Cities are increasingly using sports events – and sport generally – to strategically improve social, environmental and economic conditions. Dakar will have the opportunity to do the same ahead of the Youth Olympic Games in 2022

In the next four years as pres­i­dent of the Caribbean As­so­ci­a­tion of Na­tion­al Olympic Com­mit­tees (CANOC), T&T's Bri­an Lewis aims to boost gen­der in­te­gra­tion with­in the or­gan­i­sa­tion with the hope that it will fil­ter across the rest of the sport­ing world.

Project Manager Mc Jasse Salino points to the ongoing works at the Dwight Yorke Stadium, as Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Shamfa Cudjoe (centre) and officials from THA, SPORTT and UDECOTT tour the facility on Tuesday.

Costs increase from $5m to $20m

Trinidad and Tobago's Brian Lewis has been re-elected as President of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees ©TTOC

Trinidad and Tobago's Brian Lewis has been re-elected as President of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC).

FOUR-TIME Olympic medallist Ato Boldon says informing young athletes about who has come before them is crucial in bridging the gap between the icons of TT and those who will follow.

Boldon made the comment at the viewing of the “Icons of TT Motivational video, shown at the Harts Mas Camp in Woodbrook on Tuesday night.

TOBAGO, and Emancipation Day celebrations, will be the focal points for the TT Commonwealth Games Association (TTCGA)’s bid to host the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games.

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