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Bahamas on course for Nanjing

3/8/2014 5:18:49 PM


Paul De Souza, a 14-year-old St. Andrew's student, has joined a world class group of young sailors who have qualified their country for the Youth Olympic Games to be held in Nanjing, China, August 14-28, 2014.

In total, only 30 sailors worldwide will be selected through continental championships and the World championship to compete in the Youth Olympic Games. Paul trained very seriously for the North American Championships with his sailing coach, Robert Dunkley, from the Bahamas National Sailing School, and his fitness trainer, Emilio Bullard, from Sweat Therapy, to obtain one of the 4 North American qualifying spots. Paul is the first sailor to ever represent the Bahamas at the Youth Olympic Games.

Commonwealth Youth Games Team Selected
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
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.
The BOC has released its June, 2011 Newsletter.
"The Golden Princess" Arianna Vanderpool Wallace
Arianna the Bahamian Golden Princess captures double gold at NCAA swimming championship.
BOC Commended on a Job WELL DONE!!!!
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,
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.
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.
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.
NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas Olympic Association will celebrate Olympic Day with an Olympic Day Fun Run/Walk. The event was announced at a press conference at The Ministry of Youth and Culture on Monday, June 7.
BOA/BAAA Name Junior Olympic Team
BOA/BAAA Name Junior Olympic Team
5/13/2010 7:46:00 AM
The Bahamas will have teams from t least four sporting disciplines compete at the first Junior Olympics hosted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) August 14th-26th in Singapore.