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Bahamas' first ever Olympic gold medallists honoured at special 50th anniversary event
10/27/2014 12:48:53 PM
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BOC Named As International University Sports Federation Member
8/2/2013 11:57:54 AM
The Bahamas Olympic Committee has been recognised as an official member of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) at a meeting of the FISU governing body in Kazan, Russia early in July.
In FISU, The Bahamas Olympic Committee will function as the National University Sports Federation of The Bahamas, which will be chaired by Wellington Miller with Romell Knowles as Secretary General and will now represent all interests of FISU in The Bahamas. The National University Sports Federation of The Bahamas becomes the only body affiliated to FISU representing University Sports in The Bahamas.
Mr. Miller, who is also president of The Bahamas Olympic Committee noted that the move would further facilitate the exposure of Bahamian university sportsmen and women in the world of international university sporting competition.
Mr. Knowles, the Secretary General of The Bahamas Olympic Committee who also serves as the National University Sports Federation of The Bahamas Secretary General, said that the move will give Colleges here the opportunity to promote fitness, athletics and competitive sport to enhance the experience of their student body. The College of The Bahamas already participates in University Games internationally and the new Federation will meet with other eligible educational facilities in The Bahamas to encourage them to add sports to their curriculum.
FISU stages the international University Games, known as ‘Universiade’, an international sporting and cultural festival every two years in a different city and have often been attended by national swim teams from The Bahamas.
Also part of the FISU family of Games is the World University Championships. Alternating with the Summer and Winter Universiades, they are organised every even-numbered year.
The last Summer ‘Universiade’ was held in Kazan, Russia this year and was participated in by The Bahamas’ National Swim Team. The list of sports staged in the Summer University Games includes •Athletics •Swimming •Diving •Water polo •Basketball •Fencing •Football •Artistic Gymnastics •Rhythmic Gymnastics •Judo •Table Tennis •Tennis & •Volleyball.
The Summer ‘Universiade’ is the only summer multi-sport event in the world that connects students at both academic and athletic levels over 12 days of sports competitions.
The Summer Universiade showcases more than 9,000 student-athletes and officials from over 170 countries in 13 compulsory disciplines and up to 3 optional sports. The Summer ‘Universiade’ is broadcast by more than 100 TV channels.
Also, the World University Championships Sports Programme includes •American Football •Archery •Badminton •Baseball •Basketball 3 on 3 •Beach Volleyball •Boxing •Bridge •Canoe Slalom •Canoe Sprint •Chess •Cross Country •Cycling •Equestrian •Floorball •Futsal •Golf •Handball •Hockey •Karate •Long Track Speed Skating •Match Racing •Netball •Orienteering •Rowing •Rugby 7 •Savate •Softball •Shooting Sport •Squash •Taekwondo •Triathlon •Waterskiing •Weightlifting •Woodball & •Wrestling
The Bahamas Olympic Committee through the National University Sports Federation of The Bahamas represents all Bahamian university athletes.
BOC Announces Guadalajara 2011 Pan Am Games Team
10/10/2011 2:41:28 PM
The BOC has finalized the team travelling to the upcoming Guadalajara 2011 Pan American Games. The Bahamas are sending 22 athletes, to compete in five sports, including: Athletics (13), Swimming (5), Boxing (1), Bowling (2) and Tennis (1).
Bahamas Olympic Committee September 2011 Newsletter
9/7/2011 2:23:24 PM
The BOC has released its September, 2011 Newsletter.
Commonwealth Youth Games Team Selected
8/15/2011 9:45:38 AM
The Bahamas is set to send a contingent of eight athletes to the Isle of Man next month to compete in the Commonwealth Youth Games. Two cyclists and six track and field athletes will represent the Bahamas from September 7th to the 13th.
London 2012 Authorised Ticket Reseller
6/20/2011 4:47:23 PM
The Bahamas Olympic Committee is pleased to continue its ongoing partnership with Cartan Tours. Cartan Tours will serve as the BOC’s Authorised Ticket Reseller for the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games.
Bahamas Olympic Committee June 2011 Newsletter
6/14/2011 3:08:31 PM
The BOC has released its June, 2011 Newsletter.
"The Golden Princess" Arianna Vanderpool Wallace
3/21/2011 2:16:35 PM
Arianna the Bahamian Golden Princess captures double gold at NCAA swimming championship.
BOC Commended on a Job WELL DONE!!!!
11/24/2010 2:54:08 PM
Joanna Graves, Continental Manager - International Olympic Committee and Richard Peterkin, International Olympic Member paid a courtesy visit on the Bahamas Olympic Committee its Executives and Members. The IOC dignitaries also called on the Hon. Charles Maynard,
Larika and Nikitta Strike Tennis Gold – CAC
9/13/2010 7:53:29 AM
After beating the team of Andrea Gamiz and Mariana Muci from Venezuela in the semi-finals of the women’s doubles competition on Thursday Bahamians Larika Russell and Nikita Fountain experienced a roller coaster of a final but found the will to pull off a gold medal performance at the Central American Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico on Friday.
Pauline Davis-Thompson presented with Olympic 200m gold medal
9/13/2010 7:41:21 AM
June 10th was a monumental day for The Bahamas as Pauline Davis-Thompson finally received her gold medal as a result of Marion Jones' admission to taking steroids at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Bovell, Vanderpool-Wallace make marks
7/23/2010 7:39:00 AM
MAYAGUEZ – Trinidadian George Bovell smashed an eight-year-old record and Bahamian Ariana Vanderpool-Wallace set yet another mark, as the Caribbean shone in the pool at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Puerto Rico on Wednesday night.
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