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‘Go-to’ contractor faces worker payment probe

A contractor, which advertises itself as “fast becoming the go-to” builder at Abaco’s Baker’s Bay development, was yesterday confirmed to be under investigation for alleged non-payment of Bahamian workers.

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Bahamas Olympic Committee elections paramount

BAHAMAS Olympic Committee president Romell Knowles said they are looking forward to another hectic year of activities, but paramount will be their election of officers.

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‘Golden Girls’ inducted into National Sports Hall of Fame

It was a memorable night on Wednesday for the athletes, who shared centre stage with ‘Golden Girls’ Savatheda Fynes-Coke, Chandra Sturrup, Pauline Davis- Thompson, Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie and Eldece Clarke as they were inducted into the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture’s 2022 National Sports Hall of Fame.

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FIBA World Cup ‘23 Americas Qualifiers postponed

WITH the impending impact of Tropical Storm Nicole on The Bahamas, FIBA and the Bahamas Basketball Federation announced the postponement of the latest window of the World Cup 2023 Americas Qualifiers.

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Miller-Uibo in the running for Women’s World Athlete of the Year

A triple crown at the World Athletics’ Indoor and Outdoor Championships and the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Championships has landed Bahamian multiple national record holder Shaunae Miller-Uibo back in the running for the 2022 Women’s World Athlete of the Year.

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PETER YOUNG: Effective new forum or just another talking shop?

PRESIDENT Macron of France started the ball rolling in May this year. During a speech in the European Parliament, he proposed creation of a European Political Community (EPC) as a new forum with the aim of promoting, at the strategic level, dialogue in order to strengthen the security and stability of the European continent.

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STATESIDE: Biden’s age, inflation and immigration record to be tested

POLITICIANS are quite comfortable lobbing verbal grenades at an incumbent president of the opposing party, and the current crop of Republican office holders and job seekers is no different. In the steady, numbing drumbeat of GOP criticisms of Joe Biden and his administration, the loudest seems to be about his age.

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Young sailor Craig Ferguson declines invitation to ‘Regatta of Champions’

FOLLOWING his outstanding recent performance - placing first in the silver fleet at The Optimist World Championships in Turkey last month - 15-year-old sailor Craig Ferguson has recently been offered the prestigious invitation to participate in a brand-new international event, “The Regatta of Champions”, scheduled to take place in Cyprus in November.

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Gaither 5th, Thomas 6th in Hungary meet

WORLD ATHLETICS CONTINENTAL TOUR

Sprinter Tynia Gaither and high jumper Donald Thomas, competing on the World Athletics Continental Tour 2022, got fifth and sixth place in their respective events as they continued to compete in Europe on Monday.

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Anti immigration is the theme – the upsurge of the rightwing

In the past decade massive movements of displaced as well as opportunist immigration has happened all over the globe.

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Opposition: ‘Shore up’ investors’ confidence

The Bahamas is “not doing anything to shore up” the confidence of investors who are “rightly concerned” about the country’s economic and fiscal prospects, the Opposition’s finance spokesman asserted yesterday.

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Sprint hurdler Charlton clocks season’s best time

Sprint hurdler Devynne Charlton continues her season of milestones with another new season’s best time.

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Anthonique Strachan 3rd in 200m at the Prefontaine Classic

ANTHONIQUE Strachan continues a resurgent season with standout performances in some of the biggest stages in track and field.

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Sorority welcomes regional director to Grand Bahama

ALPHA Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated Pi Upsilon Omega Chapter in Freeport welcomed AKA’s International Regional Director Joy Elaine Daley to Grand Bahama.

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Sprinter Strachan 2nd in 100m

SPRINTER Anthonique Strachan had to settle for a second-place finish in the women’s 100 metres at the JAAA/SDF Jubilee Series 2.1 inside the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Strachan beats Fraser-Pryce in 200m

SPRINTER Anthonique Strachan and quarter-miler Steven Gardiner were both in fine form as they led a contingent of elite and collegiate athletes in action in various meets in the United States and Jamaica over the weekend.

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Who gains from a long war?

Greed is an antidote to good judgment. The profit-oriented military industrial machine that drives western countries to pursue endless wars is simply incapable of sensitivity to the fact that, thanks to its antics, the world is now closer to self-destruction than at any point during the Cold War, which ended in 1989.

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Anthonique just shy of personal best in 400m

Megan opens her outdoor season with 2nd in 400m

SPRINTER Anthonique Strachan, coming off an impressive victory in the 100 metres a week ago, came back and posted a third-place finish in the 400m on Saturday in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Umpire Sears assembles team of candidates ahead of elections

WHILE he waits for the election of officers next month, umpire in chief Thomas Sears has assembled a team of candidates to join him in taking over the reigns of the Bahamas Softball Federation.

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