Sports Scope

Meacher Major launches ambitious nation-wide boxing program in GB

Meacher Major is based in Buffalo, New York. The recently-retired super featherweight champion of The Bahamas and former World Boxing Association Caribbean Lightweight Champion has options, in continuing his contributions to enhancing the sport he loves and considers to have been instrumental in molding him. In Buffalo, there are associates who want him to develop…
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Strong sports development  focus now, in Grand Bahama

Grand Bahama Sports Complex

The Government of the Bahamas’ decision to include the Lucayan Reef Golf Course in the body of renovation works earmarked for the Grand Lucayan properties is most encouraging. Hopefully, the intent is a meaningful approach, beyond just 12 golf carts. The entire golf course needs attention. Cosmetic renovations would not suffice. In any event, those…
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Government plans to renovate GB Lucayan Reef Golf Course

Government plans to renovate GB Lucayan Reef Golf Course

The Lucayan Reef Golf Course will soon be renovated and upgraded accordingly, to become attractive to the best golfers in the world. Recently, the notice was sent out by Chairman Michael Scott of Lucayan Renewal Holding Company, the subsidiary entity of the Government of the Bahamas, that $3.5 million has been allocated for renovations to…
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Confusion exists regarding functioning protocol of international sports bodies

TIM MUNNINGS, Director of Sports

Earlier in the year, the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) seemingly broke the long-standing international jurisdiction code by involving the Government of The Bahamas, through the Ministry of Sports, in a member body matter, I was told. National Director of Sports Tim Munnings disclosed to me that AIBA had contacted the Ministry of Sports regarding…
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