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Rower Dara Alizadeh Qualifies For Olympics

Dara Alizedah has qualified for the Olympic Games in Paris after finishing fourth in the men’s single sculls final at the World Rowing Americas Olympic and Paralympic Qualification Regatta in Rio de Janeiro this weekend. Alizedah needed a top-five finish to reach his second successive Olympics, having finished eighteenth at the rescheduled Tokyo Games in […]

6 disciplines added to 2024’s Barbados National Senior Games (NSG)

As the 20th edition of the National Senior Games begins in another two months, local seniors will have an additional six new arenas to display their talents. Jasper Blades – coordinator of the 2024 NSG, said motorsports, badminton, cricket, football, volleyball (both beach and court) and bodybuilding will feature in the May 5-20 event, bringing […]

TV series and 6 new disciplines added to Barbados National Senior Games

People Empowerment & Elder Affairs Minister Kirk Humphrey revealed the dates for the Barbados National Senior Games, it took place at the Vauxhall Senior Citizens Village in Christ Church. These Games are an important facet of the Ministry’s “Active Ageing Policy” which aims to encourage senior citizens to adopt healthy lifestyles, in aid of reducing […]

Launch of 2024 Barbados Triathlon Calendar, while Sports Ministry considers Exit Strategy for Retiring Competitors

Dr Garth McIntyre – New President of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) declared at One Barbados Place how the 2024 Barbados Triathlon calendar will feature three major regional and continental events: The World Triathlon Americas Triathlon Cup, 17th March. World Triathlon Development Regional Cup and Training Camp, 2nd-7th July CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon & […]

Etienne Wolffe Named Olympic NOC Assistant

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced that Etienne Wolffe has been selected as the National Olympic Committee [NOC] Assistant to Team Bermuda for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda will be assigned a total of 4 NOC assistants by the Paris 2024 Organizing Committee. Etienne, a Bermudian, is a first-year student at the University […]

BOA Mourns Passing Of Judy Simons

January 4, 2024 [Updated] The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] said they are saddened to advise of the passing of former BOA President Judy Simons, noting that her ”contributions to the BOA and Bermuda’s sporting community have had a significant impact.” A spokesperson said, “We are saddened to advise you of the passing of our friend and colleague Mrs. […]

Coach Belgrave Awarded Scholarship to PAISAC

Local coach Althea Belgrave has been awarded a scholarship from Olympic Solidarity to participate in the International Support Program for African and Caribbean Sport (PAISAC) 2023, which began on November 20. The course is divided into two phases, with the first, a four-week e-learning component, which runs to December 16, 2023, and the second phase, an in-person […]

New Flag Races To Paris Olympiad – Americas Men

There is a clear front-runner in the race to claim the Americas male New Flag Olympic slot. In contrast to the Asian race, in which Jason Tai Long Ng and Ayan Beisenbayev are a hair-width apart in the world rankings, Matthew Wright has a considerable margin in the Americas contest. With a buffer of almost […]

CARIFTA Triathlon comes to Barbados in 2024

One hundred and fifty (150) athletes, their families and supporters are expected in Barbados come August next year when the 6th CARIFTA Triathlon & Aquathlon comes back home to Barbados in 2024.  First staged in 2017 in Barbados, the event has so far been held in Tobago (2018), Jamaica (2019), Bermuda (2022) and the Bahamas […]