Archive for February, 2013

Boxing Association pleads for Upgraded Facilities

Boxing Association pleads for Upgraded Facilities

Something special and exciting seems to be in the making for the continuous development of boxing on the island, but of immense priority is the need to provide upgraded facilities for the sport. Local boxing officials are earnestly calling on […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:35 PM /
Caribbean Premier League to contract 90 players

Caribbean Premier League to contract 90 players

 Darren Sammy The Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the inaugural edition of which is set to begin on July 29, will include six franchises with 90 contracted players in all. Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Sunil Narine, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy and […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:28 PM /
Swimming Association Celebrates Its Athletes

Swimming Association Celebrates Its Athletes

THE swimming fraternity celebrated the achievements of the swimmers, coaches and administration when the St. Lucia Amateur Swimming Association (SLASA) hosted the 2012 Swimming Awards ceremony at the St. Lucia Yacht Club last Saturday. The proceedings were spirited and had […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:15 PM /
Devon Smith Leads Windwards To Victory

Devon Smith Leads Windwards To Victory

 Devon Smith Devon Smith smashed his second century in two innings for the Windward Islands to lead his team to a convincing seven wicket victory over the Combined Campuses & Colleges at the Beausejour Cricket Ground (in Saint Lucia) on […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:13 PM /

LucianAid Foundation Fun Walk March 3

LucianAid Foundation will host its first Annual Walk 4 Blue Fun Walk on Sunday, March 3, 2013, starting at 6:00 a.m. The walk starts at the William Peter Boulevard en route to Hospital Road, Millennium Highway, Goodlands, Morne Fortune, La […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:10 PM /
Anse La Raye Primary School receives cricket gear from Sandals

Anse La Raye Primary School receives cricket gear from Sandals

THE Anse La Raye Primary School was on Thursday the recipient of cricket gear from Sandals. In making the presentation, Dominic Fedee, Regional Public Relations Manager for Sandals, exhorted the school’s young cricketers to put the equipment to effective use […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:09 PM /

VBSS Are Schools Cricket-rama Champs

THE United Insurance Under-19 Schools Cricket Tournament got underway with the staging of the cricket rama at the Gros Islet Playing Field on Wednesday. Sixteen schools, a record number, participated in this year’s activity, which was witnessed by an appreciative […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:08 PM /

Independence Games

The Saint Lucia Athletics Association (SLAA) will this weekend (Saturday and Sunday) stage the Independence Games at the George Odlum Stadium, Vieux Fort. The programme of events is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. daily. Over 200 athletes from the […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:07 PM /
Windies Ladies in World Cup Final Sunday

Windies Ladies in World Cup Final Sunday

West Indies 164 (Dottin 60, Ferling 3-27, Schutt 3-50) beat Australia 156 (Blackwell 45, Daley 3-22) by eight runs. A spirited West Indies stormed into their first World Cup final with a massive win over five-time champions Australia in their […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 10:06 PM /
Plateau Man Walks For Peace; Against Crime

Plateau Man Walks For Peace; Against Crime

 Gregor Phulgence With the crime wave that is sweeping the country, a 73-year-old resident of Plateau, Babonneau, is embarking on a rather challenging activity aimed at spreading the message of peace and curbing the malady in our society. “Independence Peace […]

by / on February 18, 2013 at 9:59 PM /