Nominations Open for 61st IOA Session for Young Participants This September

The International Olympic Academy (IOA) will convene the 61st International Session for Young Participants in Greece from 11 to 21 September 2021. The main topic for the IOA Sessions for 2021 is “Olympic Movement and the Pandemic”, while the special topic for the Young Participants Session will be “Olympic Games and the Pandemic: Opportunities, Challenges … Continue reading Nominations Open for 61st IOA Session for Young Participants This September

Applications Open For Inaugural National Session For Young Participants (NSYP 2021)

The National Olympic Academy of Barbados is pleased to announce its inaugural National Session for Young Participants (NSYP). This first Session will take place on Saturday, 14 August 2021. The National Session for Young Participants will provide opportunity for participants to engage in discussion on issues of relevance in sport, in an interactive and stimulating … Continue reading Applications Open For Inaugural National Session For Young Participants (NSYP 2021)

MEMOS XXIV Candidature Process Restarted

The MEMOS XXIV candidature process has been restarted and another invitation is being extended for interested persons to apply. MEMOS is an International Executive Course in Sport Management. The objective of MEMOS is to provide sports managers with access to a training course of a higher education level and help them to develop the knowledge … Continue reading MEMOS XXIV Candidature Process Restarted

IOA Young Participants are Set to Play a Larger Role in the Development of Sports in Barbados.

On Tuesday May 11, the NOA held a meeting with former participants to inform them of its strategic direction and upcoming plans and to discuss how they might support some of its activities and programs. There have been 32 Young Participants since 1973. The NOA invites all Young Participants who were not at the meeting … Continue reading IOA Young Participants are Set to Play a Larger Role in the Development of Sports in Barbados.

Call For Applications For Master’s Degree Programme in Olympic Studies for 2021-2022

The Department of Sports Organization and Management of the Faculty of Human Movement and Quality of Life Sciences of the University of Peloponnese with the support of the International Olympic Academy organizes for the Academic year of 2021-2022 the Master’s Degree Programme with the title "Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events".The … Continue reading Call For Applications For Master’s Degree Programme in Olympic Studies for 2021-2022

Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) Scholarship 2021-2022

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. is inviting applications for a scholarship for the 2021-2022 edition of the RIOU Master of Sports Administration (MSA) course. The MSA is a one-year full-time programme of further professional development in sports management at RIOU in Sochi, Russia. It is designed for individuals who have higher education qualifications, leadership qualities … Continue reading Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) Scholarship 2021-2022

BOA Hosts Level 1 Coaching Certificate

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) continued to achieve the goals set out in its strategic plan with the recent training of thirty coaches in Level 1 of the Canada-based National Coaching Certification Programme (NCCP).  The training was conducted over two weekends October 16 and 17 and October 25 and 26, 2020 at the Wildey … Continue reading BOA Hosts Level 1 Coaching Certificate

BOA Providing Two Coaching Certification Clinics in Collaboration with the Coaching Association of Canada

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. will be providing two Coaching Certification Clinics in collaboration with the Coaching Association of Canada. These clinics will lead to a Canadian National Coaching Certification:  NCCP Level 1 & 2 Certification. Our goal is to train coaches at level 1, who will then have the opportunity to continue their training … Continue reading BOA Providing Two Coaching Certification Clinics in Collaboration with the Coaching Association of Canada

MEMOS XXIV Candidature Process Open for January 2021 – September 2021

The candidature process for MEMOS XXIV (January 2021 – September 2021) is open and interested persons are being invited to apply. MEMOS is an International Executive (Masters) Course in Sport Management. The objective of MEMOS is to provide sports managers with access to a training course of a higher education level and help them to … Continue reading MEMOS XXIV Candidature Process Open for January 2021 – September 2021