Team Athletics St Vincent and the Grenadines (TASVG) launched its 10th anniversary edition of the annual Inter Financial Institutions Sports Day on Tuesday 13 April 2010 with a brief media ceremony at Olympic House.
President of TASVG, Keith Joseph, proudly explained the success of the initiative taken 10 years ago to bring the nation's financial institutions together in friendly, fun-filled rivalry in a family-like atmosphere. He noted that this year's event which reverts to the Arnos Vale Playing Field on 15 May 2010 beginning at 1:30pm, will probably the biggest and most festive yet with a number of institutions coming on board for the very first time joining the other stalwarts.
Vincentian athlete and Carifta silver medallist, Delohnni Nicol-Samuel, the son of Dane Samuel and nephew of Bigna Samuel, will not be wearing Vincentian colours at this year's Carifta Games. Selected by Team Athletics SVG in a quest for gold at what would be his final year of eligibility for Carifta, Delhonni has been refused permission to compete by his school, Campbell University, where he is a fist year student.
Daily results and draws for this year’s SVGTA National Junior Easter Tennis Tournament.
Updates can also be found at www.svgtennis.org.
Easter Junior Tennis Tournament 2010 U10 Results
The first NORCECA course of Beach Volleyball Information System (BVIS) organized by the FIVB Development Center in Dominican Republic tool place with participants from eighteen countries. St. Vincent and the Grenadines was recently represented at this course by President, Mr. Eardley Martin which took place from March 11-15th 2010.
The proud tradition of distance running in the Samuel family of Sion Hill continues in track and field athletics in St Vincent and the Grenadines. This time around it is the turn of Delhonni Samuel, son of former marathoner, Dane Samuel, nowmarried and resident in Canada and the nephew of former national champion in everything from 800m through to the marathon, Bigna Samuel.
Tuesday December 8, residents of Biabou and parents of the Biabou Methodist School had the privilege of witnessing for the first time a Kids Athletics Competition; a concept recommended internationally by the IAAF for children 7 to 16 years old. The Biabou Methodist School decided this year to replace their normal inter-house sports with a Kids Athletics House Competition. This competition was held on the school grounds. Three Houses ( Red, Yellow and Blue) competed in 6 different events: hurdles, formula 1, triple jump, speed ladder, forward throw and endurance. It was for the first time every student of the school participated in a sports competition.
Kindergarten/Grade : winner - Yellow House
Grade 2 & 3: winner – Red House
Grade 4 & 5 – winners – Blue House
Grade 6 : winners – Yellow House
Points: Ist Yellow – 59 points
2nd Blue – 55 points
3rd Red – 49 points
Officiating were Certified IAAF coaches Miss Debbie Jordan and Mr. Calvert Shortte.