TTOC searches for new home

TT Olympic Committee headquaters Olympic House. - Ayanna Kinsale
TT Olympic Committee headquaters Olympic House. - Ayanna Kinsale

THE TT Olympic Committee (TTOC) is searching for a new home.

The TTOC has been renting the property at 121 Abercromby Street in Port of Spain since February 2010.

The TTOC has been in existence since 1946, but has never had a place to call their own.

In a brief interview with Newsday, on Wednesday, president of the TTOC Brian Lewis said since becoming president in 2013 it has been his goal to find a place for the local Olympic committee.

The TTOC wants to remain at the current location until mid-2021 to celebrate TT’s participation at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in July/August and to commemorate the local committee’s 75th Anniversary.

Lewis described the location at Abercromby Street as a “heritage building” because of the design.

The surrounding area has been utilised by TTOC over the years. TTOC celebrates Olympic Day at Lord Harris Square, opposite Olympic House.

Olympic Day is recognized annually by over 200 national Olympic committees worldwide on June 23.

Every year children get the opportunity to meet TT athletes at the event and also get the chance to participate in various sports.


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