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May 27, 2022

Breaking will revolutionise Olympics when makes Paris 2024 debut, predicts WDSF official

Source: Inside the Games World DanceSport Federation vice-president for sports Nenad Jeftic has predicted that…
May 25, 2022

Marjorie John remembered as an "epitome of excellence"

Source: Trinidad and Tobago Newsday CONDOLENCES have been shared toward the friends and family of…
May 25, 2022

1st Caribbean Games Coming Live to PANAM Sports Channel

Source: https://www.panamsports.org The island chain of Guadeloupe is ready to make history with the first…
May 25, 2022

Young netballers exposed to Central Bank history

Source: https://www.guardian.co.tt It’s not just about being on the court preparing for the upcoming Caribbean…
May 25, 2022

Former national sportswoman Marjorie John dies

Source: https://guardian.co.tt National sporting icon Marjorie John died on Saturday morning at the age of…
May 25, 2022

Labastide described as selfless, dedicated to people and country

Source: https://guardian.co.tt Selfless in nature, honest, passionate, loving and dedicated to the betterment of people…

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UPCOMING OLYMPIC GAMES

The control and development of the modern Olympic Games was entrusted to the International Olympic Committee by a Congress held in Paris on the 23rd June 1894. The International Olympic Committee is a body corporated by International Law, having juridical status and perpetual succession with headquarters in Laussanne, Switzerland. The Committee is not formed for gain or profit, and at this stage I may mention the chief aims of the Organisation, namely:

"To encourage the organization and development of Sports and Sports Competition".
"To inspire and lead Sport within the Olympic ideal, thereby promoting and strengthening friendship between the sportsmen of all countries". "To ensure the regular celebration of the Olympic Games".
"To make the Olympic Games even more worthy of their glorious history, and of the high ideals which inspired their revival by Baron Pierre de Coubertin and his associates".

The International Olympic Committee is a unique Organization in that it is a permanent one and self-perpetuating. Recommendations are not made by National Olympic Committees for membership to the International Olympic Committees, rather, the International Olympic Committees select persons which they consider suitable material, provided they speak English or French, and are citizens of and reside in a country which possesses a National Olympic Committee recognized by the International Olympic Committee. In theory, the rules state that the Executive Board should submit to the International Olympic Committee the names of the persons whom it recommends for election to it. How the name or names crop up is not clear, but Lord Killanin, a former President of the International Olympic Committee, in his Memoirs, indicated that it was the practice of most of the previous Presidents to make nominations of new members, and this was invariably accepted by the Executive Board. It is clearly stated in the Olympic Charterhat members of the International Olympic Committee are representative of the International Olympic Committee in their countires and not their Delegates to the International Olympic Committee. From its members, an Executive Board is chosen at stipualted periods.

What is the Team Selection Process? In addition to ensuring that Trinidad and Tobago is suitably represented at the Olympic Games, there are other Games which are held under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee, and at which Teams from Trinidad and Tobago compete. These are: The Central American and Caribbean Games. The Commonwealth Games. Pan American Games. In accordance with the present Constitution, the Executive Committee selects representatives Teams for the above mentioned Games, and this is done from nominations made from the various affiliates, who are the sole authorities for their respective Sports.