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Get real! TERRY INNISS: calling for a sports culture shift. (FP)

Sun, October 28, 2012 - 12:10 AM

ANOTHER ADMINISTRATOR BELIEVES it’s time Barbados stopped making sport at sports.

Former Barbados Amateur Basketball Association president Terry Inniss contends that the country’s high-profile struggles will persist until the public starts treating sports like a business and not a pastime.

Inniss called for the culture change in response to the recent criticisms levelled at the Barbados Olympic Association for the country’s well-publicized failures at major international meets.

“We pay lip service to our sportspeople and it is surprising that [they] get as far as they do, based on the sort of support that we give them,” Inniss reasoned. (JM)

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