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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jonquel Jones and BIH set for World Cup qualifier in Japan

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?