Are athletes being asked for too much?

Inter-Sec Heats AVSC Mar 18 2010 431The annual Inter Primary Schools Athletics Championships (IPSAC) and the Inter Secondary Schools Championships (ISSAC) are upon us. The Heats for both events have already taken place. With the nation’s premier track and field facility at Arnos Vale being occupied in preparation for Cricket and then the FIFA World Cup second round preliminaries, the athletes have to find alternative places to adequately prepare themselves.

Beach Volleyball – an easy sell

Beach_Volley_(8143063908)Many Vincentians lovers of sport remain anxious that while this country has no shortage of talented individuals we are nonetheless short on positive results in the numerous sports practised here and in which we compete at the regional and international levels.

UNION ISLAND win Digicel Grenadines Tournament

UNION ISLAND win Digicel Grenadines Tournament

The Digicel Grenadines Basketball Championship came to a close this past weekend at the Clive Tannis Hard Court in Bequia.

The Union Island All-Stars defeated the very disappointed Bequia All-Stars to win for the third consecutive year.

Bequia defeated Canouan by 2 points in a  close semi final match on Friday night to make it to the finals, but just did not come out with their usual high energy for the finals on Saturday.

International Athletics now facing the heat

32334958It was bound to happen sooner or later. The world of track and field athletics was, at some point, sure to become the focus of global attention in respect of the way in which it treated athletes who, by their actions, threatened to bring the sport into disrepute.

For much of the past few years attention in sport has been distracted to the startling revelations of cyclist, Lance Armstrong, once considered the doyen of international sport enthusiasts.

Digicel Grenadines Basketball bounces off

Digicel Grenadines Basketball bounces off

The Digicel Grenadines Basketball Championship bounced off this past weekend at the Canouan Hard Court on Friday November 6th to hundreds of patrons enjoying high energy basketball, from the elite players of the Grenadines!
The gruelling 16 day competition runs from November 6th to 21st in three venues; the hard courts of Bequia, Canouan and Union Island, culminating with the Finals and trophy presentation in Bequia on Nov 21st.
Champions Duke come back to beat East Blazers

Champions Duke come back to beat East Blazers

In a surprising final result, defending Champions Duke came back from being one game down to beat the favourite East Blazers and take the crown of First Division Champions in the 17th Annual Vita Malt Bequia Tournament, which concluded last night, August 30th at the Clive Tannis Hard Court in Bequia.

Veteran Ishama McKree playing his fifth year with Duke, was adjudged MVP of the Final best of 3 series, leading the scoring in the final and deciding game with 36 points.