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A first for live stream boxing

Due to financial constraints, promoter/boxer D’Angelo Swaby and his newly formed Hrizan Sports Promotions team were forced to reduce the four scheduled virtual professional boxing matches to two exhibition bouts.

Dorsett to get new position on WBSC Americas Softball board

AFTER spending the past few years as the president of the English Speaking Caribbean Softball Confederation, Burkett Dorsett is expected to be rewarded with a new position on the board of the WBSC Americas Softball, formerly known as the Pan Am Softball.

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Jones named to Defensive 1st Team, Sun host Sky in semis Tuesday

JONQUEL Jones received another postseason accolade and the WNBA semifinals matchup is set for her Connecticut Sun as they prepare to make their 2021 postseason debut this week.

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King Jr ‘breakout guy’ of NBA Academy Invitational

FREDRICK King Jr was the breakout player of the NBA Academy Invitational and boosted his recruiting profile as an elite international prospect.

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Baz’s 5 2/3 scoreless innings helps Rays sweep ‘Jazz’ and Marlins 3-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Shane Baz pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings to win his second straight start and the AL East champion Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 yesterday for their team-record 14th series sweep.

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COTECC U-12 tennis: BLTA fields three-member team Bahamas

THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) has fielded a three-member team to represent the country at the 2021 COTECC Under-12 competition.

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‘It’ll mean the world to me’

As injuries continue to mount for the Indianapolis Colts’ receiving corps, Mike Strachan is on tap to receive more opportunities and is also just weeks away from having the opportunity to play an NFL game in front of his entire family for the first time.

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‘Mario, coming from among us, understands our plights’

FINALLY, Bahamas Olympic Committee president Romell Knowles said the newly formed Progressive Liberal Party government, under Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis, got it right by selecting a Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture who came from among their fraternity.

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Livingstone Parks dies at 72

LIVINGSTONE Parks, remembered for the sufficient role he placed in the development of softball from behind the scenes as an executive of the Bahamas Softball Federation and continued even when he demitted office, passed away on Wednesday, September 15 at Doctors Hospital.

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Core Athletics looks to recruit middle distance runners

FORMER 400/800 metre specialist Waldon Whyms and his newly formed Core Athletics Track Club is looking to recruit some more middle distance runners in the country.

Bahamian coaches discuss pressing issues affecting local sports

SOME of the most influential members of the Bahamian coaching fraternity came together to discuss some of the most pressing issues affecting local sports on both the local and international levels.

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Horton to take over as president of basketball federation

WITH Mario Bowleg being ascended to the position of the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, first vice president Eugene Horton will be moved up to take over the role of president of the Bahamas Basketball Federation.

New minister says his focus will be providing equality to all

OUTGOING Bahamas Basketball Federation president Mario Bowleg, now in charge of the three-headed Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, said his focus will be providing equality to all and not just concentrating on one over the other.

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Chisholm Jr: ‘Now we’re seeing what we’re about to go into next year’

WITH just 10 games remaining in the regular season and the Miami Marlins out of the 2021 MLB playoff picture, Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm Jr is looking ahead to the future of the franchise and the young players at its foundation.

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Jonquel Jones voted Player of the Year

Jonquel Jones received the first of what many pundits anticipate will be several postseason awards in recognition of her stellar 2021 WNBA season.