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Potcakeman power

Cameron Roach, using his past experience as one of the Bahamas’ top swimmers, surged to the front of the pack and held on for the victory in the sprint segment of the fifth Powerade Potcakeman Triathlon.Beating out Simon Lowe in the 750-metre swim, 1

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Waltiea Rolle joins Turkish Women's Basketball League

WALTIEA Rolle’s pro basketball career will continue this season in Turkey.According to World Wide Hoop, Rolle has signed with Endremit Gurespor of the Turkish Women’s Basketball League (TKBL).The TKBL is the top women’s basketball league in Turkey an

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Emily Morley in action today at World Rowing Championships

EMILY Morley, 23, the first Bahamian to row in an Olympic regatta and president of the Nassau Rowing Club, will set the standard for Bahamian rowing once again as the first Bahamian to race at the World Rowing Championships. The big event began yeste

Mike Strachan catches 1st reception of career

MIKE Strachan reached the stat sheet for the first time in his collegiate career.Strachan caught the first reception of his career for the University of Charleston Golden Eagles in the team’s 19-16 loss to Fairmont State Fighting Falcons.Strachan, th

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Saunders named to American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team

THE Florida State football programme has been in a state of flux recently dealing with key injuries and to a lack of activity due to the fallout of Hurricane Irma.As the Seminoles get set to return to the field this weekend, Mavin Saunders was one of

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'Tum Tum' looks to make final NCAA season best of career

WITH his senior campaign on the horizon, Lourawls “Tum Tum” Nairn Jr intends to make his final season of NCAA basketball the best of his career. Nairn is the lone senior returning to the roster for the Michigan State Spartans and recently offered hi

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THE FINISH LINE: Let's give more consideration to honouring sporting icons

LAST week I sort of scratched the surface in calling for some permanent fixture to be erected to keep the memory of a number of our former sporting personalities alive or to give them flowers while they are alive. The list drew a lot of comments as

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Bahamas qualifies for CAC, Pan Am Games

There was much cause for celebrations after the men’s national softball team qualified for both the Central American and Caribbean Games and the Pan American Games.The team is in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where they won their final game in t

Financial Bowling League

THE top scorer in Financial Bowling League competition last night was Greg Taylor of Strike Force with a 244 high game and a 579 high three game set. The runner-up was Sammie Symonette also of Strike Force with a 227 second high game and a 547 secon

Sharks get 7-0 win over hitters in NPSA

THERE’S an old adage that says good hitting stops good hitting and Ramona Hanna did just that as the youthful Platinum Pool Lady Sharks pulled off a 7-0 walk-off-the field victory over the Lady Hitters in the first of two ladies’ games played last ni

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Lashann and Longhorns ‘loaded’ in Big 12

Lashann Higgs and the Texas Longhorns are expected to be contenders once again in the Big 12 and possibly for a national title.

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Team Bahamas gets 2-1 win over Panama

TEAM Bahamas survived their closest game of the tournament thus far as they closed out group stage play at the Pan American Championships.

CSA Basketball Academy tip-off this weekend

ANOTHER semester of CSA Basketball Academy is set to tip off this weekend.

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Dr Bazard to become Bahamas’ first certified sports physician

IN an effort to bring sports medicine in line with the development of the business of sports, Dr Kent Bazard is on course to become the country’s first certified sports physician.

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OKAY Irma had her way, blew us out of bounds here on the Press Box for a minute.