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NACAC Championships set for Grand Bahama

To help restore the “magic” in Grand Bahama, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture announced that the Bahamas’ Sports in Paradise campaign will host the fourth edition of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Championships.

Centro Basket: Under-15 boys getting ready to travel

QUINTON ‘Three Ounce’ Hall said it has been difficult getting a chance to view all of the potential players for the Bahamas Basketball Federation’s Under- 15 boys’ team that will represent the country at the Centro Basket Tournament.

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Inaugural ‘Uncle Lou’ Adderley charity golf tourney on par

THE life and legacy of the late Leviticus Adderley will live on as the Alumni Association of St Augustine’s College hosts the inaugural ‘Unca Lou’ Adderley Charity Golf Tournament.

Bahamian referee appointed to Nations League Competition

AS the CONCACAF region prepares for the start of the second edition of the Nations League competition and as national teams from the participating member associations prepare by hosting training matches, here in the Bahamas we are preparing on two fronts.

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Freedom Farm champions crowned

THE Freedom Farm Baseball League concluded its 2022 season with “Championship Sunday” at the league’s complex in Yamacraw.

‘Golden Girl’ Pauline Davis presents copies of her memoir

THROUGH a special donation from World Athletics, the governing body for track and field around the world, Pauline Davis made a presentation of 450 copies of her book, Running Sideways, to the Ministry of Education, Technical and Vocational Training.

Chavez Young homers on rehab assignment in Single A

CHAVEZ Young continues to work his way back from an early season injury in his second stint with the Dunedin Blue Jay of the Single-A Florida State League.

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Jonquel Jones and Sun start fast, breeze to 92-70 victory over Fever

JONQUEL Jones’ individual numbers are short of her MVP pace from a year ago, but a more balanced Connecticut Sun has surged ahead of the WNBA’s Eastern Conference standings.

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Trio qualify for World Under-20s

SPRINTERS Antoine Andrews, Paige Archer and Lacarthea Cooper were the latest athletes to qualify for the World Athletics’ Under-20 Championships scheduled for Cali, Colombia from August 1-6.

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Davis Cup and Billie Jean Cup places secured

A SUPERB weekend of competition has resulted in Kevin Major Jr and Baker Newman qualifying for the final two spots on the Davis Cup and Simone Pratt and Sierra Rodgers qualifying for the final two spots for the Billie Jean King (BJK) Cup.

Bahamian quartet competes in Florida

AS the track and field season intensity as athletes prepare for the major international meets this year, a quartet of Bahamian athletes competed at the Duval County Challenge at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Buddy: I’m playing for Team Bahamas

BUDDY Hield is spending a part of his off-season at home on a talent search for his youth basketball programme but also announced his intention to return to international competition for team Bahamas.

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Bastian picks Titans to continue in Division I

LATHANIEL Bastian’s academic and athletic journey will continue at the Division I level.

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Fox, Knowles hit home runs

A PAIR of Bahamian minor league baseball prospects hit their first home runs of the season in productive weekends at the plate for their respective clubs.

Central State hopes to find new recruits from Bahamas

BY the time they leave the Bahamas this week, members of the faculty staff of Central State University are hoping that they can add some more Bahamian students and athletes to their programme in the state of Ohio.