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 […]
Sport and Health
Is your child physically active? Is your child involved in physical education at any level, here in St Vincent and the Grenadines? Is your child obese? Are you monitoring the level of your child’s physical well-being on a regular basis and, if you are, how is it being done? The foregoing are some very important […]
It has often been said that in St Vincent and the Grenadines we take too many things for granted. In many instances we also presume that some of the issues we read or hear about would not happen here because we are blessed. The fact is that we do need to pay more attention to […]
The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) will in January officially implement the latest version of the World Anti Doping Code. It is supposed to herald a new era in the fight against the use of prohibited substances and techniques designed to enhance the performance of athletes in different sports around the world.
Saturday 13 September 2014 is officially Caribbean Wellness Day. It is supposed to be an important day in the lives of the peoples of the region but is it really?
On Saturday last the Caribbean athletics fraternity was sent into shock as a young Jamaican athlete, Cavahan McKenzie, collapsed following the completion of the Annual North American, Central American and Caribbean Area Association (NACAC) Cross Country Championships held at the Mt Irvine Golf Course, Tobago.
The international media seem to delight in determining how the unsuspecting public addresses most issues in life.
On 27 July 2012 the 30th edition of the Summer Olympics of the modern era would be officially opened with tremendous glitz, glamour, lofty speeches and fireworks. The entire world would watch and listen. Many would hanker back to the lofty ideals of the founders of the international Olympic Movement and the lofty ideals that […]
Much has been written and said about the importance of physical exercise to a meaningful life. In the past few years there has been a significant increase globally in people’s recognition of the importance of being fit and eating healthy. Everywhere we have witnessed the immense growth in the numbers engage din waking, jogging, yoga, […]