Sports Scope

Boxing Federation challenged to explain controversial AGM

Alvin Sargent

According to information reaching me (unofficially), Vincent Strachan is president again, of the country’s parent amateur boxing group. Now functioning under the name, Bahamas Boxing Federation, the organization conducted elections of new officers this past weekend. The information coming out of the process was conflicting. The points of complaints included: non-entitled persons voting; entitled voters…
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Labour Minister connecting with HOYTES tournament

Minister of Labour Dion Foulkes

The annual HOYTES Labour Day Invitational Basketball Tournament is scheduled for May 31-June 2 and there is one distinctive difference this time around. In a rather pleasant contrast to past years, the current Minister of Labour, Hon. Dion Foulkes, has made a substantive connection with the event, furthering his comprehensive outlook regarding this important salute…
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National Sports Academy overdue

Michael Pintard

It’s an understatement that the National Sports Academy is overdue. Certainly this brilliant idea of former Prime Minister Perry Christie should have happened while his party was still in control of the affairs of the nation. Five years ago, with the endorsement of Christie, the then Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson,…
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Grand Bahama to showcase “2012” Olympic Champions

Golden Knights

This coming Sunday, four Bahamians with outstanding 400 meters pedigree are scheduled to fly into Grand Bahama. They will be showcased at events coordinated by the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA). Reference is to those truly fine sons of the soil, known as The Golden Knights. We are now into the sixth year since Chris…
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