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Sports Week in Review: The latest happenings this week in sports

It’s time to take a look at the latest sporting news to occur this past week. Justin Gatlin tapped for athletics clinic It was announced this past week that on this coming September 21-22, the On Your Mark Track and Field Expo will feature world renowned American sprinter Justin Gatlin. The American Olympic and World…
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Conchman Triathlon winners to receive grand prize courtesy of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line

WELCOME TO THE TEAM – Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line is the latest sponsor to assist the 32nd Annual Conchman Triathlon. Courtesy of Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, eight round trip tickets are up for grabs for the top place finishers in the Olympic and Sprint events of the Triathlon. Pictured left to right are Hector Picard, Motivational Speaker and Double Amputee Triathlete, Wendy Picard, Hector’s wife, Christoper Baker, Chairman Chairman GBPA Conchman Triathlon Committee, Lionel Pirotte, Director Guest Experience Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, Dr. Telina Smith, Human Resources Manager, The Grand Bahama Port Authority and Ravanno Ferguson, FastTrack and GBPA Conchman Triathlon Committee. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) Conchman Triathlon is over two months away! Set for November 3 to be contested at Taino Beach, the yearly threefold race – swim, cycling and running – returns and this time has something special in store for some of the winners. For the first time, Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line…
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Four-on-Four Flag football now a growing local trend

AIR IT OUT IS BACK — The Air It Out Four-on-Four Flag Football League returns October 28 for it’s fourth season. The League will change this scenery this coming season as games will be played at the Freeport Rugby Club. The League is expected to feature teams in the open men’s, women, and junior boys divisions. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF OILERNATION SOCIAL MEDIA PAGE)

The sport of flag football undoubtedly has become one of the more popular sports in Grand Bahama and other neighboring islands. With leagues also in play over in New Providence and Abaco, the sport still has a lot more room to grow and extend into other family islands. With Grand Bahama Flag Football League (GBFFL)…
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