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Tag Archives: athletes

  1. Barbados’ team named for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

    There will be a strong contingent of athletes representing Barbados at the XXII Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held between July 28 and August 8, 2022. Commonwealth Games Barbados has announced a 65-member squad of 42 females and 23 males, slated to compete in 12 disciplines, including athletics, boxing, cricket and netball, in Birmingham, England. […]

    July 21, 2022Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Barbados to attend the first-ever Caribbean Games in Guadeloupe

    Barbados will be among the 30 countries participating in the inaugural Caribbean Games, scheduled for June 29 to July 3, 2022, in Guadeloupe. The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has announced a 23-member team that will compete in four disciplines: Aquatics, Judo, Netball and Track and Field. The Caribbean Games is being organised by the […]

    June 21, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  3. BOA To Institute Mandatory Vaccines for All Accredited Games Participants

    The Board of Directors of The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has deliberated and  given the recent restrictions and challenges faced in attending regional and international  competitions, has decided to implement a mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy as a condition of  participation in Games for all accredited persons. Exempted from this policy are Government  Officials and […]

    December 26, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  4. The Barbados Lottery congratulates all Barbados’ athletes who participated in the 2019 Pan Am Games

    The Barbados Lottery congratulates all Barbados’ athletes who participated in the 2019 Pan Am Games. Support the Barbados Olympic Association and Barbados’ Olympic athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with each purchase of The Barbados Lottery’s Going for Gold instant scratch game. #GoingForGold @Olympicbb

    August 23, 2019Athletics, Breaking News, Photo GalleryNo comments

    A leading member of the International Olympic Committee believes too many sporting bodies are hemorrhaging credibility by the second in an effort to become financially viable and in the end it may cost such groups the spectators and sponsors they’re trying to encourage… Canadian by birth, nevertheless, Mr Pound has been a regular visitor to […]

    December 27, 2018Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  6. Barbados Olympic Association donates to the Barbados Huntsman Games Delegation

    The Barbados Association Inc. (BOA) continues to encourage the development of high-performance sport, as well as sports-for-all. This week it demonstrated its commitment in the area of sports-for-all, and “Olympism in action” by coming to the assistance of the Barbados Huntsman Games delegation. Co-ordinator of the National Senior Games Rawle Clarke, who received the $4000 […]

    October 1, 2018AthleticsNo comments
  7. Temporary road and lane closures during CARIFTA 2017

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) has announced temporary lane and road closures will be in effect during the inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Relay Championships. The event, a first of its kind in Barbados, will be held at the Barbados Aquatic Centre and Gymnasium Complex in Wildey between 7th – 8th October. Every effort […]

    September 26, 2017Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments

    New Guyana Pharmaceutical Company Incorporated (NEW GPC INC), under its popular Limacol brand, has today confirmed that it will continue as a Principal Partner of the Caribbean Premier League. As part of the agreement, Limacol will become Umpires and Referees Partner, which will see Limacol represented on the Umpires’ uniforms and during the Third Umpire […]

    June 12, 2015CricketNo comments
  9. Point Break 2015 (Remake) – Luke Bracey, Édgar Ramírez & Teresa Palmer A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. “Point Break” is inspired by the classic 1991 hit.

    June 5, 2015Crime, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  10. UWI Games kick off at St. Augustine Campus

    It’s a packed week for student athletes as the 2015 University of the West Indies (UWI) Games are underway at the St. Augustine Campus’ Sport and Physical Education Centre (SPEC)… Saturday had a full day of games for both male and female athletes as all 4 teams played table tennis in the Indoor Court. In […]

    May 25, 2015AthleticsNo comments
  11. TO2015 Unveils One-of-a-Kind Medals: A Unique Product of the Americas

    The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) just revealed the competition medals for the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Athletes from 41 countries and territories across the Americas will compete for 4,283 medals in 825 medal events. The paths of the medals originate at different points across the western hemisphere thanks to […]

    March 5, 2015AthleticsNo comments
  12. From disappointment to victory – the determination of 2 Grenadian marathon runners

    The great poet, Maya Angelou said, “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” Jerry Bascombe and Dennis Mason must have been paying attention because when they discovered that, due to unfortunate circumstances, they were unable to participate in this years TCS […]

