The importance of the Services sector to the future of the Caribbean was highlighted Friday as CARICOM Ministers began a day-long consideration of matters that are key to moving the sector forward.

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SPORTS in TT is a sleeping giant. It's an industry, Brian Lewis says, and the country can't continue looking at sports as just recreation or a hobby. Lewis is president of the TT Olympic Committee (TTOC) and this year, he's charged with ensuring that Team TTO shows up strong in Tokyo this summer.

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Greek History, Modern Olympics and the Military all have one thing in common - marathon running. A soldier, Pheidippides, completed the first marathon when he ran from a battlefield near the town of Marathon to Athens, Greece. Pheidippides covered approximately 26 miles to give the king the message - “niki’ (victory) - in the aftermath of a successful battle with the Persians. This is how the 26.2-mile race that we today refer to as a Marathon got its official name.

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Mexico-based Kenyan Stephen Njoroge completed a TT International Marathon hat trick winning the 38th of the 26.2-mile race in edition in two hours, 34 minutes and 31 seconds.

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The Inaugural Caribbean Games scheduled for Guadeloupe, 30 June -31 July 2021, featured on the agenda of the first Executive meeting of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) held at the offices of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) earlier today.

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