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    The honour is conferred on the President every year to extend a welcome to the Barbados Olympic Association’s Annual Awards Ceremony. I do so on behalf of the Board, Management and Staff, and it is not an honour I take lightly, as we at the BOA are very aware of the remarkable dedication and commitment […]

    December 21, 2022Olympics, Video GalleryNo comments

    The Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO) and the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) just signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding aimed at enhancing the fight against doping in sport in the region. The agreement – the first of its kind between the two regional bodies – was officially signed during the CANOC General […]

    November 11, 2022Featured, SportsNo comments
  3. Bajan Handball Coach Awarded Scholarship to International Support Program for African & C’bean Sport

    Multitalented Barbadian Athlete and Coach Andre Moore has been awarded a scholarship from Olympic Solidarity to participate in the International Support Program for African and Caribbean Sport (PAISAC). From November 1, 2022, to May 15, 2023, Moore will be immersed in the program focused on training coaches in applied sports sciences. Its objectives include improving […]

    November 1, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  4. IAN GOODING-EDGHILL: Purposeful Re-Introduction Of Sports Soon

    Sporting activities in Barbados could be restarting shortly. Minister of Health and Wellness, Ian Gooding-Edghill, said officials were working towards “a purposeful re-introduction of sports within two weeks”, in a risk-based manner to ensure the safety of players and spectators. And, Mr. Gooding-Edghill gave the assurance that his Ministry would continue to work with the […]

    February 28, 2022Photo Gallery, SportsNo comments
  5. New Co-operative Society for Sport in Barbados

    Barbados is set to have a new sport-related co-operative structure – the Barbados Sport Co-operative Society Limited (BSCSL). This new Society aims to create a space for members to thrive while contributing to the overall development of a national sporting industry. Membership will be open to all Barbadians, especially those in the sporting sector, including […]

    July 28, 2021SportsNo comments

    Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and a country from the West Indies join England in qualifying for Birmingham 2022; Qualifier to determine final participant Cricket is the first discipline to announce qualifying teams for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as the sport makes a landmark re-entry to the prestigious multi-sport event scheduled from […]

    April 30, 2021CricketNo 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. 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
  9. “We Sea, We Life” massive Multi-Dept Swimming Initiative, Min. Humphrey emphasises Safety at every level

    Preservation and production are two of the main principles engaging the attention of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy and those tenets also form the basis of a new initiative aimed at teaching 1,000 Barbadian youth how to swim this summer.   View this post on Instagram   This weekend @kirkhumphrey7 Minister […]

    August 9, 2020Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments

    My heart is heavy and spirit dampened after learning of the passing of Sir Everton Weekes . He lived an highly regaled, cricket record making life filled with dignity, regional honor and global sports impact. On behalf of the members and leadership of the St. Kitts Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), I express heartfelt condolences and […]

    July 8, 2020CricketNo comments
  11. ‘The Way Back’ – Ben Affleck, Janina Gavankar

    A former High School basketball phenom, struggling with alcoholism, is offered a coaching job at his alma mater. As the team starts to win, he may have a reason to confront his old demons. But will it be enough to set him on the road to redemption?

    November 24, 2019Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  12. 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
  13. Barbados Olympic Association Teaches Youth Life Skills

    Youth development was the focus of the first event staged by the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. to celebrate International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP). The workshop held at the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. headquarters in Wildey St. Michael recently, is the first of three events geared at empowering youth to live positively, […]

    April 16, 2019EducationNo comments
  14. CPL congratulates West Indies after clinching historic treble

    Damien O’Donohoe, Chief Executive Officer of the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) has offered his congratulations to the West Indies team after Darren Sammy’s side defeated England by four wickets in the most dramatic ICC World T20 final ever seen in Kolkata on Sunday on the greatest day in the history of West Indies cricket. […]

    April 3, 2016CricketNo comments

    Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) has been named the official broadcast sponsor – and the exclusive telecoms partner – of the 2016 Rio Olympics for the Pan-Caribbean region by CANOC Broadcasting Inc. (CBI), a subsidiary of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees. The organisation has secured the exclusive Olympic content rights to all platforms […]

    April 21, 2015Featured, OlympicsNo comments

    HBO presents a compelling array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries, each representing diverse social realities and cultures from different regions around the world through the eyes of their distinguished directors. A new documentary will premiere each Monday in the Caribbean, starting October 13th and running through December. The documentaries featured include (in chronological order): The […]

    October 8, 2014CinemaNo comments
  17. SOL Rally Barbados – Take a Seat, Grab some shade & pop a cold brew… How?


