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UPDATED: Shaunae finishes second in 150m

American Allyson Felix came out on top in her rematch with Bahamian Olympic 400 metre champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo as they competed against Switzerland’s Mujinga Kambundji in the 150m at the Welklasse Zurich Inspirational Games on Thursday.

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Chisholm makes his debut in camp for Marlins

AS the Major League Baseball season nears the start to its 2020 season, Jazz Chisholm made his debut in camp for the Miami Marlins.

Deyton, Garreth make their presence felt in South Carolina

COACH Jamal Smith liked what he saw in the reunion of guard Deyton Albury and forward Garreth Edgecombe at the Big Shots Myrtle Beach Tournament in South Carolina over the weekend.

Ballin’ By Da Beach Basketball Camp may be postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

BALLIN’ By Da Beach Basketball Camp may be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the organisation will ensure that its participants continue to benefit from its network of partners.

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Leonard ‘Boston Blackie’ Miller, 82, laid to rest

IT’S a pity that after all Leonard ‘Boston Blackie’ Miller did for the Bahamas as a national and international sporting icon in boxing and cycling and as a respected mentor, coach and philanthropist, he didn’t get what he deserved.

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Miller-Uibo in 150m clash

Shaunae Miller-Uibo and American Allyson Felix will add another chapter to their rivalry today when they face off in a new initiative for World Athletics - the ‘Weltklasse Zurich Inspiration Games.

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Raw Talent: Johnson to join pro basketball academy in France

THE Raw Talent organisation continues to provide an alternative path for young Bahamian athletes to professional basketball.

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COVID-19 ‘affected my progression as a sprinter’

THE COVID-19 pandemic has presented a series of challenges to student athletes, particularly to outgoing high school seniors.

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‘Hooping by the Park’ cancelled due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has had a drastic effect on sporting events globally. Here at home, a number of organisations are still trying to come to grips with the fact that they may not be able to hold any activities in quite a while due to the health risk involved.

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Basketball players get ready for the Big Shots Tournament

For the first time since they were members of the Temple Christian Suns about two years ago, coach Jamal Smith got a chance once again to work with point guard Deyton Albury and forward Garrett Edgecombe.

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Athletes ‘will be allowed to return’ to Purdue University

THERE has been much concern about the effect of student athletes travelling to the United States to continue their education in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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‘Kino’ Burrows retires from national basketball team play

Jaraun “Kino” Burrows has suited up in the black, aquamarine and gold on the court as a member of The Bahamas’ men’s national basketball team for the last time.

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Pre-register now for Diamond League Basketball Camp

“GONE, but not forgotten” are the words posted at the top of the banner to promote the Diamond League Basketball Camp for the late versatile athlete Jonique ‘Mini’ Webb and basketball coach Sherman Smith.

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Weir had a very ‘productive’ tenure as BLTA president

AS she demitted office, having served as president of the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association for the past two years plus, Darnette Weir revealed that she had a very “productive” tenure.

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QC sprinter Paige Stuart signs up with UB Mingoes

THE University of the Bahamas Mingoes have signed Queen’s College sprinter Paige Stuart for the upcoming fall semester.