    November 3, 2014AthleticsNo comments
  13. British minister writes Op-Ed ahead of UK Caribbean Forum

    Good friends know the importance of communication – it brings us together, allows us to understand one another and resolves problems when they arise. It’s no different between countries. In an age where we increasingly rely on digital and social media to conduct business, I’m glad that meeting face-to-face remains a vital part of international […]

    June 17, 2014PoliticalNo comments
  14. Queen’s Baton Relay in Barbados – Yachtsman paints the town? March 11, 2014Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Queen’s Baton Relay in Barbados – Moment of Truth: Old & New Technology in Baton

    The handle of the Baton is from an old ship’s mast; while the brazier for the light is made from laser-etched Titanium – both used for the purpose of enabling the portability and durability of the device.

    March 11, 2014Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Queen’s Baton Relay in Barbados – D’ye Ken (know) John Peel? March 11, 2014Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. British High Commissioner celebrates arrival of Queen’s Baton Relay March 11, 2014Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Artisans & domestics to take to airwaves to press Caribbean governments to keep CARICOM free movement promise

    Household domestics and artisans from five CARICOM nations – Jamaica, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, St Kitts & Nevis and Barbados – are take to regional airwaves on Sunday in their latest bid to urge the region’s governments to honour their rights to freedom of movement, granted them more than five years ago. In a region-wide […]

    February 12, 2014Political, TravelNo comments

    Physical Education Teachers and Coaches in High Schools around St. Kitts and Nevis are better able to steer athletes and other students away from the use of performance enhancing substances following a workshop to provide them with comprehensive training and education on the various components of anti-doping. The UNESCO funded project, “Levelling the Playing Field […]

    October 27, 2013Athletics, HealthNo comments

    {EDITOR’s NOTE: This is the same story which I spoke about HERE, but this is the nice, fluffy and flossed version…} Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has warned Barbadians about the danger of satisfying themselves with mediocrity, whether in the area of sport or any other sphere, saying it will not take the country forward. He […]

    September 12, 2013Education, OlympicsNo comments
  21. Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) on Jamaica Anti-Doping Programmes

    The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) has noted with much consternation, media statements attributed to the work of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO). These statements came in the wake of a high-profiled publication of adverse analytical findings against celebrated Jamaican athletes. We have had the benefit of reading a statement issued by JADCO […]

    September 3, 2013Athletics, CrimeNo comments
  22. “Grenadian athletes to invade Guyana for regional meet” By Rawle Nelson

    A number of top Grenadian athletes are expected to invade Guyana on August 17th and 18th for the staging of the fourth Boyce & Jefford Track and Field Classic. The two-day historic meet will see other regional athletes primarily from Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and host Guyana competing for prize money that total over USD […]

    August 1, 2013AthleticsNo comments
  23. Barbadians join with Rotaract Club of South Barbados in special Race to END Domestic Violence

    After successfully organizing the Race for Challenor in 2012, the Rotaract Club of South Barbados (RCSB) with the encouragement of radio personality, Alex Jordan and avid runner Ralf Luther, held their second race for charity event on July 23rd, dubbed ‘The Race to END Domestic Violence.’ The 5 km road run/walk through Bridgetown aimed to […]

    July 4, 2013Athletics, CrimeNo comments
  24. Springer Memorial, Queen’s College take part in Scotiabank International High School 4×100 Relay Championship at the Toronto International Track & Field Games

    Scotiabank congratulates the Springer Memorial and Queen’s College relay teams on their participation in the Scotiabank International High School 4×100 Relay Championship at the Toronto International Track and Field Games; Springer Memorial’s team placed 6th in the girls’ schools relay in a time of 48:40 while the Queen’s College boys placed 7th with a time […]

    June 29, 2013AthleticsNo comments
  25. Vanderpool-Wallace: The United States of the Caribbean?

    IN THE MIDDLE of musing about regional cooperation, tourism Ministers and Commissioners were recently invited to imagine a gestalt entity, “the United States of the Caribbean.” They were invited to consider what such an entity would look like. Thomas Sowell has written extensively about the achievements of people from the Caribbean in the United States […]

    May 29, 2013PoliticalNo comments