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Sir Durward Knowles oldest living Olympic gold medallist in world

OUR very own national hero and philanthropist Sir Durward Knowles, who won the first ever Olympic gold medal for the Bahamas in 1964, is now the oldest living Olympic gold medallist in the world.Sir Durward, who sailed to a first-place finish in the

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Women's national softball team suffers two consecutive losses

After getting off to an impressive start, the Bahamas suffered two consecutive losses yesterday as round robin play heated up at the XII Junior Worlds Softball Championships in Clearwater, Florida.The team, posing with the Bahamian flag, was featured

Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina to host Wahoo Smackdown IX

ALICE TOWN, BIMINI — Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina, host to some of The Bahamas’ most legendary fishing tournaments, is pleased to announce that Wahoo Smackdown IX is set for November 9-12.The ever-popular and authentic Bahamian offshore tou

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Top swimmers get in gear for FINA World Juniors

FRESH off their silver-medal performances at the 6th Commonwealth Youth Games, Izaak Bastian and Lilly Higgs, along with Tyler Russell, are gearing up for their participation in the FINA World Jr Championships next month.

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Team Bahamas all set for CBC U-17 boys’ tournament

AFTER winning the Caribbean Basketball Championship under-16 boys’ title last year, Quinton ‘Three Ounce’ Hall is hoping that the Bahamas men’s national basketball team will duplicate the feat at the CentroBasket Under-17 Tournament.

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Bahamas’ Stanhope 24th overall in World Rowing U-23 Championships

William Stanhope closed out his first 2017 World Rowing U-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on Sunday.

Kentwan Smith signs with top level basketball team in Slovakia

BAHAMIAN pro basketball player Kentwan Smith is on the move again as he signed with a new club in a new country to continue his career.Smith agreed to terms with BK Levicki Patrioti of the Slovak Extraliga (SBL) - the top level of basketball in Slova

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Youthful Fed Cup teamdoesn't advance in Panama

THE Bahamas’ youthful team of Iesha Shepherd, Sydney Clarke, Elana Mackey and Sierra Donaldson didn’t advance out of the Americas Zone II Fed Cup tie after posting a 1-3 win-loss record last week in Panama City, Panama.The team, captained by Chelsea

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30th Jeff Rodgers Summer Basketball camp gets underway

AS they approach another milestone, the 30th edition of the Jeff Rodgers Summer Basketball camp got underway yesterday and organisers expect it to be another landmark event.This year’s camp will operate from the courts on the outside of the Kendal Is

Women's national softball team blanks Israel 10-0

THE Bahamas women’s national team went on a scoring rampage as they blanked Israel in their opening game of the XII Junior World’s Softball World Championships in Clearwater, Florida.The team, managed by Stephen ‘Bishop’ Beneby, pulled off a 10-0 win

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THE PRESS BOX: Up close and personalin the NFL's AFC South

NFL Kick Off Sunday 2017 draws even nearer and, as promised, over the coming weeks I will preview each division in the NFL. As your favourite teams head into training camp, we will bring you up close to the action with the hottest camp battles for s

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Bahamas set to face guadeloupe in FIVB world qualifier

WITH a more youthful team this time around, head coach Jason Saunders said he’s still confident that the Bahamas will perform very well at the FIVB World Championship Qualifier Round 2 and Caribbean Volleyball Championship.Saunders, assisted by Marga

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Bringing home bronze: Martin Holland shines in long jump

THE Bahamas returned from the XIX Pan American Under-20 Track and Field Championships in Trujillo, Peru, with just one medal over the weekend.

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Mixed relay gold: Bahamas victorious in 4x200m

Denvaughn Whymns was so disappointed in himself with his two individual bronze-medal performances that he was more than determined to get the gold for the Bahamas’ mixed 4 x 200 metre relay team.

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India and Scotland take home tennis titles

ZEEL Desai and Hamish Stewart captured the women and men singles titles for India and Scotland respectively as the tennis competition at the sixth Commonwealth Youth Games came to a close at the National Tennis Centre yesterday.Desai, the top seeded