SPORT PARALYMPIC
AFFILIATE Paralympic Committee of Trinidad and Tobago
PRESIDENT Kenneth Mc KELL
SECRETARY Lauren PIERRE-FRANCIS
CONTACT (868)683-3510
MAILING ADDRESS Chest & Heart Association, 13A Wrightson Road Extension, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
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PARA-ATHLETIC star Akeem Stewart said that he will be leaving Tobago to seek a new training base as the facility at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet remains unavailable.

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The story of Syrian Yusra Mardini has gone around the world ©Getty Images

The Refugee Olympic Team was a wonderful initiative of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and I congratulate them on enabling ten athletes who are refugees to take part in the Rio 2016 Olympics. How can we not be moved by their individual and collective stories?

Read more: Jaimie Fuller: Let's make the Refugee Olympic Team more than a symbol

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WELL DONE! Proud members of the T&T Paralympic Association, from second left: Akeem Stewart, Carlos Greene, Pradeep Vishnu and Sudhir Ramessar (front) at the VIP Lounge of the Piarco International Airport on Monday night with Ronson Hackshaw, the Assistant Director, Physical Education of the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs.

Double World Para Athletics Championships gold medallist Akeem Stewart returned home yesterday after his successful stint at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships which concluded at the Olympic Stadium in London, England on Sunday.

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IOC President Thomas Bach has informed IPC counterpart Sir Philip Craven that he cannot attend the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games tomorrow due to other commitments ©Getty Images

Thomas Bach will miss the Opening Ceremony of the Paralympic Games here tomorrow - the first time the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not have attended the event for 32 years.

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The legendary Sir Ludwig Guttmann is credited as the man responsible for founding the Paralympic Games and the Paralympic Movement as a whole. Guttmann was one of the leading pre-World War II neurologists in Germany and worked at the Jewish Hospital in Breslau.

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More of the same is promised tonight as Brazil continues its global push to steer the narrative away from the usual suspects; corrupt politicians, bad dudes shooting up in favelas and Zika

Read more: Paralympics 2016: It's over to you Rio, make us smile all over again following vibrant Olympic Games

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