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Lou Adderley, national sports hero prototype

The late LOU ADDERLEY

The coronavirus has the primary focus of the world. This disease has impacted life throughout the globe, and, in The Bahamas, much of what is customary, has come to a screeching halt. Nevertheless, as with other countries, segments of life remain ongoing. We’ve not stopped living. So, it is, that there are indeed plans for…
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Greater sports focus advocated for selection of National Heroes

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert (left) Minnis and Mark Humes

Firstly, let me express my support for the National Honours. One of the positive undertakings of this Free National Movement Government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis, has been bringing on stream the National Honours. For more than two decades, Rev. Sebastian Campbell and others lobbied for a special awards format to…
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Bahamians Hield, Ayton likely out of NBA playoffs

BUDDY HIELD, Sacramento Kings guard and Deandre Ayton, Phoenix Suns center

Coronavirus is causing havoc within the sports world. Bahamians, of course, are caught up in the situation. The NBA has suspended the present regular season for 30 days due to the spread of coronavirus. That means the possibility of teams with a Bahamian presence making it into the playoffs is not likely. When Commissioner Adam…
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Major Olympics decision looms for sports leaders

FROM LEFT Romell Knowles, Present Olympic President and Sir Arlington Butler, BOA chief in 1980

As the Coronavirus infections number grows in Japan, the 2020 Olympic Games extravaganza, due to get started on July 24, appears to be threatened. The Government of Japan, the Olympic Organizing Committee there, and, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are all in a quandary as to a definite course of action. Although the Japanese Olympic…
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