Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Charles Maynard presented a $100,000 cheque to the College of the Bahamas to assist student athletes in receiving a tertiary education.
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The public is encouraged to come out and participate in the charity run/walks set for the next two weekends, in support of worthwhile causes.
Minister of Tourism and Aviation, Mr Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace, met with members of the Bahamas Sailing Association recently to pledge continued assistance and to discuss long term plans to support more sailing and marine events in the Bahamas.
Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, 61, set several swimming records including a 102.5-mile swim from the Bahamas to Jupiter, Florida. She now plans to swim 103 miles from Cuba to Florida, a fete she attempted at age 28 but failed.
Mississippi State vs. Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech vs. Richmond Battle for Victory on December 18, 2010 at Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas.
Amateur boxing star Valentino Knowles, 22, made history by winning gold at the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, the first for a Bahamian in boxing.
The Bahamas’ appearance in athletics at the Youth Olympics came to a close last night with two female athletes helping the Americas team take the gold in the medley relay.
Having recently recovered from an injury, tennis star Lleyton Hewitt is working on fine tuning his game for the upcoming US Open. He is currently ranked 30th in the world.
The Commonwealth Bank Giants lost to the UNC Tar Heels but the Bahamas All-Stars have still have a winning chance.