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ROMELL KNOWLES, president of the Bahamas Olympic Committee.

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‘The antics of having to stand when she enters a board meeting is not one that sports leaders were very comfortable with’

While many declined to speculate on what may have led to her resignation, some of the sporting leaders welcomed Olympian Iram Lewis, who will replace Lanisha Rolle as the new minister of youth, sports and culture.

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Sporting bodies look for some sense of normalcy in new year

THE year 2020 was an unpredictable year both locally and internationally with sports being halted since March 12 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Local sporting bodies are now eager to resume competition at the turn of 2021.

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Tokyo Olympics ‘full steam ahead’

Although they got delayed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bahamas Olympic Committee President Romell Knowles said they are now surging full steam ahead for the 2020 Olympic Games.

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BOC calling for commission to assist local student-athletes

WITH the way the landscape of sports is shaping up around the world in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Bahamas Olympic Committee president Romell Knowles is calling for the formation of a commission to assist local student-athletes. When the BOC hosts their next board meting next week, Knowles is expected to introduce a proposal for the country’s top sporting organisation to provide $10,000 to assist with the administration of the commission, once it is formed.

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BOC makes good on promise regarding athletes’ welfare

After making an announcement last month that they have formed a committee to assist developing athletes, the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) has made good on its promise through its newly-formed Athletes Welfare Commission.


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