Sports Scope

Commonwealth Youth Games giving Bahamas high sports hosting profile

Fred Sturrup

For a while, the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, slated for July 18-23 in The Bahamas, looked to be continually upstaged by two other international sports events being hosted in the country this year.   Reference is the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Beach Soccer World Cup (April 27-May 7) and the International Association of…
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PLP Government given high praise by Youth Games Chairman Miller

Fred Sturrup

The Progressive Liberal Party Government, under Prime Minister Perry Christie, has been highly praised.   Bahamas Olympic Committee President Wellington Miller, on Monday, lauded the Christie Government for its “Intense and proactive approach” to sports development and he said that largely because of this central administration, the historic Commonwealth Youth Games will be a “huge”…
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Boxing with strong international flavor scheduled for March 25

MEACHER MAJOR

Vincent Seifert has taken up the challenge to foster professional boxing activity.   Through Lion’s Den Promotions, Seifert has gotten preliminary sanction from the Bahamas Boxing Commission to stage a show on Saturday, March 25, at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.   Bahamian Super featherweight Champion Meacher Major will headline the promotion in a scheduled eight-rounder…
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Sports in Abaco on the rise with expansion of facilities

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When the respective construction works on facilities are completed, the Abacos will be fully established as the base of the most significant element of an embryonic National Sports Academy in The Bahamas.   In July of 2012, Dr. Daniel Johnson, new to the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, took an exploratory team to Moore’s…
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