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Dedicated coaches, a significant sector in Bahamas’ Sports Brand

Dedicated coaches, a significant sector in Bahamas’ Sports Brand. Top right Coach Moon McPhee

Over the years the valiant sporting personnel who made up the coaches/trainers sector, have been instrumental to the development of The Bahamas’ Sports Brand. During the 1930s, the advent decade of the Golden Sports Era in The Bahamas, along with athletes who became household names, emerged mentors who guided them as they developed in their…
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Jones in early race for WNBA MVP

Brittney Griner and Jonquel Jones

On Saturday, July 22, the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) 2017 All-Star Classic will take place in Seattle at the KeyArena, home of the Storm and this time around, there is a high likelihood that there will be, for the very first time, a Bahamian presence. Jonquel Jones, the Grand Bahama native who has come…
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Countdown to Youth Games drawing comparison to previous mega events

The Progressive Liberal Party’s group of candidates was unceremoniously dismissed, almost in totality on May 10. In the weeks following, an avalanche of mismanagement allegations has been leveled at the former Perry Christie Government. While no proof has been presented (as yet) that verifies anything criminal having been done by Christie and his Cabinet colleagues,…
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Athletics expected to pace upcoming “Youth Games”

Primary School track meet

Without a doubt it is the discipline of athletics through which The Bahamas carries most of its weight as the mightiest little sports nation in the world. One can make the argument that, for whatever reasons, the powers that be have catered more to track and field than any other sport. Be that as it…
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