What's new with Team TTO

May 28, 2020

TTOC to roll out covid19 relief to athletes

The TT Olympic Committee (TTOC) is currently finalising the criteria needed for athletes to benefit…
May 26, 2020

OpEd: The IOC Stands in Solidarity With All Athletes and All Sports

Much has been written lately about the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s finances. Some of these…
May 26, 2020

Stellar example Duncan teaches art of adaptability

Marcus Duncan knows how to adapt to different circumstances. While other athletes have suffered because…
May 24, 2020

Chow remains focused Olympic rower trains harder during lockdown

For Team Trinidad and Tobago’s top rower Felice Aisha Chow, being defeated by the circumstamces…
May 23, 2020

TTOC President Lewis claims cancellation of Tokyo 2020 would put NOCs in "a big hole"

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) President Brian Lewis claimed the cancellation of the Tokyo…
May 22, 2020

Lewis: Olympic cancellation not good for NOCs

Brian Lewis, president of the T&T Olympic Committee says a great number of National Organising…
May 18, 2020

Mother of invention Athlete Talks, Ultimate Garden Clash born out of Covid-19

I could not have imagined how excited I would get watching on my computer screen…

Tokyo 2021 #1YearToGo

Logo TOKYO 2020 International Olympic Committee
Logo Omega Offical Timekeeper

Cartan Global | Tokyo 2021

Welcome to the Olympic Channel Live

Team TTO on Facebook

Team TTO on Twitter

We're taking the hassle out of paying your bill this month. Here are the many ways you can pay. WeAreHereWithYou… https://t.co/GBNBMYDD2G
About 20 hours ago
TTOC to roll out covid19 relief to athletes https://t.co/1TuTjPLeoV
Thursday, 28 May 2020 15:39
Stellar example Duncan teaches art of adaptability https://t.co/GJUPhBuZJI
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 00:48
OpEd: The IOC Stands in Solidarity With All Athletes and All Sports https://t.co/G1TGDaooGA
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 00:48

TeamTTO on Instagram

UPCOMING OLYMPIC GAMES

T&T OLYMPIC TEAM TTO PARTNERS

The number of members on Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Commissions will be capped at 10 to "ensure they can work as effectively and productively as possible", it was announced today.

The decision was taken by the newly-formed ANOC Executive Council, which met in Lausanne today for the first time since President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah stepped aside following allegations of forgery.

The composition and action plans for the new ANOC Commissions was the key item on the agenda as the Executive Council "emphasised the importance of the Commissions in developing creative solutions for National Olympic Committees (NOCs)".

The Continental Associations were asked to put forward nominations for the Commissions to ensure representation across each region within the umbrella body.

The composition, due to be revealed once each member has been informed, was approved by the Executive Council.

Action plans and goals for the coming year were presented at the meeting by the chairperson of each commission, while the Executive Council approved an amendment to the Constitution that stipulates that chairs of all the Commissions will be non-voting ex-officio members of the Executive Council.

The meeting, chaired by ANOC Acting President Robin Mitchell, was opened by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.

During his address, Bach described 2019 as the year of the NOCs due to the number of Continental Games set to take place.

He also discussed some of the broader issues facing the Olympic Movement.

"Today was a very productive meeting," Mitchell said.

"As the first meeting of the newly-formed Executive Council, it was an opportunity for everyone to get to know each other better and to enhance our understanding of everyone’s specific skills and expertise.

"There is a huge amount of knowledge within ANOC and we are committed to making sure that we maximise our members’ potential.

"This is what we are also aiming to do within our Commissions.

"We will have brand new Commissions this year and we have also reduced their size to make them more manageable and more productive.

"They will be meeting more regularly and we look forward to seeing what initiatives that they will come up with in 2019 to help further develop the support ANOC provides its NOCs."

Members of the ANOC Executive Council endorsed Sheikh Ahmad’s decision to stand down as President at the ANOC General Assembly in Tokyo in November.

The Kuwaiti, who denies wrongdoing and claimed that the allegations against him were politically motivated, is listed as being self-suspended.

He aims to return to the role following a legal case.

Sheikh Ahmad, one of the IOC's longest-serving members having been elected in 1992, requested a hearing in front of the IOC Ethics Commission earlier this month but it was cancelled on the advice of his lawyers.

Source