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Quant, Williams on diplomatic stage after iconic sports roles

The process has been completed. After months of speculations and subsequent reports from out of the Government of the Bahamas, two of the greatest contributors to sports development in the country’s history have had diplomatic appointments confirmed. Reference is Sterling (Robert Lloyd) Quant and Jeffery (Sports Historian) Williams. Quant, the legendary basketball pivot, who became…
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Surprising developments possible at BOC elections

BOC PRESIDENCY BATTLE – Rommel Knowles, the outgoing secretary general, is expected to offer for the presidency during the Bahamas Olympic Committee elections of officers tonight. At right is incumbent president Wellington Miller who is said to be pulling out of the race.

There will be a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the Bahamas Olympic Committee’s elections of officers tonight. The session is scheduled for the Paul Farquharson Conference Centre, at the Police Headquarters on East Street, New Providence, beginning, at 7 p.m. Up to late Tuesday, the battle for the presidency appeared to be between just the…
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Miller expresses confidence about winning a new BOC presidency term

Wellington Miller

On Thursday with a slate that includes virtually all of the sitting executives, Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) President Wellington Miller will offer himself for a third consecutive term in office as the country’s top-positioned non-government sports administrator. Yesterday morning, we had a brief chat, while he was preparing for the meeting. “I’m feeling confident and…
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Sir Arlington fashioned trailblazer status in local Olympic Movement

Sir Arlington Butler

Sir Arlington Butler died late last week. I recall the evening in 1972, at the annual general meeting of the Bahamas Olympic Association (now re-constituted as the Bahamas Olympic Committee), at the Sheraton British Colonial Hotel. Simeon Bowe from the Bahamas Football Association and Arlington Butler of the Bahamas Amateur Athletic Association (now Association of…
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