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BAAA, IAAF and CSJA extend condolences to family of the late Lenford Levy

THE Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations has joined the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) and the newly formed Caribbean Sports Journalists Association in expressing its sadness on hearing the news of the death of Lenford Levy, director of the IAAF Regional Development Centre (RDC) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Wednesday.

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Wildcats win opener over Andros

The Sigma Wildcats came up with a big five-run bottom of the fourth inning to secure an 11-7 victory over Andros to open the Bahamas Softball Federation’s National Round Robin Tournament on a high note last night in the Banker’s Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

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Martial artists bring home trophies

THE New Providence Martial Arts and Fitness Centre, led by instructors sensei Chin and sensei Evans, travelled with a team of 13 young Bahamians to compete in the Miami Taikai Karate Tournament in Miami, Florida, earlier this month.

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Cobb ends school blitz at HO Nash

AFTER spending the past week in town providing some tips to our high school students on making “positive choices” in their lives, former National Football League player Michael Cobb returned to the United States.

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IN Financial Bowling League competition Wednesday night, the Price Waterhouse Coopers bowling team sent a clear message which was that their team is no longer to be taken lightly.

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'Tum Tum' looks to make a name for himself in NCAA

He has been highly touted with lofty expectations since he arrived in East Lansing, Michigan, and now Bahamian freshman point guard Lourawls “Tum Tum” Nairn is prepared to fulfil that promise.

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Buddy, Sooners have sights set on Battle 4 Atlantis title

IT IS set to be a special year for junior guard Buddy Hield as he seeks to lead the Oklahoma Sooners back to the NCAA tournament.

Playoffs in full swing for Bahamian football players in Canada

PLAYOFF football is in full swing for Bahamian players on the gridiron in their respective leagues in Canada.

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Nassau Rowing Club makes Bahamas debut at world's largest rowing race

A BOAT representing the Nassau Rowing Club plied the waters of the Charles River at the 50th running of the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta, the world’s largest rowing race, on Sunday, October 19.

National Basketball Referee/Table Official Clinic to shed light on new rule changes

IN an effort to bring the basketball fraternity up to date on the new rule changes, the Bahamas Basketball Federation is scheduled to hold its National Basketball Referee/Table Official Clinic at the AF Adderley Gymnasium this weekend.

Anatol Rodgers senior boys get 3rd place trophy in pre-season basketball tournament in Marsh Harbour

IN preparation for what they expect will be a much better regular season, the Anatol Rodgers Timberwolves took two teams to participate in the preseason basketball tournament in Marsh Harbour, Abaco where their senior boys returned with the third place trophy.

Temple Christian basketball tournament in its fifth edition

IN a few short years, the Temple Christian Suns basketball tournament has been established as one of the top preseason tournaments for primary school basketball programmes in New Providence.

Former NFL player Cobb urges students to make right choices

THE Sports World ‘Go Positive’ School Tour, featuring former National Football League player Michael Cobb, is now in high gear.

Stevens, Hitmen get ready for nationals

NOW that they have retained their New Providence Softball Association men’s championship crown, the Arnette’s Sporting Lounge Hitmen have one more goal in mind and that is to avenge their disappointing third place finish in the Bahamas Softball Federation’s National Championship last year.

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Champions Wildcats dance the night away

The Sigma Wildcats, regrouping with some players who played against them last year, brought out their dancing shoes as they celebrated their 4-2 series victory over the Sigma Brackettes in the New Providence Softball Association’s Carl ‘Bang Bang’ Johnson championship.