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Sports Ministry aware of need for better relations with NSA

Michael Pintard Minister for Youth Sports and Culture

It’s an understatement to say that the relationship between the National Sports Authority (NSA) and the rest of the Bahamian sports fraternity has not been good. For the most part, since the outset, the Sports Authority Act 2010 has not empowered national sports, as anticipated. Here is this body enacted by legislation in the Parliament…
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ESPN to continue providing prime time WNBA coverage

Jonquel Jones

The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) is heading into its 22nd season. The fairer sex version is far below the prominence level of the NBA, but continues to make strides. ESPN is on board once again as the WNBA seeks to heighten his profile. ESPN2 will bring to audiences around the world, over 30 games,…
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Mario Ford continues mentoring inner city youngsters in baseball

The Ford family, of patriarch Percival, long ago, became synonymous with quality sports. All of his boys and one of his two girls demonstrated athletic skills beyond the average, in a variety of sports. Somehow, Corey, unlike her sister Linda, missed the Ford Family’s sports train. Linda of course went on to become one of…
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Donald Thomas like old wine

PLAYING TO THE CROWD – Grand Bahama native Donald Thomas connects with the crowd at the stadium in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, as he competed in his first event of 2018, last Tuesday eve- ning.

Go online to the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) website, search out Donald Thomas and you would discover that he began his 2018 campaign last Tuesday in Banska, Bystrica in Slovakia. The 33-year-old former World, Commonwealth Games, Pan American Games, Central American Games gold medalist and Olympic finalist is listed with a 2.31 meters…
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