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Tag Archives: athletics

  1. Barbados Celebrates International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. has announced that the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) will be celebrated this year in Barbados with a Zumba event that will be broadcasted live on CBC TV 8 on Saturday, April 10 at 4 pm. Previously IDSDP was observed through a fun day of sporting […]

    April 6, 2021AthleticsNo comments
  2. President of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. delivers Commonwealth Day and International Women’s Day Message

    The significance of today, March 8, 2021, is twofold. The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. joins our friends in Sport here in Barbados and across the world in celebrating Commonwealth Day and International Women’s Day. These two celebrations have much in common. Commonwealth Sport, of which Barbados is a proud member, is committed to using the […]

    March 8, 2021OlympicsNo comments
  3. Birmingham 2022 unveils biggest ever sports programme with 286 sessions

    New version of the schedule, released for the biggest sports event to be held in the UK for a decade, reveals 286 sessions across 19 different sports Medal sessions are highlighted, with 283 medal events in total as part of the biggest ever sports programme in the history of the Games Two full weekends of […]

    March 2, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  4. Simmons Elected to the Board of PanAm Sports

    The Annual General Assembly of PanAm Sports, the Olympic Body responsible for the Pan American continent, was held virtually via Zoom on Tuesday, December 15 and Wednesday December 16. Elections were held for a new Board of Directors to manage the organization for the period 2020 to 2024. Mr. Neven Ilic of Chile was re-elected […]

    December 21, 2020Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Celtic need their experienced players to step up and be counted

    Celtic’s slump in form has come as a shock to all those associated with the Scottish club. This is a team where winning is simply the norm, and any drop below those levels of excellence can rightfully be considered a crisis. But that is the reality facing Celtic, as Rangers sit pretty at the top […]

    December 4, 2020Breaking News, Featured, FootballNo comments
  6. The BOA Celebrates International Men’s Day

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is joining organisations around the world this Thursday, November 19, to celebrate International Men’s Day. Since 1999, International Men’s Day (IMD) has been celebrated on November 19 every year and is recognised in approximately 80 countries globally. The day is an opportunity to pause and celebrate the diversity of […]

    November 17, 2020AthleticsNo comments
  7. Shelley-Ann Griffith Appointed BOA’s New Assistant Secretary General

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelley-Ann Griffith as its new Assistant Secretary General. Griffith, who previously held the position of director was appointed by the Board of Directors on October 7, to fill the post made vacant by Cameron Burke’s elevation to the post of Vice President […]

    October 17, 2020Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  8. Ryan Brathwaite joins CGF as Regional Development Manager for the Caribbean & Americas

    The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is delighted to announce Ryan Brathwaite as the new Regional Development Manager for the Caribbean and Americas regions. Ryan, who is joining the CGF via a secondment supported by Commonwealth Games Barbados, will play a key role in providing operational and strategic support across all areas of the development programme. […]

    September 18, 2020AthleticsNo comments
  9. 2019 Barbados National Aquathlon Championships

    The very young, rising stars and experienced comprised the field of over 40 athletes who competed in calm waters and flat roads free of traffic, providing ideal conditions for the 2019 Barbados National Aquathlon Championships. Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted it’s 3rd Aquathlon event in collaboration with the Barbados Olympic Association BiiG Games […]

    December 10, 2019Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  10. BOA Going for Gold – Meagan Best

    You support Barbados’ athletes when you play #GoingForGold. #TeamBarbados The Barbados Lottery The Barbados Olympic Association @olympicbb @mybarbadoslottery

    October 23, 2019Olympics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. Barbados Athletes’ Commission Hosts Inaugural Forum

    The Barbados Athletes’ Commission just held its inaugural athletes’ forum at The Barbados Olympic Centre Inc. in Wildey. The purpose of the forum was to share the Athletes’ Commission strategic plan with representatives from the 37 national federations to get their feedback and perspectives on matters relating to athletes. “The Athletes’ Commission is unknown to […]

    June 2, 2019OlympicsNo comments
  12. BARBADIAN WINS GOLD AT CANADIAN SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIPS

    MARK SEALY the four-time Caribbean 50-plus champion captured the gold medal at the 2019 Canadian Squash Championships in the men’s 55-plus division at Mayfair Lakeshore Club in Toronto today, May 04, 2019. Sealy, the No. 1 seed who received a bye in the first round sailed through the tournament to reach the final, after he […]

    May 4, 2019Breaking News, Featured, SportsNo comments
  13. #IDSDP Celebrated with Multi-Sport Rally

    Peace was in the air when the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) and their partners, the U.S. Embassy, UNICEF, the National Sports Council, and the Barbados Lotteries hosted the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) flagship event, the Multi-Sport Rally for community groups at the White Hall Playing Field St. Peter. The […]

