Sports Notes




THE Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations will be back in action this weekend as the National Junior Track and Field Championships are slated for 5:30pm today and 1pm Saturday. Competition will be held in the under-18 and under-20 divisions for boys and girls.


THE Blue Marlins Track Classic is scheduled for Saturday, July 4, at the Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium. The event, which will feature Bahamian world-class triple jumper Leevan ‘Superman’ Sands, is set to begin at 5pm.

Competition will be held in the under-15, under-18, under-20, professional and masters categories. Cash prizes will be offered to the winning clubs.

For more information, persons can email bluemarlininvitational@gmail.com or call 327-8324. Registration is also being held in the TAR Stadium at the BAAA office.



THE New Providence Softball Association is scheduled to continue its regular season action in the Banker’s Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.


7pm - Lady Truckers vs

Bommer G Operators (L)

8:30pm - Sports Center

Dorsey Boys vs Commando

Security Truckers (M)



BRAJAXBA Tennis is scheduled to host its “Beat the Heat” tennis tournament at the Gym Tennis Club, Winton Meadows, on Saturday and Sunday. The tournament will feature age groups 6s, 8s, 10s, 12s, 14s, 16s and 18s. The 6s division will use the red balls, 8s the orange balls and 10s the green dot balls. The 12s thru 18s will play with regular tennis balls. This event is in preparation for the BLTA Junior Nationals at the end of June and the Junkanoo Bowl ITF event in the first week of July. The tournament director is Bradley Bain, who can be reached at brajaxtennisbahamas@gmail.com or call 357-5580 for more information. 



THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association is slated to hold its Bragging Rights Doubles 40-plus tournament at the National Tennis Center this weekend. The event will run from 10am to 6pm on Saturday with the doubles round robin, while the elimination will take place at the same time on Sunday.


THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association has announced that its 2015 Junior National Championships is scheduled for June 29 to July 3 at the National Tennis Center. The categories will include the boys and girls under-8, under-10, under-12, under-14, under-16 and under-18. Doubles will also take place in the under-12, under-14 and under-18 divisions for boys and girls. Registration is being conducted at the NTC. The tournament director is Barbara Carey.


THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association is preparing for the hosting of the International Tennis Federation’s Junkanoo Bowl. It’s scheduled for July 4-11 at the National Tennis Federation. The Junkanoo Bowl is an event that will bring down international competitors from around the world in a series of age group competition in both singles and doubles. Local players are expected to qualify from their participation in the BLTA’s Junior Nationals.


THE Brajaxba Summer Camp is scheduled for the Gym Tennis Club June 29 to August 21. The camp is designed for players aged 4 and older. Beginners and immediate players will participate from 9am to 1pm and the advance players 3-6pm. Interested persons are urged to contact Bradley Bain at 357-5580 or 544-5622 or email brajaxbatennisbahamas@gmail.com.


CHAMPION Amateur Boxing Club is scheduled to present “The Spirit of Sportsmanship” Amateur Boxing Show at the Wulff Road Boxing Square 7pm Saturday. The event will recognise Meacher Major’s Major Pain Amateur Boxing Club for its outstanding improvement and winning the overall winning club trophy twice. Awards will be presented to the most improved boxer, most outstanding boxer, best fight and the overall winning club trophy. All amateur boxers and boxing clubs are welcome to participate.


THE Bahamas Cycling Federation has announced that its 2015 Independence Cycling Championships is slated for July 5. Also, the federation has advised its members that the 2015 National Independence Individual Time Trials has been placed on hold until the federation is able to secure a date that will be feasible with all stakeholders.


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