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‘Wolf’ on the water: Former elite cyclist Randy Albury forms kayaking club

From cycling to kayaking, Randy ‘Wolf’ Albury has made a transition in sports.

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Special Olympics Bahamas swim programme comes to a close

SPECIAL Olympics Bahamas (New Providence) recently brought its 2014 local swim programme to a close after four months of training.

Sports in brief

IN the continuing effort by The Bahamas Olympic Committee to develop and recognise athletic talent throughout the entire Bahamas, Moore’s Island athlete Shane Jones was among the recipients of the BOC’s coveted Olympic Scholarships.

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Top quarter-miler to join Pure Athletics Club

AFTER spending the past year and-a-half at the University of Georgia under the supervision of coach George Cleare, quarter-miler Shaunae Miller is packing her bags to head to a new location under a different coach.

'Biggie' wins 32-mile road race

ANTHONY ‘Biggie’ Colebrooke won the New Providence Cycling Association’s 32-mile road race on Sunday in one hour, 28 minutes and 29 seconds.

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Hall of Fame glory

There have been so many special moments in his life, but one that will stand out for former track star turned elite coach David Charlton will be his induction into Howard University Athletic Department’s Hall of Fame for his contribution as an athlete from 1979-84.

AFL: Hurricanes get 42-15 home win over the Tigers

SCORE another dominant performance for the Holland College Hurricanes Football Club, powered by several standout plays from Bahamian student-athletes on offence, defence and special teams.

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THEY came up just short in the BAISS senior boys softball championship series last season, but the CW Saunders Cougars have already set their sights on correcting those mistakes and making a run at the 2014 title.

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Wildcats, Truckers win

The pennant winners Sigma Wildcats and the Sting Truckers had to go two different routes in winning their respective opening matches in their New Providence Softball Association best-of-five playoff series.

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Aspiring golfers in clinic at Ocean Club

SEVERAL months remain before competition officially tees off at the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic. However, event organisers have already taken on a local perspective.

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Defending champions hold on to win opener

The defending ladies’ champions Sigma Brackettes blew a 12-3 lead, but managed to hold on for a slim 13-12 win against the pesky Black Scorpions as the New Providence Softball Association kicked off its best-of-five playoffs in the Banker’s Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex last night.

Sports in brief

THE Bahamas Basketball Federation is scheduled to continue its Level 1 Coaches Course 9am today at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium. The clinic will continue on Saturday at the same time. The federation will advise the time for the activities on Sunday. Ewin Pena is the chief clinician.

Quincy 'Thrill-A-Minute' Pratt opens Eastside Boxing Club in Fox Hill

AFTER a delay of almost two years, former professional boxer Quincy ‘Thrill-A-Minute’ Pratt has finally opened his Eastside Boxing Club at the Jungle Club, Fox Hill.

FIBA Level 1 Coaches Clinic this morning

BAHAMAS Basketball Federation (BBF) announced that it will be holding a FIBA Coaches Clinic with the aim of certifying all Level 1 basketball coaches in The Bahamas.

Comets get 11-2 win over Saints

THE Queen’s College Comets sent a message to the rest of the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools junior boys softball division with a convincing win over the Kingsway Academy Saints yesterday.