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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

Primary Inter-School Sport and Art Competition Launched

The National Olympic Academy of Barbados, the educational arm of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) today launched a Primary Inter-School Sport and Art Competition at the BOA’s Wildey Headquarters. Director of the Academy, Dave Farmer told the gathering of media, primary school students and teachers, that the competition seeks to promote the synergies between … Continue reading Primary Inter-School Sport and Art Competition Launched

Caribbean Coaching Certification Program

The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees-CANOC introduces the Caribbean Coaching Certification program. This program has been in existence since 1998, and within this time over 1000 persons in the Caribbean have completed the Coaching Theory Course (CTC) and the Caribbean Community Sport Leaders Course (CCSLC). The CTC course is designed to equip the Coach … Continue reading Caribbean Coaching Certification Program

Olympic Scholarships for Coaches Program of Olympic Solidarity – PAISAC’s 26th edition – Fall 2015

Message from Pierre Ambroise Preira PAISAC President This letter is to inform you that, in the context of Olympic Scholarships for coaches Program of Olympic Solidarity, PAISAC’s (International Support Program to African and Caribbean Sport) Fall 2015 edition for English-speaking coaches will be held in Montreal from Mid-September to Mid-December 2015 (registration before June 1st … Continue reading Olympic Scholarships for Coaches Program of Olympic Solidarity – PAISAC’s 26th edition – Fall 2015

2015 International Sessions for Young Participants of the International Olympic Academy

Presidents and Secretaries of National Federations are reminded that applications are due for the 2015 International Sessions for Young Participants of the International Olympic Academy. The Sessions will be held in Olympia, Greece in May 2015. Your Federation would already have received this notification in December 2014. The Barbados Olympic Association Inc will provide full travel … Continue reading 2015 International Sessions for Young Participants of the International Olympic Academy

National Olympic Academy of Barbados Beach Clean Up

The National Olympic Academy of Barbados held a Beach Clean Up in November at the Heywoods Beach, St. Peter. Despite the heavy showers, a number of volunteers braved the weather and came out to lend a hand to beautifying the environment. Academy Director, Mr. Dave Farmer was extremely pleased with the response from the participants, … Continue reading National Olympic Academy of Barbados Beach Clean Up

Advanced Sports Management Course Launched

Local sports administrators are being trained to manage Olympic sports organizations by the Barbados Olympic Association Inc.’s Olympic Academy. Joanna Zipser-Graves, Head of NOC Management Programmes of Olympic Solidarity, launched the third version of the six-month Advanced Sports Management course last Saturday. Olympic Solidarity is the funding agency for the International Olympic Committee. It provides … Continue reading Advanced Sports Management Course Launched