SDF spends $252 million on sports infrastructure

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March 03, 2017
Denzil Wilks, general manager, Sports Development Foundation.

The Sports Development Foundation (SDF) reports that it spent more than $250 million on sports infrastructure projects in 2015.

That included work on 25 high-school sporting facilities across the country.

The work included construction or rehabilitation of fences for multipurpose courts at 10 locations, including five high schools; rehabilitation of playing fields; and the High Schools Sports Infrastructure Improvement Programme, which carried a price tag of $20.825 million.

The schools selected were chosen based on their performance at the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association Boys & Girls' Athletic Championships.

Among the better-known schools which benefited were Holmwood Technical, Wolmer's Boys' School, St Jago High School, Munro College, Kingston College, Vere Technical and Calabar High School.

- D.B.

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