SPRINTER Anthonique Strachan and quarter-miler Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown will both represent the Bahamas on the Americas team for the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) Continental Cup September 13-14 in Marrakesh, Morocco.
THEY’VE had slightly different paths on the athletic circuit this year, but quarter-miler Chris ‘Fireman’ Brown and sprinter Anthonique Strachan are pleased that they will both have the opportunity to represent the Americas team at the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) Continental Cup.
For the second time in his pro career, Antoan Richardson received the promotion every minor league player dreams of - a call up to Major League Baseball.
THE Daniel Johnson Carmicheal Road Surgeons are the new men’s champions of the Urban Renewal Basketball Tournament.
WELL DONE: The Bahamas’ under-12 team walked away from the ITF/GSDF Wilson English Caribbean Under-12 COTECC Team Championship with gold and bronze medals. The boys won the gold as the overall champions in the under-12 division going 4-0. The girls got into the final by winning pool B with a 3-0 record.
MARKED as another milestone for the development of beach soccer in the Bahamas, two of the country’s national team players completed their season with a top side out of Switzerland.
THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s (BLTA) junior development programme, led by Kim O’Kelley, joined forces with ZNS to introduce mini-tennis ‘Play and Stay’ to the youngsters, who attended the back-to-school event.
DEMITRI Knowles and the Virginia Tech Hokies kicked off the NCAA 2014 football season in the win column as the junior wide receiver tries to find his way in the new-look offence.
THE Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture and the Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission (BADC) joined in the many persons and organisations in extending its condolences to the family of Samuel ‘Sam’ Haven on his passing.
By BRENT STUBBS
SAM Haven, one of the country’s most prolific soccer player and sports administrators, passed away on Thursday in Florida.
THE stage is set for the completion of the Urban Renewal Commission and Street Legends Grand Championships.
THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) is pleased to announce that our 16 and 14-and-under JITIC national teams returned home from San Salvador, El Salvador, where they played August 17-25 respectively with a refocused commitment to heighten their game.
EIGHT-year-old Michael Major, from the Brajaxba Tennis Programme, is making a big splash at the 2014 Lil Mo International-Forest Hill at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, New York.