Youth Olympics 2014

Aug 15
2014

14_YOG_Logo_360Tomorrow, Saturday 16 August, the international sport fraternity will witness the official opening ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games.

Earlier this week a Vincentian delegation left for the 2nd edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games scheduled to take place in Nanjing, China, 16 – 28 August 2014. The team is small, comprising only four athletes. Read the rest of this entry »

From Glasgow to Vera Cruz

Aug 08
2014

10968For the past two weeks the nations of the Commonwealth focused on the 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Read the rest of this entry »

Sport and the OECS

Jul 31
2014

oecs-id.017Some years ago the heads of government of the Eastern Caribbean came together and agreed the formation of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in what has become popularly known as the Treaty of Basseterre, the location of the historic meeting. Read the rest of this entry »

Whither the Commonwealth Games

Jul 25
2014

10968The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games officially opened on Wednesday last, 23 July, in a truly warm and welcoming manner evident in the cultural package presented to the world.

The commencement of the latest edition of the Commonwealth Games has given Glasgow a level of global attention that it more than deserves after spending the last six years in preparing to be gracious hosts to the Commonwealth Games Associations (CGA) of the 71-member Commonwealth. Read the rest of this entry »

FIFA’s Ominously Lengthening Shadows

Jul 18
2014

world-cupIt’s finally over. The month long FIFA World Cup is finally over.

Germany has returned home as World Champions for a fourth time, having its first victory in 24 years, to celebrations all over the country bordering on mayhem. Read the rest of this entry »

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