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

BOA Awards Winners of Primary Inter-school Sport and Art Competition

It was smiles all around today as the National Olympic Academy of Barbados, in association with the Ministry of Education, unveiled the winners of its Primary Inter-School Sport and Art Competition at an Awards Ceremony at the Barbados Olympic Academy’s (BOA) Wildey Headquarters. Local primary schools and students were asked to use their creative talents … Continue reading BOA Awards Winners of Primary Inter-school Sport and Art Competition

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc., and the National Olympic Academy in collaboration with the Pinelands Creative Workshop will be hosting a Sports Day event to commemorate the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. The event will be take place on April 6 at the Parkinson Playing field. The International Day of Sport for … Continue reading International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

President Steve Stoute Meets Presidents and Secretaries at Lunchtime

Barbados’ national sporting federations have the ear of the President of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc and other top BOA officials again this year. Following the launch of a series of lunchtime meetings with Presidents and Secretaries last year, BOA’s President Steve Stoute has deemed that the meetings were so successful that he would repeat … Continue reading President Steve Stoute Meets Presidents and Secretaries at Lunchtime