The recent global scandal involving the top guns at the level of FIFA and some of the regional and national football bodies should come ads no surprise to the followers of the sport. Many analysts have always made the claim in more than jest that sport involves as much intrigue and politics as national politics […]
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Astute analysts of Vincentian sport are few and far between. This is largely as a result of the way in which sport has not escaped the broader process of political socialization that has been taking place in St Vincent and the Grenadines over the past several years. Nothing in this country today has escaped the […]
“Young me dream dreams” That’s the old saying that means so very much. It is a saying that captures the ebullience of youth around the world at a stage in their lives when caution is so often thrown to the wind and everything seems possible. Young people, regardless of ethnicity, race, beliefs, geographical location, class […]
When the International Cricket Council (ICC) opted to introduce the ranking system some time ago many sports enthusiasts feared the worst for the status of the West Indies Cricket team. The current situation of the game in the region and the fact that our regional team failed to make it to the ICC Cricket World […]
For the past several months we have engaged in strong advocacy for physical literacy. We have been doing so because we genuinely believe that physical literacy is as critical a part of the development of the whole person as any of the other components advocated by human development agencies. There is a sense in which […]
The government of Trinidad and Tobago has finally completed the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, south Trinidad. The facility is in fact much more than a traditional stadium. It is really a sports academy and more particularly, a cricket academy. The facility has already been the subject of a massive inquiry given the problems associated […]
Yesterday and today sport officials of the Ministry of Education played host to sport leaders of the respective Windward Islands Schools’ programmes. The two-day meeting saw the leaders reviewing the Windward Islands Schools Games (WISG) of 2016 held in Grenada and discussing the plans laid by the Vincentian Schools Games Committee (SGC).
On Tuesday 16 May 2017 this country entered a new chapter in sport. Several coaches involved in a 18-month programme graduated. They now have a strong foundation in physical literacy and Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD). The programme involved five working visits from experts from the Canadian organisation, Sport for Life (S4L) as well as […]
There are many who believe that the countries that make up the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are imbued with people possessive of an abundance of sporting talent. The evidence of this is found in several sports whose athletes have attained international acclaim.
The relatively small island of Curacao hosted its first edition of the annual Carifta Games over the Easter weekend earlier this year. This was an historic moment for the country and the people showed their appreciation by turning out in their numbers to witness the region’s best track and field athletes.