News from the Caribbean:
October 22, 2015
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- The Barbados government is looking to further invest in sports tourism. This indication came over the weekend from minister of sports, Stephen Lashley, at the official opening of the 15th Caribbean Cycling Championships Elite Road Race. “Sports has been identified...
September 5, 2015
CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) is once again lending logistical and technical support to the staging of the third annual Digicel Tri St Lucia triathlon to be held on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Tri St Lucia 2015 will be the culmination of a week-long festival of fun activities.
August 24, 2013
ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The AUA Tinman Rohr Triathlon is set to return to Antigua this year for the second year running and already a premier triathlete of international standing has been confirmed for the September 22, 2013 event. Twelve times Guadeloupe national champion Olivier Noglotte...
May 27, 2011
I have written many commentaries extolling Lance Armstrong’s remarkable accomplishments -- not just as a professional cyclist (most notably his unprecedented and unequaled seven consecutive victories in the Tour de France), but also as a fundraiser for cancer research.
April 15, 2011
PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten -- NAGICO Assurances recently made a monetary contribution to the Velo Club de Grand Case to help cover the costs of the cycling team’s uniforms, bicycles, equipment and participation expenses.
August 18, 2010
SCARBOROUGH, Tobago -- Cyclists from the around the world will gather on the Caribbean island of Tobago for the 24th Annual International Cycling Classic from Sept. 28 - Oct. 3. The five-day / five-stage event is broken into three divisions.