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Championship games all set after sudden death playoffs

After a hard-fought season, the championship matchups are all set in the Government Secondary School Sports Association (GSSSA) basketball league’s senior divisions after the sudden death playoff rounds at the DW Davis Gymnasium last night.

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GSSSA finales to be aired live on national television

THE finale of the Government Secondary School Sports Association basketball season will be aired live on national television for the fifth consecutive year, thanks to a partnership between government and corporate entities.

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Team Beastmode in ‘Combat Night at Passion’

EMPIRE Mixed Martial Arts’ “Team Beastmode” fight team once again looked to the state of Florida to field bouts for its group of amateur fighters.

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‘Come out and watch some of the best golfers in the world’

MINISTRY of Tourism officials are feverishly working towards staging the second Pure Silk LPGA Classic Tournament – an event officials are hoping will be a shot in the arm for the Bahamian economy.

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THE Sports Unit of the Department of Eduction, Science and Technology, in conjunction with the Government Secondary Schools Sports Association, has announced that its basketball championships are set to be held at Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium January 30 to February 3.

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World Relays on the calendar

The International Amateur Athletic Federation’s inaugural World Relays not only got tremendous coverage last year, but the IAAF is making sure that it remains in the minds of many more viewers this year, who may not have been able to view the two-day meet in person.

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MMA: Bahamian Brewery, Sands Beer sponsor ‘Beast Mode’

SANDS Beer is “kicking it up a notch” by donating to a mixed martial arts team in the Bahamas.

GSSSA basketball postseason begins today

THE Government Secondary Schools Sports Association has completed its regular season and is now all set to start its postseason today at DW Davis and CI Gibson gymnasiums.

Junior national tennis teams all set for Fed and Davis Cup pre-qualifiers

TWO teams from the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) will depart Nassau for San Salvador, El Salvador, on Saturday to participate in the Jr Fed and Jr Davis Cup BNP Paribas pre-qualifying event. 

JBLN girls are making their mark in the US

WHILE the Softball Division in the Junior Baseball League of Nassau (JBLN) is doing wonders here in Nassau, the JBLN girls are now making their mark abroad.

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THE top player in City Bowling League competition last night was Lee Davis of the Ten Back Strikers, who toppled the pins for an outstanding 251 high game and a huge 669 high three game set. 

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Caribs stop Rebels, Cleaners top Pros 74-72, in the NPBA

THE New Providence Basketball Association, preparing for its crossover interaction with the New Providence Women’s Basketball Association on Saturday night since their separation in 2003, continued its regular season at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Monday night.

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Wolverines fall to Mario Ford Baseball Camp, 6-5

The Wolverines came from Spanish Wells, Eleuthera and got in their first match against the Mario Ford Baseball Camp at the Windsor Park on Saturday. Although they left, having lost 6-5, the team is confident that they will bounce back when they return this weekend.

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‘We have eight weeks to put together our best team’

THE Bahamas Football Association has announced its team management for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Qualifiers as the men’s senior national team returns to international play.