Articles by: AFrancis

  • 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 no comments

      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 [...]

     
  • Olympic Day Run/Walk

    Olympic Day Run/Walk

    Events April 24, 2013 5:25 pm no comments

    This year’s Olympic Day will be celebrated on June 23rd at 2:00 p.m. with our usual run/walk and your full support is necessary in order to make the day a special one. Olympic Day is the ideal platform to encourage people to become more active while highlighting the benefits of [...]

     
  • IOC Women and Sports

    Uncategorized February 4, 2013 2:30 pm 1 comment

    Mrs. Yvette E.G. Francis, 2nd Vice President of the Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association was the delegate to the training/seminar on WOMEN and SPORT for AMERICAS, held in Mexico City, Mexico from 26 – 28 October 2012. This Seminar/training facilitated by a team of professional trainers was organized to motivate women holding [...]

     
  • Olympic Solidarity Regional Courses for Coaches in Tennis

    Olympic Solidarity Regional Courses for Coaches in Tennis

    Uncategorized February 4, 2013 1:57 pm no comments

    The Regional Course for Coaches was the first of its kind in Tennis in the region, facilitated by ITF tutor Karl Davis. The workshop’s aim was to ensure that tennis coaches both in Antigua and Barbuda and the region were equipped with the information needed for travelling with top junior athletes and also [...]

     
  • The Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association; Recipient of a Canadian SportWORKS Officer (CSO)

    The Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association; Recipient of a Canadian SportWORKS Officer (CSO)

    News, Uncategorized January 31, 2013 2:15 pm 2 comments

    The Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association is once again a recipient of a Canadian SportWORKS Officer (CSO) under the Commonwealth Games Association of Canada Internship Programme. As CSOs on year-long placements that began in January 2013, these young people will assist Commonwealth Games Associations (CGAs) and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) [...]

     
  • National Open Water Swimming Championships

    National Open Water Swimming Championships

    Events November 15, 2012 7:35 pm no comments

    The Antigua and Barbuda Swimming Federation will be hosting a National Open Water Swimming Championships on Sunday, 18th November, 2012 at Fort James Beach at 1:30 p.m. Register at secretary@absf.ag or call 770-7946.

     
  • inet Caribbean Cycling Championships 2012

    inet Caribbean Cycling Championships 2012

    Events November 2, 2012 3:03 pm no comments

    Congratulations to President Cliff Williams and the Executive body of the Antigua and Barbuda Cycling Association on the hosting of the recently concluded inet Caribbean Cycling Championships 2012. Special mention goes out to Tamiko Butler on a job well done!! Tamiko captured the gold medal in the female category of [...]