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Giants force Game 7

The defending champions Mail Boat Cybots won the first three games of the New Providence Basketball Association best-of-seven championship series.

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Four teams clinch berths in best-of-3 divisional finals

THE Baptist Sports Council’s 2014 Basketball Classic is now down to the final four teams in the men’s division. Still alive at the completion of the best-of-three first round playoffs are respective pennant winners Macedonia and Men of Vision, along with the Hope Centre and the Eagles Nest.

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YESI team to train under Real Madrid

A LOCAL soccer club and its players continue to benefit from the networking opportunities created by their partnership with the largest youth soccer club in the world.

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Beach volleyball team fifth overall in Olympic qualifier

The Bahamas’ team of Rajahl Moxey and Gaege Smith came so close to qualifying for a spot in the beach volleyball competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission connects with sports community

THE Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission (BADC) connected with the local sports fraternity in a fundamental way during its annual seminar over the weekend at SuperClubs Breezes Bahamas.

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Athletes share the spotlight

OVER the last few weeks, the Bahamian athletes have shared the spotlight in a number of meets, including the Auburn Tiger Track Classic at the Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, and at the Spec Towns National Team Invitational at the Spec Towns Track in Athens, Georgia.a

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'Most exciting' flag football week

Week five in the Bahamas Flag Football League was the most exciting week so far this season.

Family Life Commission to host 2nd Catholic Games

THE Archdiocesan Family Life Commission is scheduled to host its second annual Catholic Games on Aquinas College grounds, Gladstone Road, starting at 9am on Saturday, April 26.

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Commonwealth Bank Giants stay alive

Jeffery Henfield said the Commonwealth Bank Giants were not yet ready to end their postseason in the New Providence Basketball Association.

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All Filipino Friendship Games every Sunday

THE OFWI All Filipino Friendship Games season two has begun under the supervision of president Dr Leo M Ignacio, with games every Sunday at the DW Davis Gymnasium. The games got started in February, 2013, to experience the fun and excitement playing with other Filipinos in the Bahamas. The events are basketball for men and volleyball for women.

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'Gem' set to sail in honour of Sir Durward Knowles, Cecil Cooke

AS the Bahamas continues to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sir Durward Knowles and Cecil Cooke winning the country’s first Olympic gold medal, another member of the sailing community seeks to honour the feat at the upcoming National Family Island Regatta.

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A day in the life of Chis Brown

NORTH Eleuthera — The International Amateur Athletic Federation’s “Day in the life” of quarter-miler Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown came to a close on Friday with school visits to North Eleuthera High, Spanish Wells All-Age and Harbour Island All-Age Schools.

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Giants avoid being eliminated

JEREMY Hutchinson and Gamaliel Rose provided a 1-2 punch as the twin towers helped the Commonwealth Bank Giants stave off elimination against the defending champions Mail Boat Cybots on Saturday night.

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Champions crowned in bowling championships

THE Bahamas Bowling Federation’s 2014 Bahamas Bowling National Championships concluded at Mario’s Bowling and Entertainment Centre with the crowning of a new ladies’ champion Xynea Johnson and a familiar face, Lee “9 lives” Davis, who was back in the winner’s circle on the men’s side for a fourth time.

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Sprinter Trevorvano Mackey 'not cleared of doping violation'

Sprinter Trevorvano Mackey has not been cleared of a doping violation, according to an official statement by the Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission earlier this week.