Articles by: AFrancis

  • OECS Cycling Championships

    OECS Cycling Championships

    Events September 24, 2014 1:55 pm no comments

    The Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association extends congratulations to the Cycling team who participated in the 2014 OECS Cycling Championships in St. Vincent on Sunday, 24th August, 2014. The team comprised of Team Manager, Cliff Williams, Coach, Jevon Goodwin and Cyclists, Robert Marsh, Marvin Spencer, Andre Simon, Jyme Bridges and [...]

     
  • Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

    Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

    Glasgow 2014 September 15, 2014 3:37 pm no comments

    The 2nd Youth Olympic Games were held in Nanjing, China from August 14th – 29th, 2014. Antigua and Barbuda’s delegation consisted of 5 athletes and 3 officials from 3 disciplines; Athletics, Sailing and Swimming. The team was led by Chef de Mission, Kelesha Antoine. Nanjingers, young and old, embraced the [...]

     
  • Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

    Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

    Glasgow 2014 September 15, 2014 3:27 pm no comments

    The XX Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23rd – August 3rd, 2014 is the largest multi-sport Games ever to be held in Scotland. With approximately 4,950 athletes from 71 different nations and territories competing in 17 different sports, outranking the 1970 and 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh. [...]

     
  • Olympic Day 2014

    Events September 15, 2014 3:15 pm no comments

    Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association celebrated its annual Olympic Day Run/Walk on Sunday 22nd which began and concluded at their secretariat on Redcliffe Street. This year’s International Olympic Day was observed on June 23rd. The day began with demonstrations of Fencing and Taekwondo at 1:00p.m, after which the IOC President’s [...]

     
  • Meet our 2014 CAC Games Chef de Mission!

    Meet our 2014 CAC Games Chef de Mission!

    2014 CAC Games August 19, 2014 6:49 pm no comments

    Newly elected Member of the NOC Executive Board, Mr. Roland Morgan Jr, has been appointed Chef de Mission for the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games. He attended the Chef de Mission Seminar held from 4th – 7th August, 2014 in Veracruz, Mexico. The Games are slated for November 14-30, [...]

     
  • Simon leads OECS Cycling defense

    Simon leads OECS Cycling defense

    Events August 19, 2014 6:19 pm 1 comment

    Cyclist Andre Simon will lead a five-member national team to St Vincent where he will defend his OECS road race title this weekend. The team, according to President of the Antigua & Barbuda Cycling Association (ABCA) Cliff Williams, will also include one junior rider who will travel for the experience. [...]

     
  • NANJING 2014 CHEF DE MISSION SEMINAR

    NANJING 2014 CHEF DE MISSION SEMINAR

    Nanjing 2014 YOG August 19, 2014 6:11 pm no comments

    Head of the Physical Education Department at the Princess Margaret Secondary School and newly elected Member of the ABOA Executive Board, Kelesha Antoine, has been appointed Chef de Mission for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. She attended the Chef de Mission Seminar held on 26th – 29th March, 2014. [...]

     
  • 2014 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES QUALIFIER EVENT

    2014 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES QUALIFIER EVENT

    Events August 19, 2014 6:03 pm no comments

    Two of Antigua Yacht Club’s youth sailors; Rhone Kirby, Jules Mitchell and Coach Karl James were fortunate to have had the opportunity to attend the Byte CII North American Championship and 2014 Youth Olympic Games Qualifier in Jensen Beach, Florida which was held from 27th February – 3rd March, 2014. [...]

     
  • 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 [...]