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Minor League prospect, GB native Thomas focusing on staying ready

TAHNAJ THOMAS

Minor League pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates (Bristol Pirates), and, Grand Bahama native, Tahnaj Thomas said his focus is fixed on staying “mentally strong” in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  With the start of the upcoming baseball season postponed, the right-hander is currently at home in Grand Bahama and doing everything in his power…
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Jones, other WNBA players to start regular season late

Jonquel Jones

Grand Bahamian center and two-time All-Star for the Connecticut Sun, Jonquel Jones, and company will have to stand pat before they begin a journey they hope to carry them back to the WNBA Finals.  With the current COVID-19 pandemic continuing to run rampant globally, and, bringing the world and sporting events to a standstill, it…
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BOC preparing for new Tokyo Olympic Games date

NEW DATE – The Olympic rings are seen Monday, March 30, 2020, in Tokyo. The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games. Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) is readying themselves for the new dates set for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which had to be postponed due to the worldwide pandemic, COVID-19. The new time frame set for the world’s largest event in sports, is now July 23 - August 8, 2021. Following that recent announcement by the…
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Postponed track and field events halts Terrance Jones’ big plans

Terrance Jones

As the days go by more sporting events are being put on hold due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19. World Athletics, formerly known as the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) announced the postponement of the upcoming World Under 20 (U20) Championships, which was set to take place July 7-12…
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