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WNBA: Seattle Storm release Waltiea Rolle

THE Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) journey for Waltiea Rolle was hampered by another obstacle as the Bahamian post player was waived by the Seattle Storm following the opening day of training camp.

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Trae Sweeting drives in game winner for Panthers

In a complete role reversal of what occurred during the regular season, Bahamian Trae Sweeting and his Georgia State Panthers got the better of the Georgia Southern Eagles when it mattered most, in postseason play.

Nagico T20 cricket tourney at Windsor Field this weekend

AS countries around the Caribbean make a concentrated effort to reinvigorate the development of cricket in the region, the Bahamas will be a major part of that process when they host the Nagico T20 tournament for the second consecutive year.

Monty’s six-a-side soccer tournament in aid of Demont Mitchell’s medical expenses

THE Mitchell Ekedede Brain Injury Foundation (MEBIF) and the YESI organisation are set to host the third annual Monty’s six-a-side soccer tournament on the weekend of June 13-14 at St Paul’s Field.

RBC presents $35,000 sponsorship cheque to Bahamas Swim Federation

RBC Royal Bank today announced it has renewed its commitment as the title sponsor of the RBC 2015 National Swimming Championships. Facilitated by the Bahamas Swimming Federation (BSF), the National Swimming Championships are scheduled for June 25-28.

‘Tureano Johnson would have a hell of a fight with Golovkin’

ALTHOUGH Tureano Johnson has been denied a shot at WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin thus far, his promoter Gary Shaw was back on the stump petitioning for Johnson to receive that opportunity.

NBA stars to make an appearance at 28th Jeff Rodgers Basketball Camp

THE oldest camp in the Bahamas, the 28th version of the Jeff Rodgers Basketball Camp is set for June 29 to July 24.

BSF boss looking forward to new role

THERE has been a shift atop the leadership of The Bahamas Softball Federation as former president Burkett Dorsett has been replaced by incumbent first vice president Ted Miller after the elections were held on Saturday.

Nationals: Bowlers are off to an incredibly fast start

LEONARDO ‘Lee’ Davis is off to a fast start in his quest to successfully defend his men’s title and veteran Angie Smith has emerged as the leader of the pack on the ladies’ side as the Bahamas Bowling Federation rolled its first five-game block in the Bahamas National Bowling Championships on Monday night.

Bommer Gee Lady Operators get 18-15 win over Stingers

Teenager Rochea Morley came in and shut down the Lady Stingers’ offence, while her battery mate Takera Collie highlighted the Bommer Gee Lady Operators come-from-behind victory in the bottom of the sixth.

SPORTING MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM: LA Clippers will never be more relevant than Lakers

Only one team really matters in LA in the NBA. I’ve sat by patiently for the last three years taking my blows - hard and soft - as my Los Angeles Lakers are mired in rebuilding no man’s land.

Smokey’s Karate School thriving again thanks to BTC

SMOKEY’S Karate School, a martial arts academy in Englerston, was in danger of closing its doors a year ago due to a lack of safety flooring.

All-Eleuthera Regatta to be hosted as prelude to Independence celebrations

IN an effort to reinvigorate the regatta community and establish a water sports culture on the island, Eleuthera will host the All-Eleuthera Regatta as a prelude to the country’s Independence celebrations.

Sculling races to hit Long Island Regatta again

BAHAMIAN Brewery & Beverage Company and its fast growing Sands ‘Man in the Boat’ sculling races will once again be a part of the festivities for the 48th annual Long Island Regatta.

Outstanding performances in 8th annual Fritz Grant Track Classic

DESPITE the rain that came at the end, the Ambassadors Track Club hosted a successful version of the 8th annual Fritz Grant Track Classic at the Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium on Saturday.