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Kerrie set to face Sierra for title

WHILE Kerrie Cartwright and Sierra Donaldson will square off for the women’s singles title today, the road to the men’s title in the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s Giorgio Baldacci Elite Open National Tennis Tournament will get underway with the main draw at the National Tennis Centre.

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'Reno' to square off with Colombian Alex Theran

Less than one month since he returned home for his first fight on local soil, Tureano ‘Reno’ Johnson is preparing to head back on the road for his next professional fight.

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Alvernia Crusaders defeat Bahamas Select side, 5-2

THREE years ago, coach Bill Bonewitz and his Alvernia Crusaders women’s soccer team blanked the Bahamas select side.

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Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars SANNIE: Ok, seriously, now that I know Michael Oher from the Blind Side plays for the Titans, how can I not pick them? TITANS over Jags

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Bahamians 'will make run at last minute' for Bahamians Bowl tickets

LESS than a week remains before the Popeyes Bahamas Bowl kicks off at the Thomas A Robinson stadium and National Sports Authority executives expect ticket sales for the event to peak in the days to come.

Bahamas Bowl: Youth football clinic all set for December 22

THE highly anticipated inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl is set for noon (EST) December 24 at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium.

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Spartans top Tigers 33-27 in exhibition

It was a homecoming game for Delroy Grandison, Tenero Ferguson, Livingstone Bromwell and Shamar Burrows as the quartet made it back from the cold and in the sunshine.

Atlantis Crown Gynmastics Invitational Thursday at Atlantis

THE excitement is building for the hosting of the fourth annual Atlantis Crown Gymnastics Invitational. It’s all set to get underway in the Imperial Ballroom of the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island tomorrow.

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Sand Jam hits Atlantis for 2nd straight year

WHILE the visiting collegiate teams come here to compete in the Battle 4 Atlantis, there is a local tournament that follows that provides an opportunity for the local schools to mesh their talent against teams from the United States and Canada on the same basketball court at Atlantis.

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Inaugural Bahamas Bowl 'to have a sense of community'

THE inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl presents a myriad of opportunities for the locals to embrace NCAA Division I postseason football.

Cuckoos RC end first half of season with spotless 4-0 record

THE Cuckoos RC appear well on their way to a climb atop the league standings once again in the Bahamas Rugby Football Union and lead the race for both the Nassau and Heineken Bahamas Cup.


IN a story published on Friday, December 12 under the headline: James 'Jim' Wood leaves three generations of athletes behind," his sons and grandsons were incorrectly identified.

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Comets win title

The 30th Father Marcian Peters tournament featured a resurgence for Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools (BAISS) teams as they claimed three of the five contested divisions.

Class of 2014 inducted into National Sports Hall of Fame

THE Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture’s Class of 2014 was inducted into the National Sports Hall of Fame at Government House on Friday night.