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Robinson playing golf at quality level

The compliments spill out of Northern Bahamas golf tzar Ambrose Gouthro, when speaking about Devaughn Robinson. The 29-year-old Robinson is widely regarded as the foremost Bahamian amateur golfer at the moment. High quality play by Robinson in recent times, in particular capturing the Houston City Amateur Championship earlier this month, has Gouthro and many others…
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Incumbent president sets BOC headquarters as chief priority 

Many years ago, during the presidency of Sir Arlington Butler, long before the Bahamas Olympic Association transitioned into a national committee, the Government of The Bahamas had allocated that section of land at the Queen Elizabeth Sports Center, just across the boulevard from Government High School, to the nation’s chief sports organization. That property is…
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CBC’s endorsement brings Zonal boxing title fight closer to a reality

Ray Minus Jr., right, has been a major boxing contributor in The Bahamas. Pictured with Meacher Major who he once trained. Major has a proposed match against Guyana native Dexter Gonzales for the Commonwealth/Americas Lightweight Championship.

A recent communication from the Commonwealth Boxing Council has put promoter Vincent Seifert in the driver’s seat regarding the proposed CBC Caribbean Zonal Lightweight Championship fight between Dexter Gonzales of Guyana and Bahamian Meacher Major. “These (zonal) titles were instituted to provide 10-round showcase events for Commonwealth boxers who are struggling to move up in…
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Coach Vogel Williams remains focused on sports development in Family Islands

Coach Vogel Williams

Veteran Coach Vogel Williams has given many years to sports development through the national school system. He reached the retirement age several years ago, and thus ended his tenure at the Patrick Bethel High in Abaco. However, he continues on with his Green Arrows Club, mentoring all-comers in track and field, from his base in…
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