Rio Games Heats







UPDATE: Both Taplin and James move forward to finals on Sunday, August 14. James with the best qualiying time (44.02s) in the semifinals will be running in lane 6 and Taplin with the fourth best qualifying time (44.44s) will be in lane 4.


  • Today Friday  12th August  2016 Bralon Taplin and Kirani James will compete in the Men’s 400m Heat at the Rio Olympic.
  • Taplin runs in Heat #2 at 8:13 p.m. local time and Kirani in Heat #6 at 8:45 p.m.
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  • Let’s get together and support TEAM GRENADA.
  • Please note also that the SEMI-FINALS of the Men’s 400 is on Saturday 13th  at 7:30 p.m. and the FINALS is on Sunday 14th  at 9:00 p.m.
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Best Wishes to Our Athletes in Rio

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ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, August 5, 2016 – GIS: The Government and People of Grenada extend best wishes to our Olympic athletes as they compete in Rio 2016!

We are confident they would give a good account of themselves in representing us well.

Grenada will take part in Athletics and Swimming.

Kirani James and Bralon Taplin will compete in the Men’s 400 metres while Kanika Beckles in the Women’s equivalent.

Kurt Felix & Lindon Victor are in the Decathlon (10 events over two days).

Corey Ollivierre (100 metres Breaststroke) and Oreoluwa Cherebin (100 metres butterfly) are the swimmers.

Kirani James will carry our National Flag at the opening on Friday night.

We wish our athletes every success as they fly the national colours with pride in Rio.


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The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Caribbean professionals in its work force.  (WB Group Recruitment Drive)

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The Grenada Chocolate Fest celebrates the island’s organic and ethically produced cocoa and chocolate.  Back for a third year, the Festival is a prefect experience for those who have a passion for all things chocolate.  (Grenada Chocolate Fest 2017)

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On behalf of The Organization of Women of the Americas (OWA) of the Organization of American States, the Embassy of Grenada wishes to post the flyer for 28th Annual Food Festival of the Americas.

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ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA, Tuesday, June 28, 2016:  The Inland Revenue Division (IRD) of the Ministry of Finance and Energy is reminding all taxpayers and the general public…  (read more…)

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Ladies and gentlemen, brothers and sisters…All,
As we enter into the fourth year of this term, we are pleased to report…  (read more…)

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In August 2015, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of The Netherlands and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education jointly launched the project “Strengthening Small Island Developing States’ capacity in the water sector to cope with the effects of climate change”.    (SIDS Fellowship)

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