Olympics

  • Olympic coverage to get Caribbean flavour

    Olympic coverage to get Caribbean flavour

    Athletics, Olympics, Sports July 11, 2012 at 10:24 pm 0 comments

    Lance Whittaker BY NEKIESHA REID Business reporter/Jamaica Observer Wednesday, July 11, 2012 THIS year’s TV coverage of the Olympics will be the first to focus mainly on Caribbean athletes without the usual “American bias”. International Media Content (IMC), parent company of sports cable channel SportsMax, is spending big bucks to […]

     
  • Let’s start the conversation

    Let’s start the conversation

    Athletics, Olympics, Sports, Taekwondo June 1, 2012 at 9:48 am 0 comments

    by Michael Bascombe In a matter of weeks, some of our most cherished and celebrated athletes will be flying the national colours at the Olympic Games in London, and with all the recent disappointing news stealing the spotlight it is a good time to look to our sportsmen and women […]

     
  • UK-sponsored walk for Grenada’s Olympic Team

    UK-sponsored walk for Grenada’s Olympic Team

    Olympics, Sports May 28, 2012 at 9:34 pm 0 comments

    LONDON, UK – Grenadians descended on London in a “blaze of colour” in support of the Grenada Team to the London 2012 Olympics. The Grenada Olympic Welcoming Committee UK which was launched on November 17th 2011, primarily to provide support to the Grenada Olympic Team and to Grenadians from around […]

     
  • Top marks for Grenadian athletes at Conference Meets

    Top marks for Grenadian athletes at Conference Meets

    Athletics, Olympics, Sports May 13, 2012 at 9:15 pm 0 comments

    Kurt Felix (Boise State) By Michael Bascombe NEW YORK, May 13, 2012 – It has been a very busy weekend for Grenadian track and field athletes in competitions across the United States. Among the major achievers were Kurt Felix, Kanika Beckles, Colleen Felix, Sherine Wells, Daryl Baptiste, Neisha Bernard-Smith, Akeisha […]

     
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    A National Sports Hall of Fame

    Athletics, Cricket, Netball, Olympics, Sports, Swimming, Tennis March 18, 2012 at 8:13 pm 3 comments

    Commentary by Michael Bascombe One of the biggest lessons learnt from Grenada’s campaign at last weekend’s IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey is to prepare for disappointments during the careers of our top flight competitors – Kirani James and Rondell Bartholomew. James’ failed attempt at the World Indoor 400 […]

     
 
 
 
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