Its important that the turmoil within sport locally and internationally be seen in a positive light. There are opportunities within the crisis but capitalising on those opportunities will not materialise without the vision to see the possibilities.

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Athletes sacrifice years of their lives striving to compete at the very highest level. They dream of taking part in the Olympic Games and World Championships.

Read more: Athletes—our priority - Things That Matter

Thirty-one delegates comprising National Sport Organisation (NSOs) members and executive together with council members of the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) agreed to a good governance commitment when the TTOC held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Olympic House last Saturday.

Read more: NSOs agree to ‘good governance’ code in sport

Due to a hectic schedule and a well documented issue that has generated significant and heated debate, I had little private head space in recent days, so much so it would have been easy to feel a sense of despair.

Read more: A severe test of nerves - Things That Matter

The President, said historian Paul Johnson, is a lonely person in times of crisis. The weight of leadership at times cannot be shared or passed off on anyone else.

Read more: Making a decision because it is right, Things That Matter

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