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IOC launches Olympic brand campaign become The Light 147
IOC launches Olympic brand campaign become The Light “

November 20, 2017

New campaign promotes Olympism, encouraging people to get active and share their activity through the Olympic Channel. IOC partners with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to bring sustainable, solar powered lighting solutions to refugee camps...

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Annual Thanksgiving Basketball Classic Tips off with BTC
Annual Thanksgiving Basketball Classic Tips off with BTC

November 20, 2017

In the arena of youth, sports and development no institution shines quite like the Tabernacle Christian Academy. Having developed a reputation for churning out some of the best and brightest basketball stars the island of Grand Bahama has ever produced.

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Romell Knowles Elected As President of BOC
Romell Knowles Elected As President of BOC

November 16, 2017

Romell Knowles elected as President of the Bahamas Olympic Committee

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Arrows Fly at The Bahamas' Largest Archery Tournament
Arrows Fly at The Bahamas' Largest Archery Tournament

November 16, 2017

Local club, Bahamas Archery, hosted the first Archery Invitational Tournament this past Sunday, inviting archers of all genres and styles from all over the island to come out, come together and compete in a series of competitions throughout the day. The format of the tournament...

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IOC President hightlights athletes' exemplary role as the UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for PyeongChang 2018 by consensus
IOC President hightlights athletes' exemplary role as the UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for PyeongChang 2018 by consensus

November 16, 2017

The Olympic Truce aims to ensure the safe passage and participation of athletes and spectators at February’s Olympic Winter Games in the Republic of Korea...

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2017 Bahamas Bowl Set for Friday, Dec 22nd

November 15, 2017

The fourth Bahamas Bowl has been set for Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. ET...The game, held in Nassau’s 15,000-seat Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, will be broadcast in the United States for the fourth consecutive year by ESPN...

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Bahamas Rugby News
Bahamas Rugby News

November 10, 2017

This Weekend at Winton Rugby Centre...

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IOC sanctions four Russian athletes and closes one case as part of Oswald Commission Findings
IOC sanctions four Russian athletes and closes one case as part of Oswald Commission Findings

November 09, 2017

Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published new conclusions from the Oswald Commission hearings, which are being conducted in the context of the Sochi 2014 forensic and analytic doping investigations. As a result, the four Russian cross country skiers, Yuliia Ivanova, Alexey Petukhov, Evgeniya Shapovalova and Sochi 2014 three-time silver medallist Maksim Vylegzhanin, have been sanctioned...

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Conchman Triathlon Crowns Another Winner with help from BTC
Conchman Triathlon Crowns Another Winner with help from BTC

November 08, 2017

When they say its BTC Country in Grand Bahama, they mean it! The Northern Team of BTC not only support sports development on Grand Bahama, but they get actively involved. Just last weekend, Team BTC was front and center, showing their unwavering support for the 31st GBPA Conchman Triathlon...

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Fantastic Four off to Mexico City

November 06, 2017

The year was 2013, when gold was won for The Bahamas by the Fantastic Four: Donte Armbrister, Jacobi Bain, Sydney Clarke and Elana Mackey at the “Inaugural ITF/GSDF 12U Team Championship” for the English-Speaking Caribbean in Jamaica. Now four years later, the Fantastic Four...

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BTC Blazers take Second Place Silver in Softball Round Robin
BTC Blazers take Second Place Silver in Softball Round Robin

November 03, 2017

The Grand Bahama BTC Blazers came prepared for a showdown on the softball field, blazing their way to a Silver place finish in The Bahamas Softball Federation Rozina National Round Robin & Championships at the Balliou Hills Sporting Field...

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Elite Athlete Subvention Panel Announced

November 03, 2017

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Michael Pintard in a press conference, Monday, October 30, 2017 thanked those who have helped to develop the Elite Athlete Subvention Programme on behalf of the Ministry. He also saluted those who have benefited from it over the years...

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Sailor Celebrate 'Sir Durward Knowles 100 Regatta'

November 03, 2017

The Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries, Regatta Division, joined organizers of ‘Sir Durward Knowles 100 Regatta,’ along with the Bahamas Olympic Association (BOA), Bahamas Sailing Association (BSA), the National Family Island Regatta (NFIR), ‘One Bahamas’ Foundation, and the Sailing Association...

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BahamasLocal.com sponsors The Bahamas Bowl 2017

November 02, 2017

BahamasLocal.com is proud to be an active sponsor for the 2017 Bahamas Bowl...

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Scotianbank is Run Discipline Sponsor of 31st Conchman Triathlon
Scotianbank is Run Discipline Sponsor of 31st Conchman Triathlon

November 02, 2017

Scotiabank is proud to support the 31st Annual Grand Bahama Conchman Triathlon set for this Saturday, November 4 at Taino Beach...

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Picard to Return to Conchman 2017

November 01, 2017

When you look up ‘overcoming adversity’ you might see Hector Picard’s picture pop up. Picard, 51, lost his entire right arm and half of his left because of an accident while working as an electrician in 1992...

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Beckers-Vieujant and Beaumann to chair Paris 2024 and Los Angeles2028 IOC Coordination Commissions
Beckers-Vieujant and Beaumann to chair Paris 2024 and Los Angeles2028 IOC Coordination Commissions

October 30, 2017

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has appointed Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant (BEL) to chair the IOC Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad Paris 2024. Patrick Baumann (SUI) will chair the IOC Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad Los Angeles 2028.

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Olympic flame for PyeongChang 2018 shines brightly as Olympic Movement shows its support at Ancient Olympia
Olympic flame for PyeongChang 2018 shines brightly as Olympic Movement shows its support at Ancient Olympia

October 25, 2017

The Olympic flame-lighting ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 took place today in Ancient Olympia, Greece. It marks the start of an incredible journey that will bring the Olympic spirit to the Republic of Korea and its citizens, and inspire the entire world.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Staff Support Scholastic Achievement through Youth Soccer

October 25, 2017

Some aspiring soccer stars will get the opportunity to hone their skills on the field and in their classrooms as well. The youngsters drawn from three local schools will benefit as part of the YESi (Youth Empowerment Through Soccer International) programme...

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A Lionel Messi hat-trick ensured Argentina came from behind to win in Ecuador and avoid missing a World Cup Finals
A Lionel Messi hat-trick ensured Argentina came from behind to win in Ecuador and avoid missing a World Cup Finals

October 11, 2017

A Lionel Messi hat-trick ensured Argentina came from behind to win in Ecuador and avoid missing a World Cup finals for the first time since 1970.

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