07 July 2006
Lara showing ‘spoilt baby’ side

Lara showing ‘spoilt baby’ side


When I was growing up, there was the saying: "Good for one good for all." That was when we were confronted by conditions that were not considered idea...
30 June 2006
Taking local sports seriously

Taking local sports seriously


St. Vincent and the Grenadines can’t compare with Germany when it comes to the provision of facilities for sports. Just looking at the World Cup ...
23 June 2006
32 teams, not one black head coach

32 teams, not one black head coach


by Earle PaynterThe 2006 FIFA World Cup finals have taken centre stage and football fans all over the world are glued to their television sets to see ...
16 June 2006
Caribbean region

Caribbean region


The point secured by Trinidad and Tobago in their first World Cup appearance serves as a vital morale booster not just for the Soca Warriors and their...
09 June 2006
Football World Cup craze begins

Football World Cup craze begins


For the next month, the football world reaches its zenith with the staging of the World Cup in Germany. There will be no shortage of action as the six...
02 June 2006
One swallow doesn’t make a summer

One swallow doesn’t make a summer


The cynics might say that the West Indies victory over India in the One-Day series is a fluke. The die-hard West Indian fans will look at it as the tu...
26 May 2006
Sporting facilities: No joking matter

Sporting facilities: No joking matter


It seems like a greater emphasis on the provision of sporting facilities is needed here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. It is only natural that the...
12 May 2006
Confusion in basketball camp

Confusion in basketball camp


A pungent smell of disunity is permeating the air of the local basketball fraternity.Evidence of this are the statements, overtures and innuendos made...
28 April 2006
Stop de nonsense!

Stop de nonsense!


Brian Lara is captain again, the contract dispute has been settled, Wow! We should celebrate aint? Yeah right!! Celebrate what? Quite frankly, I am ge...
21 April 2006
Plenty dollars but  little sense

Plenty dollars but little sense


The local Football Federation can be credited with giving proper account of US $250,000 received annually as part of the FIFA allocations. Congratulat...