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Disappointment in Bahamas as Miller-Uibo not voted IAAF Female Athlete of the Year

Shaunae Miller-Uibo

Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo had one of the most historic track and field years to date, which earned her a spot among the finalists for the 2018 International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Female Athlete of the Year honor.  However, at the IAAF Athletic Awards held in Monaco yesterday evening, the result was disappointing for…
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Shaunae Miller-Uibo looks to yet another mileston

Shaunae Miller-Uibo

This evening in Monaco, Shaunae Miller-Uibo could be anointed as the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) 2018 Female Athlete of the Year. It is astounding indeed just for her to be among the final list of nominees, along with Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain; Beatice Chepkoch of Kenya; Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia; and Nafissatou…
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Tourism Minister could be major obstacle to host of Relays 2021

DIONISIO D’AGUILAR, Minister of Tourism and Aviation

Overnight, when many politicians are elected, in their minds, they become virtual embodiments of all knowledge. Thus, Dionisio D’Aguilar, unlike his late father Vincent, and uncle, Adrian, (who were major contributors to the Golden Era of Sports in The Bahamas), feels he has the appropriate rationale regarding the hosting of the International Association of Athletic…
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Making the case for 2021 IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas

World relays 2017 – Bahamian anchor Michael Mathieu crosses the finish line in first place at the the end of the mixed 1600 meters relay. The result marked the only Gold Medal in the global event thus far for The Bahamas. ( FPO File Photo)

Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) President Drumeco Archer, prior to the November 24 elections that vaulted him into the powerful chief executive position, listed as one of his future priorities, a return of the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Relays. He is well-positioned now to make official contact with the IAAF. My…
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