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Joanna Evans: ‘We’re all just trying to keep in shape’

Now that she’s graduated and completed with her eligibility as a Longhorn swimmer at the University of Texas, Grand Bahamian Joanna Evans is concentrating on her future in the sport.

Dragons’ Shyrone Kemp named Field Athlete of the Year

SHYRONE Kemp was honoured once again for his breakout season in the field as a member of the Minnesota State University Moorhead Dragons.

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NCAA decision will affect eligibility of several Bahamian student athletes

THE NCAA announced a decision that will affect the eligibility of several Bahamian student-athletes and others throughout collegiate sports that saw their seasons end prematurely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Major League Baseball pledge to offer players financial support through May

THE minor league baseball season was officially suspended and Major League Baseball pledged to offer players financial support through May as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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Wimbledon cancelled for 1st time since World War II because of virus

WIMBLEDON was cancelled Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament won’t be played.

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‘Fireman’ has more time to prepare for Olympics

He is now in his second year as the head coach of the Clayton State University Lakers track and field team, but veteran quarter-miler Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown is still committed to completing his long and illustrious track and field career at the 2020 Olympic Games.

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‘I definitely think that God has his reasons for everything’

SHE was on the brink of making history as the first Bahamian to compete in judo at the Olympic Games. But Cynthia Rahming said it was a blessing in disguise that the Tokyo Olympic Games have been postponed from 2020 to 2021.

Myron Rolle on front line in COVID-19 fight

ONE of the many medical professionals on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, Bahamian Rhodes Scholar, former NFL player, and future neurosurgeon, Myron Rolle has continued to document his experience for various media outlets.

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Olympics rescheduled: Tokyo games set for July 23 to August, 8, 2021

We now have a new proposed date for the games of the XXXII Olympiad.

Charlton on Olympic dates: ‘I was a little disappointed at first when I got the news’

WITH the 2020 Olympic Games postponed and a new date now set for around the same time in 2021, Devynne Charlton said it works better for her in terms of getting a chance to qualify to compete for the Bahamas in the women’s 100 metres hurdles for the first time.

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‘I am going to live up to my word to my father and push towards competing in my last Olympics’

AS a tribute to their deceased father, Leevan ‘Dragon’ Sands Sr, triple jump siblings Leevan ‘Superman’ Sands and Bria Sands are more committed to making their final and initial appearances respectively at the 2020 Olympic Games.

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NBA could continue in Bahamas

The Bahamas has been targeted as a possible destination if the NBA continues its 2019-20 season following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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‘I want to compete at the next Olympics’

Bahamian amateur boxer Carl Hield said he’s still looking forward to continuing his long and illustrious career despite the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games until 2021.

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Darling Jr making his presence felt on court

AFTER leaving the Bahamas as a two-sport athlete, Blaize Darling Jr has now found his niche and is making his presence felt as a basketball player.

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Burrows Sr first Bahamian able to call collegiate baseball games

MARTIN ‘Pork’ Burrows Sr added another accolade to his résumé as he has now become the first Bahamian to be able to officiate at collegiate baseball games.