Affiliates

Sport: Athletics

Affiliate:   Grenada Athletic Association
President:   Mr. Charles George
Secretary:   Ms Geraldine Thompson
Phone:        ( 473) 435-3015
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 419, St. George’s, Grenada
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Sport: Basketball

Affiliate:     Grenada Basketball Association
President:   Mr. Lennox Archibald
Secretary:   Mr. Paul Mc Intyre
Phone:         (473) 444-4873/533-9550
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1146, Grand Anse, St. George’s, Grenada
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Sport: Boxing

Affiliate:     Boxing Association of Grenada 
President:   Mr. Ralph A. James
Secretary:   Ms Judy George
Phone:        (473) 444-4157/406-9111
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 707 St.George’s , Grenada
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Sport: Bodybuilding

Affiliate:    Grenada Bodybuilding Association
President:  Mr. Garvin Taylor
Secretary:  Mr. Cecil Mitchell
Phone:        (473) 439-7117
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Sport: Cycling

Affiliate:  Grenada Cycling Federation
President:  Mr. Keith Renwick
Secretary:  Ms Valerie Chasteau
Phone:       (473) 409-3940
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 278 St. George’s, Grenada
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Website:  grenadacycling.com

Sport: Cricket

Affiliate:    Grenada Cricket Association
President:  Mr. Garvin Taylor
Secretary:  Mr. Ryan Boyd
Phone:       (473) 437-0461 / 407-1900
Mailing Address: National Stadium Queen's Park St.George's Grenada
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Sport: Football

Affiliate:   Grenada Football Association
President:   Mr. Chenny Joseph
Secretary:   Mr. Alexander Roberts
Phone:       (473) 440-9903/435-3134
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 326, National Stadium, St. George’s, Grenada
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Website:  www.gfa.gd

Sport: Karate

Affiliate:    Grenada Karate Association
President:  Ms Claudette Joseph
Secretary:  Mr. David Lewis
Phone:        (473)439-0498
Mailing Address:  Amicus Attorney, Church Street, St. George’s, Grenada
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Sport: Netball

Affiliate:     Grenada Netball Association
President:   Ms. Janice Charles
Secretary:  Ms. Jeneil Jacob
Phone:        (473)440-2260/536-2217
Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 509, St. George’s, Grenada
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Sport: Sailing

Affiliate:    Grenada Sailing Association
President:  Mr. Darryl Brathwaite
Secretary:  Mr. James Benoit
Phone:       (473) 439-1002
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1171 Grand Anse, St. George’s
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Sport: Swimming

Affiliate:      Grenada Amateur Swimming Association
President:   Mrs. Michelle Steele
Secretary:   Mrs. Diana Hopkin
Phone:        (473)406-2030
Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 748, St.George’s, Grenada
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Website:  grenadaswimming.org

Sport: Table Tennis

Affiliate:  Grenada Table Tennis Association
President:  Mr. Augustine David
Secretary:  Mr. Marcus Purcell
Phone:        (473) 417-0537
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1990  St. George’s, Grenada
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Sport: Taekwondo

Affiliate:   Grenada Taekwondo Association
President:   Mr. Fronzie Charles
Secretary:   Ms Cheryl Charles
Phone:         (473)440-1015
Mailing Address:   C/o Cheryl Charles, Calliste, St. George’s
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Sport: Tennis

Affiliate:    Grenada Tennis Association
President:  Mr. Earl Charles
Secretary:  Mr. Kester Elcock
Phone:       (473) 415-9620/4039761
Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 1202, St. George’s, Grenada
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Sport: Triathlon

Affiliate:     Grenada Triathlon Association
President:   Ms. Clare Morral
Secretary:   Ms Inga Karasek
Phone:         (473) 415-1271
Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 170, St. George’s, Grenada
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Website:  grenadatriathlon.com

Sport: Volleyball

Affiliate:    Grenada Volleyball Association
President:  Mr. Ralph Lord
Secretary:  Ms Janelle Collins
Phone:        (473) 410-9209
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History of the modern Olympics

 

 

Team Grenada- 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles

 

 

    • Ancient Olympic Games were held in Olympia, Greece
    • Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee in 1894, which became the governing body of the Olympic movement
    • World wars led to cancellation of the 1916, 1940 and 1944 Olympic Games
    • The first Winter Olympic Games were held in 1924 in France
    • The Olympic Flag is very symbolic to the games. The 5 rings represent the five continents- America, Africa, Asia, Australasia and Europe.
      The colours of rings are symbolic to every nation having at least one of these colours in their flag.

