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DeChambeau leads a holiday event shaping up to be much more

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — This holiday event in the Bahamas is taking on a little more meaning for Bryson DeChambeau seeking a small measure of revenge and for Collin Morikawa pursuing a more noble goal of reaching No. 1 in the world.

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Hero World Challenge: 3-way tie for lead after day 1

Daniel Berger, Abraham Ancer and Rory McIlroy lead the field by a single stroke and are tied atop the leaderboard following day one of the Hero World Challenge.

Teams all set for Don’t Blink Home Run Derby in Paradise

THE teams for the Don’t Blink Home Run Derby in Paradise have been set for Team Fox and Team Isaacs as they prepare to decide the 2021 title.

Red-line Athletics Track Club hosts annual teaching sessions

IN an effort to ensure that they are caught up to date on the relevant information for their success on and off the track, the Red- Line Athletics Track Club hosted its annual month-long series of teaching sessions for its members.

Williams looks to smash his national marathon record

RETURNING to action on the international scene next weekend, O’Neil Williams said he would like nothing better for Christmas than to smash his Bahamian national marathon record.

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Minister Bowleg attends opening of 1st Annual IL Cares Grand Bahama Secondary Schools Basketball Challenge

MINISTER of Youth, Sports, and Culture Mario Bowleg expressed his excitement to see contact sports finally back on the move in the northern Bahamas.

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Top golfers tee off in Hero World Challenge

The field of golfers in the 2021 Hero World Challenge had their first opportunity to take the course for this year’s event at yesterday’s Pro-Am, now all attention shifts to the main event when the first of four rounds tees off.

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D-backs add Robinson to 40-man roster

KRISTIAN Robinson’s path to a possible return to the field just became a bit clearer for the 2022 season. The Arizona Diamondbacks added Robinson to their 40-man roster and he will be protected from selection in next month’s Rule 5 Draft.

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Double double demon: Ayton cans 24 in win

DEANDRE Ayton’s improvement over his Phoenix Suns’ franchise record streak of 17 wins has been one of the forces to propel the team to the top of the Western Conference standings.

Junior Pan Am Games: Athletes on track

SWIMMERS continued their success in the pool while athletics opened competition at the inaugural Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia.

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Washington Nationals claim Lucius Fox off Waivers

LUCIUS Fox is on the move again this offseason and was claimed off the MLB waiver wire for the second time in as many weeks.

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Tiger: ‘It’s exciting to have Hero World Challenge this week’

After taking a year off last year due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, legendary golfer Tiger Woods said he’s all excited about the return to the Hero World Challenge Golf Tournament at the Albany Golf Course this weekend.

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‘They’re ready to come down here and experience everything that The Bahamas has to offer’

WHEN they got the news on Sunday that they will be returning to the Bahamas to represent Conference USA against the Toledo Rockets, associate athletic director Larry Maples said their Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders football team was all “juiced” about the trip.

Former sloop sailor Lundy Robinson dies

DANNY Strachan, chairman and commodore of the National Family Island Regatta Committee, offered his condolences on the passing of former sloop sailor Lundy Robinson, who passed away on Tuesday morning.

Christmas will come early for 20 Bahamian teachers on December 17

CHRISTMAS will come early for 20 Bahamian teachers on Friday, December 17, when they are expected to be honoured and recognised through a $10,000 grant provided by the foundation created by the College Football Playoff System of the United States of America.