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December 19, 2019
OPM GB gives funds to local sporting organizations and marching bands

The Office of the Prime Minister in Grand Bahama has shown appreciation for various sporting organizations and the marching band community of the island by presenting each respective group with financial grants to assist their work with the young people...

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August 27, 2015
Sports organizations get boost from CIBC FirstCaribbean

CIBC FirstCaribbean demonstrated its commitment to youth and sports in the country through contributions to three youth summer sports programs touching over 700 young Bahamians in total.

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December 30, 2013
Sports organizations should emphasize 'authority' more

Organizations that have "control" jurisdictions over sporting disciplines ought to all place more emphasis on their authority. Some do, but others don't.
I recall in 2005 when the big boxing extravaganza took place on Clifford Park. Initially talks went on without the Bahamas Boxing Commission being in the mix. Dr. Norman Gay, the catalyst behind the legislation of the Boxing Act, was the chair...

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March 17, 2018
BOC expanding sports development program

One of the areas of national sports development, in great need of being addressed, for a long time, is finally getting attention from the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC). I refer to the focus on small sports organizations, to give them the opportunities to get on [...]

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St. Andrew's School students focus on sharing the planet
May 31, 2021
St. Andrew's School students focus on sharing the planet

Nine weeks of research, writing, creating, talking, cooperating and rehearsing by grade five students at St. Andrew's International School culminated recently with students showcasing their Primary Years Programme (PYP) Exhibition.

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April 22, 2013
One-term BOC Executives Learn Embarrassing Lesson

A lesson in humility has been served to the one-term executives of the Bahamas Olympic Committee. Anton Sealey, an outgoing vice president, refused to be associated with the group opposed to Wellington Miller to the bitter end, and he opted out of the election battle. Sealey's name had been placed in...

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November 02, 2013
Butler receive highest award outside of Olympic gold

The longest serving president of the Bahamas Olympic Association now referred to as the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) Sir Arlington Butler was honored last evening at Government House.
Butler received the International Olympics Committee's (IOC) Pierre de Coubertin Award, the highest award given to any Bahamian outside of the Olympic gold medal. He was also president with the President's Meritor...

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August 20, 2020
Sports ministry releases its COVID-19 guidelines

Local sporting organizations and leagues finally have a template to work with as it relates to a return to sports in the country. The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture has officially released its Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Guidelines, which can be found online via The Bahamas government's website (bahamas.gov.bs) and on the ministry's Facebook page (facebook.com/moysc.bah). As expected, sp...

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BBFF sending 15-member team to CAC Championships
September 04, 2013
BBFF sending 15-member team to CAC Championships

As it turned out, the BAAA isn't the only local sporting organization strapped for cash, as it relates to sending off national teams to competition.

Danny Sumner, president of the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (BBFF), said yesterday that they too are looking for Corporate Bahamas...

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January 22, 2020
Colina Sponsors Two Teams in The JBLN

Colina Insurance Limited is sponsoring two Junior Baseball League of Nassau (JBLN) teams during the league’s 2020 season. The Colina Tigers will compete in the Coach-Pitch (ages 7-8) division while the Colina Crushers will contend in the Girls Softball (under-21) division. Taige Adderley, of Colina’s Corporate Communications department had the opportunity to meet with the teams during JBLN's o...

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