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CANOC EXECUTIVES TO MEET IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

The Executive Committee of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) will meet in Trinidad and Tobago next week. CANOC's Executive last met in Prague, Czech Republic, on 2

THE PASSING OF SIR ARLINGTON BUTLER

The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), the entire Olympic Movement today mourns the passing of the revered Sir Arlington Butler, longest serving President of the Bahamas Olympic Committee

Trimmingham and Baptiste steal essay honours at Camp

Orenzo Trimmingham and Omar Baptiste shared top honours in the essay competition that featured during the six-week track and field Camp coordinated by TASVG coach, Godfrey Harry. (more…)

NOC completes another CCCP Course

Another group of Vincentian sport enthusiasts are the beneficiaries of another coaching experience offered by the St Vincent and the Grenadines Olympic Committee (SVGOC). Chester Morgan and Woodrow Williams, National

Lima 2019 Mascot announced

“Milco” is the official mascot of the Lima 2019 xviii pan American and Sixth Parapan American Games. At exactly two years from the opening ceremony of the XVIII Pan American

GC2018 unveils competition events schedule

The largest competition events schedule in Commonwealth Games history has today been unveiled, with the Official Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Ticketing Guide allowing spectators to start planning their

PAISAC – FALL 2016 Report

The Report on the 28th training session in applied sport sciences in Montreal, Canada, October 10th to December 15th 2016 has been made available for download. Click Here to Download as PDF

GC2018 merchandise range unveiled

A new range of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) merchandise has today been unveiled with the launch of the Gold Coast 2018 Official Online Shop – shop.gc2018.com. Headlined by

Tokyo makes strong strides towards 2020

In the wake of Rio’s “Marvellous Games”, Tokyo makes strong strides towards 2020 The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 today completed its third

Laura Geitz appointed fifth official GC2018 Ambassador

Australian netball champion Laura Geitz has been revealed as the fifth official Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Ambassador in Brisbane today. The announcement was made by Queensland Premier Annastacia

Two-day workshop on Governance

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Olympic Committee would be convening a two-day workshop on Governance for all of its affiliates. The workshops will take place 25 - 26 November

Stoute leaves strong legacy

  Former President of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), Steve Stoute, has relinquished leadership of what he considers his baby, CANOC, after 17 years at the helm.


AFFILIATE NEWS

Black Sands Swim Squad announces Time Trials

Do you think you've got more Top Times in you??? The Black Sands Swim Squad is hosting a Time Trials on December 16th and 17th 2017 and is inviting everyone

New Executive for Table Tennis in St Vincent

The SVG Table Tennis Association on 8th November 2017 at the West St. George Secondary school, elected a seven-member executive to run the affairs of the organisation  for the remainder of

Swimming – 3 major hosted competitions for 2018

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Swimming Federation (SVGSF) is pleased to announce our three major hosted swim competitions for 2018. They are as follows: The CGM Invitational Swimming Championships

19th Basketball tournament concludes

The Vita Malt Bequia Basketball 19th Tournament came to an exciting conclusion this past weekend at the Clive Tannis Hard Court in Bequia, with Raptors dominating East Blazers to capture their

Vita Malt Bequia Basketball 19th Tournament results

The Results of the Vita Malt Bequia Basketball 19th Tournament concluded this past weekend at the Clive Tannis Hard Court in Bequia. Raptors defeated East Blazers in the First Division;

TASVG Summer School

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Bequia Elects Executive for 2017-2019

The Membership of the Bequia Basketball Association elected a new Executive Committee to serve for two years from 2017 to 2019 on June 19th at the Bequia District Council. Sabrina

8 Golds and 1 Silver for SVG Swimmer

Golds Galore, Overall Championship and SVG records for SVG swimmer at Thunderbolts Grand Prix in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada – May 26th – 28th, 2017 St Vincent and the Grenadines

TSSS Penn Relays 2017 Athletes’ Profiles

The Thomas Saunders Secondary School is located at Richmond Hill, in the heart of capital Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It was founded in 2005 as an initiative by

Vincentian Rowing at Sarasota

St Vincent and the Grenadines was recently represented at the 3rd Para-Rowing camp organized by the international Rowing Federation (TAFISA) and US Rowing (governing body for the sport in the

Gold for SVG swimmers at major Canadian swim championships

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – March 2nd – 5th, 2017 Two of St Vincent and the Grenadines best young swimmers competed at the Prairie Winter International (PWI) Swimming Championships held in

NACAC Chatoyer Endurance International 10k Results

NACAC Chatoyer International Endurance 10K Road Race, Gordon Yard to Chateaubelair Playing field, St Vincent held on November 20, 2016. Click Here to Download Results in PDF format

Olympism by Keith Joseph

Sport Facilities & Facilities Management in SVG

Over the past several years we have been addressing the matter of sport development in St Vincent and the Grenadines. We have noted, most significantly, that the major problem here

Chatoyer – World’s Most Challenging 10Km

Sunday last saw yet another edition of the Chatoyer International Endurance 10K Road Race conducted here in St Vincent and the Grenadine son the Leeward side of the island. The

UWI’s Faculty of Sports – better late than never

The recent announcement of the establishment of a Faculty of Sports at the University of the West Indies must come as welcome news and a tribute to the continued commitment

The national stadium project must not be like the AIA

Politicians across the world often seem possessive of a fetish to construct monuments to themselves even as they publicly declare their own humility and lack of interest in being glorified.

Getting sports to work for the country

As has become the norm over the past few years, this country’s Prime Minister again announced two more sport ambassadors for St Vincent and the Grenadines. This time around it

Cheating knows no bounds

A recent article published in The Sunday Telegraph dated 29 October 2017 has highlighted the extent to which cheating is becoming almost normative in sport. Patrick Sawer, the author of

Making the best of what we have

It is most interesting to see just how many sporting organisations have been gaining access to the strip on the former ET Joshua airport in Arnos Vale. Automobile enthusiasts have

Racism still very much alive in sport

In the recent past much attention has been placed on the matter of racism in sport. This is now all the more important today as we are also witnessing the

The Politics of Sport – the next frontier

It has often been said that the politics of sport is more vicious than national politics. Here in St Vincent and the Grenadines we have witnessed the systematic politicising of

Schools’ Competitions in full swing

This is the first term of the new academic year and we are already off to the start of sport competitions in and between schools around St Vincent and the

A rationalised national sport structure

It is unfortunate that despite claims by successive governments in this country little attention has ever been placed on locating physical literacy, physical activity and sport an appropriate role in

Some important national sporting developments

Over the past several years we have been hammering away at the fact that St Vincent and the Grenadines remains well behind the vast majority of its Caribbean neighbours in