The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) has noted the sentiments and statements surrounding the role of the Chef de Mission at the recently concluded Rio Games 2016. The TTOC has further noted the specific questions concerning the role of Dr. Ian Hypolite as Chef de Mission for Team TTO and his role as an analyst on the inaugural Caribbean focused coverage of the Olympic Games.

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You've heard of “Christ the Redeemer”, the iconic statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro, atop the Corcovado mountain. Well, a new saviour was at work in the Brazilian city on Saturday, August 20. “Keshorn the Redeemer”.

While not on the same scale as Jesus Christ, who was killed on a cross some 2,000 years ago so the world could have the opportunity for salvation, Keshorn Walcott's many hours of sacrifice, training at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, brought deliverance.

Read more: Keshorn the Redeemer A review of Team TTO at the Rio Olympics

AKEEM STEWART, the 24-year-old double Parapan American Games gold medallist, has intensified his training as he prepares to compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from September 7-18.

Read more: Stewart remains focused ahead of Paralympic Games

KESHORN WALCOTT and Cleopatra Borel’s coach, Ismael Lopez Mastrapa, expressed his satisfaction with the performances of his athletes following the conclusion of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, which ended on August 21.

Read more: Mastrapa satisfied with Keshorn, Borel

The 2016 Olympic games have just ended and the performance of the national team is under scrutiny especially when compared to the performance of, for example, the Jamaican team. While there will be a lot of commentary about where we went wrong, we need to look at the economics of sport and how we can benefit from sport. In fact, just before the budget a proper plan and much better targeted investment will go a long way to, not only improve performance, but increase value to the economy.

Read more: Making sport pay