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GB Port Authority supports Dog Days Marathon event

DOG DAYS RETURNS — The Dog Days Half Marathon is back and takes place March 24 at Taino Beach. Dog Days race coordinators, Nikki Waugh, far left, and Siobhan Antoni Bates, far right, are pictured announcing the event from the Grand Bahama Port Authority’s Headquarters. The GBPA is the title sponsor and Executive Director Henry St. George, second left, is also pictured during Monday’s announcement. Pictured next to Bates is Grand Bahama Amateur Athletic Association president Iram Lewis who expressed his support of the fund-raising half marathon. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Dod Days Half Marathon is back! The fast growing tradition is to take place once again, March 24, beginning and ending at Taino Beach. The Grand Bahama Port Authority stands firmly in support of the marathon event. This past Monday, Dog Day Marathon executives met with Executive Director of the GBPA, Henry St. George…
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3 Finals, but locals fail to capture medals at IAAF Indoor Champs

Grenada’s Bralon Taplin, center front, leads in a men’s 400 meter heat at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Britain, Friday, March 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

There were three finals appearances but zero medals for Team Bahamas this past weekend. The International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Indoor Championships concluded this past Sunday and the Bahamas’ five-person roster missed out on the podium. Nonetheless, a couple of season’s best times along with a new national indoor record, highlighted Team Bahamas’…
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Grand Bahama athletes poised to dominate distance races

GOING THE DISTANCE— The 2018 Bahamas National High School Track and Field Championships take place March 8-10. Some of Grand Bahama’s top distance runners are poised to medal and make a name for themselves in the distance races. Pictured above are two of the top Under 20 boys distance runners, Raynon Hudson of St. George’s left, and Travis Joseph of BMES, right. (TFN FILE PHOTOS)

The Bahamas National High School Track and Field Championships are only a few days away. The event is set to get underway March 8-10 at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium in New Providence. Schools out of Grand Bahama will take aim at unseating the St. Augustine’s Big Red Machine as champions, while a few local…
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GB Athletes have work to do ahead of CARIFTA Trials

CARIFTA APPROACHING – The 2018 FLOW CARIFTA Games are fast approaching. The Caribbean junior track and field championships take place in New Providence March 30-April 2. It’s now a dead sprint as Grand Bahama athletes aim to meet CARIFTA standard times in the coming weeks and be ready for CARIFTA Trials, March 16-17. (TFN FILE PHOTO )

We’re two days into the third month of 2018 and that means one thing, the CARIFTA Games are now 28 days away. The 2018 FLOW CARIFTA Games take place March 30 - April 2 with 20-plus countries slated for four days of track and field competition at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in New…
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