IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the deal with Allianz ©Getty Images

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed German-based financial services company Allianz will become a member of its top-tier The Olympic Partner (TOP) sponsorship scheme in an eight-year deal starting in 2021.

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) president Brian Lewis called on athletes to use the Reward and Incentive Framework of the National Policy On Sport (NPOS) to invest in themselves to improve their performance and personal growth.

Visa has been a major partner of every Olympic Games since 1986 ©Getty Images

Financial giant Visa will remain an official partner of the Olympic Games until 2032, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced today.

Paralympic champ Akeem Stewart, right, collects his cheque from Minister of Social Development Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn. PHOTO BY ROGER JACOB

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Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Shamfa Cudjoe, from left, track and field athlete Jereem Richards and President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee, Brian Lewis. AYANNA KINSALE

Triple gold medal­list cy­clist Nicholas Paul along with fel­low cham­pi­ons, javelin throw­er Keshorn Wal­cott and shot put­ter Cleopa­tra Borel at the Cen­tral Amer­i­can and Caribbean (CAC) Games, were among a group of ath­letes that were pre­sent­ed their re­wards promised by the Min­is­ter of Sport and Youth Af­fairs for their re­cent suc­cess­es.

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