC’s Future is Female initiative is to be taken seriously.

Trinidad and Tobago has been competing in Olympic Sporting Competitions since the 1930’s, but to date a Team TTO sportswoman has never mounted the podium. During the same period, no female athlete has ever won a commonwealth Gold medal.

BRIAN LEWIS, president of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), noted that the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba “can be developed as the cornerstone of a strong and vibrant Trinidad and Tobago sports industry.”

I continue to lobby and advocate hard and relentlessly for respect and recognition for a sport industry in T&T. There are a number of engines that will power the economic growth of the local sport industry.

The Brian Lara Cricket Academy can be developed as the cornerstone of a strong and vibrant Trinidad and Tobago sports industry.

Its important for sport in any country for the respective leaders in the various sectors to have a sincere appreciation of the essential importance of sport and physical activity.

The journey to become your best self is a process that starts with a decision to make a change.

The Advanced Sport Management Course Alumni of Trinidad and Tobago (ASMC Alumni) was officially launched following its first Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections on March 11th 2017. The ASMC is made up of various coaches, former athletes and sport enthusiasts who are graduates of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) Advanced Sport Management Courses.

Trinidad and Tobago international swimmer Dylan Carter and cyclist Teniel Campbell, the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year respectively, reminisced on the most tumultuous year of their sporting careers—after being toasted by the TTOC at its Annual Awards Gala on 29 December, which was held virtually for the first time.

Olympic-bound swimmer Dylan Carter plans to use his TT Olympic Committee (TTOC) Sportsman of the Year award as added motivation towards his hectic 2021 campaign.

Athletes Overcome Against Odds

Lewis praises “game changers'' at TTOC’s first virtual sports awards

By Cherisse Moe

Top athletes, swimmer Dylan Carter, and cyclist Teniel Campbell, who copped this year’s Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) coveted Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards, respectively, admit that they had to overcome many hurdles, in what can be described as the most tumultuous year of their sporting careers, due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, which has changed every aspect of life, including sport.

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