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Digicel launches grass roots clinic cricket programme

Digicel, the proud sponsor of west indies cricket launched the grass roots cricket clinic october 1st. The first leg of the clinic was launched in april, and comprised of 120 students from various schools. Digicel’s dominica sales and marketing manager, ms. Nathalie walsh explained that the objective of the programme is to help students develop, and improve on their cricket skills. The clinic will be held a ...

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The 2011 Lime Dominica DABA National Basketball League to commence this weekend

  The 2011 basketball season will kick off tomorrow when the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association (DABA) hosts the official opening ceremony of the 2011 Lime Dominica DABA Basketball League.   The official opening ceremony which will be held at the Lindo Park in Goodwill is expected to commence at 5:30pm.   Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association Mr. Mickey ...

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The Glam X-Men suffers defeat at the hands of the Antigua All Star Team

  The 2010 Lime Dominica DABA National Basketball Champions X-Men has failed to secure a single victory at the recent regional basketball encounter in Antigua.   The X-Men team which defeated the Paix-Bouche Silver Lining Eagles in the finals of the Lime Dominica DABA National Basketball Championship was invited to Antigua to play two matches; one against the 2011 Antigua’s Basketball Champi ...

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Goodwill Primary captures the NBD Sports Division Primary schools football Championship

  The Goodwill Primary School (GPS) has been crowned as the new champions of the 2011 National Bank of Dominica Sports Division Primary schools football competition.   In the finals played at the Benjamin’s Park in Portsmouth on Tuesday, the Goodwill Primary School defeated the St. John’s Primary School by three goals to two to walk away with the title.   Kervin Peters, Jevon Raph ...

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Dominica capture the under-13 title in the Junior Regional Squash Tournament

Minister of Sports and Youth, Honorable Justina Charles is commending the efforts of the Dominica Squash Association, for successfully hosting the 2011 Junior Regional Squash Tournament last weekend.   The tournament included participation from the islands of St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tortola, the British Virgin Islands and host country, Dominica.   The Minister told the closing cer ...

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Over 2,600 youth to benefit from the WICB Digicel Grass Roots Programme

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Digicel grass roots cricket training programme has now been launched in Dominica.   Over 2,600 young cricketers all across the Caribbean are expected to receive specialized coaching from over 180 WICB accredited coaches in the coming months, under this programme.   President of the Dominica Cricket Association (DCA), Mr Emmanuel Nanthan said that the WICB Digic ...

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A six-member team return from the 2011 Pan-American Amateur Boxing Qualification Tournament

The Commonwealth of Dominica National Boxing Team has returned home after travelling to Cumana, Venezuela to compete in the 2011 Pan-American Amateur Boxing Qualification Tournament.   The Dominica team comprised of Mr Michael Peter as Manager, Coaches Job Joseph and McNeil Jules and Boxers:   Lennon Bannis - 81 kgs - light heavy weight division Charles Letham - 69 kgs - welter weight division Row ...

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‘Rounders need to be developed in Dominica’ – Roger Francis

Roger Francis, a Dominican-born sports enthusiast, is calling on Dominicans to support him as he host a 20-20 rounders tournament, with 12 teams around the island.   Francis, who has been involved in the sports for a number of years in Antigua, said that he is pleased to be back home to be working with local teams here to develop the sport.   According to him, in other regional countries, the spor ...

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Kavem Hodge to go to a tri-series in Dubai

Under 19-cricketer, Kavem Hodge has expressed his joy in being selected by the west indies cricket board to participate in a try-series in Dubai.   Hodge told SAT TV news that he is elated to participate in such a prestigious series, but more so, to put Dominica on the map, as it relates to international cricket.   Hodge says that his participation in two other series led to his selection for the ...

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DABA delays the official opening of the 2011 Lime National Basketball League

  The Dominica Amateur Basketball Association (DABA) has delayed the official opening ceremony of the 2011 Lime National Basketball League, due to the low number of registration.   Public Relations Officer of the DABA Mr. Mickey Joseph says the league which was scheduled to begin on Saturday March 19th, 2011 is now slated to commence on April 9th, 2011 as they were forced to extend the deadline fo ...

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