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Patrick John accepts Jack Warner’s resignation; open to contest the elections for presidency

President of the Dominica Football Association, Mr Patrick John has hinted his possible intentions to run for the presidency of the International Football Federation (FIFA), with the recent resignation of Austin Jack Warner. Warner reportedly resigned from his post in international football immediately, according to a brief statement from FIFA. Mr John says the Dominica Football Association has been an ally ...

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DFA 2009/2010 Full List of Awardees

                                Ultra Nation Cup – sponsored by National Petroleum Most outstanding goalkeeper – Presley Boyd; Harlem United Sports Club Most outstanding Defender – Prince Austrie; Harlem United Sports Club Most outstanding Midfielder – Kelvin Austrie; Harlem United Sports Club Most outstanding Striker – Kelly Peters; Wacky Rollers Player with Most Goals – Kelly Peters; Wacky Rollers (8 goal ...

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Six Lifetime Awards presented at the DFA Annual Prize-Giving and Awards Ceremony

Six lifetime awards were part of the many awards presented, when the Dominica Football Association held its annual prize-giving and awards ceremony on Saturday, June 18th, 2011. At the ceremony, footballers, clubs, associations and sponsors were recognized for their achievement and support during the 2009/2010 football season. President of the Dominica Football Association, Mr Patrick John told the ceremony ...

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Sylvester Joseph named as the top ten pool shooter

Sylvester Joseph defeated Arlinbert Joseph, three games to two, to walk away as the top pool shooter, when the Dominica Pool Billiards Federation Inc., held the top ten shooters tournament at Krazy Koconuts. The event, which was sponsored by Dominica Brewery and Beverages Ltd and Krazy Koconuts featured some of the best pool shooters on the island, including West Indies female cricketer, Pearl Ettienne. Arl ...

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First phase of the Poree Playing Field fencing project begins this Saturday

The Pointe Mitchel Sports Council will commence the first phase of the long-awaited fencing project of the northern end of the Poree Playing Field this Saturday, June 18th.   Member of the Pointe Mitchel Sports Council, Gerald George says this project is to alleviate the problem of balls entering the property of residents in the area.   Meanwhile, only one match is scheduled this weekend in the Maxroy Tradi ...

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Six distinguished awards up for grabs at the DFA’s prize and awards ceremony

The Dominica Football Association will hold its prize giving and awards ceremony on Saturday, June 18th at the public service union building on valley road, Roseau at 3pm.   At this ceremony, teams and individuals will be awarded for outstanding performances during the 2009/10 football season.   Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Football Association, Mr Gerald George says lifetime awards will be pres ...

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Dominica Cricket Association congratulates Shane Shillingford

The Dominica Cricket Association (DCA) congratulates Shane Shillingford, following clearance from the International Cricket Council (ICC) to resume bowling at the international level.   Shillingford, the West Indies bowler who was suspended in November 2010 after his bowling action was found to be illegal got the go-ahead on Friday, May 3rd, 2011.   President of the DCA, Emmanuel Nanthan, said, “We are extr ...

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Government committed to investing in sports development on the island

Dominica’s Minister responsible for Sports, Honorable Justina Charles has said that the government of Dominica is committed to developing sports on the island. Mrs. Charles says focus is being placed on developing the Windsor Park Sports Stadium so that it will continue to be a trail blazer in their sports development thrust. Her comments came on the heels of preparations to host the first Digicel test matc ...

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The stage is set for Dominica’s first test match

Dominica is on the verge of hosting its first test match at the Windsor Park Sports Stadium. To signal the historic event, a media launch was held at the stadium on Wednesday, June 1st. This will be the first test match at the state-of-the-art facility, which features a capacity of 12,000 seats including private boxes, a media center, practice nets, a players’ complex, digital score boards and five cricket ...

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2011 Independence Sports Athletics Preliminaries Results

  The Sports Division in the ministry of culture, youth and sports began its 2011 Independence Sports Athletics preliminaries on the 4th of October. The Goodwill Secondary School is currently in the lead in all categories scoring the highest points in junior and senior girls, also junior and senior boys.   The St. Mary’s Primary sits in 2nd place in the junior and senior boys category, while the Roseau Prim ...

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