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Miller-Uibo moves into lofty all-time 200 meters category

H ow fast can Shaunae Miller-Uibo go in the 200 meters? She ran 21.74 on Thursday as she won the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League’s featured 200 meters in

National budget hike for sports essential

The appeal goes forth once again from this forum for the government of The Bahamas to pay more attention to national sports development. Let me emphasize that this column is absolutely

The Bahamas tries to elevate Caribbean sports status in swimming, athletics

At the CARIFTA swimming and track and field championships in Barbados and the Cayman Islands, respectively, this year, national junior teams tried to expand The Bahamas’ sports brand. At the end

‘Ali’ Culmer worthy of Hall of Fame induction

Fred Sturrup is currently out of the country, and during this time, The Nassau Guardian will feature a few of his Sports Scope columns from the past. His regular columns

New basketball chief facing test of maximizing financial potential

Just recently, the top leadership of the Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) changed. In a smooth transition, Mario Bowleg succeeded Charlie “Softly” Robins, the three-term president, and Bowleg now has the

BOC heightens status of Pan Am Games for local representatives

As has been a refreshing trend, the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) continues to operate outside of the box, beyond what has been normal, and in the process, The Bahamas’ sports

Transitional process working for senior swim program

Head Coach Andy Loveitt acknowledged coming into the 18th Pan American Games with a transitional focus regarding the 10-member team. When we talked as he was about to get his swimmers

Payments, reports due for well-run Commonwealth Youth Games

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC), with present president Romell Knowles (who was then the secretary general) as the chief executive officer, organized the finest Commonwealth Youth Games to date. There are

Balfour lauds contributions of Coach McPhee

Calvin Balfour is in retirement now, and in a way, has gone under the radar. The high visibility he had, particularly in the last decade of his civil service career, in