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Radshad shines in France debut

Radshad Davis made his French debut and is off to a noteworthy start with Vendee Challans Basket of the Nationale Masculine 1 League.

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‘Buddy’ Hield and Pacers rout Kai, Hornets 122-97

CHAVANO “Buddy” Hield and Kai Jones went head-to-head as the NBA preseason continued last night.

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All women’s pro boxing show set

Promoter Michelle Minus and her First Class Promotions is back with another exciting professional boxing show, this time with an all-female cast of competitors.

Hero World Challenge has loaded field of golfers

IN an effort to continue to promote the Bahamas as a “Paradise” destination to play golf, renowned American golfer Tiger Woods has released the names of 17 of the top 21 players in the world who will be coming to participate in his 2022 Hero World Challenge.

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Ricardo McPhee and Christopher Rahming Jr reunite on pro soccer team in Italy

FROM playing together at age five with the United Football Club to team-mates on the men’s national team before they split up and played against each other’s academies in England, Ricardo ‘Ricky’ McPhee and Christopher Rahming Jr are now re-united as team-mates on their first professional soccer team in Italy.

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Calea Jackson commits to University of Miami Hurricanes

ALTHOUGH she won’t sign her official letter of intent until November, rising young discus thrower Calea Jackson from Blue Chips Athletics has confirmed that she will be attending the University of Miami in August on an athletic scholarship for the Hurricanes women’s track and field programme.

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Charlton, Wilson inducted into Howard Hall of Fame

It’s very rare that you hear or see two Bahamians competing in the same sport and excelling at the same time in college.

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Richardson talks national team baseball, youth movement

ACCORDING to Bahamian baseball pioneer Antoan Richardson, the continued success of Bahamian players with the Great Britain Baseball programme should intensify efforts for The Bahamas to field its own independent senior national team.

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Deandre Ayton and Suns lose preseason opener

THE Phoenix Suns opened their 2022-23 NBA preseason on the wrong end of a shocking result to a non-NBA opponent. Deandre Ayton finished with 22 points and six rebounds but the Sun suffered a 134-124 loss to the Adelaide 36ers of the Australian National Basketball League, Sunday night at the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

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NPCA hosts its Tour de Clifton Pier

THE New Providence Cycling Association hosted its Tour de Clifton Pier on Sunday with two stage races held around the Clifton Pier area.

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BBA full steam ahead with Caribbean Cup

With the assurance that the new Andre Rodgers Baseball Stadium will be completed by November, the Bahamas Baseball Association is moving full steam ahead with the hosting of the fourth Caribbean Cup.

‘Nardo’ looking forward to new team

THE hard work is certainly paying off for talented Bahamian national team point guard Domnick ‘Nardo’ Bridgewater.

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Kai Jones’ preseason debut: 5 points, 5 rebounds and a block in 9 minutes

KAI Jones and the Charlotte Hornets officially began their 2022-23 campaign as the NBA preseason got underway yesterday.

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‘Great way to finish my last training camp in paradise’

VETERAN forward Udonis Haslem said there was no better way for the Miami Heat to begin the National Basketball Association’s 2022/23 season than hosting their training camp in The Bahamas.

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Jonquel’s ‘marathon season’ ends in FIBA WCup quarters

A marathon season for Jonquel Jones came to an end in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup in Sydney, Australia.