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Bulldogs top no.5 Tar Heels 74-69

THE biggest fan-base at the Battle 4 Atlantis also has be the most disappointed fan-base at the moment after they witnessed their beloved Tar Heels fall in the tournament opener yesterday at the Imperial Arena.

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Bahamian star in Atlantis spotlight

BUDDY Hield couldn’t have scripted a better homecoming for his tournament debut at the Battle 4 Atlantis.

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Buddy, Sooners to face Wannah and the Bruins

WITH the prestigious men’s division one collegiate Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament set to get underway today, Bahamian players are primed to take centre stage as Buddy Hield’s Oklahoma Sooners square-off against Wannah Bail’s UCLA Bruins.

Cuba sweeps Bahamas 3-0

IT wasn’t the start the Bahamas men’s national volleyball team expected at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico.

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THE Island Luck Pros punched the right numbers and the PJ Stingers were stinging as the two teams pulled off big victories at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Monday night as the New Providence Basketball Association continued its regular season.

Team Swift brings home five medals from Winter Swim Championships

SWIFT Swimming is maintaining its name as having super fast swimmers to look out for.

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Carlton Francis Rockets boys, girls win basketball championship titles

THE Carlton E Francis Rockets won both the New Providence Primary Schools boys and girls basketball championship titles at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium on Friday.

CV Bethel, SAC dominate national high school volleyball tournament

WHILE it was two straight victories for the CV Bethel Stingrays over arch-rivals CC Sweeting Cobras in the senior boys’ final, the St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine was too much for CV Bethel to handle as they dominated the senior girls’ side of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology’s 2nd Annual National High School Volleyball Tournament.

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Boxer advances to the medal round

With an impressive showing, Carl Hield moved into the medal round of boxing at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games last night in Veracruz, Mexico.

Swimmers all set for FINA Short Course World Championships in Qatar next month

WITH all the success they have achieved so far this year, the Bahamas Swimming Federation is still not done yet.

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CAC Games: Boxer Hield advances out of round of 16

THE second and final week of action for Team Bahamas at the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games kicked off in Veracruz, Mexico, over the weekend with boxing, cycling and sailing taking the spotlight.

MMA fighter Yves Edwards loses 5th straight bout


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