A Regional Forum on Sports Law in the Caribbean Preamble The recent launch of a publication, Sports Law in the Commonwealth Caribbean, by lawyers, Dr Jason Haynes of St Vincent and the Grenadines and J Tyrone Marcus of Trinidad and Tobago, has drawn attention to the changing legal framework impacting the field of sport in […]
PRESS RELEASE LIMA, PERU (August 9, 2019) – Committed to the fight against doping in sport and the values of fair play, the Pan American Sports Organization, Panam Sports, informs the public that to date, a total of 1,197 anti-doping controls have been carried out on the athletes participating in the Pan American Games of Lima […]
Malone leaps to BVI’s 1st Pan Am Games medal in 36 years AUGUST 7, 2019 Dean “The Sportsman” Greenaway BVI Pan Am Games Media Contact Chantel Malone on her victory lap after winning the BVI’s first ever medal at the Pan American Games when she leapt 6.68 in the long jump to take gold at […]
Left to right: NOC assistants in Khaki pants. Team SVG Cruz Halbich, Mya De Freitas (swimming), Zefal Bailey (Cycling Road), Brandon Parris (Athletics), Neisha Alexander (swimming coach), Emmerson Holder (cycling coach) and Wayne Williams (Chief de Mission)
Presentation made by the IOC-Olympic Solidarity team at the LVII General Assembly of Panam Sports in Lima
The presentation made by the IOC-Olympic Solidarity team at the LVII General Assembly of Panam Sports in Lima on 25 July 2019 can be seen here. Please click the link. 2019 – Panam Sports LVII General Assembly – Lima – IOC – Olympic Solidarity presentation – ENG
Incase you missed it! Congratulations #TeamTTO on bringing home GOLD 🥇and SILVER 🥈Men's Individual Sprint!!!! Nicholas PAUL🥇Njisane PHILLIP 🥈 #Lima2019 #LetsAllPlay #JugamosTodos #Peru 🇵🇪 #PanAmSports #TeamTTO🇹🇹#Juegoespanamericanos2019 pic.twitter.com/r8Z1EsrtMZ — Team TTO (@TTOlympic) August 4, 2019
Among the smallest of the 41 delegations, the BVI made its splash at the 18th Pan Am Games opening ceremony in Lima, Peru where #Laser #Sailor & #flagbearer Thad Lettsome, Coach Alec Anderson & Chef de Mission Lindel “Chef” Hodge were the territory’s representatives.
Jada Chatoor placed 14th out of 20 swimmers in the open water swimming women 10km with a time of 2:14:50.6 this morning beating Guatemala, El Salvador, Cuba and Ecuador Thank you for representing Trinidad and Tobago.
17 year-old Thad Lettsome waits to make history as the first #Lasersailor to represent the BVI @ the #PanAmericanGames while officials monitor wind conditions at Paracas to give the signal for the start of the 1st laser race of the @Lima2019Games
As we have reached the half-way stage of the 18th Pan American Games, the President and Executive members as well as all of our membership of CANOC, we extend since congratulations and continued best wishes to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Antigua and Barbuda on having won medals thus far at the […]
The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) extends sincere condolences to the immediate, Olympic and entire sporting families of Dr Fernando Beltranena, from President of the Guatemala Olympic Committee, a committed sporting icon and a very dear friend of the Caribbean Olympic organizations. During his tenure in the Olympic Movement Dr Beltranena embraced and […]
The Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) is making a huge effort to get the sport included on the sports programme of the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games and it has the full backing of the International Netball Federation (INF). Already, AFNA’s application for inclusion was well received by the Central American and Caribbean […]
Tennis A Level 2 Technical Course for Coaches in Tennis was held in May at the Olympic Centre and Tennis Centre. Thirteen coaches from 4 countries participated in the Course under the leadership of Mr Guillermo Stevens-Sierra of Mexico. The 4 countries were Curacao, Grenada, Suriname and host country Barbados. […]
Read by CGF President, Louise Martin CBE at the CGF Daily Media Briefing at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on 13 April 2018 On 12 April 2018, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Federation Court heard a complaint made by the CGF Medical Commission against members of the Indian team competing at the XXI Commonwealth Games […]
The National Olympic Committee of Grenada, one of the members of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), will become the first CANOC affiliate to host an executive meeting of Panam Sports (formerly the Pan American Sports Organisation – PASO). President of Panam Sports, Royston LaHee, officially requested the opportunity to host the […]
Dear All On behalf of the entire CANOC Executive and membership it is with great pleasure and pride that we extend most sincere congratulations to your successful athletes, coaches and indeed your entire organizations for what has been achieved at the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games. While clearly size matters we as […]
It’s really fantastic the performance of CANOC member athletes. Well done. Unity is our strength and our strength is our unity. The Caribbean sport fans have been able to witness the special moments and medal ceremonies via Flowsports. Let us continue to be resolute in our dedication and commitment to use sport to make a […]
SWIMMING Carter Earns Commonwealth Games Silver Medal Trinidad and Tobago earned it’s first medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after Dylan Carter won Silver in the Men’s 50m Butterfly at Optus Aquatic Centre on Friday 6 April. Carter touched the wall in 23.67 behind South African Chad Le Clos who won 23.37, with […]
Flora Duffy wins Games’ first Gold medal and becomes Bermuda’s first ever female Commonwealth gold medallist. At what is being dubbed the “Games of Firsts”, Day One of Gold Coast 2018 saw a flurry of firsts, with Bermuda securing the honour of first medal of the Games at Southport Broadwater Parklands. Triathlete Flora Duffy won […]
CGF Athletes Advisory Commission pledges to instil culture of pride and purpose in being a Commonwealth Athlete
The Commonwealth Games Federation Athletes Advisory Commission (CGFAAC) held its first ever meeting today, on the Gold Coast, Australia, and pledged to instil a culture of pride and purpose in being a Commonwealth athlete.
