Sports Scope

6th Commonwealth Youth Games hailed by PM as evidence of nation’s sports zeal

Dr. Hubert Minnis

The Prime Minster of the country, on Monday morning, held a session with the Commonwealth Games Federation President, Louise Martin, her colleagues in the fraternity and the local architects of the Sixth Commonwealth Youth Games. The opening ceremony for the  first multi-sports international event in the country’s history will take place, beginning 7 p.m. this…
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GB preparing for historic CYG

TRAINING – Sprinter Shaquiel Higgs goes through training program at Thomas A Robinson National Stadium, as he prepares for the CYG. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF CYG)

The Grand Bahama delegation at the Commonwealth Youth Games are in full final preparation mood for the historic affair. Co-chair person on the Grand Bahama CYG Committee Dionne Britton on Saturday at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium expressed satisfaction with the preparation. “After speaking with GB Chaperone Sophia Higgs I was satisfied that the…
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Robinson remembered as Queen’s Baton Relay becomes strong Youth Games focus

The Bahamas Commonwealth Youth Games 2017 will take place in short order. In New Providence, July 18-23, competitive events in nine disciplines and fanfare activities will go on. Included in the overall program of the Sixth Commonwealth Youth Games is a royal tradition event called the Queen’s Baton Relay. Based on the “schedule and logistic”…
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Jonquel Jones enhances Bahamas Sports Brand with historic selection

Jonquel Jones has achieved history for the Bahamas Sports Brand. Mychal Thompson and Rick Fox played 13 years each in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Bahamian-born Thompson was a double NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers, but never made an All-Star team at the highest level of basketball competition. The Canadian-Bahamian Fox was…
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