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‘Kino’ Burrows retires from national basketball team play

Jaraun “Kino” Burrows has suited up in the black, aquamarine and gold on the court as a member of The Bahamas’ men’s national basketball team for the last time.

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Pre-register now for Diamond League Basketball Camp

“GONE, but not forgotten” are the words posted at the top of the banner to promote the Diamond League Basketball Camp for the late versatile athlete Jonique ‘Mini’ Webb and basketball coach Sherman Smith.

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Weir had a very ‘productive’ tenure as BLTA president

AS she demitted office, having served as president of the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association for the past two years plus, Darnette Weir revealed that she had a very “productive” tenure.

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QC sprinter Paige Stuart signs up with UB Mingoes

THE University of the Bahamas Mingoes have signed Queen’s College sprinter Paige Stuart for the upcoming fall semester.

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Gardiner obliterates Brown’s national record in the 300m

Add the Bahamas men’s national 300 metre record to the list of accomplishments for Steven Gardiner.

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Miller-Uibo has double dose of victory

IN her first meet since settling for the silver in the women’s 400 metres at the IAAF World Championships last October, Shaunae Miller-Uibo was back on the track with a double dose of world-leading performances in the 200 and 400 metres.

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Ayton looks to NBA restart as opportunity to make history

A rejuvenated Deandre Ayton looks ahead to the NBA restart at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida as an opportunity to make history.

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BLTA: Newton’s entire slate of officers elected unopposed

AFTER a landslide victory for the president’s post, Perry Newton’s entire slate of officers went in unopposed during the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s election of officers at the annual general meeting.

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Rodgers to run for president of BBA

One year after being elected as the new president of the Bahamas Baseball Association, Sam Rodgers and his executive team got all of the fragmented organisations to come back under one umbrella in 2017.Now, after serving his first four-year term in o

Jones, Smith on Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

POWER five NCAA Division I conferences continue to honour student-athletes for their work in the classroom and several Bahamians were among those recognised this week. The Big 12 announced their 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team which featured

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Sprinter Alexis Gray adjusting to pro career

NOW that she has graduated from Texas Southern University, sprinter Alexis Gray is making her adjustment to her professional career in athletics (track and field).After coming out in the fall 2019 with a degree in biology with a concentration in chem

COLUMN: Maybe it's time for an 'All Sports Matter' movement Bahamas

WHY can’t we have an “All Sports Matter” movement here in the Bahamas? Come to think about it, with everybody frustrated with all of the social ills, coupled with the lockdowns and curfews as a result of the coronavirus, one of the easiest ways to h

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Robinson left off 60-man player pool

KRISTIAN Robinson was noticeably left off the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 60-man player pool for the upcoming Major League Baseball season, but the club’s No.1 overall prospect will still have an opportunity to train under team supervision.

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THE PRESS BOX: 'Shaking off the rust from corona'

FINALLY, things are getting back to some form of normalcy, but that’s no excuse to go buck wild, throwing caution to the wind. Continue to practice and adhere to all social distancing protocols, remember our borders are open once again. Hopefully,

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Grand Bahama Football Association receives supplies to restart league in aftermath of Dorian

Whether you call it soccer or football, the game has gained a reputation as one of the world’s most popular team sports. With a history that dates back some three thousand years, football is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries - including The Bahamas.
On Grand Bahama Island, and throughout the country, the Bahamas Football Association has led the charge in making the game widely accessible to hundreds of young athletes.