The 15 sailors already named to represent Team GB at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will remain the same for the rescheduled Games in 2021, the British Olympic Association (BOA) and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) have today confirmed. The announcement follows the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo 2020
Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal, last week officially opened the new offices of the British Olympic Association (BOA), the British Paralympic Association (BPA) and GB Snowsport at 101 New Cavendish Street, London. The three organisations moved to their new home during the summer but received the royal seal of approval from the princess, who
Vice-Chair of the British Olympic Association (BOA) Annamarie Phelps has reacted to the Queen’s Birthday Honours List following recognition for a number of members of the Olympic Movement. Sally Munday, Chief Executive of England Hockey who will take up the CEO role at UK Sport later this year, is awarded an OBE for services to
The British Olympic Association confirmed its selection for the Minsk 2019 European Games today, with 101 athletes across 11 sports to represent Team GB in Belarus. Today’s announcement sees 93 athletes confirmed from 10 sports with eight archers expected to be named next weekend. Minsk 2019 is the second iteration of the European Games and
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today announced two-time Olympian Lizzie Simmonds as the newly elected Vice Chair of its Athletes’ Commission (BOA AC). Simmonds was voted to serve a two-year term as Vice Chair at a BOA AC meeting in London on Wednesday. Simmonds made her Olympic debut as a 17-year old at the
The British Olympic Association (BOA) today announced the six Olympians elected by their fellow athletes to serve on the 13-strong BOA Athletes’ Commission. London 2012 basketball player Eric Boateng was re-elected for a second four-year term on the Commission and is joined by five new members who will all serve a four-year term from 2019-2022.
The British Olympic Association has this evening been named the Most Successful National Olympic Committee of the Year at the 2016 Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) General Assembly. The ANOC Awards also saw British success in the Women’s Team of the Year category, with Team GB’s women’s hockey team recognised following their gold medal