Delilah Cassidy @Delilah_Cassidy

On Wednesday, Delilah Cassidy, a 22-year old recent graduate from Arizona State University, tweeted about how she almost missed her American Airlines flight when she was hit with an unexpected baggage fee that she was not able to pay.

The visit coincided with confirmation of the full sport programme for the Games ©ANOC

Technical delegates from international federations have completed a two day visit to San Diego as preparations for the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games continue.

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter arrives for an appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

KINGSTON (Reuters) - Nesta Carter, the 2013 world 100 meters bronze medalist, has lost his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Olympic Committee’s decision to strip him and his Jamaica men’s sprint relay team mates of their gold medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Eastern downtown Port of Spain from the Laventille Hills, in the cocoa boom era. Prince Street leads to Brunswick (later renamed Woodford) Square, with Trinity Cathedral to the left. Postcard published by G.G. Belgrave. Courtesy Historymiami Museum/Stephen Stuempfle © MEP Publishers | Port of Spain: the story of a city | Backstory | Caribbean Beat Magazine https://www.caribbean-beat.com/issue-151/the-story-of-a-city-backstory#ixzz5GhfZD5ka To reproduce an excerpt of this article, please ensure you include a link back (see above). For additional permissions/licensing, please contact us. Thanks! Follow us: @meppublishers on Twitter | caribbeanbeat on Facebook

A childhood encounter with a touring steelband began Stephen Stuempfle’s connection with Trinidad. Now the US scholar has written an illuminating history of Port of Spain in the era before Independence. As Judy Raymond learns, Stuempfle’s research has only deepened his love for T&T’s capital

The qualification process for the World Beach Games is expected to be approved next month ©ANOC

The qualification process for the San Diego 2019 Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) World Beach Games is expected to be revealed next month.

TTOC President Brian Lewis, left, chats with Whitney Kirkland, Partner, Firebrand Event Productions, at the 5th annual Leaders Sport Business Summit at The TimesCenter, New York, yesterday.

BRIAN Lewis, President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) has been absorbing all the information he can from sporting leaders around the world at the 5th annual Leaders Sport Business Summit being held at The TimesCenter in New York.

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