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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
JONQUEL Jones leads Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) into the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup Qualifying Tournament this weekend in Osaka, Japan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?