Photo credit TTOC.org/Allan Crane

The Gold Coast got a taste of ‘Trini’ Carnival during the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games in Australia on April 4th.

Ahye is Team TTO Flagbearer for Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Top female sprinter Michelle Lee Ahye has been named as the flagbearer for Team Trinidad and Tobago for tomorrow’s (April 4th) Opening Ceremony of the XXI edition of the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

CGF chief executive David Grevemberg spoke at the event today ©ITG

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg and Olympic beach volleyball gold medallist Natalie Cook were among those to officially launch the Gold Coast Pride House International 2018 here today.

TTO CGA President Brian C Lewis

By Brian Lewis, President of the Trinidad & Tobago Commonwealth Games Association; President of Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC)

Garfield Sinclair, C&W Caribbean President Cable & Wireless Communications Inc

MIAMI, March 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More exciting sports action is in store for Flow customers as Flow Sports is now the official Caribbean broadcaster of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (GC2018). The recently signed agreement with the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) will give Caribbean viewers unprecedented coverage of the region’s athletes participating in this year's Commonwealth Games. Over 1.5 million global viewers are expected to tune in to view the games.

A group of national athletes and officials pose for a photo at the Olympic House, Port of Spain yesterday, during the ceremonial send-off for the TT Commonwealth Games contingent yesterday.

PRESIDENT of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) Brian Lewis urged the national Commonwealth Games contingent, heading to Gold Coast, Australia, to be the “shining light” for the nation as the country is facing challenging times.

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