GOA consultation identifies what’s needed to move sport forward

- Government support, better infrastructure, more scientific approach and payment of athletes among measures mooted

The need for adequate government support, better relationships with the corporate community and embracing technology were hailed as avenues to improve disciplines when the GOA held a Public Consultation on “the Way Forward for Sport in Guyana.”

During the open forum on Friday at YMCA, members of the public and representatives of sports associations aired their views “on the way forward” while the top brass of the GOA listened and took notes.

The lack of infrastructure, corporate sponsorship, subvention for athletes and associations, sports incentives and scholarships were also  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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