Sports Scope

400 meters potential ought to be maximized

Right in this space, just about three years ago, August 8, 2014 to be exact, I heightened the nation’s knowledge of an unassuming track mentor, one of his specialties, of which was training 400 meters runners. I refer to the late Fred Bastian. In doing so, I thus lobby for his induction into the National…
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New leadership to guide National Sports Authority

Thomas A. Robison National Stadium

At a time when the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture is calling on the National Sports Authority to effect a better relationship with federations etc., that all-important component of the Bahamas Sports Brand is making the transition to new leadership. Vaughn Roberts and Larika Burrows are not household sporting names in the country, but…
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Government sports bodies face challenges of expanding brand


The Government of The Bahamas, through the Cabinet, on Tuesday released its selections for the boards, committees, commissions and authorities, that will provide service in national areas that deserve due diligence despite the dismal economic state of the country. It is therefore incumbent upon those appointed, in particular, the chairpersons, to appreciate that the government…
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Hall represents inspiring national sports administration movement

YOUNG SPORTS ADMINISTRATORS Allan Hall, left and Darren Donaldson.

There was a refreshing mix of veterans, the not-so senior and the new element of sports administrative personnel, who crafted a well-organized Sixth Commonwealth Youth Games. The blend was positively effective and the praise of Commonwealth Games Federation President Louise Martin CBE justified the selection process of Commonwealth Youth Games Chairman Wellington Miller, Chief Executive…
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