Would the new Free National Movement Government be minded to continue negotiating with the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) for the Bahamas to be the home country for the World Relays? The relationships, forged with the Miami Dolphins and the Miami Heat, have seen an ongoing presence of the professional organizations. The Ministry of…Read more
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Dr. Daniel Johnson is out of frontline politics, for the time being. Very soon, a new national sports czar will be named. The new Minister of Sports will be confronted with some gigantic shoes to try and fill. In reflecting on Johnson’s five years as the last government’s point person for national sports, what happened…Read more
Two of the major international sporting events in the country this year are over. Yet to come is the sixth version of the Commonwealth Youth Games, scheduled for July 19-23. Last weekend, the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup concluded. Out of that extravaganza, came the first international soccer victory for The Bahamas. It was a…Read more
Ten years ago, Donald Thomas became the second Bahamian to win the World high jump title. Twelve years earlier, in 1995, Troy Kemp claimed the historic first world title in the event for The Bahamas. I bring these two Bahamian sporting icons to the forefront today because there is yet another milestone that is of…Read more
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