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Sports Development

The Sport and Development Sub Programme operates under the umbrella of the Human Resource Development Programme. The general goal of the Programme is to develop sport for the advancement of health, economic development and regional integration. The Programme also seeks to promote sporting excellence, while fostering personal, social and cultural development through sport. In this regard, working with Governments, International Organizations, Regional Sports Organizations and other stakeholders is a key feature of the Sport Programme in its bid to reposition sport as an essential element in the development of the Caribbean Community.

The Sport and Development Programme activities are fashioned in keeping with the established Vision Statement for the Caribbean Community, and in... Read more

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Grenada Olympians represent proudest moment, says PM

Posted: 16 August 2016 - Regional News
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (GIS) -- Prime minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell, has described the success of Kirani James and Bralon Taplin in reaching the finals of the Olympics 400m as one of the
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Feature: Guyana’s Cleaveland Forde – outstanding CARICOM 10K athlete

Posted: 02 July 2016 - Regional News
The Thirty-Seventh Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM will be held in Guyana 4-6 July, 2016. The opening ceremony will be held on the evening of Monday 4 July, at the
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Mark! Set! Go! CARICOM 10k Race to be held 3 July

Posted: 13 June 2016 - Press Releases
The twelfth Annual CARICOM 10K race will be held on Sunday, 3 July, 2016, at 6:00 am in Georgetown, Guyana. The event will be held under the Theme ‘Promoting Healthy and Peaceful
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WICB coaches workshop a success

Posted: 10 May 2016 - Regional News
BRIDGETOWN—As part of its continued efforts to enhance coaches’ education, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) hosted another key initiative with a two-day workshop to deal directly with
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West Indies Legends call for dissolution of ‘obsolete’ WICB

Posted: 19 April 2016 - Regional News
A host of West Indies legends including Garry Sobers, Viv Richards, Wes Hall and Andy Robertshave called upon the WICB to dissolve the board, in line with the CARICOM cricket review panel’s
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CARICOM Cricket governance sub-committee Chairman congratulates victorious Windies teams

Posted: 03 April 2016 - Regional News
Prime Minister of Grenada and Chairman of the CARICOM Subcommittee on Cricket Governance, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, has congratulated the West Indies Men’s and Women’s
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Chairman of CARICOM’s cricket sub-committee extends best wishes to Teams Windies

Posted: 03 April 2016 - Regional News
Grenada’s Prime Minister and Chairman of the CARICOM Subcommittee on Cricket Governance, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, extends best wishes, on behalf of the Prime Ministers of
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CARICOM panel recommends WICB be dissolved

Posted: 04 November 2015 - Regional News
The Independent Review Panel of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Sub-Committee on Cricket Governance has recommended that the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) be disbanded and an interim committee
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Congratulations Jamaica: World Relays 2015

Posted: 04 May 2015 - Regional News
JAMAICA added three more medals, including two gold on last night's second and final day of the 2nd IAAF World Relay Championships at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium in the Bahamas and went a far
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CARICOM and WICB agree “way forward” for West Indies cricket

Posted: 21 April 2015 - Regional News
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Tuesday April 21, 2015, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the Caricom committee on cricket governance say they have ended a
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It’s On!  Viv Richards Stadium Ready!

Posted: 13 April 2015 - Regional News
Northsound, Antigua, April 13, 2015:     “It’s On – Viv Richards Stadium is ready,” were the words of Sports Minister the Hon. Chet Greene on Sunday, as
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Jamaica Land 85 Medals At 44th Carifta Games

Posted: 08 April 2015 - Regional News
COLLIN REID COURTESY OF SUPREME VENTURES AND COURTS)Jamaica's junior athletes once again proved they are the kings and queens of the Caribbean with another dominant display at the annual
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Silver Jubilee Stadium to be renamed in honour of Kim Collins

Posted: 07 April 2015 - Regional News
Kittitian World Champion sprinter Kim Collins will receive a significant honour in the renaming of the Silver Jubilee Stadium as the Kim Collins Athletic Stadium.“We are celebrating a young
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Barbados To Host Golden Oldies Cricket Festival

