Sports Scope

Stalled “Sports Academy” initiative not the fault of Minister Dr. Johnson

Dr. Daniel Johnson

The stalled “National Sports Academy” initiative is just another example of the financial epidemic that plagues the Progressive Liberal Party Government. The Value Added Tax (VAT) that came on stream two years ago has generated over a billion dollars for the Treasury.   Yet the government still finds itself in embarrassing situations. Independent teachers brought…
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Geneva Rutherford Tournament puts focus on female basketball

Fred Sturrup

Presently, Jonquel Jones and Waltiea Rolle are carrying the banner of The Bahamas in world professional female basketball. Jones is the rage in Asia, dominating the Women’s Korean Basketball League, playing for the pacesetting Woori Bank Wibee team.   In Bulgaria, Rolle, has reactivated her career with the Haskovo 2012 Club. Haskovo 2012 Leads the…
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Edward St. George Tournament signals golfing resurgence in GB

Edward St. George

The announcement on Tuesday by the Grand Bahama Sports Promotions (GBSPA) that the Second Annual Edward St. George Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, November 11, signaled a revitalization trend for the sport in the second-most populated island in the country.   Golfing activities at the highest level, from an inflow of world…
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Bahamian boxing at pivotal point

Edner Cherry

The state of boxing in The Bahamas should be one of great concern to all in the fraternity and our sisters and brothers on the national sports landscape as well.   This is the lowest boxing has been since Cubel McCoy, Black Jack, George Knowles, Roy Ambrister and others engaged in exciting matches during the…
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