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Puerto Rico blows out Bahamas by 64 points

The Bahamas couldn’t stop the up-tempo game from host Puerto Rica and ended up getting blown out by 64 points.

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‘I’m still young and I still have a lot more years in me . . .’

IT was a unique love affair all around in London, England, for Shaunae Miller-Uibo at the 16th International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) World Championships.

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National bowling team brings the medals home

THE Bahamas Bowling Federation’s national team participated in the Lee Evans Tournament of the Americas (TOA) in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, at the Strikers Lanes.

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THREE of the Bahamian players have advanced to the semi-final of the SVGTA NLA Junior ITF Tournament in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

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THE FINISH LINE: ‘I want to congratulate our stellar athletes’ Miller-Uibo and Gardiner

WE’VE come a long way from the days when the late great Tommy Robinson pioneered the Bahamas’ international participation as the sole representative at the Pan Am Games in Mexico City in 1958, serving as the manager, coach and athlete, competing in the 100 and 200 metres.

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Bahamas bounces back with win over Suriname

AFTER losing the opening game of the FIBA U17 Centrobasket Championship for Women 53-39 to Costa Rica, the Bahamas bounced back on Thursday to take their frustration out on Suriname with a 86-69 rout.

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Teray Smith: I want to be in a final

NOW that his collegiate career is over, sprinter Teray Smith has decided to begin his professional training in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Justin Roberts reflects on pro circuit experience

AFTER spending the majority of his summer playing in professional tennis tournaments in Europe, Justin Roberts was glad to take ten days off to relax and recuperate with good home cooked meals before heading back to school for his senior year.

Junior players still alive in tourney

Three of the Bahamas junior tennis players won their matches on Wednesday and are all in the quarterfinal rounds of the SVGTA NLA Junior ITF Tournament in St Vincent & the Grenadines.

Battle 4 Atlantis announces its first sponsor

Atlantis, Paradise Island resort today announced Bad Boy Mowers as the first-ever title sponsor for its early-season collegiate basketball tournament.

Former sprinter Dominic Demeritte: It’s time to change our philosophy

HE went out in a blaze of glory as the last athlete to win the IAAF World Indoor 200 metres. After he won the title in 2004 in Budapest, running out of lane six, the event was stopped, leaving his name inked in the history books.

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Gaither reflects on ‘amazing’ Worlds

WHEN she looks back at her performance at the 16th International Amateur Athletic Federation’s 16th World Championships, the one word that comes to mind of Grand Bahamian sprinter Ty’Nia Gaither is “amazing”.

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Alonzo Russell: We could really have used Gardiner in 4x400

ALTHOUGH they went out and gave it their best shot, Grand Bahamian quarter-miler Alonzo Russell said the Bahamas team could really have used silver medalist Stevie Gardiner in the heats of the men’s 4 x 400 metre relay at the 16th IAAF World Championships.

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Bahamas loses opener in U18 Centrobasket

Team Bahamas struggled to score for much of the second and third quarters and failed to keep pace as they lost their opening game of the FIBA U18 Centrobasket Championship for Women.

Bd Global Sports to host ‘Islands of the Bahamas showcase’

The Bahamas continues to be an attraction for major NCAA basketball and another event will be added to a stacked schedule this fall.