Olympic22 Videos

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 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. Judy […]

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 […]

PanAm Breaks Record For Most Nations Medaling

The 2023 Pan American Games set a new record for the number of countries that won medals, with 34 nations on the medal table, including Bermuda, who won a bronze medal thanks to cyclist Conor White’s performance, marking the island’s first medal since Dame Flora Duffy won a bronze back in 2015. Bermuda’s Conor White won […]

Squash To Be Included In 2028 Olympic Games

Squash will be included in the Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028, with the Bermuda Squash Association’s Micah Franklin saying the inclusion will give the sport the “much-needed recognition and validation it deserves.” A spokesperson said, “The World Squash Federation, US Squash, and the Professional Squash Association celebrate the inclusion of squash in […]

2028 Olympic Games To Include Cricket

Cricket’s inclusion in the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028 has been officially confirmed by the International Olympic Committee [IOC]. An ICC spokesperson said, “The ICC is thrilled at the confirmation that cricket will be part of sports programme of the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028 [LA28]. Cricket’s inclusion was formally ratified […]

Reparations engaging the attention of CANOC

Keith Joseph, President of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), has urged sports administrators throughout the Caribbean to engage in discussions about reparations. Speaking during CANOC’s 10th Annual Workshop at the Hilton Barbados Resort, he highlighted that sports offer an avenue for development and change. Therefore, he suggested that instead of avoiding difficult […]

ICC ‘Delighted’ By Olympic Cricket Proposal

The International Cricket Council [ICC] said they are “delighted at the decision of the organisers of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics to recommend cricket for inclusion at the Games.” ICC Chairman Greg Barclay said, “We are delighted that LA28 have recommended cricket for inclusion in the Olympics. Whilst this is not the final decision, it is […]

BOA to host activities to mark CANOC’s 20th Anniversary

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) will, in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), host a number of activities from October 4-8, 2023, at the Hilton Barbados Resort to mark CANOC’s 20th anniversary. CANOC serves as the regional representative body for National Olympic Committees, Commonwealth Games Associations and governing bodies of national […]

Bermuda Team Announced For Pan Am Games

The Bermuda Olympic Association has announced the selection of Team Bermuda for the upcoming Pan-American [Pan Am] Games, which will be held in Santiago, Chile from October 20th to November 6th, 2023. A spokesperson said, “Each athlete has successfully met the established qualifying standards for their respective sport and their selection is a tribute to […]

Two New Directors Elected to the BOA’s Board

The Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Inc. is pleased to announce the election of two new directors to its Board for the next three years – Olympic Bronze medallist Ambassador Obadele Thompson and General Secretary of the Athletics Association of Barbados Inc. Trevor Welch. Thompson and Welch were elected at the BOA’s Annual General Assembly at the Hilton Barbados Resort from a highly […]