Keith Joseph

Olympism

by Keith Joseph

What will the Schools Athletics 2018 bring to the fore?

What will the Schools Athletics 2018 bring to the fore?

We are into the second term of the academic year, 2017/8. This is the term in which schools focus more on their athletics competitions than any other sport, if only because it generates the greatest amount of interest and excitement in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Each year we expect to see the emergence of new athletes with talent vying

Getting our athletes to understand sport

Getting our athletes to understand sport

For many years we have been developing athlete sin St Vincent and the Grenadines, however we have unfortunately not paid enough attention to getting our athletes adequately prepared, regardless of the sport in which we have sought to engage them.

There is a fallacy amongst large segments of Vincentians that the preparation of an athlete involves only the physical training

WI begins 2018 the way it ended 2017

WI begins 2018 the way it ended 2017

The leadership of Cricket West Indies must be living somewhere else in the galaxy than on what we have come to know as planet earth.

While the West Indies team strive ever so diligently to establish itself as one of the most debilitating teams in international cricket today, the leadership of the regional game appears only too eager to focus

A challenging year in sport in SVG

A challenging year in sport in SVG

We are at the end of 2017 and it is commonplace to spend some time reviewing where we have come during the period.

It does appear though that the year was another mixed bag with a few bright spots. At best we could say that it has been a challenging year.

Vincentian born, N’Keal Harry II, currently into his second

Vincentian coaches must understand coaching

Vincentian coaches must understand coaching

We are at the end of yet another year and here in St Vincent and the Grenadines one of the biggest problematic issues remains the fact that the vast majority of our nation’s trained coaches do not yet understand coaching.

The single biggest problem for the majority of our coaches is that of periodisation. Most do not understand the concept

Interest in cricket waning badly

Interest in cricket waning badly

The West Indies cricket team is in New Zealand and very much under the hammer. This is not in any way surprising as over the past several years we have grown accustomed to the regional side’s inconsistency in the sport we once dominated for just over a decade.

Gone are the days when we used our four-pronged pace attack to

Sport Facilities & Facilities Management in SVG

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 is that as yet no government has been able to reveal itself as understanding what constitutes sport development. Despite the fact that successive Ministers of sport through the decades since

Chatoyer – World’s Most Challenging 10Km

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 Chatoyer International Endurance 10K Road Race has, in the recent past, been sponsored in part by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) through the North American, Central American and

UWI’s Faculty of Sports – better late than never

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 to sport of current Vice Chancellor, Hilary Beckles of Barbados.
Beckles has been an avid cricket historian and, together with Verene Shepherd, has written a number of books on the

The national stadium project must not be like the AIA

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.
Ole people, in their wisdom, proclaim that he who is humble never has cause to publicly so declare for this inevitably gives the lie to possession of any form of