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Field increases for Third Annual Edward St. George Tournament

FROM LEFT Sir Albert Miller and Edward St. George

What has evolved, arguably, into the most consistent signature golf item in the Northern Bahamas is approaching once again. The Third Annual Edward St. George Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, November 10 at the Lucayan Reef Golf Course. The two-day affair includes the final registration process with Tournament Director Ambrose Gouthro and…
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Prominent Bahamas 2019 World Relays (4) presence advocated

Gold – Michael Mathieu finishing for the gold in the 4×4 mixed relay at the 2017 IAAF Games

The Bahamas will not be hosting the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) fourth edition of the World Relays, but being synonymous with the first three events, dictates, I believe, that we strive to have a strong presence in Yokohama, Japan next May 11-12. It is accepted worldwide that the IAAF Relays became from the…
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Japan, new host nation of IAAF World Relays   

Lanisha Rolle, Minister of Youth Sports and Culture and Lord Sebastian COE, IAAF President

Well, officially now, the Intentional Association of Athletic Federations’ (IAAF) World Relays is directly associated with a new host nation. The IAAF has been on the hunt for several months, for a new host country, ever since the Government of The Bahamas dropped one of its flagship events from the national list of priorities. Over…
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Sports Academy process stalled

HON. LANISHA ROLLE …Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture

One positive aspect about former Prime Minister Perry Christie was how good he proved to be in initiating meaningful projects. The magnificent Baha Mar hospitality complex in New Providence on the West Bay Strip, that hallmark facility, is a case in point. In sports, I point to the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium which has…
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