Sports legend Sir Durward laid to rest

A somber day for hundreds that gathered at the Ebenezer Methodist Church on Monday, to pay their last respects to Bahamian sports icon, the late Sir Durward Knowles. Seawolf, as he was affectionately called, was the country’s first Olympic medalist and the first to win Olympic gold. Along with his contributions to the sport of […]

BOC plans Sir Durward tribute

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) is devising a plan to honor the late Sir Durward Knowles. BOC president Romell Knowles, in an interview with Eyewitness News Sports, said Sir Durward’s legacy is one that is unmatched, and that the BOC is planning  a large tribute in his honor. “Sir Durward was instrumental in the development […]

Country mourns former Olympian

The first Bahamian to win an Olympic medal and the first to win Olympic gold, Sir Durward Knowles passed away over the weekend at 100. Sir Durward won the country’s first Olympic medal – a bronze in star class sailing with Sloane “Bunty” Farrington at the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. Eight years after, he […]