“Beach Festival buzz”

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AQUATHLON, volleyball, football and handball are among the sports earmarked for a major Beach Festival next year under the auspices of the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA).

BOA assistant secretary general Cameron Burke made this disclosure on Sunday night at Pirates Cove on Bay Street, following the opening ceremony at this year’s BOA Independence Invitational Games (BiiG).

Burke told NATIONSPORT he will be seeking to have discussions today about the “international style” Games targeted for next October that could mirror the hockey festival.

“Looking forward, we are thinking about doing a beach festival where we will now have more competition. It will probably start with about seven or eight sports on this same beach area. These Games will have morning and evening sessions.” (MK)

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