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Minister Smith Congratulates The Red Force Divas

The Honourable, Darryl Smith Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, centre, The President of the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Cricket Association, Jocelyn Francois Opadeyi, centre, with the Red Force Divas at airport reception held in their honour.

The Honourable Darryl Smith, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, congratulated the Red Force Divas on their victory, at an airport reception held in their honour, on 1st May 2017.

Minister Smith stated that there is a thrust to push and enhance female athletes nationally at the primary school level. He gave his support to the ladies and commended their hard-work. He shared plans to have the Women’s Cricket team be a major part of the Brian Lara Cricket Academy and the programmes that are to come on stream. He expressed that the ladies have made their country and region proud. “Good things are to come in the future for the women’s cricket” said Minister Smith.

The President of the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Cricket Association, Jocelyn Francois Opadeyi, thanked the cricket board for their support and the technical support of the team. She congratulated the ladies and urged them to keep their supremacy.

Chief Executive Officer, Suruj Ragoonath, also congratulated the team and all technical staff for their commitment. He shared plans to host a Women’s T20 tournament over a week in Trinidad and requested the Minister’s support.

The Red Force Divas were successful with a 21-run victory over Barbados in Women’s Regional Super50 title on Sunday.


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Tender for the Proposed Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Two (2) Pool Pumps at the Diego Martin Community Swimming Pool

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs invites Tenders for the Proposed Supply Installation of Two (2) Pool Pumps at the Diego Martin Community Swimming Pool, Wendy Fitzwilliams Boulevard, Diamond Vale, Diego Martin.


The scope of works include the supply and installation of two (2) 7.5 HP Pool Pumps, electrical works, plumbing works and supply and delivery of spare impellers, seals and 'o'rings.


Submission of tenders is open to all contractors registered in Trinidad and Tobago who have the expertise, experience, and financial resources to undertake similar projects. Evaluation of tenders will be based on the Firms' General Background and Experience, Financial Capacity, Available Resources and Similar Work Experience.

Tender documents can be collected from Monday 5th June, 2017 between the hours of 9.00a.m. and 2.00pm at the Project Management Unit, 3rd Floor, Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, Head Office Building, #2 Elizabeth Street, St. Clair, Port-of-Spain Telephone Nos. 628-6792 Ext 6003-6011: Fax No. 628-6792 Ext 6010 or can be downloaded from the Ministry's website at the link below.

A pre-tender meeting and site visit will be held on Friday 9th June, 2017 at 10:30am at the Diego Martin Community Swimming Pool during which time you are to familiarize yourself with the work to be undertaken.

Any technical information can be obtained during normal working hours from the Construction Superintendent at Telephone Nos.628-6792 Ext 6011 or 792-2056.


Completed Company's Profile with supporting documents and Priced Tenders must be submitted in separately sealed and clearly labeled envelopes.

Tenders must be accompanied with the following:

  1. Valid Income Tax and Value Added Tax Clearance Certificates issued by the Board of Inland Revenue.
  2. A recent Certificate of Compliance issued in accordance with the National Insurance Act; and
  3. All supporting documents to indicate Certification of Registration; Financial Capability, Resources and General/Relevant Experience.

Envelopes must be addressed to:

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs
Re: Tender for the Proposed Supply and Installation of two (2)
Pool Pumps at the Diego Martin Community Swimming Pool.

Tenders must be deposited in the designated Tender Box located in the lobby, Ground Floor, Head Office Building, Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, #2 Elizabeth Street, St. Clair, Port of Spain not later than 3.00pm Wednesday 14th June, 2017.

Late Tenders will NOT be considered in any circumstances.
The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any other tender.

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs reserves the right to cancel the present bidding process in its entirety or partially, without defraying any cost incurred by any firm in submitting their tender.

Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs

May, 2017

Click here to download tender documents.

What's Happening in Sport?

Baptiste wins at Bolt farewell

100 GOLD: Kelly-Ann Baptiste

Kelly-Ann Baptiste was in winners’ row at the JN/Racers Grand Prix meet in Kingston, Jamaica, on Saturday night. The Trinidad and Tobago track star struck gold in the women’s 100 metres dash in 11.13 seconds, beating American Jenna Prandini (11.16) and Jamaican Natasha Morrison (11.26) to the line.

What's Happening in Youth?

Jones bags Pan Am Judo gold

Gold medal winner at Pan Am Championship Xavier Jones

Xavier Jones became T&T’s second international gold medallist in Judo after he won the 90kg and under Boys Cadets category at the Pan American Judo Confederation Cadets and Juniors World Circuit in Panama City, Panama, at the weekend.

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