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Postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
Postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

March 31, 2020

On the 24th March, 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced its decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a result of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic...

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IOC, IPC, Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and Tokyo Metropolitan Government announce new dates for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020
IOC, IPC, Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and Tokyo Metropolitan Government announce new dates for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020

March 30, 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan today agreed new dates for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, in 2021. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be celebrated from 23 July to 8 August 2021. They also agreed on new dates for the Paralympic Games, which will be celebrated from 24 August until 5 September 2021...

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GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD IN TOKYO RESCHEDULED - Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee
GAMES OF THE XXXII OLYMPIAD IN TOKYO RESCHEDULED - Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee

March 24, 2020

The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, held a conference call this morning to discuss the constantly changing environment with regard to COVID-19 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020...

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PM Announces 24-Hour Curfew €“ Essential Travel Only
PM Announces 24-Hour Curfew – Essential Travel Only

March 23, 2020

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis has announced a 24-hour curfew, with essential travel only, to come into force at 9am Tuesday (tomorrow) and expire on March 31 at 9am. Last week's order still remains in effect.

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Health and safety paramount as IOC Executive Board agrees to step up scenario-planning for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Health and safety paramount as IOC Executive Board agrees to step up scenario-planning for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

March 23, 2020

To safeguard the health of all involved and to contribute to the containment of COVID-19, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that the IOC will step up its scenario-planning for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020...

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Tokyo 2020: IOC sets deadline for decision on Games amid coronavirus
Tokyo 2020: IOC sets deadline for decision on Games amid coronavirus

March 23, 2020

The International Olympic Committee is considering a postponement of Tokyo 2020, and has given itself a deadline of four weeks to make a decision...

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Weech victorious at KPMG Regatta

March 19, 2020

Bahamian junior sailor Joshua Weech competes in the Optimist class in this file photo. Weech claimed the top overall spot at the 2020 KPMG Youth Winter Championships this past weekend...

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Dames receives NCAA DI offer from South Carolina State

March 19, 2020

Bahamian Joshua Dames has received an NCAA Division I scholarship offer from South Carolina State. He played with the BC Christian Prep Panthers in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada, this past season...

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Special Olympics Bahamas stages walkathon suspends activities

March 19, 2020

After its awareness walkathon this Saturday past, Special Olympics Bahamas decided to postpone specific items on its calendar of events until further notice. This includes all sports training activities with immediate effect...

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Communique from the International Olympic Committee IOC regarding the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Communique from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

March 17, 2020

Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) continued its consultations with all the stakeholders of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The first took place with the International Olympic Summer Sports Federations. Those with the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), the athletes’ representatives, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), other International Federations (IFs) and other stakeholders will follow in the coming days...

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Olympics still on...for now

March 16, 2020

Bahamian Shaunae Miller-Uibo crosses the finish line, winning the gold in the women's 400m at the last Olympics, the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

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Giants, Rockets take 1-0 leads in NPBA semis
Giants, Rockets take 1-0 leads in NPBA semis

March 16, 2020

A trio of teams, one on Friday and the other two on Saturday, got off to good starts when they opened their best-of-five semi-final series in the New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) playoffs at the A.F. Adderley Gymnasium...

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Major Olympics decision looms for sports leaders

March 16, 2020

As the Coronavirus infections number grows in Japan, the 2020 Olympic Games extravaganza, due to get started on July 24, appears to be threatened...

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Pratt, Russell, Rolle make national tennis teams
Pratt, Russell, Rolle make national tennis teams

March 16, 2020

After three days of strong competition in the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s (BLTA) Invitational Tennis Trials, Simone Pratt, Larikah Russell and Marvin Rolle have booked their spots for the national teams set to travel later this year...

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Coronavirus: Australian Grand Prix called off
Coronavirus: Australian Grand Prix called off

March 13, 2020

The Australian Grand Prix has been called off after teams and drivers forced the hand of Formula 1's bosses...

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Coronavirus: NBA, NHL, MLS suspend seasons, MLB delays start of 2020 campaign
Coronavirus: NBA, NHL, MLS suspend seasons, MLB delays start of 2020 campaign

March 12, 2020

All major sport in the United States has been suspended amid the coronavirus outbreak...

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Olympic flame for Tokyo 2020 provides beacon of hope following lighting cermony in Ancient Olympia
Olympic flame for Tokyo 2020 provides beacon of hope following lighting cermony in Ancient Olympia

March 12, 2020

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was lit today in Ancient Olympia, Greece. This marks the start of its journey to Japan where, in only 134 days, the Games of the XXXII Olympiad will begin. As a symbol of peace and hope, the Olympic Flame will now travel on towards Tokyo, conveying the Olympic Values...

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Bain, Colonials head to NCAA Tourney
Bain, Colonials head to NCAA Tourney

March 12, 2020

Bahamian collegiate basketball player Charles Bain and the Robert Morris University Colonials punched their ticket to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, defeating the St. Francis University (SFU) Red Flash 77-67 to win the Northeast Conference (NEC) Championship on Tuesday night...

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CARIFTA open water team named

March 11, 2020

Mark-Anthony Thompson competes in open water swimming in this photo...

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Bahamas Rugby revives men's international program

March 11, 2020

The Bahamas Rugby's Men's XV Team currently holds the 97th position in the official World Rugby Rankings and Rugby Americas North has announced that international rugby will return to The Bahamas this summer...

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