Articles by: AFrancis

  • Meet Our Glasgow 2014 Chef de Mission!

    Meet Our Glasgow 2014 Chef de Mission!

    Glasgow 2014 June 27, 2014 6:50 pm no comments

    The Antigua and Barbuda National Olympic Committee has announced the Chef de Mission for the 2014 Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, 23rd July – August 3rd. Mr. Cordell Williams will head the team to the Games. Cordell comes with a wealth of experience as a long serving [...]

     
  • Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay

    Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay

    Antigua and Barbuda’s leg for the Glasgow 2014 Queen’s Baton Relay arrived on 21st March, 2014. Her Majesty’s baton along with its accompanying persons was received at the V. C. Bird International Airport in the VIP Lounge by the NOC President, Secretary General, the Governor General, Prime Minister and Minister [...]

     
  • Glasgow 2014 Chef de Mission Seminar

    Glasgow 2014 Chef de Mission Seminar

    Uncategorized March 24, 2014 7:46 pm no comments

    As the build-up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games continues, Chefs de Mission and senior team leaders from all 70 nations and territories have arrived in Glasgow for a four-day seminar. Antigua and Barbuda’s Chef de Mission will be in attendance. The delegates from all the competing CGAs will be taken [...]

     
  • 2014 Zeus Accreditation Workshop

    2014 Zeus Accreditation Workshop

    Events, News March 24, 2014 7:33 pm no comments

    This year’s CGF and Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) Zeus Workshop and training was hosted by the British Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (BVIOC). Individuals from eight CGAs/NOCs across the Caribbean participated in the three day workshop which was specifically dedicated to simplifying the accreditation process for the upcoming Games. The workshop [...]

     
  • Re-appointment of Secretary General Cliff Williams

    Re-appointment of Secretary General Cliff Williams

    News, Uncategorized March 24, 2014 7:15 pm no comments

    President of the Antigua and Barbuda Cycling Association and former Secretary General of the Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association, Cliff Williams has been reappointed as same. Williams’ re-appointment comes just one month following the NOC’s Annual General Meeting and elections held on December 19th of last year. Mr. Williams outlined [...]

     
  • HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

    Uncategorized December 30, 2013 2:41 pm no comments

    SEASONS GREETINGS from the President, Secretary General, Executive Members and Staff of the Antigua and Barbuda Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association!  

     
  • Meet Our New Board!!!

    Meet Our New Board!!!

    News, Uncategorized December 20, 2013 7:35 pm no comments

    The general body of the Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association (the supreme body) on 19th December, 2013, elected a new body to run the affairs of the ABOA for the next quadrennial. Below is the list of persons along with their respective positions: President – Senator the Hon. E.P Chet [...]

     
  • Andre Simon wins OECS Cycling Championships

    Andre Simon wins OECS Cycling Championships

    Events November 18, 2013 9:14 pm no comments

    Antiguan Andre Simon has been crowned the 2013 OECS Cycling Champion. Andre won in 2:12:14 hours, just ahead of St. Lucia’s Kurt Maraj and Anguilla’s Justin Hodges, who placed second and third respectively. Four cyclists – Andre Simon, Two-time OECS Cycling Champion Jyme Bridges, Tesheed Gordon and Omari King represented [...]

     
  • 4th World Anti-Doping Conference

    4th World Anti-Doping Conference

    Uncategorized November 14, 2013 5:58 pm 1 comment

      RADO Board Member, Dr. Philmore Benjamin is presently in Johannesburg, South Africa at the 4th World Conference on Doping in Sports. The Conference began on 12th November and will conclude on 15th November, 2013. Aims and Objectives The work of the Conference will be centered on the World Anti-Doping [...]

     
  • Antigua and Barbuda Shines at the 2013 OECS Swimming Championships

    Antigua and Barbuda Shines at the 2013 OECS Swimming Championships

    Events November 12, 2013 8:51 pm no comments

    Antigua and Barbuda swam their way to an overall third place result in the 23rd OECS Swimming Championships held in St Lucia from November 8 to 10, while a number of the country’s young athletes also set new OECS records in their respective divisions. Finishing with a total of 1,248 [...]