Sports Scope

GB Tennis Association seeks to revitalize sport

The timing might not have been designed, but it is possible the Grand Bahama Tennis Association’s Post Mother’s Day Clinic, scheduled for this Saturday, May 20 at the YMCA, might be graced with the presence of the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture. Member of Parliament-Elect for the Marco City Constituency in Grand Bahama, Hon.Michael…
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Sports Walk of Fame at QESP should be addressed by Pintard

Glenroy ‘Flo’ Saunders

On the table, are a lot of pertinent matters, waiting for the new Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture to dive into. Indeed the ensuing weeks will be quite demanding for Hon. Michael Pintard as he seeks to wrap his head around the role of coordinating the national sports program on behalf of the Government…
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PM’s choice of Pintard, a good sign for sports

Michael Pintard

Around the nation, there is full recognition of the monumental task faced by Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis in changing the course of direction for a few national issues and actually doing a full flip of others to the positive side, in the interest of the Bahamian people. Not normally thought of, as being particularly…
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Key sports decisions ahead for nation’s new government

The connection with the Miami Dolphins, was key to the national sports tourism program, under the old administration. Above, former Minister of Sports Dr. Daniel Johnson is pictured third from left. Former Prime Minister Perry Christie stands between Dr. Johnson and the legendary quarterback Dan Marino. Former Minister of tourism Obie Wilchcombe is at Marino’s left.

Would the new Free National Movement Government be minded to continue negotiating with the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) for the Bahamas to be the home country for the World Relays? The relationships, forged with the Miami Dolphins and the Miami Heat, have seen an ongoing presence of the professional organizations. The Ministry of…
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