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Potcakeman takes the spotlight

Kelly Kramp and Ashleigh O’Mahony won the individual titles at the 2014 Potcakeman Triathlon at Jaws Beach, New Providence, on Saturday morning.

Bahamian connection lifts the Hurricanes to 2-0 in the AFL

THE Bahamian connection for the Holland College Hurricanes lifted the team to 2-0 in Atlantic Football League action yesterday.

NPSA playoffs all set to begin this week Thursday

THE Arnette’s Sporting Lounge Hitmen may not have had the type of regular season that manager Darren Stevens anticipated, but he noted that his defending men’s champions are poised to turn things around in the New Providence Softball Association’s postseason.

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‘I know this is going to be a tough fight’

With less than a month to go before he heads to Auckland, New Zealand, for his next fight, Grand Bahamian Sherman ‘The Tank’ Williams said he has been pleased with the way his training has been going in Boca Raton, Florida.

Bowleg new head coach of men's national basketball team

MARIO Bowleg, first vice president of the Bahamas Basketball Federation, has now assumed the head coaching job for the men’s national basketball team.

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The lessons of the World Cup and how The Bahamas can benefit

I WAS fortunate enough to represent The Bahamas at the recent FIFA/CONCACAF/CONEMBOL World Cup 2014 conference in Panama and was blown away by the organisation of the event and the information provided about the World Cup.

Sports in brief


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RENALDO'S RAMBLINGS: NFL picks week three

The “The Movie Outtakes Masquerading As An NFL Game” award presented by the prison guard team from The Longest Yard - The Buffalo Bills Defence. Whatever the amount of time was that the Dolphins spent recovering and nursing their injuries this week, it wasn’t enough.

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Ferguson hopes to position himself for pro football career

IN his senior collegiate season, Demetrius Ferguson hopes to position himself for a career in pro football following his tenure with St Francis Xavier University X-Men.

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'Celebrating 50 years of glory in the Bahamas'

THE Bahamas Olympic Committee, in conjunction with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, officially kicked off the public campaign to commemorate one of the greatest feats in Bahamian sporting history.

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‘Reno’ Johnson to face ‘ghost’ fighter this weekend

Tureano ‘Reno’ Johnson left town yesterday for Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where he will be facing his next opponent on Saturday.

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'This is not the end for women in boxing'

KAYLA Johnson, the first Bahamian coach, will be making history as she gets the opportunity to participate in a high-level boxing course.

Nine athletes to benefit from scholarship programme

NINE athletes from tennis, swimming, athletics and judo will benefit from the Bahamas Olympic Committee’s Solidarity Scholarship Programme for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Sabbatini making impact with men's national volleyball team

IN an effort to improve their calibre of play from the junior to the senior level, the Bahamas Volleyball Federation has brought in renowned, certified international coach Augusto Jose Sabbatini of Mexico.