Impressive Queen’s Baton Relay 2014

Mar 21
2014
Governor General, Sir Frederick Ballantyne, receives the Queen’s Baton from Mrs Fortuna Belrose, Regional Vice President (Caribbean) of the Commonwealth Games Federation

Governor General, Sir Frederick Ballantyne, receives the Queen’s Baton from Mrs Fortuna Belrose, Regional Vice President (Caribbean) of the Commonwealth Games Federation

The St Vincent and the Grenadines Olympic Committee and Commonwealth Games Association (CGA) proudly entered the annals of the Commonwealth Games 2014 scheduled for Glasgow, Scotland, 23 July – 4 August, when it hosted its leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay on 14 and 15 March. Read the rest of this entry »

The Queen’s Baton Relay comes to SVG

Mar 13
2014

queens_batonTomorrow, Friday 14 March 2014, National Heroes Day here in St Vincent and the Grenadines, will witness the arrival of the Queen’s Baton, symbol of the Commonwealth Games of Glasgow, Scotland (23 July – 4 August 2014), in our beautiful country where it will stay through to the afternoon of Sunday 16 March. Read the rest of this entry »

The Queen’s Baton Relay comes to St Vincent and the Grenadines

Feb 26
2010

St Vincent and the Grenadines was first represented at the Commonwealth Games (then called The British Empire and Commonwealth Games) when they were hosted by Cardiff, Wales, in 1958. At the time the St Vincent and the Grenadines Amateur Athletics Association (then SVGAAA, now Team Athletics St Vincent and the Grenadines) was the national body affiliated to the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). It was common at the time where Commonwealth Games Associations did not exist in their own right to have the governing body for Athletics serve as the representative organisation in this regard. Read the rest of this entry »

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