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Lima Peru to host 2019 Pan Am Games

The Toronto Star reports that Lima, Peru, will host the 2019 Pan American Games, winning with an emotional bid presentation featuring a teenaged taekwondo athlete. Renza Cardenas was just 10 when Lima lost to Toronto four years ago to host…

Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Launched

HM the Queen reportedly launched the Glasgow 2014 Queens Baton Relay at Buckingham Palace this month at a simple but hugely well-attended ceremony which attracted crowds of supporter as well as some of Scotland’s greatest athletes, young people from across…

PM Makes Courtesy Call On the BOA

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart recently visited the BOA, touring its museum and having a sit down with President, Steve Stoute, General Secretary, Erskine Simmons and other BOA executive members. The meeting was followed by a press briefing. The Prime Minister…

Barbados hosts the PASO Executive Meeting

Mario Vázquez Raña, president of the regional continental Olympic body, the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) presided over an Executive Board Meeting which was held from Sunday, July 14 – 16 at the Hilton Barbados Resort. President of the Barbados…

Students tour Olympic Museum

On Thursday, May 30, 2013 students of the Emmanuel Baptist Day Care in Barbados visited the Olympic Museum at the offices of the BOA. The young students were given a guided tour and history of the Olympic Movement as well…

Countdown to Rio!

The city of Rio de Janeiro has been elected host city of the XXXI Olympic Summer Games in 2016. The announcement to award the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to the city of Rio de Janeiro was made by the…