CANOC EXECUTIVES TO MEET IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

The Executive Committee of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) will meet in Trinidad and Tobago next week.

CANOC’s Executive last met in Prague, Czech Republic, on 2 November 2017, at which several major initiatives were taken. This came in the aftermath of the CANOC General Assembly convened in Miami, Florida, 15 October 2017.

The Executive will on

THE PASSING OF SIR ARLINGTON BUTLER

The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), the entire Olympic Movement today mourns the passing of the revered Sir Arlington Butler, longest serving President of the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC). He died earlier today, 10 November 2017.

 

CANOC extends sincere condolences to the immediate family of Sir Arlington Butler as well as to the entire Olympic and sporting

Trimmingham and Baptiste steal essay honours at Camp

Trimmingham and Baptiste steal essay honours at Camp

Orenzo Trimmingham and Omar Baptiste shared top honours in the essay competition that featured during the six-week track and field Camp coordinated by TASVG coach, Godfrey Harry.

The camp, held at the Grammar School Playing Field with theory done as the Thomas Saunders Secondary School, saw young athletes, supported by their parents, engage in six weeks of training.

NOC completes another CCCP Course

NOC completes another CCCP Course

Another group of Vincentian sport enthusiasts are the beneficiaries of another coaching experience offered by the St Vincent and the Grenadines Olympic Committee (SVGOC).

Chester Morgan and Woodrow Williams, National Coordinators of the Caribbean Coaching Certification Programme (CCCP), a product of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), conducted the latest edition of the CCCP in St Vincent and the Grenadines last week.

Lima 2019 Mascot announced

Lima 2019 Mascot announced

“Milco” is the official mascot of the Lima 2019 xviii pan American and Sixth Parapan American Games.

At exactly two years from the opening ceremony of the XVIII Pan American Games, the most important sporting event in Peruvian history, the Lima 2019 Organizing Committee is proud to announce “Milco” as the official mascot of the XVIII Pan American and Sixth Parapan American Games.

GC2018 unveils competition events schedule

GC2018 unveils competition events schedule

The largest competition events schedule in Commonwealth Games history has today been unveiled, with the Official Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Ticketing Guide allowing spectators to start planning their experience ahead of ticket requests opening on 24 April.

GC2018 merchandise range unveiled

GC2018 merchandise range unveiled

A new range of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) merchandise has today been unveiled with the launch of the Gold Coast 2018 Official Online Shop – shop.gc2018.com.

Headlined by the cute and cuddly Borobi plush soft toys, the GC2018 merchandise range features 60 new official merchandise products including t-shirts, polos, hoodies, caps, commemorative pins, keyrings and outback leather hats. 

The GC2018 Official Online Shop will grow to stock over 500 different products in the lead-up to the 4-15 April 2018 Games.

Tokyo makes strong strides towards 2020

Tokyo makes strong strides towards 2020

In the wake of Rio’s “Marvellous Games”, Tokyo makes strong strides towards 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 today completed its third official visit to the Japanese capital (1-2 December). The Commission acknowledged the organisers’ significant progress in Games preparations, as well as their commitment to quickly finalise the venue master plan and integrate the five new sports approved during the IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro into their plans.

Laura Geitz appointed fifth official GC2018 Ambassador

Laura Geitz appointed fifth official GC2018 Ambassador

Australian netball champion Laura Geitz has been revealed as the fifth official Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Ambassador in Brisbane today.

The announcement was made by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk MP at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane.