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VIDEO: Shaunae Miller wins 400m with 2016's fastest time

IT WAS like poetry in motion for Shaunae Miller as she pulled away from the field and easily sped to the world’s leading time of 2016 - and a personal best - of 49.55 seconds to win the London Diamond League women’s 400 metres on Friday at the London Olympic Stadium.

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Relay team going to Olympics

THE Bahamas Olympic Committee yesterday added the women’s 4 x 400 metre relay team to the BTC Bahamas Olympic team that will represent the Bahamas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Serena fourth in discus, erases Eve’s national record

Serena Brown came back from lowering Chafree Bain’s junior national record two days earlier to advance to the final of the women’s discus by erasing her mentor Lavern Eve’s national record for a fourth place in the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

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‘BTC Eight Mile Rock Sponsorship Fund’ announced

THE Bahamas Telecommunications Company, Limited (BTC) seeks to continue its role as one of the leading corporate sponsors of student athletes in the country.

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Dereja Bain on path to become youngest black belt in Bahamas

TAKE one look at this picture and the words “shy and introverted” do not come to mind. But they are exactly what set Grand Bahama teenager Dereja Bain on the path to becoming the country’s youngest karate black belt.

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Chavano ‘Buddy’ Hield pays courtesy call on Bank of The Bahamas Limited

YESTERDAY, Bahamian basketball star Chavano “Buddy” Hield paid a courtesy call on Bank of The Bahamas Limited.

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Peace on da Street Basketball Classic starts on Monday

THE emphasis, as always, will be on providing an alternative activity for young men to do rather than getting involved in crime as Youth Against Violence and The Hope Centre stage another version of the Peace on da Street Basketball Classic.

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THE FINISH LINE: CBC U-16, Davis Cup glory makes Bahamians proud

THE Bahamas Basketball Federation must be commended for the outstanding performances of the boys and girls national teams that returned from the Caribbean Basketball Confederation’s Under-16 Tournament as champions.

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National beach soccer team to face Lazio in friendly today

AFTER about 10 hours of driving, including a journey through the Swiss Alps, our national beach soccer squad arrived in Viareggio, Italy, for a weekend of club friendlies.

BREAKING NEWS: Bahamas women's 4x400m relay team will compete at Olympics

THE BTC Bahamas Olympic team has been increased by four members with the women's 4x400 metres relay team being added on Thursday to the original list of 28 athletes announced on Wednesday by the Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC).

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A hero’s welcome for Buddy

The biggest name in Bahamian basketball returned home for the first time since he captivated both local and international media with his historic exploits on the hardwood this season.

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28-member Team Bahamas named for Rio Olympics

Against the backdrop of a $125,000 sponsorship from BTC, the Bahamas Olympic Committee announced a 28-member team to represent the Bahamas at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Jones and Sun back in win column

JONQUEL Jones and the Connecticut Sun got back on the winning track on the road.

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‘Difficult day 2’ for Bahamas at IAAF World Under-20

DAY two proved to be a difficult outing for Team Bahamas as they failed to produce a finalist in any of the four events at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

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At 31, sprinter Adrian Griffith to make his Olympic debut in Rio

ADRIAN Griffith can now be regarded as the elder statesman of the men’s sprints in the Bahamas, having been competing longer than any of the active local competitors. But at the age of 31, he is making just his first Olympics team and he’s excited to represent the Bahamas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, next month.