Hundreds lined the streets of New Providence August 18 to see and touch the winners of the men’s 4 x 400 metres London Olympics gold medal during a Float Parade.
The “A Block” at the College of The Bahamas was named the Keva M. Bethel Building. It was the main administrative structure where she spent most of her time after joining the faculty in 1975.
The Bahamas Telecommunications Company celebrated the victory of the Bahamas’ newest sports celebrities Ramon Miller, Demetrius Pinder, Chris Brown and Michael Mathieu – dubbed “Golden Knights”.
Fresh off their win in the Men’s 4x400m Relay in the 2012 Summer Olympics four Bahamian athletes met their team sponsor, BOB, and walked away with cash in their pockets.
The men’s 4 x 400m relay attracted BBC1’s biggest audience of the day, with close to 10 million watching team Bahamas take the gold in a close race with the U.S.
Team Bahamas made history in the men’s 4x400m race at the 2012 Olympics when they took the gold from the United States – the first time the U.S. has been defeated in this race since 1972.
Honouring the late American civil rights leader and the attendant scholarship programme are welcomed, but some in the Bahamian arts community are disappointed that a foreign sculptor was selected.
Music legend Mike Oldfield, back at his home in New Providence after his performance at the opening of the London Olympics, says he is blissfully happy in the Bahamas.
The fourth annual Kid Rock cruise to Norwegian Cruise Line’s private island in the Bahamas includes several performances by Kid Rock on the ship and also on stage at Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas.