Sports Scope

Bahamian Heavyweight champ going after Commonwealth title

Bahamian heavyweight king Sherman “Tank” Williams is back in Copenhagen, Denmark at his training camp. The 44-year-old ring general has a scheduled fight for February 18, against an opponent yet to be named, but according to the native Grand Bahamian, his primary focus is on another fighter for the Commonwealth crown.    Williams communicated the…
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Opposition politician speaks out against GB sports neglect

Fred Sturrup

Ironically while the governing Progressive Liberal Party used this week’s high-profile convention to tout its achievements, in Grand Bahama as much as anything else, a glaring neglect is now being associated with the central administration.   Indeed, Prime Minister Perry Christie’s government has left itself open to criticism because of the apparent disdain being demonstrated…
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Full restoration of GB island sports facilities not evident

Fred Sturrup

It was interesting to see Minister for Hurricane Restoration/Recovery Shane Gibson stand up in the House of Assembly and speak braggingly about the work that has been done in devastated areas in the aftermath of Hurricane Mat-thew.   Regarding Grand Bahama, his report was much different from that which is evident. Gibson talks about the…
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Pedrya Seymour heightening image

Fred Sturrup

Last year at the Oly-mpics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Pedrya Seymour grabbed the attention of the world.   She didn’t win a medal, but her excellent run through to the final of the 100 meters hurdles, and placing sixth, introduced her formally as one of the world’s best hurdlers.   Prior to the Olympics…
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