Barbados Olympic Association Inc. supports women in sport

  The group fitness jam to round off the day lead by Bajantics Dancercise. The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) proudly hosted their annual International Women’s Day event on Sunday 12th March at the BOA Headquarters in Wildey. The event took the form of a unique treasure hunt and group ‘fitness jam’ session to celebrate … Continue reading Barbados Olympic Association Inc. supports women in sport

International coaching scholarships available

Three international coaching course scholarships are currently available for interested persons at various institutions in the U.S.A, Canada, and Hungary. International Coaching Enrichment Certificate Program (ICECP) The University of Delaware, USA A practical program focussing on areas such as sport sciences, athlete development, and the ethical aspects of coaching. This one-year intensive coaches’ education program … Continue reading International coaching scholarships available

BOA honours 2016’s most outstanding athletes

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has honoured the performances of the nation’s most outstanding athletes for 2016 at the annual BOA Awards Ceremony on Friday January 6, 2017, hosted at the Hilton Barbados Resort. Sponsored by FLOW, the awards were a celebration of Barbadian sport and sportspeople. It also paid special recognition to persons … Continue reading BOA honours 2016’s most outstanding athletes

BOA Steps Back In Time To Celebrate Olympic Day With Local Primary Schools

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) has taken a step back in time today to celebrate Olympic Day with local Primary Schools at the BOA Headquarters in Wildey. This year’s theme ‘Back in Time’ was designed to tie in with Barbados’ 50th Anniversary of Independence, encouraging students to try their hand at some traditional Bajan … Continue reading BOA Steps Back In Time To Celebrate Olympic Day With Local Primary Schools

Olympic Day Celebrations In Barbados

Today is Olympic Day around the world. On Saturday, The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. launched a week of activities to celebrate Olympic Day with a walk, race and run from its headquarters in Wildey that featured over 300 participants from 16 national federations. Representatives of Badminton, Boxing, Fencing, Hockey, Judo, Netball, Orienteering, Paralympics, Rugby, Special … Continue reading Olympic Day Celebrations In Barbados

National Coaching Certification Courses Complete

The two international coaching certification courses recently hosted by the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) have now been completed. As part of a collaborative effort between the BOA and the Coaching Association of Canada, the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Level 1 Certification clinics were held to try to raise the standard of local coaching … Continue reading National Coaching Certification Courses Complete

Canadian Coaching Certification Courses

The first of two International Coach Certification Clinics, which are being held through a collaborative initiative between the Barbados Olympic Association Inc and the Coaching Association of Canada, will take place at the Wildey Gymnasium from June 26 to 28. The National Coaching Certification Program-NCCP Level 1 Certification Clinic will be led by two Canadian … Continue reading Canadian Coaching Certification Courses

AISTS Athletic Scholarship Programme now open

The International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS) Masters in Sports Administration (MSA) Athletic Scholarship Programme is officially open. ASITS offers one scholarship yearly to an international athlete either approaching the end of their career or having recently retired to support them with their career transition. The ASISTS MSA Athletic Scholarship covers 50% of … Continue reading AISTS Athletic Scholarship Programme now open