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BOC chief Romell Knowles’ call for ‘protocol’ observance, timely

Romel Knowles, BOC President

Based on a published communication, the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) engaged in an undertaking, in conjunction with the Central Bank of The Bahamas to have special coins minted to honor 2016 Rio Olympics 400 meters gold medalist Shaunae Miller and the Bahamian men’s 1600 meters relay bronze medalists. Apparently the Bahamas Olympic Committee…
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Deandre Ayton in spotlight

Bahamian star Deandre Ayton, has all the tools

The biggest name going into tonight’s National Basketball Association (NBA) 2018 Draft is Bahamian. Indeed, Deandre Ayton, the 7' 1'' tall center, who recently completed his freshman year at the University of Arizona, will be the name mostly in the spotlight. He is likely to be picked No. 1 by the Phoenix Suns. Mychal Thompson…
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40 years ago, Thompson was at top of NBA Draft


Around 7 p.m. tomorrow evening at the Barclays Center in New York, the 2018 National Basketball Association (NBA) draft will take place. Up for grabs, by NBA teams, will be the best collegiate players who are eligible, as well top talents with an international background. There is a very good chance that Bahamian Deandre Ayton,…
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Basketball federation reaches pivotal point

I watched the game between The Bahamas and Cuba in the opening round of the International Basketball Federation’s Women’s Caribbean Cup. The competition is showcasing the elite of the region and, in Cuba Team Bahamas faced one of the area powers. Clearly we were out-classed, throughout the game. At no time, in my view, did…
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