Can our coaches ever work together?

Dec 05
2014

blowing_whistle1For several years attempts have been made in St Vincent and the Grenadines to bring coaches together to facilitate the development of a national coaches association. The intent has always been to engender camaraderie amongst an important segment of the sporting fraternity without whom no sport can genuinely develop.
Unfortunately, despite the numerous initiatives undertaken the country still remains without a coaches association.

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Independence and playing games with sport

Oct 31
2014

arnos-valeEarlier in the week this country observed the 35th anniversary of Independence.

Note that we used the term, observed, as opposed to celebrated. Read the rest of this entry »

In Every Place A Race – Rationale and Relevance

Oct 10
2014

marathonEvery national sports association in St Vincent and the Grenadines, as is the case elsewhere, must constantly seek innovative ways of facilitating its sustainability along a developmental pathway. Failure to do so would inevitably result in the collapse of the organization largely due to its declining appeal and relevance to the rapidly changing society in which it exists. Read the rest of this entry »

Violence in sport – an age-old problem finally highlighted

Sep 26
2014

viloenceThe American media are know for their penchant for sensationalism and often fail to appreciate their own contradictions to say nothing of what can only be described as open hypocrisy.

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Addressing our local Cricket challenges

Sep 05
2014

arnos-valeIn the previous Column carried in The News newspaper dated Friday 29 August I addressed the matter of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) using the Test Match starting at Arnos Vale today between the West Indies and Bangladesh to test our readiness for the big league in international cricket. Read the rest of this entry »

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