Today makes it 24 months to the day to the opening ceremony of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Approximately 11,000 athletes will participate in 339 events in 33 sports (50 disciplines). The motto of the games is Discover Tomorrow.|
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THE CALL by president of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee Brian Lewis for greater attention to be paid protecting children from abuse during sporting activity is one which all must heed.
The headline in one of the daily newspapers read “Hit for Six”, another headline in another daily read “TT rugby dreams dashed by RAN (Rugby Americas North)”. Then there are various disputes and accusations and counter-accusations.
For those who want to achieve sustainable success at the highest level of Olympic sports, T&T is no bed of roses.
The road ahead is beckoning. High-speed change in the sports industry is creating the environment for those brave enough to plunge in head first and grab the opportunities to adapt the trends into a lucrative and viable sports business.
Trying to process a lot of things that are happening in T&T can be detrimental to your spirit and soul. It’s simple and convenient to pivot to feeling bewildered.
The tagline for last week’s Leaders’ Sports Business Summit held at Times Centre in New York was “experience the future of sports”.
T&T at times can act and appear as if we're an angry land populated by angry people with only dark and deep thoughts.