Newsday reporter Narissa Fraser has placed in the top ten in the AIPS (International Sports Press Association) Sports Media Awards' Young Reporters Writing category.

Read more: Newsday reporter Narissa Fraser among AIPS Americas' top ten

The transatlantic slave trade was responsible for the forced migration of between 12 - 15 million people from Africa to the Western Hemisphere from the middle of the 15th century to the end of the 19th century. The trafficking of Africans by the major European countries during this period is sometimes referred to by African scholars as the Maafa ('great disaster' in Swahili). It's now considered a crime against humanity.

Read more: The transatlantic slave trade: introduction

MEMBERS of the sporting fraternity, both locally and regionally, sent their best wishes to St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) as the country battles to keep its citizens safe after the La Soufriere volcano erupted on Friday morning.

Read more: Regional sport community prays for St Vincent

THE Prime Minister is hoping that TT athletes who wish to be vaccinated before the 2021 Tokyo Olympics will be able to do so locally.

Read more: Rowley hopes athletes will get vaccine before Olympics

A virtual meeting on Tuesday between the Prime Minister and China President Xi Jinping set the stage for Trinidad and Tobago to receive covid19 vaccines from China, amid uncertainties over other sources of vaccines.

Read more: China promises to help Trinidad and Tobago with covid19 vaccines

Clarence Rambharat, Minister of Agriculture, Lands and Fisheries, identified ten issues post-COVID-19 that sports stakeholders must confront to emerge stronger and better suited to the changing economic landscape.

Read more: Rambharat names 10 issues facing sports stakeholders post-COVID-19