Sports Scope

Jazz Chisholm powering path towards big leagues

Jazz Chisholm. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

His full name is Jasrado Hermis Arrington Chisholm. He is known simply as Jazz. The 21-year-old Bahamian is experiencing another power explosion this season. This time, it is with the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Double-A Jackson Generals. In 2018, he hit 25 home runs and drove in 70 runs while playing in Double-A for Visalia and Kane…
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Infighting hurts national sports brand

The Bahamas Olympic Committee, today, is more proactive in networking positively within the national sports fraternity than perhaps, ever before. Under the present leadership, the BOC has evolved as the straw that stirs the national sports drink. The BOC’s outreach to sporting organizations (members of the Olympic Movement and otherwise) is at an all-time high.…
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Golden Girl Davis-Thompson speaks out

FROM LEFT Hon. Lanisha Rolle, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Derron Donaldson, BOC Secretary General and Pauline Davis Thompson, Bahamas Global Sports Ambassador

Pauline Davis-Thompson, the inimitable one, the grand lady of world track and field, remains as outspoken and aggressive, as those characteristics have styled a fantastic career that has spanned 37 years of excellence as a junior athlete, senior, and subsequently notable officer of the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF). Now, no longer functioning within…
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BAF challenged to shed more light on U-18 boys’ water polo blunder

Water Polo Team

In this space, I have often lamented the dire position the national sports fraternity, in general, is in, regarding funding. My point was cemented once again, when our young boys of water polo excellence had to settle for a bronze medal. It was confirmed that there was insufficient funding to allow them to remain in…
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