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Gymnasts to make debut at Sr Pan Am Championships

Gymnastics Federation of the Bahamas gymnasts are expected to compete in the 2014 Senior Pan American Championships August 25 to September 1 in Mississauga, just outside of Toronto, Canada. This represents the first time Bahamians will be competing in such a prestigious event.  

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Cooper, Ferguson making move to offensive line

A SWITCH from the defensive to the offensive side of the ball has become a common trait for two Bahamian gridiron stars at different points in their NCAA careers.

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Alex Smith survives latest round of Bengals roster cuts

AS the NFL preseason comes to a close another player with Bahamian roots looks to continue his career as a journeyman reserve.

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl set for December 24 at Thomas a robinson Stadium

POPEYE’S Louisiana Kitchen has been announced today as the title sponsor of one of college football’s newest postseason bowl games, the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl, to be played December 24 in Nassau.

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'The Tank' seeks to take titles from Joseph Parker

Sherman “The Tank” Williams warned New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker that if he thinks he’s going to have an easy time in the ring, then he better think twice before fighting him in October.

Sports in brief

BAF Financial, CIBC and Scotiabank were all winners as the Bankers League continued its regular season at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex over the weekend.

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Providence Storms pull off 75-73 win over Portland State University

The Bahamas Basketball Federation’s Summer of Thunder Basketball Tournament came to a close at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium Monday night when the Providence Storms pulled off a 75-73 victory over visiting Portland State University.

Finishing touches on the Cat Island regatta in Montagu Bay this weekend

AFTER postponing the sailing competition because of the inclement weather in Cat Island earlier this month, Cat Island Sailing Club president Pat Strachan said they will now put the finishing touches on the 2014 Cat Island Regatta in Montagu Bay this weekend.

Urban renewal, street legends basketball tourney hits community for grand closing

AFTER ten exciting weeks of competition, the Urban Renewal and Street Legends Basketball Tournament will come to a close at the BTC Cynthia ‘Mother’ Pratt Basketball Park on Saturday night.

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Rugby 7s: Winless finish for Team Bahamas

IT WAS a winless finish for the Bahamas Rugby Sevens team as they faced the top programmes in the region in international competition.

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Dreshanae just shy of bronze in 400 hurdles

Dreshanae Rolle fell just shy of winning the second medal in athletics and the third for the Bahamas at the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

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Bahamas U-15 girls a part of CONCACAF history

CONCACAF held its inaugural Girls’ Under-15 Championship in the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas was a part of history with a total of 16 teams participating.

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Henri wins bronze

Quarter-miler Henri Delauze joined fellow Grand Bahamian swimmer Joanna Evans in winning a medal for the Bahamas at the second Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, over the weekend.

'These guys are very talented in basketball'

THREE talented young basketball players from Noble Preparatory Academy have their bags packed for their journey to Canada on Wednesday to continue high school and begin their collegiate careers.