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Robinson No. 39 overall, Chisholm No. 61 in MLB Pipeline top 100

FOLLOWING the completion of the 2020 Major League Baseball season, the pair of Kristian Robinson and Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm each achieved their highest rankings to date in the MLB Pipeline top 100.

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BBF gets funding, appeals for use of sporting facilities

The Bahamas Basketball Federation received its first funding to secure travel to the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 Qualifiers but federation president Mario Bowleg said the efforts may be hollow if the team is unable to adequately prepare for competition.

NCAA Division I basketball: Bahamians in top 25 rankings

THE NCAA Division I basketball season tips off on November 25 and several Bahamians - whether on the court as players or on the sidelines as members of the coaching staff - are prominently featured in top 25 rankings from various media outlets.

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Jonquel Jones and Foxes continue to dominate Russian Premier League

JONQUEL Jones and her juggernaut UMMC Ekaterinburg Foxes club continue to dominate the Russian Premier League.

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Buffaloes retire Buddy Hield’s No.24 jersey

Chavano “Buddy” Hield was honoured by the programme where he concluded his high school career, a place vital on his journey toward NBA stardom and a place he calls his second home.

Johnson: ‘Clean athletes should demand better from their federation’

SHAUNAE Miller-Uibo has been vocal about her displeasure with the decision in Salwa Eid Naser’s whereabouts case – which cleared the Bahraini sprinter of any wrongdoing and now other icons in the sport have joined the growing chorus of scepticism.

Kadeem, Mark and Travis top performers among Bahamians

KADEEM Coleby, Mark St Fort and Travis Munnings were several of the top performers among Bahamian basketball players active in their respective programmes over the weekend.

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Coleby posts double double in Turkey debut

AFTER a strong preseason, Dwight Coleby made his 2020 debut in the Turkey Basketball League.

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Shaquillo Fritz makes pro debut in Spain

SHAQUILLO Fritz made his professional debut for Hero Jairis in Spain’s Liga Espanola de Baloncesto (LEB Silver).

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Johnson ends up No.26 overall in virtual world chess championship

WOMAN Candidate Master (WCM) Daijah Johnson concluded her historic run at the International School Sports Federation’s (ISF) Virtual World Schools Championship against a field that comprised some of the top players across the globe.

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Tureano: ‘I’m going to expose his weaknesses’ on fight night

One week away from fight night, Tureano Johnson and Jaime Munguia have different motivations headed into their bout, but both look to ascend the rankings in the middleweight division.

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Rookie Adam Johnson continues to post standout numbers

ADAM Johnson is continuing to post standout numbers in his rookie season of professional basketball.

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Hurricanes coaching staff optimistic on defensive lineman Elijah’s potential

THE Miami Hurricanes coaching staff is optimistic on the potential of true freshman defensive lineman Elijah Roberts.

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MLB Top 30 Prospects: Several Bahamian players are listed

MAJOR League Baseball produced its first Top 30 Prospects for each franchise of the offseason and several Bahamian players were listed for their respective clubs. Kristian Robinson continues to head the list as the No.1 prospect of the Arizona Diamondbacks while Jazz Chisholm remains the No. 4 prospect of the Miami Marlins.