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Jonquel Jones within reach of WNBA rebound records


Remember the number 398! Keep in mind also an 11.71 average. They relate to seasonal rebounding records in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and Grand Bahama native Jonquel Jones, the sensational center/forward for the Connecticut Sun, is positioned to challenge both milestones. Tina Charles, as a Connecticut Sun in 2010 averaged 11.71 rebounds per…
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Steven Gardiner on the verge of international 400M stardom

Steven Gardiner

Any medal in a London World Championships 400 meters final would be excellent for Abaco native Steven Gardiner. The 21-year-old Gardiner, who was trained by Coach Anthony Williams, is poised to become known the world over as one of the best of the current crop of one-lappers. He is unbeaten this year and heads into…
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Shaunae Miller-Uibo aims for milestone achieved only by Brisco-Hooks, Perec

Shaunae Miller-Uibo

If Shaunae Miller-Uibo achieves her goal (gold medals) at the London 16th International Associations of Athletics Federations (IAAF), she would make history for the competition for sure, but, also rub shoulders with two legendary track stars. No female has ever captured both the 200 meters and 400 meters sprints at the World Championships. Miller-Uibo would…
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Donald Thomas, 10 years removed from global title

Donald Thomas

Ten years ago, in Osaka, Japan, a relatively newcomer to the elite high jump class, Donald Thomas, achieved one of the major surprise performances of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) 2007 World Championships. The Grand Bahamian captured the global high jump title. A decade removed from the accomplishment that stamped him as a…
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