Sports Scope

John Adderley quietly crafted legacy of efficiency in baseball

Last week, John Adderley joined the list of sports luminaries making the departure, in recent times, from this life, into eternity. He died at the age of 74, unsung and remembered by a few outside of the core national sports family. I venture to point out that quite a large percentage of those who are…
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BTC Labor Day Basketball Invitational in GB demonstrates island sports power

Greater Heights took on the Lady Jaguars in the open girls’ semi-finals

Forty-one teams registered for the BTC HOYTES Labor Day Basketball Invitational Tournament. The event took place over four days (JUNE 1-4) in Freeport at the Jack Hayward Gym and the excitement created was a clear demonstration of the island’s expanded sports production culture. Over 400 young boys and girls took part in competition. On two…
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Advancing national sports brand, a challenge for new government

Dr. Hubert Minnis, Prime Minister (left) and Perry Christie, former Prime Minister

Although he did not see a fully structured National Sports Academy established under his watch, former Prime Minister Perry Christie’s sports legacy is a glowing one. It is a fact that he was the catalyst for the National Stadium gift from the People’s Republic of China. His government inked the relationship with the International Association…
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Minister Pintard embraces GB sports programs leaders

The Minister of Youth Sports and Culture, Michael Pintard, hosted Grand Bahama’s active sports leaders to a very important meeting last Thursday. Above, he is seated at center with parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Works, Iram Lewis, at his left. (PHOTO: GB OFFICE OF PRIME MINISTER)

The acknowledged “Godfather of Sports in Grand Bahama” Churchill Knowles-Tener, on Thursday past, declared that never before had he seen such a comprehensive gathering of sports leaders. Knowles-Tener was referring to the meeting hosted by Minister of Youth Sports and Culture Michael Pintard at the Office of the Prime Minister in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Earlier…
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