Sports

Sustainability and legacy at the core of Milano Cortina 2026
Sustainability and legacy at the core of Milano Cortina 2026

September 29, 2020

The first International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission meeting with Milano Cortina 2026 was held virtually today, 29 September 2020...

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Congratulations to Bahamian Equestrian Competitor Anna Camile Vlasov on her Gold Medal Performance at the Jumping du Golfe de St. Tropez HUBSIDE, St. Tropez, Grimaud, France
Congratulations to Bahamian Equestrian Competitor Anna Camile Vlasov on her Gold Medal Performance at the Jumping du Golfe de St. Tropez HUBSIDE, St. Tropez, Grimaud, France

September 18, 2020

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is pleased to congratulate Ms. Anna Vlasov, daughter of Peter and Pippa Vlasov, a 21 year old Bahamian equestrian competitior based in France for her tremendous performance...

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IOC initiates International Safeguarding Officer in Sport Certificate

September 09, 2020

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote athletes’ safety and wellbeing, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the establishment of the International Safeguarding...

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Cancellation of the 34th GBPA Conchman Triathlon

September 01, 2020

It is with a heavy heart that the Grand Bahama Conchman Committee has decided to cancel the 34th running of the GBPA Conchman Triathlon...

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IOC sanctions one athlete for failing anti-doping tests at London 2012
IOC sanctions one athlete for failing anti-doping tests at London 2012

August 27, 2020

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...

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Death of IOC Honorary Member Flor Isava Fonseca

July 27, 2020

It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of IOC Honorary Member Flor Isava Fonseca, at the age of 99...

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Bahamian trio turn in
Bahamian trio turn in

July 27, 2020

It seems as if the novel coronavirus pandemic hasn’t slowed down three of The Bahamas’ elite athletes as they turned in strong performances this past weekend...

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Ayton, Hield continue to prepare for NBA restart
Ayton, Hield continue to prepare for NBA restart

July 27, 2020

Bahamian professional basketball player with the Phoenix Suns DeAndre Ayton appears to be spending more time on the perimeter, going 2-for-2 from three-point territory in two scrimmage games...

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BBF Skills Challenge postponed

July 27, 2020

Athletes were all set to take part in the Bahamas Basketball Federation’s (BBF) Under-17 (U17) Skills Challenge tryouts this past Saturday, and the national team...

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Tokyo Olympics: Coronavirus risk raises questions over 2021 Games
Tokyo Olympics: Coronavirus risk raises questions over 2021 Games

July 24, 2020

For some athletes, today was the last chance to take part in the Tokyo Olympics...

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The IOC and Procter & Gamble announce an extension to their Worldwide Olympic Partnership through to 2028

July 22, 2020

In a first-of-its-kind, citizenship-driven partnership, P&G and the IOC pledge to take action to make progress in key areas: equality and inclusion, environmental sustainability and community impact...

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Freedom Farm to make final decision by this weekend
Freedom Farm to make final decision by this weekend

July 20, 2020

It has been over four months since the last ball was thrown at the Freedom Farm Baseball League (FFBL) and that just might have been the final ball thrown for the season...

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Spectrum Sports Medicine Clinic teams up with the BBF

July 20, 2020

The Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) and the Spectrum Pain Management Sports Medicine Clinic have announced a partnership to assist national team players with medical attention in the future...

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Coleby happy to be back home working out
Coleby happy to be back home working out

July 20, 2020

It has been a tough three-month stretch for Bahamian professional basketball player Dwight Coleby in Sassari, Italy, but now, he is home and is working out, trying to stay active. He is scheduled to head back to Europe in mid-August...

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With one year to go, Tokyo 2020 confirms all venues and competition schedule for the Games in 2021

July 17, 2020

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced at today’s virtual IOC Session that all the venues intended for the Games in 2020 have been secured for next year, and confirmed the sports competition schedule...

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Olympic Agenda 2020 reduces candidature budgets by around 80 per cent

July 17, 2020

Independently audited accounts of the Candidature Process for the Olympic Winter Games 2026 show the average budget was less than USD 5 million compared to approximately USD 35 million in the previous process for the Olympic Winter Games 2022...

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IOC has already provided USD 100 million of financial support to Olympic Movement

July 16, 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has already supported the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs) with more than USD 100 million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis...

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Senegal and the IOC agree to postpone the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022 to 2026

July 16, 2020

Senegal and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have mutually agreed to postpone the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022 to 2026...

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The Bahamas to compete in skills challenge

July 16, 2020

The Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) has opted to participate in the FIBA (International Basketball Federation) Under-17 (U17) Skills Challenge competition that gets underway the week of August 10 to 16, virtually...

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Ayton ready to be a force for the Suns
Ayton ready to be a force for the Suns

July 16, 2020

With just eight regular season games to go in the NBA’s restart to the season, it would be a tall order for DeAndre Ayton and the Phoenix Suns to creep into the playoffs...

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