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Wells, Rose lead race for trophy

HEADED into the final day of competition at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships, one pairing of Team Bahamas will attempt to cling to their position atop the leaderboard while others face an uphill climb toward contention.

BBF’s Summer of Thunder opens this weekend

ONE of their most highly anticipated events of the year, the Bahamas Basketball Federation’s Summer of Thunder is set to begin this weekend, opening with an NCAA team looking to build on last year’s historic season.

THE FINISH LINE: ‘I firmly believe that more recognition needs to be given to our athletes for their achievements’

Last week, the Bahamas Government rolled out the red carpet with the ceremony to name the road from Thompson Boulevard to the Kendal GL Isaacs Gymnasium, the Mychal Thompson Boulevard.

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Iesha advances to JITIC final

A productive summer for Bahamian junior tennis ace Iesha Shepherd continues as she has now earned the opportunity to play for a regional title.

Impressive showing for team Bahamas so far at CAGC

IT HAS been an impressive showing thus far for The Bahamas Golf Federation’s team at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Bahamas to field two-man team for World Rowing Jr Championships

AS they prepare to travel and face off against the sport’s top ranked athletes in international competition and attempt to increase the profile of the sport locally, Bahamas Rowing will field a two-member team to the World Rowing Junior Championships.

Antoan Richardson hit by pitch, suffers broken foot

THE injury bug struck once again for one veteran Bahamian Major Leaguer at the most inopportune time to derail his comeback attempt.

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Strachan pulls out of Worlds

A left muscle strain that prevented sprinter Anthonique Strachan from completing the final of the women’s 200 metres at the 17th Pan Am Games last week in Toronto, Canada, will also force her to skip the trip to Beijing, China, for the IAAF World Championships next month.

‘Speedy Seymour’ coming into his own for Muckdogs

ENERGISED by atmosphere, the speedy Anfernee Seymour is coming into his own for the Batavia Muckdogs, two or three bases at a time.

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Exumians ‘very excited about having Byron Scott in town’

AFTER spending the past month hosting his 28th annual basketball camp at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium, Jeff Rodgers returned to Exuma this week for the third consecutive year to provide an opportunity for the young people on the island to experience the same type of environment to learn the game.

Anthony ‘Marathon Man’ Williams needs money for hip replacement

WHENEVER you discuss road running in the Bahamas, one of the first names that comes to mind is Anthony ‘Marathon Man’ Williams.

Change in date, venue for CAC Bodybuilding Championships

WHEN the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation hosts the 43rd Central American and Caribbean Bodybuilding Championships, there will be a change in the date and the venue.

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Title win puts Freedom Farm in World Series

After a dominant performance last week on the road against international competition, Freedom Farm is headed to the 2015 Cal Ripken Major/60 World Series.

‘Golden Sisters’ to mark 15th anniversary of Bahamas’ first gold medal in athletics

COME September 30, ‘Golden Girls’ 4 x 100 metre relay team of Eldece Clarke, Savatheda Fynes, Chandra Sturrup, Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie and Pauline Davis-Thompson will celebrate their 15th anniversary of winning the Bahamas’ first gold medal in athletics at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.

BAAA to reassess team going to the IAAF Worlds

AFTER looking at the performances of Team Bahamas at the 17th Pan American Games last week in Toronto, Canada, the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations is expected to re-assess the team going into the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China next month.