THE TT boxing and netball teams can now breathe a sigh of relief as the Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs has come forward in the nick of time to provide the necessary funding for their respective tournaments.

Sports Minister Shamfa Cudjoe (right) meets a member of the Special Olympics TT team during last week's reception at the VIP Lounge, Piarco International Airport.

Sports Minister Shamfa Cudjoe says Special Olympic athletes who participated in the recent games in Abu Dhabi will be rewarded for each medal.

Richard Fakoory - played a key role in the development of basketball and football.

The foot­ball fra­ter­ni­ty was plunged in­to mourn­ing yes­ter­day fol­low­ing the un­time­ly pass­ing of Richard Fakoory, this coun­try's 'gen­tle gi­ant in foot­ball' at the age of 71.

Caster Semenya launched her appeal saying she just wants to run "the way I was born" ©Getty Images

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has released a statement attacking the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after it passed a resolution warning a new female classification ruling could break international rules on human rights.

Ricky Skerritt

THE reign of Whyclife "Dave" Cameron as president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) has come to an end with challenger and former board member Richard "Ricky" Skerritt defeating the Jamaican in the elections held today at the Pegasus Hotel in Jamaica. Skerritt, a for­mer St Kitts and Nevis cab­i­net min­is­ter, will assume the role of president with his slate winning the voting process by eight votes to four.

Sports Minister Shamfa Cudjoe (right) meets a member of the Special Olympics TT team during yesterday’s reception at the VIP Lounge, Piarco International Airport.

Minister promises rewards to Special Olympics TT team