Sports Scope

Plight of less affluent sports programs should be a focus

Mya Beneby

No doubt the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Michael Pintard, has seen a lot and heard much in three months at his new post, that should educate his thinking as he addresses the Bahamas Sports Brand going forward. He was recently at the Commonwealth Youth Ministers Conference in Uganda. Pintard flew from that African…
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Federations obligated to justify athletes on Subvention Program

The framers of the Subvention Program in Sports, which was established more than two decades ago, were on point. They made the respective sports federations responsible not only for making the applications for the athletes, but also for monitoring them to ensure that they continued to be worthy of the subventions. It was a time…
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BAAA obligated to address Steven Gardiner controversy

Team Bahamas in London for the 16th International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships that concluded on Sunday, was fully under the jurisdiction of the Bahamas Association of Athletics Associations (BAAA). The BAAA selected the athletes, named the Team Bahamas list and appointed the managers, the head coach, assistant coaches and other associates. Accordingly as…
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Jones 94 rebounds behind WNBA season record, 8 more games left

Jonquel Jones

Just recently in this space, the run towards the seasonal record for rebounds in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) was highlighted. I spoke to the pace Jonquel Jones needed to assume in order to tie or eclipse 398. That’s the standard for rebounds in a season established by Tina Charles in 2010. Now, our…
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