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BAHAMAS SUFFERS 2-1 LOSS TO USVI: The US Virgin Islands earn their first win

The Bahamas senior women’s national soccer team wrapped up their Road to CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup experience with a 2-1 loss to the US Virgin Islands (USVI) in a home game at the Roscow AL Davies Soccer Field yesterday.

Youth Flag Football playoffs all set for Saturday

THE 2023 Bahamas Youth Flag Football League (BYFFL) playoffs and championships are set to begin this Saturday across the various age divisions on the playing fields opposite the original Thomas A Robinson national stadium.

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Bahamas Waste celebrates nine-year partnership with Nassau Rowing Club

BAHAMAS Waste continues to celebrate its nine-year partnership with Nassau Rowing Club, through a renewed commitment to ensuring the organisation’s sanitation needs are met year-round.

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PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Tatyana Madu performs well to earn award for November

GRAND Bahama native Tatyana Madu has turned in top performances in November to make her the Tribune Sports Player of the Month. The newest Tribune Sports section segment recognises the collective showings of athletes (male and female) across all sporting disciplines for each month.

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TEAM BAHAMAS SET FOR OLYMPIC QUALIFIER: Selected to play in Group B in Valencia, Spain

As they all watched the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments 2024 draw unfold on Monday, assistant coach Moses Johnson said they are thrilled with the pool the Bahamas national men’s basketball team was placed in.

NPBA action: Rockets, Regulators in the win column

ON Monday night, the Leno Regulators and Discount Distributors Rockets pulled off wins in division one and two men’s basketball action for the New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) at the CI Gibson Gymnasium.

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Front 9 Golf Tournament is back

THE Fourteen Clubs Golf Academy’s Front 9 golf tournament series got underway for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic this weekend at the Bahamas Golf Federation’s practice facility.

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Rolle-Valente enjoying her career as pro bodybuilder

ALTHOUGH there was a big separation in between her performances, former Bahamian female teenage middle distance runner Kim Rolle-Valente is now making waves as a married mother as she flexes her physique on stage as a highly acclaimed British professional bodybuilder.

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Xavion signs deal with Bahamasair

With the rapid success he has achieved so far, judoka Xavion Johnson can now capitalise on his first local sponsorship deal, becoming the youngest partner of Bahamasair.

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Women’s national soccer team prepare to host USVI

WITH a slightly different team that played in their first Gold Cup match, head coach Ricqea Bain is confident that the women’s national soccer team will perform much better as they christen the newly renovated field at the Roscoe Davies Developmental Center.

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Junior tennis players off to college showcase in Maples

SEVEN of the country’s top junior players are heading off to Maples, Florida to participate in a college showcase, thanks to their involvement in Island Tennis Bahamas at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island.

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Spartans win Baha Mar Hoops crown

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Spartans’ forward Mikeal Brown-Jones called the Baha Mar Hoops Nassau Championships one of the greatest tournaments he’s ever played in.

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Villanova Wildcats take third Battle 4 Atlantis title

THE Villanova Wildcats added a third Battle 4 Atlantis title to their collection after they triumphed 79-63 over the University of Memphis Tigers on Friday in the championship game at the Imperial Arena, Paradise Island.

Sixth Best of the Best Regatta in Montagu Bay this weekend

WITH sailing now officially declared the national sport of The Bahamas, the hype has intensified as the skippers and their crew get their boats ready to compete in the sixth Best of the Best Sloop Sailing Regatta in Montagu Bay this weekend.

Track and Field Classic ‘a tremendous success’

THE inaugural Bahamas Law Enforcement Co-Operative Credit Union Limited’s Law Enforcement Track and Field Classic on Saturday was termed a tremendous success, not just by the organisers, but the participants as well.