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Boxers clash in 22nd ‘Sonny Boy’ Rahming Silver Gloves

Champion Amateur Boxing Club hosted its 22nd Annual Wellington ‘Sonny Boy’ Rahming Silver Gloves tournament at Wulff Road Boxing Square over the weekend.

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Changes to ECAST structure will affect the Bahamas

WITH a new make-up for the administration of baseball and softball on the international scene, the English-speaking Caribbean Bahamas Softball Tournament (ECAST) has announced some changes to its structure will have an effect on its member associations, including the Bahamas.

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Special Olympics Bahamas partners with Aliv

SPECIAL Olympics Bahamas has partnered with Aliv to enhance the development of its initiatives to better prepare the athletes to represent the country on the international stage.

THE PRESSBOX: Painful Marino Memories

This has been a long time coming, I have to let it go at this point.


JACOBI Bain is the 4th seed in the Dr Oetker Junior Trophy main draw underway in Bucharest, Romania, May 20-28.

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Lady Truckers defeat the Lady Wildcats 11-3

Defending champions Johnson’s Lady Truckers and the C&S Hitmen opened the New Providence Softball Association’s 2017 season in different directions.

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Gibson Jr regains National Amateur golf title

RICHARD Gibson Jr, taking advantage of the home surface where he works, put the finishing touches on his four days of intense competition Saturday to regain the men’s title at the Royal Blue Golf Club, Baha Mar.

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Bahamas suffers 26-19 loss to Turks and Caicos

TEAM Bahamas was on the wrong side of history in regional rugby play over the weekend and suffered a home loss in the Rugby Americas North Cup Series.

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Jonquel Jones posts double double in Sun’s loss to Fever

THROUGH two games, Jonquel Jones has looked the part of the breakout star she was projected to be this season, but her Connecticut Sun are still searching for their first win of the year.

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AS the Silver Lightning’s eighth annual Thomas A Robinson Track Classic closed out the local club meets on Saturday, quarter-miler Michael Mathieu and high jumper Jamal Wilson led the performances.

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FOURTH QUARTER PRESS: A sports minister to stay the distance

WHILE the appointment of Michael Pintard as Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture has been met with mixed reviews - and even some calls for a ‘wait and see’ approach to his efforts - the Marco City MP has already started work with hopes of getting “a clearer sense of where we are going as a Ministry”.

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Top athletes shine in Guadeloupe

Anthonique Strachan, making her individual debut after running on the women’s 4 x 400 and mixed gender 4 x 400 metre relays here in the IAAF World Relays last month, led a list of eight Bahamians in action at the Guadeloupe Invitational.

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Young golfers in the lead

THREE of the top young players are sitting on top of the standings after the first two days of competition at two different venues in the Bahamas Golf Federation’s National Amateur Championships.

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Truckers to face wildcats in NPSA opener

ONLY four men’s and five women’s teams will make up this year’s package for the New Providence Softball Association when they hear the sound “Play Ball” on Saturday night.

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8th Annual Thomas A Robinson Classic on Saturday

THE Silver Lightning Athletics Club continues to honour one of the most iconic names in Bahamian track and field history as they prepare to host their annual meet this weekend.