    April 20, 2019OlympicsNo comments
  14. Barbados to host International Badminton Tournament, Minister of Sport pledges support

    Barbados’ Minister with responsibility for Sports, John King, fully endorses CAREBACO 2019, an annual badminton tournament that is slated to be held in Barbados this year (August 15-29). “Regional badminton players annually look forward to CAREBACO and year after year, our Junior and Senior National Badminton teams represent us well, bringing home results and medals […]

    February 12, 2019SportsNo comments
  15. Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) focused on youth development

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) just revealed their continued commitment to the future of triathlon on the island, highlighting the recent implementation of a range of youth-oriented activities designed to strengthen the skills of Barbados’ up and coming triathletes. Commencing late last year, elite local triathlete Matthew Wright held two separate triathlon camps […]

    February 5, 2019AthleticsNo comments
  16. The Barbados Athletes Commission appoints new Chair

    The Athletes Commission of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. elected Anicia Wood as its new Chair at the quadrennial elections held last Thursday. The Athletes Commission is an established forum for all elite athletes who have represented Barbados at international multi-sport competitions such as the Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Pan American Games and the Central American […]

    October 22, 2018AthleticsNo comments
  17. DEBUT TRIATHLON SET TO FORGE BAJAN SPORTS HISTORY

    Team Barbados believes a home game ups the ante for the CARIFTA games this weekend. Coach Mike Sims has high hopes for the hosts at the Triathlon Championships on 7th and 8th although many officials still unsure how the local cohort will adapt so soon. Darren Treasure, President of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes […]

    October 4, 2017Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  18. ATTN: Traffic Modifications Will Be In Place This Weekend For Inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon & Aquathlon

    Remember: traffic modifications will be in place this weekend for the inaugural CARIFTA Triathlon & Aquathlon. Come out and support #TeamBarbados! More information: http://www.triathlonbarbados.com/carifta-2017/ #CARIFTA #CARIFTA2017 #triathlons #barbadostriathlon

    October 3, 2017Athletics, Breaking News, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. Barbados Runner Lands Spot In World 110m Hurdles Final

    BARBADOS HURDLER Shane Brathwaite has qualified for the World Championships 110m hurdles final. The Bajan won his semi final with a time of 13.26 seconds which is a season’s best. Brathwaite threw off Jamaican Hansie Parchment (13.27) and Devon Allen of America (13.27) to land a place in Monday’s final. The Barbados ace said: “My […]

    August 7, 2017Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Flow lauds BOA for promotion of Olympic Values, Telecoms Provider tangibly renews support

    The local Olympic movement can continue to count on Flow. In an effort to help ensure the sustained development of sport, Barbados’ leading telecommunications provider has reiterated its commitment to the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) to the tune of $750,000. “Just over a year ago we embarked on a strategic five year journey with the […]

    January 9, 2017Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  21. Olympian not ashamed for not pulling a medal first try & aiming for 2020 Games

    Olympian Akela Jones is not daunted by not earning a medal in Rio as she plans on attending the next Olympiad and training even harder. She said while many Bajans may have expected her to medal, she felt satisfied in her debut performance among a large number of more seasoned veterans, since as a first […]

    September 20, 2016Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  22. BARBADOS OLYMPIC ASSOCIATION PLEADS WITH CHRIS SINCKLER TO PAUSE BEFORE HE TAXES

    Plans to add taxation to an already levied lottery which subsidises a sporting NGO is creating waves across the athletic community. President of the Barbados Olympic Association, Steve Stoute addressed celebrants and their supporters at Hilton Barbados last night as the BOA acknowledged athletes of the past and present in their annual awards ceremony. Mr […]

    January 17, 2016OlympicsNo comments
  23. Flow seeking Barbadian content for Sports channel

    As Barbadian viewers become more aware of sports through their smartphones in addition to tablets or traditional TV, the need for local content increases and one provider is making a clarion call for producers to come forward and offer programmes and features to fill the void. When a concern was raised over the new channel […]

    December 13, 2015OlympicsNo comments
  24. ‘The UWI and West Indian Cricket’ By Sir Hilary Beckles

    The University of the West Indies (The UWI), as a sister regional institution, recognises and respects the long and mostly effective service of the West Indies Cricket Board since its establishment in 1927. It gave oversight to our greatest cultural global achievement as a people in which we all rejoiced during the first stage of […]

    November 16, 2015Cricket, FeaturedNo comments
  25. ST. KITTS A GANAR PROGRAM EQUIPS MORE YOUTH FOR EMPLOYMENT

    As Caribbean youth continue to grapple with rising unemployment and resisting the lures of engaging in criminal activity for economic gain, 60 more youth in St. Kitts are now better equipped for the world of work. The youth recently graduated from the inaugural United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-sponsored A Ganar sports for youth […]

    October 2, 2015EducationNo comments