West Indies’ deepening crisis

Nov 14
2014

anderson_bowledIn the recent past we have been hearing much about the intervention of the CARICOM in the impasse between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA). However, there seems that there is much more that the sporting public of the Caribbean are interested in knowing than has thus far been revealed to the region’s media. Read the rest of this entry »

A challenge to football

Nov 07
2014

soccer1In a relatively short space of time the Vincentian national football team found themselves defeated in the final segment of the game. It happened first in Antigua and Barbuda and more recently in Guadeloupe.

What is it about out national football team that hinders them from being able to press home the advantage in a game regardless of the importance of the event to their status at the regional and international levels? Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Our Cricket embarrassment never ends

Oct 24
2014

wi womenOn 17 October 2014 the BBC online newspaper carried the following:

West Indies: Confusion reigns over tour of India

The West Indies’ tour of India is shrouded in confusion after conflicting statements from the teams’ boards. Read the rest of this entry »

Revisiting sport voluntarism

Oct 17
2014

volunteerOver the past weekend the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) completed its final in a series of sport workshops sponsored by the organising committee of the Pan American Games (TO2015) scheduled to take in Toronto, Canada, in the summer of next year. The workshop was on Voluntarism. Read the rest of this entry »

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