FOR a long time, sports has been looked upon like the glue which brings the Caribbean together when treaties exist only on aged stationery. West Indians greats like David Rudder describe the Caribbean’s love for sports as existing beyond the boundaries of runs. Such love can only result in outstanding achievements and spectacular performances on the sportive world stage.

Time To Fix Structure of Sports Federations

Image: Members of the various national sports federations in closed session. (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

I always loved this fairytale when I was growing up, “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” It’s such a wonderful metaphor for situations in life in which one person sees things one way and another person doesn’t see it at all. But even before I commence what I am about to write about our national sports federations and their respective structures, allow me to commend Fair Helen’s sons and daughters in sports.