Sports Scope

Rev.Toppin utilizing sports event to showcase adelaide

SIR CLEMENT SPORTS EVENT — Fr. Andrew Toppin presents trophy to a participant following the event last Saturday in Adelaide Village. Accompanying photos show celebrities and other entrants in the annual Sir Clement Maynard Fun Run Walk Cycle Race.

Fr. Andrew Toppin has always been somewhat of a sports enthusiast. He is known to voice questions often regarding various national athletes and the different sports disciplines. The good Minister of the Gospel is now based at St. James Anglican Church in Adelaide Village in the capital island of New Providence. Fr. Toppin coordinates the…
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Sports federations challenge to be proactive at fund-raising

Vince Ferguson and Charles ‘Softly’ Robins

Once again the Bahamas Basketball Federation is in a financial quandary. Followers of the national basketball program and others would recall that a couple years back, the BBF was unable to send away a team that had qualified, because of lack of funding. A week ago, in conjunction with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and…
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Robinson playing golf at quality level

The compliments spill out of Northern Bahamas golf tzar Ambrose Gouthro, when speaking about Devaughn Robinson. The 29-year-old Robinson is widely regarded as the foremost Bahamian amateur golfer at the moment. High quality play by Robinson in recent times, in particular capturing the Houston City Amateur Championship earlier this month, has Gouthro and many others…
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Incumbent president sets BOC headquarters as chief priority 

Many years ago, during the presidency of Sir Arlington Butler, long before the Bahamas Olympic Association transitioned into a national committee, the Government of The Bahamas had allocated that section of land at the Queen Elizabeth Sports Center, just across the boulevard from Government High School, to the nation’s chief sports organization. That property is…
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