Michael Bascombe is a journalist based in Saint Georges, Grenada and Brooklyn, New York. Produced work for the BBC Caribbean Service, Associated Press (AP) and the Caribbean Media Corporation. Covered many regional and international sporting events including Olympic Games 1996, 2004, 2008 & 2012; World Athletics Championships 2013 & 2015; World Cup Cricket 2007; CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournaments 2009 & 2011, among many others. Also covered United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conferences in Copenhagen, Cancun, Durban and Doha.
by Michael Bascombe in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, September 8, 2015 – Grenada’s hopes of qualifying to the next round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia were dashed on Tuesday following a 3-0 loss to Haiti in Port-au-Prince.
ST GEORGE’S, September 16, 2015 – The Grenada Football Association (GFA) is on a drive to recruit players to complement its National team for the hosting of the CONCACAF Under-17 Women’s Championship, scheduled for March 3-13, 2016.
by Michael Bascombe ST GEORGE’S, September 29, 2015 – The new Athletic and Football Stadium will be handed over to the Government of Grenada next month, according to Minister of State in the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Religious Affairs, Senator Winston Garraway.
Some unedited visuals of Grenada Senior Men's National Team in Haiti in preparation for the return leg of their World Cup Qualifying game on Tuesday September 8, 2015. The training was held at the Stade Sylvio Cator in Port-au-Prince on Monday September 7, 2015. Video by Michael Bascombe
Toronto's Mayor John Tory speaks to GrenadaSports and explains what the staging of the Pan American Games mean to the people of his city, and Canada. He spoke to Michael Bascombe shortly after attending the AIPS Media Reception and Breakfast in Toronto on Monday, July 20, 2015. The ceremony also honoured sports journalists who have covered six or more Pan American Games throughout their career.
Kirani James of Grenada speaking to reporters after advancing to the final of the Men's 400 metres at the IAAF World Championships on August 24, 2015 at the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing, China.