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Get your tickets for Commonwealth Youth Games

Ticket sales were officially launched yesterday for the Commonwealth Youth Games and the Local Organising Committee looks to galvanise support in its final month of preparation.During yesterday’s press conference at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium, Bah

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Byron Murray has been a force at the plate for the Volcanoes

BAHAMIAN minor league baseball standout Byron Murray is healthy this year and is off to a productive start to the Class A Short Season.Murray, in his second stint with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in the San Francisco Giants organisation, has been a fo

Bahamas Bowl hosts its annual summer summit

THE Bahamas Bowl hosted its annual summer summit in preparation for the December matchup and it is expected that the fourth edition will continue the trend of creating an impact on the NCAA bowl season. Various stakeholders of the event, including t

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'The Crowning of Champions'

THE Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations is please in our 65th Anniversary celebrations to host the Senior Nationals Championships in Grand Bahama at the Grand Bahama Sports Complex. The meet is being held under the theme “The Crowning of Cha

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Jonquel Jones named WNBA Eastern Player of the Week

JONQUEL Jones of the Connecticut Sun and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks were yesterday named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week respectively, for games played June 12-18.

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Woodside-Johnson to head IAAF Worlds team

She has held the distinction of being the first Bahamian female to serve on the coaching staff of an Olympic team. Now Diane Woodside-Johnson is going back to London, England, where she will add to her resumé - the first female to serve as head coach of an International Amateur Athletic Federation World Championship team.

BBF set to host annual nationals in Grand Bahama

DESPITE the rumbling over who holds and deserves the sanctioning rights for international baseball in the country, the Bahamas Baseball Federation is pressing on with its National Baseball Championships.

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Donaldson wins opener, Armbrister suffers heartbreaker

WHILE Sierra Donaldson won her opening match in the girls’ singles, Donte Armbrister suffered a heartbreaking loss as the Bahamas began play at the JITIC Under-18 Regional Championships in Trinidad & Tobago.

Bahamas Table Tennis Federation now official member of the ITTF

The Bahamas Table Tennis Federation (BTTF) has officially become a member of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). On May 31st, 2017, The Commonwealth of The Bahamas has was one of four of the last countries and territories to obtain membership. Global membership is 226 countries, making table tennis the only sport on earth to have full global participation.

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THE 2017 Atlantis Interdepartmental Basketball Championships is all set for 6:30pm today at Betty Cole Park, starting with a showdown between the coaches and managers. That will be followed by a 3-pt shootout at 7:15pm. Following that, the All-Star game will be played at 7:30pm.

Pintard pledges to refine subvention for elite athletes

MINISTER of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard pledged a more comprehensive approach as his ministry seeks to address the needs of each segment of the sporting community, ranging from elite athletes to the underserved youth of the inner cities

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THE PRESS BOX: Markelle Fultz trade may have 'ripple effect' on NBA Draft

SINCE the Boston Celtics agreed to trade the No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for the No. 3 pick and future assets, as per ESPN... Markelle Fultz looks like he is heading to a new team, in the Eastern Conference, and the rest of the league needs

Minister makes his contribution to Budget Debate

SEVERAL significant initiatives took centre stage for Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard, as he addressed the impact his ministry will have on his administration’s budget.In his contribution to the 2017/18 Budget Debate yesterday,

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Coach says high jumpers Moss, Alcine 'will only get better'

CLAYTON Pritchard came to town and he liked what he saw from high jumpers Kyle Alcine and Daehja Moss as they competed in the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations’ Aliv Junior Nationals at the original Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadiu

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'You can expect great things' at the Nationals, says Katrina

Call her a woman of destiny because it seems as if no matter how difficult the setbacks she encounters, Katrina Seymour is still able to accomplish her goals along the way.From East Tennessee State University in her senior year, Seymour was able to c