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Launch of TAFISA World Walking Day: 24 hours around the globe; the most accessible & inclusive relay around the world

This Sunday people and various organisations will pass the baton across all time zones from east to west to celebrate the power of sport and physical activity in unifying the world during the COVID-19 crisis. The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) is proud to join in this global event and to encourage our local national federations to participate.

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Celebrating Barbados’ Olympic History – Countdown to the Olympic Games

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) joins the rest of the world in the count down to the Tokyo 2021 Olympics. For Barbados, the year 1968 would go down in history as being an important one for its sporting fraternity. It was the year that the country would make its debut at the Summer Olympics and coming just short of two years after attaining independence, it was an especially proud occasion for the island nation.

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Svitzer donates defibrillator to the Port

Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) on Monday received a donation to its onsite medical facility of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Lifepak Defibrillator from international tug operator Svitzer. The new AED machine will benefit both locals and BPI visitors in emergencies where it is necessary to resuscitate individuals who have stopped breathing or their heart has stopped.
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Seven Seas Explorer makes her maiden voyage to Barbados

 
Bridgetown – The Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) yesterday hosted the official inaugural ceremony for the arrival of the Seven Seas Explorer at the Bridgetown Port. The luxury cruise ship and its crew were welcomed to Barbados by Hon. Richard Sealy, Minister for Tourism and International Transport, Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc., Mr Alvin Jemmott, BPI Divisional Manager Corporate Development and Strategy, Kenneth Atherley, Representatives of the vessel Mr Martin Ince and Kevyn Yearwood, along with and other invited guests aboard the brand new 375-suite luxury liner.
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Australian High Commissioner Launches Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Schools Connect Programme in Barbados

 
Australia’s High Commissioner and Ambassador to CARICOM, John Pilbeam, recently paid a courtesy visit to the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) to launch that country’s new initiative ‘Schools Connect’ which promotes the 2018 Commonwealth Games being hosted in Gold Coast Australia from April 415, 2018.
 
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Team Barbados Going For Gold!

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has partnered with the Barbados Lottery to launch a new ‘scratch and win’ game to support Barbadian athletes with their preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Called ‘Going for Gold’, the instant scratch tickets are available now and have a top prize of BDS $20 000.  

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