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Global Leaders in Soccer for Good gather in Atlanta for historic meeting

St Lucia - CASTRIES: Experts that use soccer to tackle racism, gender inequality, violent extremism, refugee integration and more, will gather for first-of-its-kind event.   International non-profit organisation streetfootballworld will bring...

Cricket Umpires to get new powers

Barbados Today:-International cricketers may soon be liable to being sent off the field of play by umpires for specific acts of indiscipline. Today the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) confirmed that...
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Seajays Swim Club Captures 15 Awards at the SLASA Awards Presentation

Seajays Swim Club were the recipients of 15 awards this past Sunday March 5th, at the St. Lucia Amateur Swimming Association Awards event.   10 swimmers walked away with the age...

Imran Khan: Sammy not a ‘big player’

KARACHI, Pakistan (AFP) — Pakistan cricket legend Imran Khan angered fans Tuesday after a leaked video emerged of him describing international stars who agreed to play in the country...
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Hero CPL’s St. Lucia team announces its new brand identity

The Hero Caribbean Premier League’s St. Lucia Zouks has launched a new visual and brand identity known as St. Lucia Stars with a logo that is inspired from the...
Karate Federation Saint Lucia embarked on its journey to the 2020 Olympics on Saturday 4th March 2017 when selected athletes from its affiliate members participated in the first National squad training session at the Entrepot Human Resource Development Center. The athletes were addressed by the president of the Federation, Oliver Lawrence, the Technical director Ezra Jn Baptiste, and the coaches appointed by the National Executive Committee, Michael Wellington (kumite coach) and Ezra Jn Baptiste (kata coach). The president congratulated the athletes on their nomination to the squad and reminded them of the goal ahead and the high level of commitment required to achieve the goal. The technical director and kata coach also commended the athletes for taking up the challenge to place Saint Lucia on the map in 2020 and reminded them of the team approach which is required in order to achieve that goal. The kumite coach provided a brief over of the training programme that he has outlined for the next 10 weeks. After introductions and remarks by the coaches, the athletes were taken through some basic kumite routines by the kumite coach. The kata coach made a few brief comments on the kata performances by selected athletes. After the brief performances, athletes were invited to share their expectations regarding the squad training. They all noted the importance of commitment to the task ahead. The technical director provided an overview of the road map to 2020 Olympics in Japan. The technical director, Ezra Jn Baptiste, reminded the athletes of the upcoming Pan American karate federation championship scheduled to take place in curacao from 23 to 27 may 2017 and that Saint Lucia’s participation in the event is critical to moving forward to the 2020 Olympics. Two other critical events in this regard are the Central American and Caribbean games in Colombia in 2018, and the Pan American Karate Federation championship in 2019 in Peru. A programme of training will be unveiled at the next federation national squad training session scheduled for 11 March 2017. The national squad will be reduced to a National team that will undergo more intense preparations for the championship event in curacao in May 2017. A national representative team will be chosen to participate in that event. Additionally, technical and administrative officers of the federation will be selected to participate in coaching and refereeing courses, and matters pertaining to the governance of the pan American karate federation (the congress).   Other activities on the federation’s programme for 2017 include a panel discussion on the topic: how can karate-do contribute to personal and national development; launch of a newsletter; youth karate camp; national martial arts festival; National Tournament.

Karate Federation Saint Lucia prepares for the 2020 Olympics

Karate Federation Saint Lucia embarked on its journey to the 2020 Olympics on Saturday 4th March 2017 when selected athletes from its affiliate members participated in the first National...

Boxing Association announces training squad

Press Release:-Castries, Saint Lucia, March 6, 2017 –  A training squad of thirty-eight (38) male and female junior and senior boxers have been called up by the Saint Lucia...
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Saint Lucian ladies shine in IBF Antilles Hoops Finals

The Saint Lucia Basketball Federation congratulates Team Saint Lucia on their performance at the recently concluded IBF Antilles U18 3X3 Hoops Finals. The nation and the rest of the world...
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Antilles 3×3 Hoops Final a Resounding Success

CASTRIES - The Antilles 3x3 Hoops Final took place this past weekend and was a huge success in both social and sporting aspects. The level of basketball was high and...
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Successful International Basketball Assembly held in Saint Lucia

Rodney Bay, SAINT LUCIA - The Annual Assembly of the Caribbean Basketball Confederation a Sub-Sub-Zone of FIBA took place over the weekend in Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia and under...