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Fidelity Bulldogs get wins over BAF Stars in the Banker's League best-of-7 softball championship

THE Banker’s League’s best-of-7 softball championship series came to a close on Saturday in the Banker’s Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex with the Fidelity Bulldogs winning both softball games over the BAF Stars. It was a very competitive

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Rutherford prepares to secure Div. one Athletic scholarship

WITH this being his final year in high school at Providence Academy in Arkansas, JP Rutherford has decided to concentrate solely on track and field as he prepares to secure a division one athletic scholarship. Rutherford, at 6-feet, 3-inches, was al

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Swimmers make splash at FINA World Juniors

Florida State’s Izaak Bastian led the Bahamas’ three-member team yesterday at the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships at the Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary, by advancing to the semi-final of the men’s 100m breaststroke. Swimming out of the

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Former NFL wide receiver no stranger to Bahamas

FORMER National Football League wide receiver Kelvin Edwards is a regular visitor to the Bahamas. But he was even more thrilled to have been in town to watch the Bahamas Basketball Federation’s Summer of Thunder games last week.Edwards, drafted by th

BGDSA All-Star Classic on Saturday

THE Bahamas Government Departmental Softball Association will hold its All-Star Classic on Saturday at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex. The ladies’ game will begin at 12:45pm, followed by the men’s game. • Here’s a look at the players selected t

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BFA names Women's Under-17 National Soccer team

AFTER months of training, the women’s under-17 national soccer team has been named by the Bahamas Football Association’s Technical Department. The team is off to Willemstad, Curacao for a tournament which kicks off today and wraps up on Sunday. The

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Southwest Tennis Club hosts Back 2 School Fair

THE Southwest Tennis Club (SWTC) hosted a Back-To-School Fair in conjunction with the Kiwanis clubs of Cable Beach and Montagu, Rotaract Club, Nassau Sunset, BreAnns’s Care Closet Foundation and The Southern Shores Tennis Camp.The event was held at t

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CARIFTA: Triathletes in tie for 5th

The Bahamas’ 20-member team to this year’s CARIFTA Triathlon and Aquathlon returned home from Kingston, Jamaica, with four medals and a tied fifth-place finish with Aruba.The team, coached by brothers Dorian and Cameron Roach, got a silver medal from

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Mega Bemax hold off Texas Tech Red Raiders, 76-73

THE Bahamas Basketball Federation’s 2019 Summer of Thunder men’s play concluded on Sunday at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium with the Mega Bemax holding off Texas Tech Red Raiders 76-73. Meanwhile, over at the makeshift gymnasium in the ballroom at the

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Donte Armbrister wins opener in ITF Trinidad Summer Bowl

DAVIS Cupper Donte Armbrister picked up his opening victory in the International Tennis Federation’s Trin​idad Summer Bowl yesterday in Trinidad & Tobago.

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Miller-Uibo snatches another win in 200m

Against a star-studded field, Shaunae Miller-Uibo propelled from the middle of the pack to snatch another victory in the women’s 200 metres at the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham, England.

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Hardaway and Tigers top DeMarco and Bahamas 87-77

COACH Penny Hardaway knew his University of Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team would finally get the competitive game they got from the Bahamas men’s national basketball team.

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Clarke and Yabuta take home doubles title

BAHAMIAN top-ranked junior female tennis player Sydney Clarke was hoping to go for the double dose of victory at the SVGTA NLA Junior Tennis Tournament in St Vincent & the Grenadines over the weekend.

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Patrick Ewing and Hoyas rout DeMarco and Bahamas 91-61

The Georgetown Hoyas were just a little too much for the under-sized Bahamas men’s national basketball team to handle. And it wasn’t any easier for the New Providence Basketball Association Select team as they got clobbered 135-60 by Memphis State Tigers.

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Undefeated Amron to square off with Hawkins

AMRON Sands, the Bahamian heavyweight contender now under new management, will return to the boxing ring on Friday, August 23 when he takes on American southpaw Thomas Hawkins at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC Auditorium in Tampa, Florida.