Dr Daniel Johnson, the Bahamas Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture, in his key note address to open the first ever Commonwealth Games Federation Americas and Caribbean Region meeting in Bahamas, made the confident declaration that sport and youth are key to Bahamas national development plan.
Akanni in windy 20.89 run
Akanni Hislop was golden in the boys' under-20 200 metres event, on the third and final day of the 45th Carifta Games, at the National Athletics Stadium here in St George's, Grenada, this evening. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete won the final in a wind-assisted 20.89 seconds, forcing Bahamian Keanu Pennerman (21.03) and Antiguan Coull Graham (21.05) to settle for silver and bronze, respectively.
2014 Junior Olympic silver and bronze medallist Dylan Carter withdrew from the final of the Men’s 100 metres backstroke Wednesday night to rest up for the 100m freestyle today at the Canadian Olympic and Paralympics trials at the Pan American Aquatic Centre in Toronto, Canada.
Trinidad and Tobago’s Khalifa St Fort’s bid for double Carifta gold ended yesterday at the Grenada Athletic Stadium in Grenada.
Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Darryl Smith presented more cheques to Elite Athletes on Tuesday at the head office of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs on Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.
The Rio Olympic qualification of super heavyweight boxer Nigel Paul and Rower Felice Aisha Chow points the way for the recognition that late specialistation and talent identification are important aspects of a Long Term Athlete Development Programme.