Commonwealth Games Operational changes sought


October 2, 2009


Commonwealth Games Federation President, Michael Fennell, will arrive in Delhi next week looking to fast-track operational changes designed to deliver a successful Commonwealth Games in October 2010.


Fennell will preside

Canoc Communique

Canoc Communique



September 28, 2009


Dear Colleagues,


The CANOC Executive Board recently met in Tortola, British Virgin Islands and I take pleasure in updating  you on the

Olympic Day Message 23 June 2009

Today, 23 June 2009, the St Vincent and the Grenadines National Olympic Committee (SVGNOC) joins the rest of the Olympic Movement across the world in observing International Olympic Day. It was on this day in 1894 that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was formed following a meeting of representatives of athletics organisations held at the Sorbonne, Paris, France, and the

Reviewing relationships in sport – athletes, clubs, federations and the NOC

Reviewing relationships in sport – athletes, clubs, federations and the NOC


Sport has emerged as perhaps the fastest growing industry in the world over the past two decades. We have witnessed the excitement generated by outstanding performances by athletes in every sport and the impact that these have had on interest in the industry at all levels of society.
Professionalism has touched every sport and only the Olympic Movement has been able to retain its amateur status. The quadrennial Olympic Games is the only global sporting event that has been able to remain totally exempt from the clamour for huge cash prizes by its participants yet it remains the greatest sporting spectacle on earth.

SVGNOC General Secretary condemns cricket attacks

3 March 2009 NEWS RELEASE

General Secretary of the St Vincent and the Grenadines National Olympic Committee, Mr Keith Joseph, has expressed utter disgust at the sad events that have taken place in Pakistan today, involving the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan Cricket team as they journeyed to cricket arena for the third day's play in the test match against Pakistan.

Message from the Chairman of CANOC

Greetings from the Chairman

On behalf of the Executive Council of CANOC, I would like to wish our entire Membership all the very best for 2009.

The year 2009 will be a historic one for our Association in that we will see the realization of the Inaugural Caribbean Games.  For many of us the staging of these Games will be