Sports

  • Warner: Regional football, cricket should share equal place

    Sports February 15, 2008 at 12:54 am 0 comments

    FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has made a call for the two prime sporting disciplines in the Caribbean–football and cricket–to work hand in hand for steady progress to be achieved. Warner, after meeting with Barbados Prime Minister David Thompson and Minister of Sport Esther Byer-Suckoo in Barbados last weekend, urged the […]

     
  • Dominica’s Lloyd wins in Europe

    Athletics February 13, 2008 at 10:59 pm 1 comment

    by Michael Bascombe ATHENS, Greece, Feb 13, CMC – Dominica’s Chris Lloyd sped to a 400-metre triumph to be the only Caribbean winner at the Athina 2008 IAAF Indoor Permit Meeting in Athens on Wednesday evening. Lloyd won in 46.30 seconds, the second quickest time in the world so far […]

     
  • Revamp the Ministry of Sports!

    Revamp the Ministry of Sports!

    Sports February 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm 3 comments

    By Michael Bascombe I am making an appeal for either the assigning of a Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Sports, or the return of Veda Bruno-Victor to that position. This bold claim may be slighted because of her unpopularity among some sports administrators and enthusiasts. However, Bruno-Victor is undoubtedly […]

     
  • Lewis sets new triple jump mark, again!

    Lewis sets new triple jump mark, again!

    Athletics February 10, 2008 at 6:27 pm 0 comments

    by Michael Bascombe Randy Lewis twice improved Grenada’s national indoor triple jump record when he finished second at the BW-Bank Meeting – IAAF Indoor Permit in Karlsruhe, Germany on Sunday. Lewis had efforts of 17.17 and 17.27 metres to finish behind Evora Nelson of Portugal with a world leading and […]

     
  • Francique posts season’s best in Valencia

    Francique posts season’s best in Valencia

    Athletics February 9, 2008 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

    by Michael Bascombe Alleyne Francique ran a season’s best 46.98 seconds to finish second at the Reunion Internacional Atletismo “Ciudad de Valencia” on Saturday. It was a major boost for Francique as he prepares to defend his world title in the same city of Valencia next month. “I ran a […]

     
 
 
 
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