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USA runs past The Bahamas 99-59 in AmeriCup qualifier

The United States dominated both the boards and points in the paint en route to a lopsided win over a shorthanded Team Bahamas at the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 Qualifiers.

Bodybuilding: 11-member CAC team selected

DESPITE the restrictions imposed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has selected a 11-member team, inclusive of seven competitors and four officials, to represent the Bahamas at the Central American and Caribbean Bodybuilding Championships.

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DeMarco: ‘We like our team’

Despite the challenges the programme has faced to this point, Chris Demarco remains optimistic on his official debut as head coach of the senior men’s national team at the FIBA level.

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Cornish, Taylor to guide new group in latest FIBA window

D’SHON Taylor and Jaron Cornish are two of the few returning members from the Baha Mar men’s national team’s last appearance at the FIBA AmeriCup qualifiers and hope to use that experience to guide a new group in the latest window.

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Atkins: ‘I know I had to become a head coach’

FOR men’s national 100 metre record holder Derrick Atkins, it was a matter of time for him to make his breakthrough as a highly acclaimed track and field coach just as he did with his storied career as an athlete.

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Jones perfect

Kai Jones had a perfect season debut while Franco Miller Jr and Radshad Davis shined in their new surroundings in wins for their respective programmes on the opening night of NCAA Division I basketball.

FIBA: Team Bahamas down to eight players

TEAM Bahamas will have to contend with a shortened rotation next week in the latest window of the FIBA Americup 2022 Qualifiers.

Canada’s Atlantic University Sport season cancelled

SEVERAL Bahamian basketball student athletes that compete in Canada’s Atlantic University Sport learned yesterday that their 2020-21 season has been cancelled.

World Athletics’ return for 2021 season all set

WORLD Athletics has scheduled its return for the 2021 season in an amended Olympic year.

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Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the "Hand of God" goal in 1986 and led his country to that year's World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60.

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In Spain, Lashann scores 10 in loss

Although her trek to Spain to begin her professional basketball career has not been a great one winning wise, Harbour Island native Lashann Higgs has been making the best of her appearances with the Embutidos Pajariel Bembibre PDM.

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Bahamians to compete in NCAA Division 1 openers

THE NCAA Division I basketball season tips off Wednesday, November 25 and several Bahamian players are scheduled to compete on the opening day of the COVID-19-shortened season.


SAMMY Hunter and the Ole Miss Rebels will not tip off their season as scheduled due to a series of COVID-19 tests within the men’s basketball programme.


AFTER several delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brazil’s Novo Basquete Brasil finally opened its 2020-21 season and David Nesbitt has emerged as a leader in his first year with a new club.

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Romad Dean expected to continue his star climb

ROMAD Dean is expected to continue his star climb for the Crestwood Hoops basketball programme this upcoming season as he makes strides towards diversifying his skillset.