Brian Lewis, Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) president, is ready to conquer the challenging 26.2 mile marathon walk for an eighth consecutive time.

Read more: Olympic Committee head ready for marathon walk on Sunday

Though the government’s return-to-sport safe-zone initiative has been received with welcoming arms by all sports and their organisations, the responsibility of this being carried out effectively has now been placed in the hands of the National Governing Bodies (NGBs) for each sporting discipline and all of the other stakeholders.

Read more: Huge responsibility on NGBs, stakeholders

MINISTER of Sport and Community Development Shamfa Cudjoe said on Monday that fete matches will not be allowed during the first phase of the Ministry's safe zone return to play proposal.

Read more: Cudjoe: No sweat yet, phase one of safe zone return to play for NGBs

It will be the end for fete-match teams that organise and play matches without the government's approval, and for those who play football and others sports in numbers exceeding five.

Read more: Fete match, 'sweaters' need approval to play

The Honourable Shamfa Cudjoe, Minister of Sport and Community Development is pleased to announce that the Safe Zone Return to Play proposal developed by the Ministry of Sport and Community Development after consultation with stakeholders and officials has been approved.