Archive for category: News

  • 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 [...]

     
  • 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 [...]

     
  • 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) [...]

     
  • President of the ABOC Congratulates Our 1st Paralympian, Jamol Pilgrim

    President of the ABOC Congratulates Our 1st Paralympian, Jamol Pilgrim

    News September 12, 2012 7:33 pm no comments

    Today, history was made in London at the 2012 Paralympic Games, when Jamol Pilgrim, wearing Bib number 2022, took his place in Heat number 1 of the 100m -T42. He did so as Antigua and Barbuda’s first Paralympian and the first Caribbean athlete to compete in the sprints at the Paralympics. Clearly awestruck [...]

     
  • Antiguan Representative at the Paralympics “Disability Does Not Mean Inability”

    Antiguan Representative at the Paralympics “Disability Does Not Mean Inability”

    News September 6, 2012 12:19 am no comments

    Every Antiguan and Barbudan, whether at home or in the diaspora, looks forward with great pride to see the nation’s lone athlete, Jamol Pilgrim, in the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Paralympics, lined up on the track to compete in the 100m dash during the Paralympics. Pilgrim, at age 21 is the [...]

     
  • Olympic Day 2012

    Olympic Day 2012

    News June 16, 2012 7:30 pm no comments

     On 23rd June, 2012 the Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Committee will, like the rest of the world, celebrate Olympic Day. This year’s activities will however be held on Sunday 24th June starting in front the Olympic Office on Redcliffe Street, under the theme, “Move, Learn and Discover and will feature [...]

     
  • STEPHEN JOSEPH AWARDED OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY SCHOLARSHIP

    STEPHEN JOSEPH AWARDED OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY SCHOLARSHIP

    News June 10, 2012 5:43 pm no comments

    The Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association in collaboration with Olympic Solidarity is pleased to announce that Mr. Stephen Joseph has been awarded an Olympic Solidarity Scholarship to participate in the International Coaching Course (ICC) pursuing training in sports science in football at the Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary. The scholarship [...]

     
  • CANOC/CXC PHYSICAL EDUCATION WORKSHOP

    CANOC/CXC PHYSICAL EDUCATION WORKSHOP

    News June 10, 2012 5:24 pm no comments

    The Antigua and Barbuda Olympic Association hosted the first CANOC-CXC Physical Education and Sport Workshop at the Jolly Beach Resort from March 14-15th, 2012. The Education Commission of the Caribbean Associations of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) received some financial assistance from the Canadian Sport Development Programme (CSDP) for this workshop [...]