 

Read more: History of the modern Olympics

Grenada Olympic Committee - Executive

 

President – Mr. Royston La Hee

  Mr. La Hee has been President of the Grenada Olympic Committee (GOC) since 1984 in which year, the Grenada Olympic Committee was recongnised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and participated in its first Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, USA.  With almost 30 years experience as President, he has seen both the GOC and sports develop greatly in the country.

He has been involved in a variety of sports including Football and Basketball.  While a member of the Grenada Football Association, he served as Treasurer, General Secretary and President.  He also served as President of the Grenada Basketball Association.

In recognition of his services to sports, he was honoured by Queen Elizabeth II with the award of Member of the British Expire (MBE).

Mr. La Hee is a Director of Geo. F. Huggins & Co. (G’da) Ltd. with primary responsibility for its Automotive Division.

 

 

General Secretary - Mrs. Veda Bruno-Victor

  Mrs. Bruno–Victor has been involved with the GOC since 1994.  A former national netball athlete, she coached the West Indies Netball Team and travelled to Australia, England and throughout the Caribbean.  She also served in executive positions in both the Grenada Netball and Grenada Amateur Athletic Associations for many years.

Mrs. Bruno-Victor is a long standing Executive Member of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO).

For her services to sports in Grenada and the Caribbean, Mrs. Veda Bruno-Victor was awarded the Officer of the British Empire (OBE) Medal by Queen Elizabeth II.

She has held several permanent secretary positions in government ministries.  At present, she is the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth, Sports, and Ecclesiastic Affairs.

 

 

Assistant General Secretary - Lucy Steele

  Mrs. Steele has been the Assistant General Secretary of the Grenada Olympic Committee since 2000.  She was both a former Secretary and President of Grenada Amateur Swimming Association before joining the Executive of the GOC.  She has served as the Chef de Mission for five (5) international games: XIX CAC Games in El Salvador 2002, XVII Commonwealth Games in Melbourne 2006, XV Pan Am Games in Rio 2007, III Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune India 2008 and the first Olympic Youth Games in Singapore 2010
She has been active with the Olympic Academy through which she shares the rich values of the culture of life with our young athletes.

Mrs. Steele worked in Trinidad and was transferred in 1968 by the accounting firm of Pannell Fitzpatrick to the Isle of Spice.   She has been both a career and committed family woman who now enjoys her retirement as she assists the GOC and sports in general.

 

1st Vice President - Mr.Charles George

 


Mr. George is the current President of the Grenada Athletic Association (2000 - present ) and served the then Grenada Athletic & Cycling Athletic Association as Assistant Secretary and Secretary.  Among his several administrative accomplishments were Chairman, Local Organising Committees for the 2000 Carifta Games and 2003 Central American and Caribbean Senior Track & Field Championships – both held in Grenada.

Mr. George is a Director of Geo. F. Huggins & Co. (G’da) Ltd. with primary responsibility for its Petroleum Division

 

 

 

 2nd Vice President - Mr. Ralph A James

 Mr. James has held the presidency of the Boxing Association of Grenada, (2008 - present), the Caribbean Amateur Boxing Association (2007 - 2010) and has has served in different positions on the Executive Committee of the Grenada Basketball Association.   He also served as an AIBA International Referee Judge (2009 - 2013).    Among his several sporting functions were, Chef de Mission, Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Games 2010 and Member of Interim Committee responsible for the implementation for Grenada’s Sports Policy and establishment of Parish Councils.

 

Mr. James is employed with Sissons Paint (G’da) Limited with primary responsibility for Sales & Marketing.

      Treasurer - Mr. Kingsley Ashby

Mr. Ashby joined the Grenada Olympic Committee in 2000 as the 2nd  Vice President after being an active member of the Grenada Amateur Swimming Association for more than ten years.  He is a ceritified swim coach as well as certified swimming official.

Mr. Ashby is a Commercial Banker by profession and is employed with the Bank of Nova Scotia.  He brings to the Grenada Olympic Committee a wealth of financial knowledge and experience.

Role of the Olympic Committee

 
  1. Propagate the fundamental principles of Olympism at national level within the framework of sports activity and otherwise contribute, among other things, to the diffusion of Olympism in the teaching programmes of physical education and sport in schools and university establishments. See to the creation of institutions which devote themselves to Olympic education. In particular, to concern itself with the establishment and activities of National Olympic Academies, Olympic Museums and cultural programmes related to the Olympic Movement.

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