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Sixth in the World!
Sixth in the World!

August 02, 2021

TOKYO, Japan – It's been a long five years for Bahamian hurdler Devynne Charlton, qualifying for the 2016 Olympics but not being able to compete because of injury, and then getting back to the Olympic stage this year, and it all coming to fruition as she finished sixth in the final of the women's 100meters (m) hurdles on Monday.

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Charlton makes women's 100m final, Seymour bows out
Charlton makes women's 100m final, Seymour bows out

August 01, 2021

TOKYO, Japan – It's been a long five years for Bahamian hurdler Devynne Charlton, qualifying for the 2016 Olympics but not being able to compete because of injury, and then getting back to the Olympic stage this year, and it all coming to fruition as she made the final of the women's 100 meters (m) hurdles.

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Courtney Celeste Spears keeping company with legends
Courtney Celeste Spears keeping company with legends

July 30, 2021

Courtney Celeste Spears is keeping company with legends. She was selected by her company Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and among a number of dance legends photographed for Harper's Bazaar's August issue.

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It's not your bones popping, it's only air bubbles - The truth about Chiropractic Adjustments
It's not your bones popping, it's only air bubbles - The truth about Chiropractic Adjustments

July 30, 2021

Chiropractic adjustments are one of the few ways to address musculoskeletal pain such as back, shoulder and neck pains in the body. But it goes much deeper than that.

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Social Services staff protest
Social Services staff protest

July 29, 2021

SCORES of Social Services employees demonstrated across the country in a show of frustration yesterday, citing unfair practices, poor working conditions and unresolved workplace grievances.

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Bastian finishes 36th in 200m breast
Bastian finishes 36th in 200m breast

July 28, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Bahamian Izaak Bastian might not have accomplished what he set out to accomplish at these Olympics, but as it was his first experience at this level of competition, he's grateful for the opportunity to compete and is looking forward to what's to come in the future.

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Tributes to Havard Cooper Sr

July 28, 2021

THE Grand Bahama community is mourning the loss of well-known Grand Bahamian Havard Cooper Sr.

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Community shocked by death of Sandra Moore
Community shocked by death of Sandra Moore

July 27, 2021

TRIBUTES continue to pour in following the sudden death of Mrs Sandra Moore, which has left her family and the Grand Bahama community in shock.

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Shedding COVID weight gain
Shedding COVID weight gain

July 27, 2021

Like most people, uppermost in Lequel Pratt's mind is losing a few pounds and pre-COVID, she went out there and exercised. Then the coronavirus hit, and she was at home, cooking and eating, and gained weight on top of the pounds she already wanted to shed. Those extra pounds were a motivating factor in her joining her workplace “Biggest Loser” competition.

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Evans finishes 18th in 200m free
Evans finishes 18th in 200m free

July 27, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Bahamian swimming sensation Joanna Evans had another tough swim at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday, coming up just short of her first semifinals appearance at the Olympics in swimming.

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Miller-Uibo entered in both 200m and 400m
Miller-Uibo entered in both 200m and 400m

July 27, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Less than a week before the start of the athletics portion of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the jury is still out on whether or not Bahamian Shaunae Miller-Uibo will run just the 200 meters (m), defend her Olympic title in the 400m, or contest both.

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Seymour looking to build off Olympic success from Rio
Seymour looking to build off Olympic success from Rio

July 27, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Back for her second straight Olympics, Pedrya Seymour said she is looking to build off her experience from five years ago and have a strong showing for Team Bahamas here in Tokyo, Japan.

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WHAT IS AIRSOFT - And why are Bahamians playing it
WHAT IS AIRSOFT - And why are Bahamians playing it

July 27, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Whether a game or sport, airsoft has gained popularity over the years and has somehow found its way to the Bahamas where it is played on a regular basis.

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SAC graduates 114
SAC graduates 114

July 26, 2021

The 114-strong St. Augustine's College (SAC) senior class maintained the required average to earn a diploma, with 56 students graduating with honors during a virtual ceremony for the Class of 2021 over the weekend.

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Taking advantage of a competitive edge
Taking advantage of a competitive edge

July 26, 2021

According to BARBRI Law Preview, first-year grades matter most, as law school is like no other academic experience and preparation is key. By taking Law Preview, BARBRI says students walk into law school with an understanding of core 1L material and the skills they need to get to the top of the class.

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Tributes paid to Sandra Moore

July 26, 2021

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Free National Movement and the Progressive Liberal Party have led tributes to Sandra Moore, the wife of FNM founding father Maurice Moore who died yesterday.

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National Spelling Bee Champion Roy Seligman Honoured by Ministry of Education
National Spelling Bee Champion Roy Seligman Honoured by Ministry of Education

July 25, 2021

Before cheering supporters, family, Ministry of Education (MOE) officials, and his coach, and backed by a contingent from Lyford Cay International School (LCIS), Roy Seligman, Jr., the Scripps National Spelling Bee fourth place finisher, and the first student from The Bahamas to advance to the finals -- expressed thanks to the nation.

“The support of everyone here has been amazing. It’s been a great experience to represent The Bahamas,” said Seligman.

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Tributes to Saunders after fatal car crash

July 22, 2021

TRIBUTES have poured out on social media for Clay Saunders, former chairman of the Free National Movement Freetown constituency association, who died in a car accident earlier this week.

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Bahamians recognised with Queens New Year's and Birthday Honours
Bahamians recognised with Queens New Year's and Birthday Honours

July 20, 2021

TWENTY-SIX Bahamians were recognised during a ceremony at Baha Mar yesterday with Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's and Birthday Honours for their contributions to national development.

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Her Majesty's day of thanks
Her Majesty's day of thanks

July 20, 2021

TWENTY-SIX Bahamians were recognised during a ceremony at Baha Mar yesterday with Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's and Birthday Honours for their contributions to national development.

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