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Goombay Splash: Jacobi Bain wins opening match

Jacobi Bain held off Canadian Andreas Petsalis to win his boys’ opening singles match in the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s Goombay Splash Junior Tennis Tournament at the National Tennis Centre. As one of the two Bahamians playing in singles on d

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Neale Jones, Tony Aranha win top prize at BHTA's Annual Golf Tourney

THE Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association held its 21st Annual Golf Tournament at the prestigious Royal Blue Golf Club at Baha Mar on Sunday, November 17. The tournament supports BHTA’s workforce development programmes and scholarships for students w

Brathwaite and Hoyte are City Bowling MVPS

THE most valuable player in the City Bowling League competition on Monday night was Ken Brathwaite of the Telco Enterprises with a 623 high three-game series. The runner-up was Lee Davis of the Tenback Strikers-Lee’s Motor Works with a 243 high ga

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First Massacre Race Weekend to show support for Dorian victims

IN an effort to assist themselves and show some support for the victims of Hurricane Dorian, the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations will hold its first Massacre Race Weekend.It’s scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, December 7-8, and will inc

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Bahamas Professional Golf Tour Showdown on November 22

THE race has heated up and golfers are fine tuning their clubs as they enter the second to last round of an exciting 2019 Bahamas Professional Golf Tour (BPGT) Signature Series. The BPGT Signature Golf Classics is in its second year.The showdown will

NPBA: Shockers hold off Abaco, Pirates top Eagles Nest

IN a high scoring game on Monday night at the AF Adderley Gymnasium, the JD’s Seafood Shockers held off the Abaco Strong 103-99 in the NPBA men’s division one feature contest. The division II opener saw the Asphalt Maintenance Pirates secure an 89-8

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Stampers knock off the Breezes High Flyers 91-87

THE Triple K Stampers knocked off the defending division II champions Breezes High Flyers 91-87 to highlight Saturday’s NPBA action at the AF Adderley Gymnasium.

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Jonquel scores 26 points, grabs 16 rebounds in win

JONQUEL Jones continues to be a major asset to the Bosnia and Herzegovina women’s national basketball team and led the side to their second consecutive win in the current window of FIBA EuroBasket 2021 qualification. Jones recorded 26 points and 16

Godfrey Rolle helps the Bearcats win home opener

GODFREY Rolle got the first start of his senior season with the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats and helped the team to win its home opener. Rolle finished with 15 points, shot 6-9 from the field, including 3-4 from three-point range of a 95-70

Bahamian players shine in NCAA D1 Basketball

STEPHEN F Austin’s Nathan Bain was featured ESPN Sportscenter’s Top 10 while Sammy Hunter and Valerie Nesbitt had their best games thus far with their respective Ole Miss programmes to highlight the weekend of play for Bahamians at the NCAA Division

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Tennis ace Kevin Major Jr wins Boca Lago Prize Money Tourney

KEVIN Major Jr continues his superior play on the Men’s Open Florida Circuit this weekend. Kevin won the Boca Lago Prize Money Tournament adding to his record 49 wins and one loss. In the final, Major, playing as the number one seed, defeated No.6 s

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'Your Health is Your Wealth'

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force demonstrated excellence in fitness at the Bahamas Law Enforcement Cooperative Credit Union Fun Run and Walk competition on Saturday. In the runners’ segment, Lieutenant Commander Derrick Ferguson placed first in the u

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UB Mingoes lose back-to-back games

THE University of The Bahamas Mingoes men’s basketball team (pictured) was on the verge of winning both games at the Edward Waters College Thanksgiving Classic but just could not seal the deal.The Mingoes lost to Florida National Friday 110-102 and t

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Royals and Rattlers earn basketball titles

The DW Davis Royals came from behind and blew out the Queen’s College Comets to repeat as the junior boys’ champions, while the CI Gibson Rattlers had to hold off a late surge by the Doris Johnson Mystic Marlins to earn the intermediate boys’ title.

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‘Buddy Buckets’ season high 35 points in win over Celtics

ON October 31, the Sacramento Kings left the court at the Golden 1 Center under a chorus of boos as they surrendered a 14-point, second-half lead to the Charlotte Hornets and fell to 0-5.