Sports Scope

Grand lady of athletics Davis-Thompson key to ongoing role of World Relays host

PAULINE DAVIS-THOMPSON

It was noted in this space previously, the intent of The Bahamas Government through the Minister for Sports, to seek an arrangement with the International Association of Athletics (IAAF) for this country to be the annual host of the latest top brand competition in the sport, the World Relays.   We have made great strides.…
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Flag Football prominence due to dedicated leaders

Fred Sturrup

Jayson Clarke, Craig Smith and Tim Roberts are three names most synonymous with flag football in the country. They are assisted by quality executives and hard-driving contributors.   The result is a sports force that has taken the country by storm. Not too long ago, flag football was nothing more than a recreational pastime. Now,…
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GB Govt. sports facilities still not fully repaired

Fred Sturrup

Hurricane Matthew swooped down on the Grand Bahama Sports Complex (GBSC) and tore away the wide metal door of the storage area. Northern Bahamas Director of Sports Gladstone “Moon” McPhee, who also supervises the GBSC, directed complex employees to batten up the opening with used pieces of wood.   It was a makeshift effort and…
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Throw sports fraternity at odds with National Sports Authority

BRADLEY COOPER

The National Sports Authority (NSA) is in hot water.   The throwing members of the national track and field community, in particular, those based in the capital island of New Providence, have openly criticized the NSA. Kermit Taylor’s chat line, which is the bible of information for local track and field, has been inundated with…
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