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, Olympian, Akela Jones, Director of the National Sports Council, Neil Murrell, and sports icon, Esther Maynard.
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The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. has announced that its Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael on Wednesday, September 18 at 5:00 p.m.
Aquatics in Barbados is expected to get a boost in the coming months, when Coach Akeem Nurse returns from a 12-week training course at the University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary.
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.
The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) recently hosted students of primary and secondary schools at its Wildey headquarters as part of the activities to commemorate Olympic Day. Olympic Day is celebrated annually around the world in June, to promote fitness, well-being, culture and education, along with the Olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect.
The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has 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.
The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has officially announced the retirement of two long-serving employees - Dave Farmer and Charles Beckles.
Dave Farmer served as the Director of the National Olympic Academy from January 2008. He was responsible for the development and implementation of educational programs for athletes, coaches, managers and all stakeholders in the sporting fraternity.
Peace was in the air last weekend when the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) and its 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.
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 on Tuesday, is the first of three events geared at empowering youth to live positively, arming community leaders with strategies to further develop their programs and bringing communities together for peaceful fun activities.
Over 300 primary and secondary students are expected to gather at the Lloyld Erskine Sandiford Conference Center on Monday March 18 from 10am for the first ever Youth Change Maker Sports Career Awareness Fair.
Career educator and sports administrator, Vaneisha Cadogan, has succeeded Dave Farmer as the Director of the National Olympic Academy (NOA) of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA). Farmer retired officially at the end of February.
Members of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) welcomed the President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Lord Sebastian Coe with open arms when he visited the Wildey Headquarters.