The other guys - Officials of less popular local sports weigh in on Olympics postponement

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The postponement of the Tokyo Olympics has pushed back the ambitions of sports with lesser profiles in Jamaica looking to break through on the international stage. However, some sporting associations are taking a more optimistic view of the current…

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‘Improperly constituted’ - Western Confed Super League disciplinary committee criticised by Faulkland FC

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Western Bureau: Faulkland FC president Dalton Reid has accused the disciplinary committee of the Western Confederation Super League of being ‘improperly constituted.’ Reid said the body reached a wrong verdict last week regarding sanctions against…

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Russell the best in T20 – Bravo

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Former Windies captain Dwayne Bravo has likened all-rounder Andre Russell to Brian Lara and Chris Gayle, and described him as the best player in Twenty20 (T20) cricket. Bravo, who has captained the Windies in all…

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PLCA exploring all options, says Stewart

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Premier League Clubs Association (PLCA) vice-chairman, Carvel Stewart, says the organisation is looking at all possible options to ensure they conclude the 2019-20 Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) season. The RSPL season has been on hold since…

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Williams, Beckford agree with Tokyo postponement

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GYMNASTS TONI-ANN Williams and Reiss Beckford will have to hold their breaths for an extended period to find out if they will participate in the pending Olympic Games, as the event has been pushed back a year because of the outbreak of the…

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FIFA names normalisation committee to oversee TTFA

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Businessman Robert Hadad has been named to chair the normalisation committee appointed by football’s world governing body, FIFA, to run the affairs of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TFFA). In a…

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Reggae Marathon pays tribute to beloved 94-y-o participant

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Burt Carlson, one of the oldest participants in the internationally renowned Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K, passed away on March 10 at age 94. A resident of Minnesota in the United States, Carlson participated in 11 Reggae Marathon and…

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Dalton Myers | Swimming in uncharted waters

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The world as we know it will never be the same because of COVID-19. The virus has brought the world to an almost standstill, grinding all sporting events to a halt, the latest being the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. When the NBA was suspended, we were…

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What’s happening in T&T’s football?

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I am following the events in Trinidad and Tobago’s football closely. While no sports is currently going on, the looming battle between the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) and the game’s governing body,, FIFA, is heading for a…

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World Champs in limbo - New Olympics date to have big ­impact on athletics ­showpiece for years to come

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LONDON (AP): THE DATE of the next world track championships is in limbo until the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decides on a new schedule for the postponed Tokyo Games. Sebastian Coe, the Olympic great who is now president of World…

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