Track & Field

Six Grand Bahamians ready to compete at 2021 Olympics

READY FOR OLYMPICS – Pictured from left in top row are Donald Thomas, Joanna Evans and Alonzo Russell. From left in bottom row are Brianne Bethel, Lacarthea Cooper and Tynia Gaither.

Despite the absence of fans at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, The Bahamas is all set and ready to be represented. The schedule for the Tokyo Olympics is July 21 - August 8. The Bahamas Olympic Committee ratified a 16-member team, which includes six Grand Bahamians taking aim at…
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Fast Track set to who host Spring Fling Invitational

SPRING INTO COMPETITION – The first Fast Track Spring Fling Track and Field Invitational takes place Saturday, March 27, at 9:00 a.m. at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

The island’s local track and field athletes are scheduled to be back in action this coming weekend. The first Fast Track Spring Fling Track and Field Invitational is slated.  The meet is set to kick-off Saturday, March 27, at 9:00 a.m. at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex. It will be the Fast Track Club's second…
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Neymour Athletics Club competes well at Ft. Lauderdale showcase

PERFORMING WELL – The Neymour Athletics Club is pictured at the Fort Lauderdale Track and Field Club Invitational this past weekend, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (PHOTO COURTESY OF NAC)

Members of the Neymour Athletics Club (NAC) traveled into Fort Lauderdale, Florida recently for their first international trip of the track and field season.  President/head coach Jerial Forbes and company arrived in the “Sunshine State” on Thursday, March 11, to compete in the Fort Lauderdale Track and Field Club Invitational.  The meet kicked off Saturday,…
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International competitors expected this week for Basil Neymour Classic

READY FOR ACTION – Coach Rohan Grant, second left; Neymour’s Athletics Club Head Coach and President Jerial Forbes, background, second right) and international sprinter Julian Klenner, right, are pictured at the Grand Bahama Airport Monday, February 8. Grant and Klenner were greeted by a Ministry of Tourism representative in anticipation of the upcoming Basil O. Neymour Memoria Track and Field Classic set for this coming Saturday, February 13 at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex. (PHOTO: SHAYNE STUBBS)

Continuing to add some international flavor to its track and field program, the Neymour’s Athletics Club is scheduled to feature a melting pot of local and international talent at the upcoming fourth annual Basil O. Neymour Memorial Track and Field Classic.The one-day event, named after the deceased sports pioneer, gets underway this coming Saturday, February…
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