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Olympic triple-jump champion Christian Taylor tears Achilles

TWO-time Olympic triple-jump champion Christian Taylor underwent surgery to repair a torn Achilles and will miss the Tokyo Games.

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Taureano ready for his return

AFTER taking time off to recuperate from his devastating loss last year to Jaime Munguia for the World Boxing Organization’s Inter-Continental middleweight title, Bahamian professional fighter Taureano ‘Reno’ Johnson said he’s getting ready for his return to the ring.

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Gardiner picks up big win, Miller-Uibo 2nd

Men’s 400 metre world champion Steven Gardiner had to grit it out from behind for a great win yesterday against a noteworthy field of competitors as he prepares for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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High jumper Donald Thomas picks up big victory in London

ON the road to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, later this month, Donald Thomas picked up a big victory on Tuesday in the men’s high jump at the Gateshead Diamond League meet in London, England.

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‘It’s a blessing to have two of us representing the country again’

DONALD Thomas said there was never any doubt in his mind that his performance would have enabled him to make the Bahamas team for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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Alvin Sargent still making his contribution to amateur boxing

AFTER devoting more than 50 years in the sport, International Boxing Association (AIBA) referee Alvin Sargent, right inset, is still making his contribution to amateur boxing.

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Gardiner not among Male World Athlete of the Year nominees

WORLD Athletics on Thursday released the names of athletes nominated for the 2021 World Athletes of the Year as the voting process begins towards the selection at the World Athletics Awards 2021 in December.

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Demeritte new Director of Cross Country, Track at Life University

IN completing just one season as the interim head coach for track and field, Bahamian Dominic Demeritte has been promoted to serve as the new director of cross country and track and field at Life University.

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Miller-Uibo wins 400m, shatters NACAC record

It was the second record breaking performance this year for Shaunae Miller-Uibo as she powered to victory in the women’s 400 metres at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in New York.

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Judokas Rahming, Munnings eliminated

They both gave it their all, but it may not have been enough as Cynthia Rahming and Andrew Munnings lost their matches today at the World Judo Championships and a shot to compete at the 2020 Olympic Games.

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Cruise ship’s arrival ‘a sign we’re getting back to normal’

THE arrival of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship at Freeport Harbour on Friday was heralded as a sign that things were returning to normal after the cruising industry came to halt last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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WORLD VIEW: On the heels of COVID, Climate Change swings a wrecking ball

The public health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has rightly focused the attention and resources of governments around the world on suppressing and containing it.

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Adventure of the Seas arrives in Freeport

THE arrival of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line at Freeport Harbour on Friday marks the first international cruise ship to return to sailing in the Western Hemisphere in the last 15 months since the COVID pandemic.

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STATESIDE: Every flag a memory

ON this day, there were 693,274 index card-sized white plastic flags. They were neatly arrayed in 149 sections, and a light breeze stretched out many of them so the messages they bore could be read by passersby. The sun was shining. The sky was blue. Summer humidity had given way to a fresh cooler wave that made early autumnal temperatures feel a bit like San Diego.

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STATESIDE: The changing faces of today’s America

THE government has announced that preparations are well underway for the next Bahamian national census. An estimated 119,000 households are due to be surveyed over the first three months of 2022. Ho-hum?