Track & Field

NAC Odd Distance Fiesta outs track/field in spotlight

TRACK AND FIELD RETURNS – Jamaican Rasheed Dwyer, center, finishes first through the finish line to win the Men’s Open 300-meter contest at the Neymour’s Athletics Club: Christmas Odd Distance Fiesta this past Saturday, December 19 at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Track and field was back in full force on the island of Grand Bahama as the Neymour’s Athletics Club (NAC): Christmas Odd Distance Fiesta delivered a full day’s schedule of races.  International athletes and local track and field talent descended upon the Grand Bahama Sports Complex on December 19, after a long break from competing…
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Fast Athletics in full readiness for season

BACK IN TRAINING – Fast Athletics is gradually increasing its workload for its athletes, now that some restrictions have been lifted. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

When gyms and parks were allowed to open for Grand Bahama over two months ago, track and field clubs were finally given an opportunity to function in a socially-distant capacity.  Sports was brought to a stand-still in the country back in March due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with a vaccine in the works…
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Heats Athletics commit to training program

HEAT TRAINING PROGRAM – Coach John Ingraham of Heats Athletics remains committed to the training program, with hopes of the track and field season to kicking off in 2021. (PHOTO COURTESY OF HEATS ATHLETICS)

With high hopes for the track and field season to kick-off in 2021, Coach John Ingraham of Heats Athletics is remaining committed to the training program.  It has been a long break for the athletes, who last competed at the Ministry of Education’s Bahamas National High School Track and Field Championships in March 2020. That…
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Eight Bahamians to be inducted into DSU’s 2020 Hall of Fame

BAHAMIANS TO BE RECOGNIZED – Olympian Ramon Miller (running left, in the photo at left), who ran the anchor leg for The Bahamas’ men 4×400 relay team, inches by American Angelo Taylor to win the gold medal in the 2012 Olympics Men’s 4x400m Relay in London. Pictured in the photo at right is Coach John Ingraham, with a several of his athletes.

Eight Bahamians will be recognized among their former collegiate track and field teammates later this year. Dickinson State University revealed their 2020 Hall of Fame class this past Thursday, May 14. Bahamians Ramon Miller, John Ingraham, La’Sean Pickstock, Jamal Forbes, Dominic Goodman, Sheldon King, Roosevelt Curry and Michael “Tino” Sands were also members of the…
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