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Enthusiastic exchange program sparked development of softball

Four decades ago, The Bahamas was noted worldwide for its softball prowess. In fact, on both sides of the gender line, The Bahamas had earned upper echelon status as the No. 3 ranked country in the world. For sure, we were that good in softball. It is important to note, that while we have had…
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Bahamas could lose quality athletes to interested European nations

Jonquel Jones driving

Two decades ago, Australia made a genuine offer to a Bahamian elite athlete. Mostly, because of a patriotic spirit, the athlete in question declined the offer, even though the prospect of being set financially for life, was tempting. Bahamian athletes have been able to do so much better with financial rewards from other countries, compared…
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Thomas punctuates 2018 schedule with World Continental gold medal

Donald Thomas

When Donald Thomas persevered at 2.30 meters, based on a cleaner series of jumps to defeat Australian Brandon Starc for the gold medal on the first day, Saturday, of the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czec Republic, he cemented another excellent year among his elite peers. At the end of…
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