Team Athletics St Vincent and the Grenadines (TASVG) has recommitted itself to retaining its position as the best national sports association in this country. That was the consensus of the participants at the organisation's annual Retreat held at the National Sports Council's Conference Room on Saturday TASVG 8 January 2011
President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), Michael Fennell, of Jamaica, finally officially presented Natasha Mayers with her gold medal won at the recent Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India.
Fennell, who was the guest of the St Vincent and the Grenadines National Olympic Committee (NOC), made the presentation after delivering the feature address at the joint National Olympic Committee/Team Athletics St Vincent and the Grenadines (TASVG) Awards Ceremony held at Frenches House on Saturday last.
Ian Sardine and Sabrina Mitchell-Sutton were recipients of awards from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) when the National Olympic Committee (NOC) joined forces with Team Athletics St Vincent and the Grenadines (TASVG) for the 2010 Awards Ceremony.
Sardine (2009) and Mitchell-Sutton (2010) were duly recognised for their respective years of unswerving commitment to the development of sport amongst the youths within their respective communities and across St Vincent and the Grenadines. For this they were each presented with an IOC Youth and Sport Trophy.
Kerosene Lamp Foundation (KLF) donated over 300 pairs of shoes to victims of Hurricane Tomas living on the Windward side of St. Vincent. The All-Stars had come together in St. Vincent for their first group meeting since their trip to the States in July. On Saturday, November 13th, 2010, Adonal Foyle’s All-Star Student-Athletes and their mentors loaded up a truck of donated CrocsTM and carried them to the communities of Fancy, Owia, Sandy Bay, Tourama and Chester Town.
The following athletes have been selected by Team Athletics St. Vincent and the Grenadines for training during the period 2010 through to 2014 as part of the organisations' Athletics Academy. The names of selected senior athletes will be announced at a later date.
Team Athletics SVG started its 2010 Cross Country and Road Racing season on Sunday 26th September 2010 with the Annual Round D' Town Road Relay.
In what was a most festive atmosphere, 34 of the registered 46 teams competed in the Primary, Secondary and Open categories with male and female sub categories. The results were as follows:
St Vincent and the Grenadines faltered badly at the recently concluded Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in the western city of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, in a year when national representative teams seem to have a rather difficult time achieving success on the regional and international scene.