Register For NSC Summer Sports Camp

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

Parents who are desirous of securing a place for their child at the annual National Sports Council’s (NSC) Summer Sports camp, which will run from July 9 to August 17, can now do so. Camp forms are available for download from the NSC’s website. Instant registration will take place weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to noon, and on Saturdays from 9:00 …

Lashley: Sports Development For All

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This island’s Sports Minister has called for all hands to be on deck when it comes to the development of sport in Barbados. Speaking at the 35th annual National Sports Council Awards at the Frank Collymore Hall, Minister Stephen Lashley said that “across this island are young men and women of purpose whose opportunity for development is dependent on our …

Females Taking Centre Field In U17 Football

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The Ministry of Sports will place a deliberate focus on developing the football skills of young women. Minister with responsibility for Sports, Stephen Lashley, made this disclosure while speaking at the press launch of the Under 17 Football Tournament, in his Ministry’s conference room at Sky Mall. According to Mr. Lashley, with the tournament now in its third year, the …

Youth Bodybuilding Workshops Coming

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The National Sports Council (NSC) will host four preparation workshops for persons interested in having their children involved in the annual Mr. School Boy Bodybuilding and Miss School Girl Body Fitness Championships. The workshops will take place every Saturday, from October 21 to November 11, and will be held at the National Stadium, between 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. For …

Register For Road Tennis Tournament

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

Registration is now open for the Inter-Parish Road Tennis Tournament 2017-2018. Competition for this year will take place in the following categories: Senior Men ‘A’; Senior Men ‘B’; Ladies; 14 years to 18 years old – Male and Female; 13 years and under – Male and Female; Masters (Over 50). A number of community centre pavilions have been designated for …

NSC Sporting Federations Meeting

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

Members of Barbados’ sporting federations are advised that the National Sports Council will host a meeting with those groups on Wednesday, May 10. The meeting, held in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture Sports and Youth, will take place in the Marigold Room of the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St Michael, at 5:00 p.m. jamal.weekes@barbados.gov.bb See also: READ MORE Register …

Final Zonal Meetings For Sports Groups

Jamal Weekes Ministry News

The National Sports Council is encouraging members of sporting organisations to participate in its final zonal meetings. The meetings are being held to engage the services of skilled masons, carpenters, painters and artisans in various sporting organisations, and to encourage these persons to participate in the maintenance and development of their facilities. The zonal meetings will take place tomorrow, Thursday, …

Private Sector Praised For Sports Support

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Sports Minister, Stephen Lashley, is praising some private sector organisations for doing their part to promote sports as a vital social enrichment platform for national development. Mr. Lashley made this comment during his feature address at the National Sports Council’s (NSC) Awards last Saturday at the Frank Collymore Hall. While commenting on the theme for the awards: Sports Positioning for …

Sports Council Responds to Suki King

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The National Sports Council (NSC) remains committed to assisting all athletes, but can only do so in accordance with established guidelines. This assertion was made by officials of the NSC in response to an article in the Friday, December 30, edition of the Nation Newspaper, in which local draughts champion, Ronald “Suki” King, expressed anger over having to withdraw from …

Sports Council Statement On NAPSAC

bgis Ministry News

The National Sports Council (NSC) is of the view that the hosting of NAPSAC cannot be an option but must be a priority. This follows concerns being raised by the Chairman and other officials of NAPSAC following their planning meeting of Wednesday, December 7, to primarily consider financial constraints for hosting the games. The NSC is in receipt of correspondence …