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LIFESPORT – An Obituary – by SHELDON WAITHE

Anil Roberts. Illustration by Ronald Hosein

Our young men are at risk….” is the eerie message at the beginning of the promotional video for the supposedly ground-breaking initiative by the Trinbagonian government, designed to target unemployed at-risk young men and get them involved in sports programmes that will redirect their lives. Launched in 2012 as the brainchild of Sports Minister Anil Roberts, LifeSport trumpeted all that …

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Caribbean SPORTS INFRASTRUCTURE – The Way Forward

It’s the old adage that the Caribbean produces world-beaters in spite of its sports systems rather than because of it. While measures have been put into place and the rhetoric from various sports ministries across the islands hint at an understanding of the critical thinking required, the Caribbean is still playing catch up with regard to providing the needs to …

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