Jamaican high commissioner calls for halt to deportations from UK

Top diplomat hosts emotional meeting of relatives of those deported this month

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Members of the Trinity Warriors breaking crew in Derby. Photograph: Fabio de Paola/The Guardian

Prospective inclusion of breaking in Olympics goes down well among UK crews

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It is time for sport to turn to more practical ways than biological testing to determine eligibility to compete in elite women’s sports events

Read more: Science will never settle the question of sex and gender in sport

by ANDRE E BAPTISTE

The last Sun­day in Jan­u­ary was the T&T In­ter­na­tion­al Marathon (TTIM).

Un­like pre­vi­ous years, the fol­low­ing Mon­day was pain­less. That is sim­ply be­cause, in my fifth marathon in a row, the prepa­ra­tion was much bet­ter. Nat­u­ral­ly, it helped that there was bet­ter sup­port both men­tal­ly and phys­i­cal­ly this time around, un­like pre­vi­ous ef­forts.

Read more: Marathon joy

As 2019 gears up, there is so much to look forward to in the sport for development space as we reflect on some of the highlights in 2018. In October, The United Nations Human Rights (UNHR) Social Forum in Geneva initiated discussions that have set the tone for sport for development for 2019.

Read more: “Esport: the sport of the future”

Tyrone Marcus (left) and Jason Haynes, after Tuesday's book launch at St Augustine.

LAWYERS Jason Haynes of Barbados and TT’s Tyrone Marcus launched their new book, entitled Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law, on Tuesday evening, at the University Inn and Conference Centre, University of the West Indies St Augustine campus.

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