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DABA Seeks Professional Approach to the Development of the Association

The Dominica Basketball Association has marked the year 2012 as a general success at their Annual General Meeting on Thursday May 2nd at the Prevost Cinema Mr. Mickey Joseph, President of the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association, spoke at the Association’s Annual General Meeting, he urged the committee to be more professional and official in terms of links to the regional and International bodies. Mr. Jo ...

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Under 15 National Cricket Team Congratulated on Victory

Congratulations to the Dominica under 15 National Cricket Team for dominating the Windward Islands Under-15 Cricket Tournament in convincing fashion, winning five out of six matches played earlier this month in St. Vincent, Sports Coordinator, Mr. Trevor Shillingford stated, this win is significant to Dominica’s continued success for the year. Mr. Shillingford praised, the Sports Division, for selecting the ...

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West Indies Players Association wants New Mou and Collective Bargaining Agreement

The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) CEO, Michael Hall says the players’ body wants to have a new Memorandum of Understanding and Collective Bargaining Agreement (MOU/CBA) with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) in place by the end of July 2013. The MOU/CBA, which governed the relationship between WIPA and the WICB, expired in November 2011 and the WICB wrote to WIPA giving notice of revision of th ...

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New Domino Competition Launched

In an effort of finally forming a solid Domino Association, a new competition has been launched. Coordinator of the Mackeson Stout/Carib Beer Domino Competition, Mr. Devlin Esprit says, this off season competition will also unite players from all over Dominica. Mr. Esprit said a number of teams participated in previous Mackeson Stout competitions, which have been going on for a very long time. ...

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Training for National Volleyball Players Begin

24 male volleyball players have been selected for the Dominica national team’s training squad for round two of the World Championship qualifying tournament. This event is scheduled for June 13th to 17th 2013 in Guadeloupe. Public Relations Officer of the Dominica Amateur Volleyball Association (DAVA), Mr. Kairann George stated, training began on Wednesday April 17th at the LIME Sports Complex in River Estat ...

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Six New Comers to Represent Dominica in Windward Islands Senior Men’s Championship

A total of six new comers have been selected to represent Dominica at the revived Windward Islands Senior Men’s Championship, which will kick off in St. Vincent and the Grenadines from April, 21st to 25th. The 18 man squad was selected after several weeks of preparation and includes a few seasoned campaigners in the persons of Collin Bernard, Glenson Prince, Delbert Dailey and Kurlson Benjamin. Goalkeeper E ...

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Minister for Sports Commends the DABA as Basketball Season Takes Flight

The Dominica Amateur Basketball Association has officially opened its basketball season for 2013. The grand opening ceremony which took place in Goodwill on Saturday night was well attended by sport fanatics, supporters and delegates. The DABA also celebrated a milestone of 45 years since its establishment of organizing professional basketball. Minister for sports, Honorable Justina Charles stated that 45 y ...

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Opening Ceremony T20 Rounders Tournament

The T20 Rounders Tournament has begun! An opening ceremony was held on Sunday April 7th, in Mahaut on the Teza Playing Field. Mr. Blackmoore added, that a prize will be given to the winning team at the end of the leaugue. He said although he would like the Mahaut team to win, he we will be fair. He assured the public that the Mahaut Constituency has the best rounders team in Dominica. ...

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Several Football and Cricket Matches Scheduled for the Weekend

Several matches are scheduled for this weekend when the action continues in the 2013 Dominica Cricket Association competitions. In the only match carded for the DIGICEL Premiere Division, defending champions, Tremors will look for their second win in as many outings when they come up against Dublanc from 10 am on Saturday. ...

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