    May 26, 2014Photo Gallery, RallyNo comments
  18. Is Barbados really Independent? Media shucks & jives per Sophie of Wessex’ whims and decrees

    When Barbados had its 375th Anniversary of Parliament; I refused to be in the thick of it, if Barbados is in the middle of a financial crisis where thousands of jobs have to be shedded in order for this country to avoid another financial downgrade – why are we laying out Pomp & Pimpery when […]

    April 6, 2014Editorial, Political2 comments
  19. How to be effective as Emcee & not a Berk: Steve Stoute – President of the Barbados Olympic Association

    Last year is probably one Steve Stoute would just as soon forget… An Olympiad where the Management outnumbered Competitors and fresh voting for an Executive based on that disaster, which Stoute narrowly survives the vigorous campaign? As I said, that plus an Asst. General Secretary bungling as Host for their Awards, means President Stoute is oh, so glad 2012 is now […]

    April 21, 2013Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Princess Juliana International Airport Supports Awareness Week for the Physically Challenged and Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

    The Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company NV (PJIAE) fully supports the ongoing Awareness Week for the Physically Challenged and the international Wheelchair Tennis Tournament organized by the Committee Be Able, set up by Top Promotions Foundation. The Awareness Week which began in St Maarten on November 23 and ends December 2, 2012, features several […]

    November 30, 2012Sports, TravelNo comments
  21. Barbados Rugby Season – Action & Results: Get Ready for Night Match on 26 Oct.

    Recent heavy rains created a lush green pitch for the action at the Historic Garrison Savannah last weekend, when Emperors faced Renegades in the first match of the scheduled double-header. Things got off to an enthusiastic start with Renegades danger man Aidon Rogers and the determined Tahir Niles put their team on the board in the […]

    October 19, 2012RugbyNo comments
  22. “Threads of Scarlet, Bowling, Sushi: Is it time to redefine Bajan culture?” – 7pm, Wednesday 3rd October, Queen’s College Hall.

    Featured Speaker: Dr. Deryck Murray (Director, Commission for Pan African Affairs) Panellists include: Mahalia Phillips of Nexcyx, spoken word artist Adrian Green, visual artist Annalee Davis, Wayne “Poonka” Willock. Moderator is Jewel Forde.

    September 27, 2012Culture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. Scorpions sting Emperors, older Rugby crew crowned at the Garrison

    The first game of the scheduled double-header featured newcomers Emperors up against the experienced Scorpions, and speedster Sean Ward (national 7’s team) wasted no time in posting points for the Scorps, with a lightning fast early first half try. Luckily for Emperors the conversion kick was unsuccessful and they responded with some aggressive play, resulting […]

    September 12, 2012RugbyNo comments
  24. Parental Guidance – Billy “City Slickers” Crystal & Bette “Ruthless People” Midler (2012)

    But when 21st century problems collide with Artie and Diane’?s old school methods of tough rules, lots of love and old-fashioned games, it?s learning to bend – and not holding your ground – that binds a family together.

    September 10, 2012Cinema, Events, Video GalleryNo comments

    The Barbados National Rugby Sevens team recently won the Bowl trophy at the 2013 Rugby World Cup qualifiers held in Ottawa, Canada on August 25th-26th. The Bajans started fast with consecutive 19-12 wins over the number one and two seeds in the Caribbean/Mexico region, Guyana and the Cayman Islands respectively. These historic wins put them […]

    September 6, 2012RugbyNo comments