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Ayton and Suns miss out on Western play-in game

Deandre Ayton and the Phoenix Suns will miss out on the Western Conference “Play-In” game, despite a late run at the postseason that became a captivating storyline of the NBA restart.

About 15 student-athletes sign up for scholarships

THE Bahamas Parents Association of Student Athletes is doing all it can to assist as many Bahamian student-athletes attain their goal of competing and earning a degree at various NAIA, Junior College and NCAA divisional colleges and universities in the United States.

Kings sink 21 3s, roll to win as Lakers rest most starters

BUDDY Hield concluded the Sacramento Kings’ 2019-20 season with one of his traditional streaky shooting performances and a win over an in-state rival.

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Decision Day for Ayton and Suns

THE outcome of Deandre Ayton and the Phoenix Suns’ potentially historic run at the NBA playoffs will be decided tonight on the penultimate day of the NBA’s seeding games.

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Rolle named deputy director of athletics

Bahamian administrator Jermaine Rolle has been appointed to a major post at an NCAA Division I programme.

CONCACAF: First round draw set to be hosted August 19

THE preliminary draw has been set as CONCACAF continues to reveal its restructured qualification process for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

New Olympic website to better serve athletes and fans

THE Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) launched its new website today, aiming to keep pace with a technologically advanced world in order to better serve athletes and sport supporters.

Ballin’ By Da Beach to host virtual basketball camp

BALLIN’ By Da Beach Basketball Camp continues its effort of engaging with its participants virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ayton and Suns 7-0, stay in hunt for play-in spot

Bahamian centre Deandre Ayton and his Phoenix Suns kept their playoff hopes alive with a 130-117 rout over the Philadelphia 76ers yesterday in the National Basketball Association’s bubble at the ESPN Wild World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.

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Miller-Uibo opts out of 100m final at Sprint Showcase

AS a precautionary measure after a sub-par performance in the preliminaries, Bahamian Olympic 400 metre champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo opted not to compete in the women’s 100m final at the Star Athletic Sprint Showcase.

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Strachan: ‘I see things that I need to improve on’

IN what could be considered her “saving grace” as she continues to revitalise her promising young career, Bahamian sprinter Anthonique Strachan said she finds herself in the right atmosphere at the right time.

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SIX STRAIGHT: Ayton and Suns in win column again

The Phoenix Suns had some nervous moments early on with Deandre Ayton on the sidelines but were able to right the ship and keep their undefeated streak alive in the NBA bubble.

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‘Buddy’ and Kings eliminated from NBA playoffs contention

THE Sacramento Kings have been eliminated from playoff contention for the 14th consecutive season.

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Tennis player Shepherd will stay at home until January

WITH the collegiate sports programmes taking shape in the landscape of the coronavirus pandemic, tennis player Iesha Shepherd will be one of those Bahamian student-athletes who will be staying at home until January.

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Ayton posts double double, Suns win 5th straight in NBA Bubble

THE Phoenix Suns are the lone undefeated team at the NBA restart in Orlando, Florida.