In this episode, Regional Development Manager - Caribbean and Americas, Commonwealth Games Federation, Ryan O. Brathwaite discusses Sport for Development in the Caribbean: The Way Forward. He speaks about the benefits of sport in society in relation to health and wellness, education and development overall. He shares how sport being used as a development tool can reduce Noncommunicable diseases.
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Ryan also shared his views on transition of Barbadian athletes from the junior level to professional levels. The key factors to building a lucrative sport industry regionally especially in the context of the pandemic.
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The “Podcast Pick” for this week’s episode is “Beyond a Boundary” by C.L.R James.
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