Team Bahamas Returns from Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Team Bahamas received a rousing welcome at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, on March 22, 2019, full of cheers, hugs and Junkanoo music upon their return from the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. The 24 athletes scored 14 medals, including six gold medals at the Games, held in Abu Dhabi.  Acting […]

Special Olympics Bahamas looking to form corporate partnerships

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Special Olympics Bahamas is looking to form new corporate partnerships, following its return from the 2019 Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi next month. According to Special Olympics Bahamas director Gilbert Williams, the association had to deplete all of its funds to assist in getting the 36-member team to the games. “We received […]

Special Olympics Bahamas hosts end of season basketball tournament

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Special Olympics Bahamas (SOB) hosted its annual end of year basketball tournament at the Stapledon School over the weekend. Anatol picked up the first-place trophy, followed by the SOB Blackbirds and the Stapledon School. The SOB Warriors rounded out the group in fourth. Special Olympics Bahamas Director Gilbert Williams said the tournament […]

Special Olympics Bahamas seeking support from corporate Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – With the start of the 2019 Summer Special Olympics Games less than four months away, organizers of Special Olympics Bahamas (SOB) are still looking to corporate Bahamas for additional support in getting team Bahamas to the games next year. In an interview with Eyewitness Sports, SOB director Gilbert Williams said although they […]

Special Olympics Bahamas Track and Field Championships set for this weekend

Special Olympics Bahamas is set to host its annual track and field championships this Saturday at the original Thomas A. Robinson stadium. Athletes from five islands including New Providence, Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma and Grand Bahama, will compete in the single-day event. Action on the track runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. “These athletes […]