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‘It was phenomenal . . . It was just a thrill to watch her compete’

RIO de Janeiro, Brazil — Every time Pedrya Seymour stepped onto the track at the Olympic Stadium to compete, she looked up to the skies to acknowledge her deceased brother, Keron Dean, whom she dedicated her season to.

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Olympic champion Shaunae on top of Diamond Standings for 400

IN 2004, Tonique Williams-Darling achieved the lofty goals of an Olympic title and the IAAF Golden League Jackpot in the 400m.

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GOLDEN KNIGHT CHRIS BROWN: ‘This is definitely the last time the Bahamas will see me run at the Olympic level’

AFTER successfully leading the Bahamas’ men’s 4x400m relay team back to the medal podium at the Olympic Games, veteran quarter-miler Chris Brown said he looks forward to making an impact in the next phase of his career.

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Myron L Rolle Foundation to host 2nd Play 4 Progress

THE Myron L Rolle Foundation is scheduled to host the 2nd edition of its Play 4 Progress initiative under the theme “From Sports To Life, Shaping Our Next Leaders.”

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Today, 18-year-old Stanhope gets set for World Rowing Jr Championships

WITH the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, over and done with, another athlete is ready to represent the Bahamas abroad.

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Bahamas walks away with Per Capita title

RIO de Janeiro, Brazil — The 2016 Olympic Games have come and gone. Just like that.

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‘This will hurt the Bahamas’ ability to host future football-related events’

FOR the first time since the proposed International Federation of American Football (IFAF) World Championships was cancelled, the Local Organising Committee for the event spoke out on the development.

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‘There was more testing done on athletes this year than ever before’

RIO de Janeiro, Brazil — She has been a long time advocate for anti-doping in the Bahamas. So it was no surprise to see Dr Pattie Symonette helping out in some capacity at the 2016 Olymic Games.

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‘Bronze Boys’ shine

RIO de Janeiro, Brazil — They didn’t successfully defend their title from London, England, but the Bahamas still got on the podium in the men’s 4 x 400 metre relay on Saturday night as the athletic competition for the 2016 Olympic Games came to a close at the Olympic Stadium.

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Making Hstory: Bahamas defeats USA 5-4, expects jump in world rankings

THE Bahamas defeated the United States of America in beach soccer for the first time in the country’s history.

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Overall, Team Bahamas did very well

RIO de Janeiro, Brazil — Two medals, two national records and five appearances in a final has left head coach George Cleare quite thrilled about the performance of Team Bahamas in the athletic competition at the 2016 Olympic Games.

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‘I wanted to put on my spikes and go out there and run with those girls’

RIO de Janeiro, Brazil — Veteran sprinter Pauline Davis-Thompson has always been very passionate when it comes down to expressing her views on the sport of track and field.

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Bahamas ends Rio Olympics on the podium

RIO de Janeiro, Brazil: The team of Alonzo Russell, Michael Mathieu, Steven Gardiner and Chris 'Fireman' Brown held on to nip Belgium for the bronze medal behind the United States' gold and Jamaica's silver in the final of the men's 4 x 400 metre relay on Saturday night.

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OLYMPIC GAMES: BRONZE FOR BAHAMAS

Saturday night in Rio.

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Men's relay team book place in final

RIO de Janeiro, Brazil: The team of Alonzo Russell, Christopher Brown, Steven Gardiner, all back after their appearances in the 400 metres, along with Stephen Newbold, booked their lane in the men's 4 x 400 metre relay final and assured the Bahamas of a chance to defend their title at the 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday night.

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