Sports governing bodies holds general assembly
The Association of National Sports Governing Bodies held its General Assembly Meeting in the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery at City Hall last week.
Among the associations present included sporting bodies of swimming, basketball, cycling, boxing, badminton, cricket, equestrianism, football, gymnastics, hockey, tennis, athletics, netball, rowing, rugby, sailing, Sanshou, triathlon, archery and Special Olympics.
During the meeting the association paid tribute to volunteers who were nominated for providing many years of dedicated service, commitment and for contributing to the development and betterment of their respective sport.
After the volunteer recognitions awards ceremony, delegates received words of encouragement, and congratulations from Owen Darrell, the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, together with his commitment to continue collaborating and supporting the ongoing development of sport in Bermuda.
Darrell highlighted the Government’s recently released National Sports Policy and his outlook for sport going forward.
Delegates also received a presentation from Jekon Edness, Senior Sports Development Officer of the Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation, and Carlita Lodge, Cultural Affairs Programme Manager of the Department of Culture.
The General Assembly was also the occasion for the election of the ANSGB executive board. Calvin Blankendal, Nathan Dill, Mark Clarke, Mia Bean, David Sabir, Ranae Cann and James Davis were elected to serve the association for the next two years.