Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) joined a 42-member Team TTO that entered the TT International Marathon (TTIM) to raise money for the Athlete Welfare and Preparation Fund, on Sunday (27 January 2019)

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The two-year ban imposed on Michelle-Lee Ahye for “whereabouts failures” has been described as excessive by the Trinidad and Tobago track star’s American attorney, Howard L. Jacobs.

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Brian Lewis’ view that sports must be seen an industry and sports originations must be entrepreneurial, should be given careful but pressing study.

Read more: Editorial: Profiting from sport$

The TTSF was founded by Sean Huggins-Chan in 2002 and operated for some years to support his early efforts in cross-country skiing. After he stopped international competition, the federation was was somewhat dormant for a while until it was revived in recent years by another cross-country skier, Mark Rajack. Now, the organization is lead by President Hamish Asmath and General Secretary Nick Lau, who is also part of TeamTTO at Lausanne 2020. Under their leadership, the Federation has been restructured with mid to long-term growth in mind. In addition to those two, Mark Rajack, former General Secretary, continues to be involved as Nordic Skiing Coordinator. Mark and Nick are also both current international athletes in Nordic Skiing. Richard Vieira is the Alpine Coordinator, and James “Brent” Sinanan also contributes by providing communications and graphic design support. 

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Ever since Peter O’Connor scaled a flagpole in Athens to call out Olympic unfairness the stage was set for winning athletes to make powerful statements. So why outlaw it now?

Read more: IOC’s oppressive podium rules ignore history of legitimate Olympic protest