Suddenly, in historical fashion, Grand Bahama’s Michael Mathieu has emerged as the appropriate leadership model for the nation’s men quarter milers. Although, I know of no official statement by Chris Brown that he is retired or retiring soon, there is a general understanding that the end is near for the greatest 400 meters sprinter (longevity-wise)…Read more
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During the early 1940s when Leroy Miller was growing up in the Berry Islands and showing athletic promise, he had no idea of the prominent line of quality performers in track and field he would produce. Bahamian families steeped in sports excellence include the Rodgers (Andre, Lionel, Adrian, Roy, Randy); the Fords (Wenty, Eddie, Mario,…Read more
A third International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Relays extravaganza has taken place in The Bahamas. The third version of the relatively recent poster event for the world’s parent track and field organization was magnificent. The Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium was aglow throughout the two-day affair on Saturday and Sunday, and a nation…Read more
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