NADO-SVG Sunday June 17th 2012

Ref: The occasion of the 2012 Olympic day: organised by the St Vincent and the Grenadines NationalOlympic committee as a “Sports for all day”.

Volleyball, Football, Netball, Rugby, Taekwondo, Athletes, Cycling and many other sports were represented at this fun Sports day for all ages.
NADO-SVG (National Anti Doping Association) was also in attendance and prominently displayed itsbanners, educational material whilst soliciting participation in the WADA(World Anti-doping Association) Play True Quiz.

Tessa Chaderton-Shaw, Executive Director of Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organisation (RADO), visited the Territory for few days last week and made the disclosure at a press conference held at Maria´s By The Sea on Friday, January 25.

Her visit is an attempt by the BVI Olympic Committee to step up its anti-doping awareness campaign in the Territory since joining RADO close to a year ago.

By Sherrylyn A. Toppin

WITH HALF OF ITS member countries finding difficulty in paying their subscription fees, the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO) is facing some tough challenges in continuing the fight against doping in sports.

“RADO faces a critical juncture at this point in time due to financial challenges,” executive director Tessa Chaderton-Shaw told NATIONSPORT in an interview yesterday.