Posted: 31 March 2015 - Regional News
Barbados has won the bid to host the 2017 Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival, an international tournament for semi-professional and retired players.Local cricketing legends, the Right Excellent
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Bassarath: ICC coming to region speaks to confidence in WICB

Posted: 25 March 2015 - Regional News
President of the T&T Cricket Board (TTCB) and West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) director, Azim Bassarath says that the fact that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to keep their
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Trinidadian Simmons New West Indies Cricket Head Coach

Posted: 20 March 2015 - Regional News
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced today the appointment of Phil Simmons to the role of West Indies Head Coach on a three-year contract.The 51-year-old
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Re-elected WICB President to meet Grenada PM

Posted: 09 March 2015 - Regional News
A meeting with Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell on cricket governance is among the first items of business for re-elected President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Mr. Dave
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Culture and Sports – centre-stage at CARICOM Heads Meeting

Posted: 27 February 2015 - Regional News
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, The Bahamas, Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson  (r) presenting a gift of publications on Bahamian culture and sports to the Most Honorable P.J Patterson, former
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WICB hails Windies, Gayle’s landmark

Posted: 25 February 2015 - Regional News
The West Indies Cricket Board has extended sincere congratulations to Chris Gayle, following his amazing double hundred that propelled West Indies to their second victory today in the ICC Cricket
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JADCO Rolls Out Programme to Educate Athletes and Support Personnel

Posted: 16 February 2015 - Regional News
The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) is rolling out a number of public education initiatives to inform athletes and support personnel of various changes regarding anti-doping rules.Among
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Gov’t to Provide Assistance to Sports Associations

Posted: 10 February 2015 - Regional News
The financial burden being faced by sporting associations for the use of the stadium and sporting venues managed by Independence Parks Limited (IPL), will shortly be eased as Government is to provide
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Jamaica to Introduce Blood Testing for Athletes

Posted: 02 February 2015 - Regional News
News Americas Now, NEW YORK, NY, Monday, February 2, 2015-Executive Director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), Carey Brown, has indicated that the agency is well to its way to
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CONCACAF Unveils First Edition of Diversity Handbook

Posted: 15 January 2015 - Regional News
News America Now, MIAMI, Florida, Thursday, January 15, 2015 – In the continued effort to embrace and promote diversity as a key value of football, the Confederation of North, Central America
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Barbados & Cuba Discuss Sports & Culture

Posted: 30 December 2014 - Regional News
Barbados and Cuba are seeking to deepen their collaboration in sports and culture. The proposed approach was discussed during a courtesy call on Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen
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CARICOM partners with WICB to boost schools

Posted: 16 December 2014 - Regional News
Schools throughout the Caribbean Community are being given an opportunity to vie for cricket nets as part of a new initiative announced by the Georgetown based Caricom Secretariat yesterday called
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CARICOM says ready to intervene in Windies dispute

Posted: 20 October 2014 - Regional News
Chairman of CARICOM, Antiguan Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the community is prepared to intervene in the dispute which led to the West Indies team withdrawing from their tour of India last
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Guyanese and Trinidadian nationals win CARICOM Annual 10k

Posted: 01 July 2014 - Press Releases
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Trinidad and Tobago’s Tonya Nero won the women’s leg of the CARICOM 10K Road Race for the third time in a row, when the event
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CPLBoosts Sports Tourism In St. Kitts And Nevis

Posted: 12 June 2014 - Regional News
Basseterre, St. Kitts, June 12, 2014 (SKNIS): With Caribbean Premiere League (CPL) just around the corner, it is evident that the combination of sports and entertainment will attract tourists to
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CARICOM 10k Runs Off On Saturday In Port Of Spain

Posted: 28 June 2013 - Press Releases
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Athletes from eight Member States of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will compete at the 9th Annual CARICOM 10k Road Race which takes
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Role for EPA in Unlocking Economic Value of Region’s Cultural Industries, Sporting Sectors

Posted: 04 April 2013 - Press Releases
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Unlocking the economic value of the cultural industries and sporting sectors of the Caribbean Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific
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