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Blackheart Organisation Apologizes for Late Start of Finals

The Managing Director of the Blackheart Organisation has apologized to the Saint Lucian public for the late start of yet another Blackheart final.

David “Shakes” Christopher was a guest on RCI’s popular Morning Rumble programme on Tuesday morning, and came wearing protective head gear in anticipation of the blows he expected to receive from angry fans who attended Saturday’s game.

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 Solomon Alexander discusses Team Loss at Blackheart Knockout Football Tournament Finals

Stage fright accounted for Babonneau’s dismal showing in the final of the Blackheart Knockout football tournament.

That’s according to their coach Solomon Alexander who spoke following his side's 0-3 defeat by champions Gros-Islet on Saturday night.

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School Sports Calendar Finalized

The beginning of the 2013/2014 academic school year also marks the start of the School Sports Calendar.

The Ministry of Youth Development and Sports in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development and Labour have finalised the sporting agenda for the year through a series of working group sessions which sought to design programmes to build and strengthen sports in the school system.

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Parliamentary Representatives attend Blackheart Knockheart Football Tournament

Parliamentary representatives for the communities of both Gros Islet and Babonneau  have taken a keen interest in the outcome of the Blackheart Knockheart Football Tournament which is carded for Saturday evening at the Beausejour Cricket Ground.

The two female parliamentarians spoke at a specially arranged Press conference which was held at the players’ lounge of the Beausejour Cricket Ground last evening.

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Rodney Heights Aquatic Center Hosts Summer Festival Swim Meet

At the conclusion of the summer holidays, the Rodney Heights Aquatic Center hosted a successful Summer Festival Swim Meet which saw one National Record and eleven Age Group Records being established.

Held this past weekend, the meet was also dominated by theRacers Swim Club which amassed the most points of the seven participating clubs. There were five local clubs and one from Trinidad and St Vincent & the Grenadines with a grand total of 150 swimmers.

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2013 Blackheart Knockout Football Competition This Saturday

The 2013 edition of the Blackheart Knockout Football Competition will see a new champion crown on Saturday.

That’s when surprise team Babonneau and Gros Islet will contest the final for the $15,000.00 cash prize on offer.

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55th Caribbean Table Tennis Championships Finals

The 55th Caribbean Table Tennis Championships concluded on Saturday evening with the finals of the ladies and men’s open singles and Closing and Awards Ceremony at the Beausejour Indoor.

Eva Brito of the Dominican Republic won both the junior girls and ladies open singles titles while Trinidadian pro, Dexter St. Louis captured the men’s singles title against Emil Santos of the Dominican Republic in straight sets.

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AMBC Elite Continental Boxing Championships Concluded

Saint Lucian boxers participating in the AMBC Elite Continental Boxing Championships in Santiago Chile were unable to repeat the form they displayed at the recently concluded OECS and Creole Boxing Championships earlier this year. They both lost to Canadian opponents in Chile.

Heavyweight Ryan Charles lost on points to Samir Elmais 90 pts to 81 pts.

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Three Week Training Camp with off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq to be held in Barbados

Pakistani off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, the cricketer generally credited with the discovery of the much-acclaimed 'Doosra' delivery, is now set to provide his insights into the art of spin bowling in a three-week training camp for West Indies players in Barbados.

That is according to Saj Sadiq, senior editor at PakPassion.net. "Otis Gibson, the West Indies head coach, on behalf of the West Indies Cricket Board, asked me to work with the West Indian spinners, and I had no hesitation in saying yes. It's a new challenge for me, and one that I'm really looking forward to," the website quoted Saqlain yesterday.

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Mixed Results for Host Saint Lucia on the Opening Night of the Caribbean Table Tennis Championships

The Caribbean Table Tennis Championships started on a high note on Tuesday evening with the Formal Opening ceremony. Minister for Youth Development & Sports, Hon. Shawn Edwards declared the championships formally opened and acknowledged that the hosting of the Championships was an indication of St. Lucia’s emerging position as a sports destination.

He also expressed hope that the efforts of the SLNTTA in hosting and participating in the championships, could serve as a catalyst for the development of young players to the sport.

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Caribbean Table Tennis Champions Set to Begin

Top table tennis players from throughout the region will converge on Saint Lucia on Tuesday. That’s when the Caribbean Table Tennis Championships serves off at the Beausejour Indoor Practice Facility with the formal opening ceremony followed by opening matches.

The opening will feature a number of officials including the Island’s Sports Minister, Juan Villa, President - Caribbean Regional Table Tennis Federation, as well as delegates and players from eleven confirmed countries.

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St. Lucia Wins Gold Medal at Junior Women's Tournament
St. Lucia rebounded from a set down to beat Antigua/Barbuda 3-1  to pouch the gold medal in the 2013 Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association Junior Women’s Tournament, which concluded at the Beausejour Multi- Purpose Indoor Sports Facility.

Like their first meeting, a pumped up Antigua and Barbuda brought the fight to the host, but the St Lucians weathered the storm, then mounted a comeback, which was maintained for the next three sets to win (19-25, 25 17, 25-16, 25-17) .

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Saint Lucia Olympic Committee Continues With Anti Doping Education Campaign

The UNESCO funded Anti Doping Education Campaign, spearheaded by the Saint Lucia Olympic Committee will resume this coming Saturday.

This third cycle of seminars and workshops will take place at the Camille Henry Memorial School at L’Anse Road. The campaign which is expected to last some six months commenced in June, 2013 and has seen two rounds of seminars and workshops completed to date.

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2013 Blackheart Knockout Football Tournament Begins!
The 2013 Blackheart Knockout Football Tournament kicked off at the weekend as team battle for the $15,000 cash prize on offer.

In the tournament’s opening match on Saturday evening Roseau Valley won over Vieux Fort South 4-2 on penalty kicks following a 1-1 draw. Kevin Edward had put Vieux Fort South ahead in the 36th minute with Fabian Raymond equalizing for Roseau Valley in the 63rd minute. Roseau goal keeper Kevin Antonie was named Bizz Up player of the match.

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Coolie Town receives Playing Kit from VSADC Youth Academy

The newly established Coolie Town grassroots football program received a tremendous boost on the weekend through a donation of a playing kit from the VSADC Youth Academy.

The Coolie Town grassroots program, which is headed by former General Secretary of the Football Association Evastus Agustin, targets at risk youth in the community and engages them through football.

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St. Lucia Zouks plays their best game at the CPL games

An extended rain interruption kept St Lucia Zouks' CPL hopes alive as they won by 17 runs (Duckworth-Lewis method) against Antigua Hawksbills on Thursday.

The Zouks posted their highest total of the tournament, scoring a formidable 179 for 4. Opener Andre Fletcher played a pivotal knock for the Zouks, scoring 76 off 53 balls and adding useful partnerships with the middle-order batsmen.

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SFA Reaffirms Support for the Blackheart Tournament

The Saint Lucia Football Association has committed its support for the privately run Blackheart Knockout Football Tournament. That disclosure was made last evening by the F.A president, Lyndon Cooper.

Cooper was speaking at the Press Launch and Fixture Draw for this year’s edition of the popular football tournament. The event took place last evening at the Place Lounge of the Beausejour Cricket Ground.

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U-15 Footballers sporting new training gear courtesy VSADC

The national U-15 footballers will be sporting a new training kit for the upcoming CONCACAF U-15 tournament to be held in the Cayman Islands.

The training kit was donated by local club champions VSADC to the U-15 squad before their departure to the Cayman Islands this past Friday.

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