In the universal general proverb, which says “You cannot pretend to cover the sun with your finger”, and which defines, “the futile attempt of a person to hide something infamous”. I quote it because as the aristocrat said, “Be fair first, if you want to be happy.”
In recent months, Dominican sport is experiencing a golden age. A week ago, the 2022 Sports Summit was held in the capital, which included the presence of a number of sports ministers from the Americas in the country, an event inaugurated by President Abenader.
The American Sports Council (CADE), the Ibero-American Council for Sports (CID), the Confederation of Sports (CONSUDE) and the Sports Council for Central America and the Caribbean (CONDECADE) stayed in the country for a week in working sessions and everyone praised the sporting situation in the Dominican Republic.. It was a global achievement!
This wonderful event ended immediately as the Continental Taekwondo Championships began in Punta Cana, La Altagracia, which won the best praise, not only for the organization and assembly, but also for the quality of the rooms, outstanding food service and recreation. Athletes and leaders. Another international achievement!
In those same days, the Minister of Sports, Francisco Camacho,
It has been announced that the Dominican Republic will host the Central American and Caribbean Games, El Salvador 2023.
It will host the disciplines of taekwondo, modern pentathlon, equestrian, rowing, skeet, tennis and field hockey.
It goes without saying that the repair of facilities that need to be adapted for this event will begin immediately and that the maintenance of the venue will then be provided, three years ago, Central America and the Caribbean, Santo Domingo 2026, which is the organizer of the commission, and was formed by decree.
There are more achievements: the country successfully celebrated the championship of the National Football League, and the Santiago Federation again held a high-quality tournament, with thousands of people attending all matches.
The NBA and the Dominican Basketball Association held an international camp last weekend to search for talented basketball players. In the next few days, the Felix Sanchez Classic, 2022, will take place in Payagwana, where world-class runners will be present.
Twenty-four foreign athletes, thirteen men and 11 women, from Australia, the Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, the United States, Ghana, the British Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland formalized their participation. .
Basketball tournaments are played in Puerto Plata, San Francisco and San Pedro de Macorís with help, not only from the Ministry of Sports, but also from other state agencies, indicating that it is a clear vision of the government of Luis Abenader, whose entire team supports the sport.