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Shaunae wins 400m in Oregon

In another outstanding performance on Saturday at the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, Shaunae Miller showed that she’s ready to take on the world when she heads to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Brazil in August.

‘Shining Stars of 2015’ to recognise our top athletes

IN an effort to continue the rebranding of its organisation, the Bahamas Amateur Athletic Association will offer a new approach to one of the marquee events on its calendar.

Slatter, Lockhart claim national bowling titles

TWO weeks of competition came down to one final game to decide national championship winners and the opportunity to represent the Bahamas at the Bowling World Cup.

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‘Let’s keep our fingers crossed that our athletes will remain drug free’

EVERY time the Olympic Games and the IAAF World Championships come around, there is one word that permeates the atmosphere - drugs.

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NPSA regular season heats up

NEW Providence Softball Association continued its regular season action with a ladies’ double header in the Banker’s Field at Baillou Hills Sporting Complex Saturday night.

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Rolle, Slatter top leaderboard

THERE was some movement in the leaderboard as the Bahamas Bowling Federation’s National Bowling Championships moved closer to crowning its champions this weekend.

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Centrobasket: Pro players eager to suit up for Team Bahamas

Pro players Ronnie ‘JR’ Cadot and Kenton Smith, collegian Michael Carey and Grand Bahamian Alonzo ‘CJ’ Hinds are all eager to suit up for the Bahamas next month when the men’s national basketball team heads to the Centrobasket Championship in Panama City, Panama.


NCAA Division I baseball has moved into respective conference tournaments throughout America and Bahamian players have figured prominently into their team’s postseason results.

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Ayton: ‘They think I’m not going to college, but I have to go to college’

DESPITE recent reports concerning a lack of recruitment by many elite programmes, Bahamian basketball prep star DeAndre Ayton appears unwavered by those claims and is focused on his path moving forward.

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THE FINISH LINE: A fitting honour for veteran track and field coach Frank ‘Pancho’ Rahming

IT’s not every day that we take the time out to honour those persons who have made invaluable contributions to the growth and development of sports in our country.

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Stars align for Prefontaine Classic

In the second Diamond League meet of the season, a trio of Bahamian athletes will take to Tracktown, USA in the most star-studded event of the young season.

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Simone Pratt and Silver Storm win first national title

BAHAMIANS produced several impressive performances at the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championships, with Simone Pratt as the latest to help lead her team to school history.

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Budget: PM outlines plan to enhance sports sector

THE development of sporting infrastructure highlighted the impact the government expects its new budget to have on the local sporting community.

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FOURTH QUARTER PRESS: Bring on ‘Iggy’ and stop the Thunder roll

BACK-to-back, three games in four nights, long road trips and short home stands all are contributors to the way teams play on a night-to-night basis during the NBA’s regular season.

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Which three high jumpers will represent Bahamas at Olympics?

THE deadline for inclusion on Team Bahamas for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August is fast approaching.