The domestic lounge of Leonard M. Thompson International Airport in Abaco was a hub of activity on September 3, as officials of several government agencies joined friends and family members to welcome home the island hero, Olympian Bronze Medalist Stephen Gardiner, as he came home from Switzerland where he just participated in two Track & Field events.
This month, hundreds of Bahamian students will report to our public and private schools to begin another school year, bringing with them new school book bags with all the necessary school supplies, thanks to the North Abaco Youth on The Move Association, led by James Ernie Pritchard.
Murphy Town’s Steven Gardiner arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last week to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics. The 20-year-old track and field sprinter holds the national record in the Men’s 400m. He will compete next on Friday, August 12 in the Men’s 400m and on Friday, August …
Reaching for success with every stroke, 11-year-old Serena Newton from Man-O-War Cay battled her way through an Olympic-sized talent pool to victory.
A team of 22 students from the Every Child Counts School participated in the Special Olympics held on the old Robinson Road Track in Nassau on May 31. They returned victorious the following day sporting their medals. A large number of medals and ribbons were won, many of them gold and silver and most of the athletes placed in more than one event, some in as many as four events.
The very dynamic, enthusiastic Bahamas Gold Medalist, Pauline Davis-Thompson, visited Abaco on February 11 and 12 to promote the up-coming Bahamas 2014 World Relay that is to take place in Nassau May 24-25.
As many Bahamians watch and root for their country at the Olympics we decided to provide this list of the scheduled races and events our athletes are taking part in. Enjoy Watching and rooting for our country as we hope to bring home more Gold Medals for The Bahamas.