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President Osborne to miss Tokyo 2020

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) announced that President Sandra Osborne will not be among the officials traveling to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The president’s absence will in no way affect the team as all the pre-games and on-the-ground preparations are already in place to facilitate the athletes’ seamless participation in the games.

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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 at the recently held Annual General Meeting.

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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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