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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.
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March 2012 Newsletter Released
3/28/2012 2:19:17 PM
The BOC has released its March, 2012 edition of the quarterly newsletter.
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December 2011 Newsletter
12/2/2011 4:03:57 PM
The BOC has released its December, 2011 Newsletter.
Team Bahamas Departs Mexico with 3 Medals
11/7/2011 10:57:59 AM
Team Bahamas recently wrapped up competition at the Guadalajara 2011 Pan American Games. The team came away with a total of 3 medals - 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze. Congratulations to all of the athletes and officials who made the Bahamas proud throughout the Games. A big thank you goes out to COPAG, who put on a excellent event!
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
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Bahamas Olympic Committee June 2011 Newsletter
6/14/2011 3:08:31 PM
The BOC has released its June, 2011 Newsletter.
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