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Tag Archives: Olympics

  1. Barbados Olympic Association Announces their 2021 International Young Participants

    When the virtual 61st International Session for Young Participants, hosted by the International Olympic Academy (IOA) gets underway this Friday, September 17, The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) will be proudly represented by Rohansonn Waithe, Treasurer of the Barbados Chess Federation and track and field athlete, Ayanna Morgan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the two-week […]

    September 17, 2021AthleticsNo comments
  2. CARICOM Scty-Gen. Hails Bermuda Gold Medallist’s ‘Spectacular Achievement’

    CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has extended congratulations to Ms. Flora Duffy of Bermuda who won gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the women’s individual Triathlon event. The congratulatory message reads: “On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) I offer heartiest congratulations to Ms. Flora Duffy of Bermuda on her spectacular achievement of winning […]

    August 4, 2021Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  3. Barbados Olympic Team will be “Going for Gold” with The Barbados Lottery

    As an unwavering supporter of sports development in Barbados, International Game Technology (IGT), operators and managers of The Barbados Lottery, recently presented a cheque for $50,000 from the proceeds of the “Going for Gold” scratch ticket game to the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) in support of the athletes who will be representing the island at […]

    July 8, 2021Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  4. BOA Continues to Celebrate Olympic Day with a Tree Planting Ceremony

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc.’s (BOA) weeklong slate of activities to commemorate Olympic Day paid homage to the environment and its former Vice President the late Ralph “Bruggadung” Johnson with a tree-planting ceremony held in his honor on the grounds of the Olympic Centre on Thursday. Director of the National Olympic Academy, Vaneisha Cadogan who […]

    June 26, 2021OlympicsNo comments
  5. BOA Olympic Day 2021 Celebrations

    In 2020 the Olympic Day celebrations were staged in Barbados as a virtual week of activities. The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has this month announced that the event is back again this year with a new feature. Olympic Day will again be celebrated as a week of activities, from June 21 – 26 with […]

    June 7, 2021OlympicsNo comments
  6. Kathy Harper-Hall is 2021’s BOA Esther Maynard ICON Awardee

    Regionally renowned sports administrator, Kathy Harper Hall is the 2021 recipient of The Barbados Olympic Association Inc.’s (BOA) Women in Sport Icon of the Year Award. Harper-Hall received the award at a virtual ceremony held on Sunday in which tributes were paid by former broadcaster and long-term president of the Barbados Netball Association, Annette Beckett, […]

    March 31, 2021OlympicsNo comments
  7. 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
  8. Barbados Olympic Association Hosts Level 1 Coaching Certificate

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) continued to achieve the goals set out in its strategic plan with the recent training of thirty coaches in Level 1 of the Canada-based National Coaching Certification Programme (NCCP). The training was conducted over two weekends October 16 and 17 and October 25 and 26, 2020 at the Wildey […]

    November 3, 2020OlympicsNo comments
  9. 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
  10. Leon strikes ‘Gold’ with Going for Gold and The Barbados Lottery!

    Leon Harewood continues to celebrate and count his blessings as the recent Barbados Lottery $20,000 Going for Gold instant scratch ticket game winner. During a recent visit to The Barbados Lottery retail agent at Jan’s Minimart in Westbury, St. Michael, Mr. Harewood purchased two $3 scratch tickets, randomly chosen by the cashier. This casual purchase […]

    August 28, 2020Breaking News, Featured, GamesNo comments
  11. B’dos Olympic Assoc. Announces Candidates for 2020 Elections

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has announced the candidates seeking election at its Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. With the COVID-19 pandemic causing all the major sports meets, including the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, to be cancelled or postponed this year, the major items on the agenda will […]

    August 12, 2020Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  12. Olympic Day To Be Celebrated Online in Barbados

    The Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc. just announced that the activities to commemorate Olympic Day 2020 on June 23 will all be online for the first time in the history of the day’s remembrance. For over 30 years, Olympic Day has largely been associated with Olympic Day runs all over the world. The concept was […]

    June 19, 2020OlympicsNo comments
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Support Barbados’ athletes with “Going For Gold”

    You support Barbados’ athletes when you play #GoingForGold. #TeamBarbados (OUR THANKS TO THE FACEBOOK PAGE OF THE BARBADOS OLYMPIC ASSOCIATION, VISIT THEM TODAY!)

    October 19, 2019Olympics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. Nanyo City Officials Visit the Barbados Olympic Association

    Olympic solidarity was at its height when officials from Nanyo City, Japan, paid a courtesy visit to the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) in Wildey, on Wednesday. A number of participating countries in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have been paired with a city in Japan. The Barbados visit was part of a cultural exchange that […]

    August 13, 2019OlympicsNo comments
  17. BARBADOS LOTTERIES LEND LEND A HAND FOR OLYMPIANS TO HEAD FOR TOKYO NEXT YEAR

    Although the road to Tokyo for the 32nd Olympiad is not cheap, the Barbados Lottery is doing their part to defray costs. The raising of the Olympic and Japanese flags was performed by a contingent of the Barbados Cadet Corps.   View this post on Instagram   The #Barbados #Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) began their […]

    July 25, 2019Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments
  18. BOA Announces Barbados’ 2019 Pan American Games Delegation

    The Technical Commission of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has ratified the final delegation to represent Barbados at the Pan American Games in Lima Peru from July 24 – August 11, 2019. Secretary-General of the BOA and Chairman of the Technical Commission, Erskine Simmons said that he was pleased with the due diligence of […]

    July 25, 2019AthleticsNo comments
  19. Barbados Olympic Association Inc. and the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization Inc. sign MOU

    The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization Inc. (Caribbean RADO) to continue housing that agency’s operations at the BOA’s headquarters in Wildey, St. Michael. Caribbean RADO is the body responsible for athlete drug testing and for fostering doping-free sports in the Caribbean region. It […]

    July 15, 2019Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Join Eight Time Olympian Veronica Campbell Brown For Her Book Signing

    Don’t forget when you purchase your autographed copy, you can now download the New Cave Shepherd Card Mobile App and enjoy easy access to your account and more On The Go! Available now in the Google Play and Apple App Stores.

    April 30, 2019Books, Olympics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  21. #Barbados #Rugby in Youth #Olympic #Qualifiers

    For the first time in Olympic history, Barbados will be represented at the Youth Olympic Games Qualifiers in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on March 1-2, 2018. The players and administrators are knee-deep in preparation for this international tournament. Both males and females will be representing Barbados in Las Vegas, and the young athletes have been […]

    February 14, 2018Featured, RugbyNo comments
  22. Molly’s Game – Idris Elba & Jessica Chastain with Kevin Costner

    The true story of an Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target. Her players included movie stars, business titans and unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob.

    September 7, 2017Games, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Flow providing front-row seats for Olympic fans

    Olympic fans are about to have a front row seat in Rio thanks to leading telecoms provider Flow. Flow, the region’s exclusive broadcast partner of the 2016 Olympic Games, will beam more than 2,000 hours of live, uninterrupted coverage to over fifteen markets throughout the Caribbean including Barbados. “As the excitement steadily builds, Flow is […]

    August 7, 2016Breaking News, Featured, OlympicsNo comments