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Gold fever at CAC

Olympic swimmer Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace put her own stamp of approval on her performance at the XXII Commonwealth Games in Veracruz, Mexico when she picked up her fourth gold medal in another record-breaking feat.

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Anoher powerful field expected in the Battle 4 Atlantis

FOLLOWING the latest edition of the Associated Press rankings for the NCAA men’s basketball season, the fourth edition of the Battle 4 Atlantis (B4A) is expected to field yet another powerful field.

Jay Major emerges as overall champion in Tour de New Providence Cycling Championships

THE New Providence Cycling Association held its Bertram Cowboy Musgrove/Tour de New Providence Cycling Championships over the weekend in the western portion of New Providence.

Sports notes


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Double silver for Joanna in Mexico

The medal haul continued last night for Team Bahamas in the Leyes de Reforma Aquatic Center at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico.

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NCAA: Bahamian players take spotlight early in season

BAHAMIAN players are making their presence felt across the NCAA division I landscape as teams continue their non-conference schedules early in the season.

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We’ve been here with these Chiefs before. Incredible regular season, dynamic running game, adequate game manager, playoff calibre defence, coach of the year candidate….and not an ounce of trust heading into the postseason.

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Shanae signs letter of intent to join Bulldogs

AFTER a stellar freshman season on the junior college circuit and proving herself as one of the best players in the country on the Bahamian national team, Shanae Armbrister will test her mettle next season against National Collegiate Athletic Association competition.

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Arianna earns third gold at CAC Games

Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace is having a big splash inside the Leyes de Reforma Aquatic Center at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico.

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Boxing team hopes to bring home more medals

THE three-member boxing team is heading off to Veracruz, Mexico, today where they hope to return from the XXII Cental American and Caribbean Games in two weeks with medals around their necks.

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Cybots rout Cleaners 104-71, Wreckers clip Rockets 87-86

WHILE the Mail Boat Cybots pulled off a rout, the Y-Care Wreckers had to go right down to the wire before they prevailed in the New Providence Basketball Association’s double header at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Monday night.

Sports in brief

THE CV Bethel Stingrays clinched the Government Secondary Schools Sports Association senior boys title behind the impressive most valuable player (MVP) honours by Ramon Miller, who actually produced a GSSSA scoring record in the process.

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SAC completes clean sweep of BAISS softball championships

Saint Augustine’s College completed a clean sweep of the four BAISS softball championships as the senior boys crushed Nassau Christian Academy Crusaders 32-5 in four innings and the junior girls outlasted the St Andrew’s Hurricanes 8-4 in yesterday’s deciding third games at Freedom Farm.

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Swimmers advance to finals at the CAC Games

ALL three Bahamians in action in the pool yesterday advanced out of the heats into the final of their respective events at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico.

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Meacher 'Pain' Major to square off with Brazilian Roger Rosa on December 5

AFTER a year of inactivity, Meacher ‘Pain’ Major is preparing to return to the boxing ring where he will take on the same opponent that he faced in his last appearance.