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Sport in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago is located in the northern part of South America just six miles away from Venezuela. Officially termed as a twin island nation, it consist not only of two large land masses (Trinidad and Tobago), but many many smaller islands as well.

Though relatively small in size, Trinidad and Tobago has no shortage of sporting talents. Cricket is mostly recognized as their most popular sport. This is further fueled by an intense rivalry that the country has with their neighbors. They have also co-hosted the 2007 Cricket World Cup. As a matter of fact, one of cricket's hall of famers, Brian "Prince" Lara was born in Trinidad and Tobago.

Next only to cricket, football is also very popular. Their national team has qualified for the FIFA World Cup in 2006. They are by far the smallest country to ever qualify for FIFA. They also hosted the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship as well as the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

Basketball is also quite popular and their national team has also been making waves winning four consecutive gold medals at the Caribbean Basketball Championship (1986-1990) making them one of the most successful Caribbean teams. Other sports that have quite a following in Trinidad and Tobago include netball, rugby and even golf.

Below are details of sports, sporting events and sports people related to Trinidad and Tobago.

Popular sports of Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Sporting Success

Great athletes from Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Sports trivia

Trinidad and Tobago at major events

Past sporting events hosted in Trinidad and Tobago

Upcoming sporting events in Trinidad and Tobago

Annual sporting events held in Trinidad and Tobago

Sporting Facilities in Trinidad and Tobago

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