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Bahamas has potential to regain women’s sprint relay prominence

Shaunae Miller-Uibo (left) and Anthonique Strachan (right

Very quietly, a reservoir of good female sprinters has developed for The Bahamas. The exploits of the Original Golden Girls (Pauline Davis-Thompson, Chandra Sturrup, Savatheda Fynes, Eldeece Clarke and Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie), as a group, are fading further into history, day by day. They are all retired now, but their historic efforts will live on forever.…
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Strachan’s World Relays performance stamps her as authentic “elite” athlete

Mixed Relay – Anthonique Strachan recieving baton from Shaunae Miller-Uibo

She stands as one of the greatest CARIFTA athletes, ever. Anthonique Strachan reigned supreme in regional and international junior sprinting in 2011 and 2012, She was the sprint queen of CARIFTA, winning in both years, the 100 and 200 meters gold medals. She won the World Junior Championships titles in the 100 and 200 meters…
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Tank Williams seeks to boost boxing with farewell contests

Sherman “Tank” Williams

At 44, Sherman “Tank” Williams is quite aware that his competitive days in the ring are numbered. He has been one of the great sports ambassadors of his era for The Bahamas. Williams has fought as a professional for 20 years. He is a noted fistic figure on three continents. He won several regional titles…
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IAAF World Relays forum affords student/athletes prime exposure

D’Ajonae Jayawardana

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays, as a part of the Bahamian landscape, is ultra significant. It’s a sports tourism product of the highest order. It is with good reason that Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Dr. Daniel Johnson has been so passionate about negotiating on behalf of the Government of…
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