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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Motivational Monday – “Never Give Up”

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Hield Aims For Medal

FOR the past three trips he’s been on, Carl Hield has always travelled with a Bahamian partner. This time, he’s making the trek alone to compete at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Boxing Championships.

Hield, 26, is scheduled to leave town today for Almaty, Kazakhstan, where he is expected to participate in a two-week training camp before the start of the 18th version of the...

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Miami Heat To Hold Training Camp At Atlantis

You’ve seen them on television as they repeated as the National Basketball Association (NBA) champions in June. Now you could get the opportunity to see them in person when the Miami Heat come to town to stage their 2013 training camp at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island.

The Heat made the announcement on their website yesterday. Following Media Day on Monday, September 30, the Heat...

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Increasing The Profile Of Distance Running In The Bahamas

MARATHON Bahamas has become a major staple on the Bahamas’ sports tourism calendar and now with the advent of the Bahamas Half, the relationship between the two events is set to further increase the profile of distance running in the Bahamas.

The Bahamas Half is all set to run off during the Thanksgiving weekend (November 24), in addition to the annual Marathon Bahamas race weekend which...

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Dominique Wilkinson Earns Pro Card

Dominique Wilkinson became the latest Bahamian to earn her professional card as the Bahamas finished fourth at the Central American and Caribbean Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, over the weekend.

The championships, which featured 24 countries, saw Barbados emerge as the overall champions ahead of host Dominican Republic. Trinidad & Tobago beat out the Bahamas for third.

Despite only having a 15-member team,...

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Marvin Saunders Makes Three Touchdown Catches For Falcons


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INCLEMENT weather delayed the game for a day, but when Kinkaid and Fort Worth Country Day eventually hit the field, Mavin Saunders turned in his best performance of the season thus far.

In a matchup of teams nicknamed the “Falcons,” Saunders hauled in three touchdown catches in Kinkaid’s 55-14 blowout win at Hutto High School Sunday afternoon.

With the win, Kinkaid moved to 4-0...

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You Don’t Have To Win, You Just Have To ‘Tri’

Despite heavy rain, more than 200 competitors and spectators gathered at Jaws Beach in the early morning hours on Saturday for the first Baark Potcakeman Triathlon.

The swim-bike-run route started in the ocean for a 750-metre swim followed by a 21-kilometre ride to Frank Watson Boulevard onto Adelaide before returning for the transition into a five km run along the scenic trails of Clifton Heritage Park.


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Fencing Making A Comeback

FENCING, an Olympic sport, has relaunched in the Bahamas under the direction of Anthony D Lewis, a veteran fencer with 40 years of experience.

In the 1970s, fencing was very popular in Freeport, Grand Bahama, under Captain Larry Kominski. But after his death in 1978, it faded.

Through a grant from the Bahamas Olympic Committee, Lewis was given equipment and international coaches training to restart the programme....

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The Power of losing Part 3 – Motivational Mondays w/Brian Ambi

Part 3 of the sub-series, The Power of Losing.

Demetrius’ Olympic gold medal found; alleged perpetrator arrested

BRADENTON, Florida — Bradenton Police have made an arrest in the theft of Demetrius Pinder's Olympic gold medal on September 11, and have recovered it.

The Olympic gold, which hangs from a purple lanyard and has images representing the 2012 London Olympics on both sides with 4x400m inscribed on the bottom portion of the front side, was stolen from Pinder’s truck after he accidentally left it...

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