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Men’s national soccer team is announced

COMING off the two-game split of their friendly matches against the Turks & Caicos Islands over the weekend, the Bahamas Football Association has selected its men’s national team that will represent the Bahamas at the CONCACAF National League.

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Colebrooke making the adjustment to pro ranks

AS he prepares for his professional stint, Exuma native Samson Colebrooke is trying to blaze his own destiny among the world’s elite male sprinters.

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Deandre Ayton’s status with Suns will be addressed ‘at the proper time’

Deandre Ayton’s contract situation and status with the Phoenix Suns next season was one of the main talking points as the franchise’s staff conducted exit interviews for the 2021-22 season.

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The Oaktree Sonja Knowles Track Classic this weekend

ALL systems are set for what organiser Tito Moss has predicted will be the biggest track and field meet held in the Bahamas this year: The Oaktree Sonja Knowles Track Classic this weekend.

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On form Jazz Chisholm Jr leads the Miami Marlins

JAZZ CHISHOLM JR continues his transition to breakout star for the Miami Marlins and is not only a team leader, but among the league leaders in several offensive categories.

Call for nationwide youth wellness programme

BAHAMAS Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation executive Nardo Dean continues to advocate for a nationwide youth wellness programme.

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Jones and Sun win Liberty rematch

Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun exacted revenge for an opening day loss and looked like a dominant title contender in an early season rematch with the New York Liberty.

Mixed fortunes for Bahamian pro basketball players in Europe and South America

This week produced varying results for Bahamian pro basketball players as their postseason runs continued in their respective leagues throughout Europe and South America.

BBFF announces 2022 events

The Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation announced its calendar of local events with several traditional initiatives set to make their return in 2022.

Seven-game hit streak for Ian Lewis at Jupiter Hammerheads

Ian Lewis is off to a blistering start at the plate in his 2022 season and has opened the year with a seven-game hit streak.

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Turnquest and Bain to face each other in quarterfinals

Abigail Simms and Indiana Tech Warriors lost to St Thomas 2-4 at the Nationals in Mobile Alabama.

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Krystal Evans runs the line as assistant referee

KRYSTAL Evans, following in the footsteps of Grand Bahamian Vanette Laing, is the latest Bahamian to serve as an International Federation of Association Football (FIBA) official and she’s loving it.

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New appointment for BCA president Greg Taylor

OVER the weekend, Bahamas Cricket Association president Greg Taylor was elected to serve on another regional body.

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Junior National basketball team prepares for Puerto Rico

THE Bahamas Basketball Federation’s junior national basketball team is preparing to travel to Puerto Rico next month for the Centro Basket Under-15 Girls Tournament and according to coach Varel Davis, they will ensure that they have the best players selected.

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Sands celebrates Seminoles title win

NOT many Bahamian athletes get to enjoy being champions from the other side of the field of play when they make the transition to coaching. But national triple jump record holder Leevan ‘Superman’ Sands is one of those rare individuals.