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  • Photo of Guyanese and Trinidadian nationals win CARICOM Annual 10k

    Guyanese and Trinidadian nationals win CARICOM Annual 10k

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Trinidad and Tobago’s Tonya Nero won the women’s leg of the CARICOM 10K Road Race for the third time in a row, when the event came off in St. John’s, Antigua/Barbuda on Sunday June 29 2014. Nero made it to the finish line in just over 38 minutes to claim the winning trophy along…

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  • Sir Ian Botham praises vision of St. Kitts-Nevis Government

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 16, 2014 (SKNIS): Legendary English cricketer Sir Ian Botham has “tipped his hat” to the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis for its involvement with the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 tournament. “It’s a massive thing for St. Kitts and Nevis and I think it will do the island so much good,” Sir Ian is…

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  • CPLBoosts Sports Tourism In St. Kitts And Nevis

    Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 12, 2014 (SKNIS): With Caribbean Premiere League (CPL) just around the corner, it is evident that the combination of sports and entertainment will attract tourists to the Federation as part of the Government’s pursuit of active sports tourism,” says Minister of Sports Hon. Glen Phillip.  “The island’s facilities have already attracted Athletics Canada who visits every…

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  • Caribbean sports journalists are making good on a promise to form an umbrella organisation

    Plans to form an umbrella organisation for Caribbean Sports Journalists have been applauded by sporting confederations and former sporting icons. The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) and the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) have congratulated the initiative by a group of sports journalists,…

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  • Martinique commits huge sums for Carifta Games

    SCHOELCHER, Martinique:Martinique says it will spend more than €500,000 (J$70 million) to stage the 2014 Carifta Games in its country. The announcement comes six months after the Eastern Caribbean French-speaking island was awarded the games, at the Carifta Congress in The Bahamas. Addressing the media at the recent State of the Industry Conference at the Madiana Palais des Congres Convention…

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  • WICB president meets regional dignitaries

    The president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Dave Cameron has described a series of meetings he has been having with Caribbean prime ministers as “crucial” to the development of the sport in the region. Cameron's comments follow his latest round of meetings in which talks were held with St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves in…

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  • CARICOM SUPPORTS HAITI OVERTURES TO FIFA, CONCACAF

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government have indicated their support of Haiti’s proposal to Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) and Confederation of North Central American and Caribbean Associations of Football (CONCACAF) for special consideration to contest the under-17 World Cup finals. At the Twenty-Second Inter-Sessional CARICOM Summit held 25-26 February in Grand Anse,…

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  • Sports and Human Wellness

    The Health of the Region From the late 1980s to the early 1990s, Physical Education (P.E) and sport was ‘eroded’ in schools throughout the Region. One sports official stated that “the Region is still light years behind in understanding what it means to move sport forward. This may be the result of our history, because we have never put heavy…

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  • Regional Survey of Development through Sport Programmes implemented at the country level

    This report aims to identify best practices observed in the administration of Development Through Sport Programmes across the region; to raise awareness of the powerful role that sport can play in the lives of the most vulnerable; and to utilize the information to inform the design of regional and country level programmes . Methodology:> The CARICOM Secretariat designed and tested…

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  • REGIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY BEING MAPPED OUT FOR CWC 2007

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana) As the Caribbean prepares to host thousands of visitors expected to flock to the Region for its Cricket World Cup 2007, security concerns are high on the CARICOM agenda. This is in light of the drastic changes in travel requirements that have taken place in the post “9/11” world. Saint Lucia’s Minister of National Security the…

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