by ANDRE E BAPTISTE

The last Sun­day in Jan­u­ary was the T&T In­ter­na­tion­al Marathon (TTIM).

Un­like pre­vi­ous years, the fol­low­ing Mon­day was pain­less. That is sim­ply be­cause, in my fifth marathon in a row, the prepa­ra­tion was much bet­ter. Nat­u­ral­ly, it helped that there was bet­ter sup­port both men­tal­ly and phys­i­cal­ly this time around, un­like pre­vi­ous ef­forts.

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As 2019 gears up, there is so much to look forward to in the sport for development space as we reflect on some of the highlights in 2018. In October, The United Nations Human Rights (UNHR) Social Forum in Geneva initiated discussions that have set the tone for sport for development for 2019.

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Tyrone Marcus (left) and Jason Haynes, after Tuesday's book launch at St Augustine.

LAWYERS Jason Haynes of Barbados and TT’s Tyrone Marcus launched their new book, entitled Commonwealth Caribbean Sports Law, on Tuesday evening, at the University Inn and Conference Centre, University of the West Indies St Augustine campus.

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TTOC president Brian Lewis,centre, is flanked by Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat,left, and Mayor of Port of Spain Joel Martinez after they completed the TT International Marathon, on Sunday, at the Queen's Park Savannah.

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) extends its thanks and appreciation for the support extended to the Team TTO #10golds24 #marathonwalk group who participated in the 37th edition of the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon. 42 individuals walked either the entire 26.2 mile distance from start to finish or joined in along the way.

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Kenya’s Grace Kahura crosses the finishline in 2:53.50, to place first among the women and third overall, during the TT International Marathon at the Queen’s Park Savannah West, Port of Spain,yesterday. At right, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Shamfa Cudjoe holds the finish line banner.

Ex-national runner Thomas calls it a day after placing 3rd

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January 24 2019, Port of Spain. With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games firmly in the sights of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) and Team Trinidad and Tobago (TeamTTO). The TTOC’s 2019 marathon walk has taken on greater significance as the National Olympic Committee (NOC),

Read more: TeamTTO Determined to Finish Marathon Walk