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Wed, Aug

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IOC PRESIDENT CELEBRATES LITHUANIAN NOC ANNIVERSARY - SPEAKS AT WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

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IOC PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH JOINED THE NOC OF LITHUANIA AND ITS PRESIDENT, DAINA GUDZINEVIČIŪTĖ, TO CELEBRATE THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF LITHUANIAN PARTICIPATION IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES BARCELONA 1992.

Addressing a gala dinner, where he was joined by the Lithuanian Prime Minister, Saulius Skvernelis, President Bach told the audience: "The participation in the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 by a newly independent Lithuania was a milestone not only for Lithuania but for the whole Olympic Movement."

Also at the celebrations in Vilnius were the Presidents of the NOCs of Latvia and Estonia, for whom Barcelona was also their reappearance as independent nations at the Olympic Games, as well as representatives of many European NOCs.

Later, the President also met the Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite. They discussed a number of issues on sport in Lithuania and Europe, and the upcoming Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

President Bach told the Lithuanian President he was, "impressed by the performance of Lithuanian athletes and also the work the NOC is doing particularly related to education and grass roots sport." And he told her, "the NOC is leading the way."

Later, the President opened the 'Advancing Women in Leadership Roles Forum for Europe.' He told delegates the IOC was "committed to gender equality, not only for participation but also in leadership positions."

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Nicholas Paul of Trinidad and Tobago celebrates after winning men's sprint gold at the Pan American Games ©Getty Images

2019 Pan Amer­i­can Games

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Colin Murray | colomurray@gmail.com

2019 Pan Amer­i­can Games

A few fans stopped me to ask what I thought about the West In­dies' per­for­mance so far in the se­ries against In­dia in both the T20's and the ODIs.

DOUBLE GOLD MEDALLIST! Nicholas Paul of T&T celebrates beating compatriot Phillip Njisanel, also of T&T, to win the gold medal in the track cycling men's sprint final at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru on August 3. (AP)

2019 Pan Amer­i­can Games

The Pan Amer­i­can Games closed on Sun­day but T&T is still cel­e­brat­ing its his­toric per­for­mance, claim­ing 13 medals, the most ever.

I happen to be initially browsing but having caught my attention, I then perused thoroughly, the 2018 Oxford Business Group country report on Trinidad and Tobago.  There were a number of perespectives, snap shots and overviews written. If one wanted to get a well researched and documented overview of the economic and business landscape within the twin Island Republic.

31 July is CANOC day. A message was sent out. That it barely registered or caught the attention of sport stakeholders in the Caribbean is an opportunity not a slight. CANOC must embrace the opportunity to heighten awareness and engage in enhanced outreach to provide information about the organisation.

It is cold in Lima, Peru, host city of the 2019 Pan Am Games. In fact, it is winter here in the South American nation.

With the one-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games officially underway, the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee, (TTOC) has announced that TTO athletes will benefit from a pre-games training camp at the Japan Athlete Training Center Osumi, in Osaki Town, Kagoshima Prefecture, as part of Japan’s Host Town Initiative.

Dylan Carter

Tokyo 2020

National swimmer Dylan Carter has qualified for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan after reaching the semi-final in the 100m freestyle at the 2019 FINA World Aquatics Championships in South Korea.

In this file photo, (from L) TT's Keston Bledman, Emmanuel Callender, Richard Thompson and Marc Burns celebrate after winning silver in the men's 4×100m relay final at the National Stadium during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 22, 2008.

Tokyo 2020

TEAM TTO has been assured of a gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Twelve years after their second place finish at the 2008 Beijing Games, sprinters Richard Thompson, Marc Burns, Emmanuel Callender and Keston Bledman will receive their 4x100m relay gold.

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