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Sands gets new coaching job

After spending the past two years as an assistant coach at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado, Bahamian national triple jump record holder Leevan ‘Superman’ Sands is closer to home as an assistant coach with the Florida State University Seminoles track and field programme.

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Coleby to join top tier basketball league in France

DWIGHT Coleby will join the top-tiered basketball league in France for the 2021-22 season.

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Perry Newton elected president of COTECC

IN just about six years, Perry Newton has been elevated from public relations to president of the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association and now to president of Confederation of Tennis of Central American and The Caribbean (COTECC) Subregion 3 Countries.

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Record win for Jones and Sun

Jonquel Jones posted her league leading 17th double double of the season and the Connecticut Sun set a new franchise record with their 13th consecutive win.

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Colts’ Mike Strachan ‘did a great job’

The Indianapolis Colts intend to add more explosive plays to their repertoire for the remainder of the season and rookie wide receiver Mike Strachan could factor in those plans based on his early production.

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Richardson and Giants clinch the first postseason berth

Antoan Richardson and the San Francisco Giants were excluded from the MLB 2020 playoffs following a heartbreaking loss in the regular season finale, but left nothing to chance this season as they became the first team to clinch a postseason berth for the 2021 postseason.

Bastian to continue career with the Angelo State Rams

Lathaniel Bastian will continue his athletic and academic collegiate career at the NCAA Division II level with the Angelo State Rams.

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Bell set for Prep Baseball Report Senior State Games

Laheim Bell will have a major opportunity to boost his recruiting stock headed into his senior season against some of the best high school baseball players throughout the state of Florida.

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Third place finish for Anthonique Strachan in Zagreb

WITH the international track and field season winding down, sprinter Anthonique Strachan got in one more competition as she competed at the Memorial Borisa Hanzekovica on Tuesday at the Sports Park Mladost in Zagreb, Croatia.

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Sydney Clarke excited about year ahead at University of Alabama

HER sophomore year as a member of the Blazers women’s tennis team won’t start until October, but in the meantime, Bahamian phenomenon Sydney Clarke is taking advantage of all of the amenities that she missed out on as a freshman at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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The Bahamian connection gets stronger at University of Kentucky

WITH the addition of versatile junior athlete Anthaya Charlton, head coach Rolando ‘Lonnie’ Greene said the Bahamian connection at the University of Kentucky just got stronger as a contender for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Track and Field Championships.

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Former Road Masters president set for the Berlin Marathon

FORMER Bahamas Road Masters president Charles Johnson, with more than 30 international marathons under his belt, will be heading to Germany in two weeks as the lone Bahamian competing in the in-person Berlin Marathon.

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Knowles-Tener, Cartwright make NCAA Division II debuts

LINEMEN playing on opposite sides of the ball made their respective debuts on the gridiron in NCAA Division II football.

Knowles top scorer for second game in a row

DANRAD Knowles continues to have an immediate impact on his Agrupación Deportiva Cantbasket 04 Santander club in Spain.

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A great leap forward

DESPITE where he finished in the men’s high jump at the World Athletics’ Wanda Diamond League Final on Thursday, Grand Bahamian Donald Thomas said he was still pleased with the way his season ended.