CGF Federation Court Decision regarding infringement of CGF No Needle Policy by Team Doctor of the Indian Boxing Team
On 3 April 2018, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Federation Court heard a complaint made by the CGF Medical Commission against Dr Amol Patil, Team Doctor of the Indian Boxing Team. The Commission alleged a breach of the CGF No Needle Policy applicable to the Games.
Resurgent Commonwealth agrees to begin the process of selecting 2026 and 2030 Commonwealth Games Host Cities
Consultative bidding process between CGF and prospective Host City Partners to result in appointment of 2026 and potential 2030 Commonwealth Games at next General Assembly in September 2019.
The team of St. Vincent and the Grenadines in Gold Coast at the XXI Commonwealth Games SVG’s contingent to the XXI Commonwealth Games taking place in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, meeting students of the Worongary State School last Friday at the Games Village: Thumbs up from the Worongary State School! A warm hearted […]
Share the Dream From 4-15 April, history will be made on the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will welcome more than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 71 Commonwealth nations and territories to the Gold Coast and event cities Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville, to share in the celebration of sport, entertainment and […]
‘Athletes have high praise for TTOC Workshop’ An invaluable and inspiring experience! That’s how many of the athletes described the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) Athlete Branding and Sponsorship Workshop held on Friday, March 9th at the BPTT Box at Queen’s Park Oval. The workshop included key sessions on Brand Building, Sponsorship and Athlete […]
Future Women Commonwealth coaching talent to participate in first-ever mentor programme at Gold Coast 2018
A brand-new initiative to help build women’s coaching capacity across the Commonwealth will see 19 women coaches from 11 countries across 12 sports participate in a ground-breaking programme of mentoring, learning and on-the-ground training at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The Women’s Coaching Internship Programme (WCIP) is an important part of the Commonwealth […]
By Brian Lewis, President of the Trinidad & Tobago Commonwealth Games Association; President of Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) The Commonwealth Games is the jewel in the crown of the Commonwealth Sports Movement. The Games has been a catalyst for positive change in the past and will be a catalyst for change in […]
Deputy Governor, Hon. Anya Williams bringing greetings at the annual WIS Sports Day hosted by WIS and the Premier’s Office From left to right: Deputy Governor, Hon. Anya Williams, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Immigration and Border Control Mrs. Clara Gardiner, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism Mrs. Cheryl Ann Sanderson -Jones and […]
First CANOC Week Celebration – St. Vincent – Introduction to Rowing/ Gold Coast 2018 Athletes Interact with The Kingstown Preparatory School
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Rowing Association and parent body, FISA, invited ten students from seven secondary schools around Kingstown to an introductory session of the oldest Olympic sport – Rowing. The stdents start off the session with stretches Dr. Sallie Malt, a FISA consultant, had the distinct pleasure of demonstrating to 12 students […]
CANOC week progressed on an exciting note in Dominica with some of the National Affiliates hosting activities in conjunction with the Dominica Olympic Committee (DOC). The week began with a Church Service on Sunday 4th March at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Roseau at 9:00 am. In attendance were the DOC Executive, staff and some affiliates. President […]
MEDIA RELEASE Sports leaders from across the Commonwealth will be encouraged to welcome and approve the reintroduction of The Gambia to the Commonwealth Games Federation at its General Assembly on Australia’s Gold Coast on 31 March. The move – which follows the Commonwealth Secretariat’s announcement on 8 February that the African nation had […]
The Member National Olympic Committees of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) will celebrate the first ever CANOC week from 4th to 10th March 2018. Member National Olympic Committees will host various activities during the week in their respective countries to engage their various stakeholders. Based on their country’s culture and interests, each […]
MEDIA RELEASE – 2018 is The Commonwealth’s Year: New Year’s Message from the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Games Federation
The Executive Committee of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC), led by TTOC President, Brian Lewis, yesterday moved one step closer to the introduction of an annual CANOC Week across is membership. This was one of several actions taken during the meeting convened at the office of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee […]
The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) will, effective 2018, commence a new initiative dubbed, CANOC Week.
The Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) has been involved in an initiative amongst members of the international Olympic Movement to assist the Olympic sports fraternity in member countries affected by the passage of Hurricane Irma.
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is the international governing body that oversees the quadrennial Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Youth Games. Beyond the remit of the delivering innovative and inspirational Games, the CGF is on a journey to transform its activities and ambitions and become the guardian and champion of the ‘Commonwealth Sports Movement’, a Movement […]
Amidst clear skies, traditional folk music and a cosy setting, well wishers joined the Saint Lucia Olympic Committee Incorporated on an historical date, Sunday September 10 2017, for the official Commissioning of their new headquarters situated at La Clery and the Vide Bouteille Highway junction. The accomplishment was realised after decades of planning for the acquisition of […]
Lima; 04 September 2017: Lima 2019 today announced that Besco-Besalco has been appointed to build the Athletes’ Village for the Lima 2019 Pan American and Parapan American Games, with construction scheduled to begin this month.
Athletics Associations of the OECS sub region meeting in London, England, UK, today agreed to continue working together for the development of the sport and to do so in tandem with their respective National Olympic Committees and Commonwealth Games Associations.
Hasely Crawford, first Olympic Gold Medalist of Trinidad and Tobago (left) strikes his characteristic victory pose in a contest with the President of the NAAATT, Ephraim Serrette. This was a feature event at the NGC/Sagicor General Open Championships in Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday 25 June 2017.
National athletes from various sporting disciplines turned out in force to support the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s Olympic Day celebrations at Lord Harris Square today (23rd June). And scores of children from several primary schools and kindergartens also descended on the Square where various national sporting organization (including the National Association of Athletic Administrators […]
Piarco, Trinidad. The Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton landed in Trinidad from Saint Helena, Africa today (28 May) ahead of the Commonwealth Games to be held in Australia in 2018.
PRESS RELEASE – Golds Galore, Overall Championship and SVG records for SVG swimmer at Thunderbolts Grand Prix in Thunder Bay
The St Vincent and the Grenadines Swimming Federation (SVGSF) in partnership with FLOW, Scotiabank and CGM Gallagher are pleased to provide this update on the results of SVG swimmer, Alex Joachim, at the 2017 Thunderbolts May Grand Prix Swimming Championships.
The Annual General Meeting of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) took place on Thursday 20th April 2017 at Olympic House (121 Abcercomby Street, Port of Spain). The elected officers of the TTOC for the period 2017 -2021 are: President Mr. Brian Lewis Vice President Ms. Diane Henderson Vice President Mr. Ephraim Serrette Secretary […]
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.
Her Majesty The Queen launches Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton on record long global journey.
Students at St. John’s College got a first-hand account of what is set to be the largest sporting event The Bahamas has ever produced. The Bahamas Commonwealth Youth Games 2017 (BAHCYG2017) is set to bring more than 1000 youth athletes from 69 territories to The Bahamas this summer from July 17-23.
The St Vincent and the Grenadines Swimming Federation (SVGSF) in partnership with FLOW, Scotiabank and CGM Gallagher are pleased to provide this update on the results of SVG swimmers at the Prairie Winter International 2017 Swimming Championships.
The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) has not at this time received any official communication from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in respect of the Trinidad and Tobago Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Men’s 4 x 100m Relay Team.
NORCECA President Christobal Marte Hoffiz chaired the Annual General Meeting of the Trinidad and Tobago Volleyball Federation, which was conducted under the direction of former President Daymian Stewart, seconded by the former General Secretary at the Central Regional Indoor Sporting Arena on January 14, 2017
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IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT Speaking in Doha (Qatar) at the XXI General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), IOC President Thomas Bach emphasised the “remarkable success” of the Olympic Games Rio 2016, which more than half the world’s population had watched.
The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement.
Civil war forced Guor Maker to flee South Sudan as a child. Here, the Olympian explains how sport has played a major role in rebuilding his life.
The Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 were an unforgettable experience for everyone involved, from athletes to spectators to volunteers, writes Young Leader Runa Møller Tangstad.
The IOC President outlined the success of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 as well as the Olympic Movement’s central role in an “ever more fragile world” in a speech on Tuesday.