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‘Not enough’ from King for duty-free


JUSTIN MARVILLE in New York

‘Not enough’ from King for duty-free

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WHAT FULL SUPPORT? Darian King certainly doesn’t get that.

Christopher King appears to have refuted Minister of Sports Stephen Lashley’s claims that Government fully supports his brother, having said that an unidentified Government official refused to acknowledge the tennis star’s accomplishments.

The elder King, who also serves as Darian’s coach, made the assertion in a wide-ranging Facebook blog detailing everything surrounding Darian King’s US Open breakthrough.

“Earlier this year when we were thinking about buying a car, since we were using our father’s car when we came back to Barbados, we asked to receive a ‘duty-free’ concession [but] Darian was denied twice by a Government official, who even sent a message saying ‘Darian hasn’t done anything for Barbados as yet that grants him duty-free status’,” wrote Christopher. (JM)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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