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DABA League Opens

President of the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association (DABA) Mr. Mickey Joseph is urging Dominicans to come out and support the DABA’s 2012 Playoffs. The playoffs which commenced on Wednesday August 8th at the Lindo Park hard court in Goodwill will see the participation of 16 teams island-wide. Mr. Joseph says that most of the games will be played at the Lindo Park since this is the only court with the n ...

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Luan Gabriel Participates in Women’s 200m Heat 6

Although breaking her personal best of 24.67, Luan Gabriel, who ran in heat six of the women's 200m failed to secure a semi-finals spot. She completed the race in 9th place with a time of 24.12; her new personal best. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica came in 1st with a time of 22.71. The 16 year old female athlete is one of two young athletes representing Dominica in the London 2012 Olympic games. ...

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District Sports Festival

The Sports Division on Sunday July 22nd held a District Sports Festival for the Roseau/Roseau Valley District. This was in an effort to fight obesity and bring the communities in the area to participate in different sporting activities. Kevin James, Sports Officer for the district says this is as a result of the Sports Division's goal to combat non-communicable diseases and to get individuals engaged in spo ...

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Cricket Tournament Press Conference

The DOMLEC Windward Island Cricket Tournament was officially launched on Thursday July 12th. Every year, the Windward Islands host a series of tournaments in preparations to select top players for the Windward Islands Team. MR. Nanthan mentioned that this year's tournament will be hosted in Dominica. He says DOMLEC has been assisting them and hopes that they will continue to do so. Coach Alick Rapha says he ...

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One Month to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games

London’s Games will be “a very British affair, on a very global stage” One month to go, and London is calling. As the first city to host the Olympics three times, the UK is looking forward to welcoming the world to London in the days and weeks ahead. Games from Sydney to Barcelona say something unique and distinctive about the country that hosts them and London will be no different. From the Olympic Torch R ...

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Pottersville Youth Award Ceremony of Sports

The Pottersville Youth Sports Academy (PYSA) held its third awards ceremony on Saturday, June 23rd. Director of PYSA Mr. Simpson Gregoire says the reason the ceremony was transferred from December to June was to ensure that in was in line with the end of the school year. People were awarded based on their discipline and leadership skills where as coaches, soccer moms and players were recognized and awarded ...

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Cricket Fans and Visitors Treated to Cultural Experience

Visitors and locals alike were treated to local musical performances every night of the week of April 27th at the Cricket Dwivay Bod La Mer. The Bod La Mer, so that visitors coming to the island for the cricket matches held during the day, would have a taste of Dominican culture at night. Mayor of Roseau, His Worship Cecil Joseph supported the Bod La Mer, as he says it presented cricket fans and Dominicans ...

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