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Ayton posts double double, Buddy scores 19 in opener

OPENING night in the National Basketball Association’s 2018/19 regular season went in opposite directions for Bahamians Deandre Ayton and Chavano ‘Buddy’ Hield simultaneously on Wednesday night. While Ayton and the Phoenix Suns pulled off a 121-100 v

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Judo: Five Bahamians eliminated on day 2

Five more Bahamians made their exit on day two of the World Junior Judo Championships yesterday in the Crown Ballroom at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island.But D’Arcy Rahming Jr, one of the local coaches, said there’s still a glimmer of hope for

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THE FINISH LINE: More schools should keep records of their athletes' feats/achievements

WHILE interviewing coach Rupert Gardiner on Silver Lightning’s second annual William ‘Knucklehead’ Johnson Cross Country Championships that was held over the weekend, something came across my mind. I asked Gardiner if he remembered who won the battl

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CYCLING SAWYER IS FROM SPANISH WELLS IT was incorrectly stated that Lorin Sawyer is from Abaco in the cycling story that talked about his performance at the Caribbean Cycling Championships in The Tribune on Tuesday. Sawyer is actually from Spanis

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242 Colour Run rocks the streets of Nassau

THE 242 Colour Run graced the streets of Nassau for the sixth consecutive year on Sunday. The event attracted over 300 participants and scores of volunteers, all which ended up covered in sweat and colour.The event benefitted the Rotary and Rotaract

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Brazilians Zarif, de Almeida to attend SSL Finals

THE 2018 Star World Champions, Brazilians Jorge Zarif and Guilherme de Almeida, are expected attend the SSL Finals 2018 December 3-8.It’s tradition and one of the SSL Finals rules of admission that the current year Star World Champions are invited to

Cruise line Conchman Triathlon sponsor

THE Bahamas Paradise Cruise Lines (BPCL) has been announced as the sponsor of the 2018 GBPA Conchman Triathlon.

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JUDO: Russell, Bethel eliminated

Team Bahamas opened competition with its first pair of judokas on day one as the country hosts the World Junior Judo Championships.

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Ed Smith to serve as Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl honourary ambassador

ED Smith, who was a college All-American, the first native Bahamian drafted by an NFL club and played two seasons for the Denver Broncos, will serve as the 2018 Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl honourary ambassador.Smith is scheduled to speak at a press co

City Bowling League action

THE most valuable player (MVP) in the City Bowling League competition Monday night was the unstoppable veteran Sonith Lockhart of Carib Construction who mowed down the pins for a 257 second high game and a gigantic 700 high three game series. The run

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Chisholm makes debut with Salt River Rafters

JAZZ Chisholm got his first action for the Salt River Rafters and Lucius Fox continues to post promising numbers for Peoria Javelinas in Arizona Fall League play.Both players were featured this week by MLB.com.Chisholm went 2-5 in his debut against t


SAMMY Hunter has narrowed his NCAA decision down to his final three schools as he heads into his final season of prep basketball.Hunter announced via social media that he will decide between the Kansas State Wildcats, Ole Miss Running Rebels and the

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Caribbean Tip-Off Classic schedule released

SCHEDULES have been released as anticipation builds for the newest initiative in Bahamian high school basketball featuring the best in international and local talent.The Caribbean Tip-Off Classic, presented by the Bahamas Basketball Federation, Carib

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Let the games begin

Let the International Judo Federation’s World Junior Championships begin.

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‘Bahamas Showcase’ gets stamp of approval

MINISTERS of Sports and Tourism, Lanisha Rolle and D’ionisio D’Aguilar respectively, put their stamp of approval on the return of the ‘Islands of the Bahamas Showcase’ for the third time in November by participating in a press conference for the visiting teams in Baltimore, Maryland, last Thursday.