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Tennis: Nationals 'going to be very competitive'

Eight of the top women and 16 men are expected to participate in the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s annual Giorgio Baldacci National Open Tennis Tournament at the National Tennis Centre next week.The event, which is scheduled to run from Wednesday

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Sixth annual Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl kicks off December 20

WITH this being the 150th anniversary of college football in the United States, the sixth annual Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl will take the spotlight on Friday, December 20 at Thomas A Robinson National Stadium.The game is slated to begin at 2pm and wi

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Bahamian judokas end up 6th overall in Barbados

THE 19th annual Barbados International Judo Tournament and the third CARIFTA Judo Championships were held in Bridgetown, Barbados, on Saturday, December 7.The Bahamas placed sixth out of 10 countries in an overall tournament placement, though having

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Hield, Kings to battle for playoff spot in the Western Conference

BUDDY Hield and the Sacramento Kings have been on the winning side of a series of thrilling finishes recently and have become a legitimate contender for a playoff spot in the Western Conference.The Kings won their third straight game against a Wester

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Sunshine Insurance donates $40,000 to beneficiaries of Race Weekend

EVERY year in the Bahamas, an estimated 500 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. Sensitive to the fact that so many Bahamian families are affected by this disease, Race Weekend strives to do its part each year in working towards the goal of havin

Giants squash Great Whites 123-39

THE top team in Division I of the New Providence Basketball Association pulled off the most dominant win of the season. The Commonwealth Bank Giants had a 123-39 win over the BIBT Great Whites at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Wednesday night. Adam J

Ferguson and Bearcats headed to bowl game

CHRIS Ferguson and the No.21 ranked Cincinnati Bearcats are headed to a bowl game for the third time during his tenure with the programme which will also mark the final game of his collegiate career. The Bearcats accepted a bid to the TicketSmarter

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Suns eager to have No.1 pick Ayton back on court

Deandre Ayton is set to return to the court in five days and the Phoenix Suns are eager to have the former No.1 overall pick back in the lineup. Ayton will complete his 25-game suspension following the Suns’ December 16 contest against the Portland

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Wells and Hanna are track and field athletes of the week

SEVERAL Bahamian athletes got their indoor seasons off to winning starts and were recognised by their respective conferences for stellar performances. Sasha Wells and Tiffany Hanna garnered athlete of the week honours for their programmes when the w

Alex Cooper named to Cougar's All-Decade Offensive Team

ALEX Cooper was recognised as one of the top players in the Houston Cougars football programme over the past 10 years as it continued to rise to national prominence. Cooper was named to The Cougar’s All-Decade Offensive Team featuring the top perfor

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Carey sets new national record in 100m backstroke

DAVANTE Carey set a new national record as he continues his standout freshman season at McKendree University.Carey’s time of 58.12 seconds in the 100m backstroke broke the 15-year-old mark of 58.31 posted by Chris Vythoulkas at the 2004 Olympic Games

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Junior tennis stars soak up experience in Palm Springs

SOME of the Bahamas’ talented tennis juniors are gaining much experience and showcasing their skills at the Lil Mo International in Palm Springs, Florida, where approximately 500 athletes are in attendance. Singles Main Draw In the Boys’ 11, Jackso

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Theo making his presence felt in US high school basketball

THEO Knowles is one of the latest Bahamians who have left the Bahamas and is making his presence felt as he continues his basketball career in high school in the United States.Knowles left Temple Christian Suns in grade 11 for Houston, Texas in Augus

NPBA: Specialists, Giants in win column

THE Uptown Cuts Specialists and TMT Giants both won their second games of the New Providence Basketball Association’s 2019/20 season at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Monday night.In the men’s Division One feature contest, the Specialists pulled off a

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'Mighty Mouse' brings bodybuilding titles home

Paul ‘Mighty Mouse’ Wilson turned in another great performance, walking away with two titles at the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Pro League Caribbean Grand Prix Pro Qualifier in Hamilton, Bermuda, over the weekend. Wil