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CARIFTA SWIMMING: Bahamas among top performers

Prior to the CARIFTA Swimming Championships, head coach Andy Knowles said he expected his 36-member team to “compete with the top tier teams this year” at the 29th edition of the meet.

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Graham Thompson, Nestle Milo on board as World Relays Bahamas sponsors

WITH only weeks to go before the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays Bahamas 2014, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) has announced two additional sponsors - Graham Thompson Attorney’s and Nestle Milo - who have signed on to be a part of the biggest sporting event in The Bahamas’ history.

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Superman returns

After a year of rehabilitation from a knee injury he suffered at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England, national triple jump record holder Leevan “Superman” Sands is back.

Sports in brief

Drexel Maycock picked up a bronze medal in the under-20 boys’ discus on the final day of competition at the 2014 CARIFTA Games in Martinique on Monday. However, his performance of 49.31 metres was not included in the report as his result was not posted up to press time.

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'Rediscover Your Ability to Dream'

SINCE he rose to prominence as a public figure, Myron Rolle has served as an inspiration through his foundation and a myriad of programmes which embody his extensive list of accomplishments both on and off the football field.

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Passing the Queen's Baton around Nassau

THE Bahamas became the 56th country to host the Queen’s Baton at the weekend on its relay around the world before the Commonwealth Games open in Glasgow, Scotland, on July 23.

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CARIFTA GAMES: Our golden moment

After finishing second at the 42nd CARIFTA Games last year at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium, the Bahamas slipped out of contention at the 43rd games held over the weekend in Fort De France, Martinique.

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Two teams vie for BSC championship series place

WHEN the Baptist Sports Council resumes its 2014 Basketball League postseason play tonight at the DW Davis Gymnasium, two teams will be vying for a chance to get into the men’s championship series.

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MAXD to host inaugural 12-and-under National All Star game

MAXIMUM Development Sports Academy was a trailblazing concept when it was established less than a year ago and the institution continues its effort in creating avenues for young baseball players to showcase their skills.

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Giants win four straight for NPBA title

THE Commonwealth Bank Giants are the New Providence Basketball Association men’s 2014 champions. How they did it was a different story. Who would have thought that after watching the Mail Boat Cybots take an insurmountable 3-0 lead that they let their championship title slip away from them.

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Giants force Game 7

The defending champions Mail Boat Cybots won the first three games of the New Providence Basketball Association best-of-seven championship series.

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Four teams clinch berths in best-of-3 divisional finals

THE Baptist Sports Council’s 2014 Basketball Classic is now down to the final four teams in the men’s division. Still alive at the completion of the best-of-three first round playoffs are respective pennant winners Macedonia and Men of Vision, along with the Hope Centre and the Eagles Nest.

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YESI team to train under Real Madrid

A LOCAL soccer club and its players continue to benefit from the networking opportunities created by their partnership with the largest youth soccer club in the world.

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Beach volleyball team fifth overall in Olympic qualifier

The Bahamas’ team of Rajahl Moxey and Gaege Smith came so close to qualifying for a spot in the beach volleyball competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission connects with sports community

THE Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission (BADC) connected with the local sports fraternity in a fundamental way during its annual seminar over the weekend at SuperClubs Breezes Bahamas.