"It's not a sacrifice, it's a choice," says history-making American track sprinter Lauryn Williams. Williams was making the point in an interview about the challenges athletes have to face. A credible voice giving real and needed advice - an athlete who has seen life from the perspective of a contracted track and field star and as a free agent bobsleigh competitor.
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During the last three weeks certain things have occurred that caused me to reflect on life and living life mindfully. How do you find inspiration and motivation when the going gets tough and you feel as if nothing you do at a particular point in time, is making any sense and creating a positive difference?
Risk management is an essential element of good governance. The failure to analyse and access risks can place a sport organisation -the size or stature does not matter - at risk.
The book "Sports Governance" by Russell Hoye and Graham Cuskelly gave in-depth focus on the governance of non-profit sports organisations and the practices employed by the boards/committees to carry out their governance role.
To have people with whom you can share thoughts an ideas with and receive constructive criticism when needed that is founded on knowledge and a proven practical success track record is invaluable.
On March 25, 1807, parliament in London, England, passed a law formally abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire. However, slavery didn't end then freedom for existing slaves did not come in the British territories until 1838.
It's hugely significant in the context of Trinidad and Tobago's sports history. Hosting a multi-sport event can be a positive catalyst. We were entrusted with the responsibility to develop and present the Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Youth Games bid concept and vision and why Trinidad and Tobago. Today we use this column to share our ideas and thoughts.
For The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) and the Trinidad and Tobago Commonwealth Games Association (TTCGA) taking a stand for athletes, youth and young people is a daily struggle. Each and everyday people manifest issues by their behaviors that create difficulties and problems for athletes, youth and young people.