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End of 20-year journey

Meacher Major attack’s Jamaican Martin Anderson.

The Jamaican boxer, Martin Anderson fell to the canvas. The crowd at the C.I.Gibson Gym roared. As Anderson appeared unable to get up, referee Alvin Sargent waved the fight over. Bahamian Super Featherweight Champion Meacher Major thus recorded his 19th career knocked. He finished a notable active ring period at 24-6-1. It was a bittersweet occasion.…
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Meacher Major deserves support for career finale

MEACHER MAJOR

He’s recorded 18 knockout victories. Tonight, he aims for No. 19 and a boastful Jamaican, Martin Anderson, will be in the opposite corner when Meacher “Major Pain” Major goes into “ring” action for the last time. The C.I. Gibson Gymnasium will be the scene of the closing chapter of a very solid boxing career that…
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BAAA in need of reshaping

ONCE UNITED – Drumeco Archer, left as BAAA Secretary General and President Rosamunde Carey were once united. Now they are on opposing sides of the campaign trail. (Nassau Guardian file photo)

Social media is inundated with claims, allegations against the administrative system within the Bahamas Association of Athletics Association (BAAA). Financial amounts have been questioned. Criticisms abound regarding the lack of reports or documents to reconcile certain events which brought in money. The range of questions is indeed quite broad and the situation definitely speaks to…
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Diplomat/sports icon Quant a reminder of “Golden Era”

STERLING QUANT, defending at right.

Max Quant made the call. Early on Wednesday morning, he made contact to inform me of the presence in Grand Bahama, of a very special, long-time, contributor to nation building in the country. His Excellency Sterling Quant, Ambassador, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the Embassy of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, located in the Chaoyang District…
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