The mood in the Barbados Cycling Union’s (BCU) camp could very well change within the next two weeks.
That’s because according to acting director of Sport at the National Sports Council (NSC), Neil Murrell, repairs to the Randolph Field Velodrome at the National Stadium could begin within that timeframe.
Just last week, president of the BCU, Keith Yearwood, had contended that the current state of the 43-year-old track was having a negative effect on the body, including forcing the cancellation of an international meet scheduled for May, in addition to having the annual track season being put on hold.
However, in an interview with NATION SPORT yesterday, Murrell revealed that having advertised for tenders to complete the work, and having received replies from those interested parties, all that was left for the NSC to do now was to make a selection.
“The NSC put those contracts out to tender about two months ago, and those tenders are now in. We actually opened them today [yesterday].