Sports Scope

Promoter Seifert close to completion of Commonwealth zonal title package

PETER ABDOOL— The President of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control Peter Abdool is keen about the zonal title bout taking place in The Bahamas.

The road towards a Commonwealth Caribbean Zonal Lightweight Championship match became a lot easier for Promoter Vincent Seifert recently. The chief boxing coordinator in Guyana, Peter Abdool, has networked with Aleem Hussain, who handles Dexter Gonzales, and the proposed purse presented by Seifert has been accepted. “Indeed I have put Vincent Seifert directly in touch…
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Sports neglect of Family Islands a challenge for Minister Pintard

Michael Pintard Minister for Youth Sports and Culture

The Family Islands have been enduring sports neglect for decades, and some would say, forever. My visit to Abaco last weekend, conversations I had with Coach Vogel Williams, and other sports mentors, plus the zeal demonstrated by young student/athletes, proved that there is a great yearning for an environment that allows athletic individuals and programs…
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Cross Country inaugural event sets stage for further Abaco distance running focus

CROSS COUNTRY MILESTONE – Coach Vogel Williams, standing at right, with participants.

Coach Vogel Williams was quite apprehensive around 8:15 a.m. on Saturday morning past. At the Camp Abaco entrance, off the Don Mackey Boulevard, heading towards Sandy Point, Williams was there with several representatives from the Patrick J. Bethel High and Central Abaco Primary. He expressed disappointment that just the two schools were represented, having submitted…
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Abaco’s track facility archaic, unsuited for student/athletes

TRACK – It is a dilapidated track that runners have to make do with in Abaco.

I travelled into Abaco over the weekend on a Northern Region outreach mission. Of course, a priority for me was to visit the one 400 meters track on the island, the facility where the majority of the island’s student/athletes compete. It’s in a disgraceful condition. It is unfair to the student/athletes, particularly the very young…
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