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Former Nassau Guardian photographer Bob ‘Beagle’ Thompson passes on

Very often these days, noted sports contributors are passing on into eternity. Most recently, one of them, a sports photographer, Robert (Bob) “Beagle” Thompson, left this life at the age

Johnson faces tough test tonight against Quigley

The odds are against Tureano Johnson. The Bahamian middleweight champion has not won a fight since March of 2017. He has fought twice in two years, resulting in a technical knockout

BOC to assist federations in preparing funding requests

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) is prepared to be of assistance. It has come to my attention that the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is being buffeted with requests from

Jazz Chisholm powering path toward the big leagues

His full name is Jasrado Hermis Arrington Chisholm. He is known simply as “Jazz”. The 21-year-old Bahamian is experiencing another power explosion this season. This time, it is with the

Infighting hurts national sports brand

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC), today, is more proactive in networking positively within the national sports fraternity than perhaps ever before. Under the present leadership, the BOC has evolved as

‘Golden Girl’ Pauline Davis-Thompson speaks out

Pauline Davis-Thompson, the inimitable one, the grand lady of world track and field, remains as outspoken and aggressive, as those characteristics have styled a fantastic career that has spanned 37

BAF challenged to shed more light on U18 boys water polo blunder

In this space, I have often lamented the dire position the national sports fraternity, in general, is in, regarding funding. My point was cemented once again when our young boys of

Another milestone for Mike Sands

Last Tuesday, regional sports stalwart Mike Sands achieved another in a still-growing list of milestones. He captured the single majority of votes during the election for a new North American, Central

Vote for Jonquel Jones!

It’s very easy. Just go online to “wnba all-star voting” and when the list of teams pops up, select the Connecticut Sun. Then, simply tick the box next the Jonquel Jones’