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Tureano Johnson claims NABF Middleweight tile

An overwhelming performance from Tureano Johnson earned the Bahamian pro boxer the NABF Middleweight title as he regained his status among the elites in the division.

Nigerians, Hoyas in Summer of Thunder

The inclusion of the Nigeria men’s national team and the Georgetown Hoyas, coached by Hall of Fame NBA centre Patrick Ewing, and the introduction of the ladies’ division will make the 2019 edition of the Summer of Thunder one of the most exciting to

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Patricia 'Pattie' Johnson basketball camp a success

FOR the past 20 years, Patricia ‘Pattie’ Johnson, organiser of the Bahamas’ most outstanding female high school basketball camp, has staged her free-for-all summer basketball camp at the HO Nash Junior High School. Designed for boys and girls of all

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THE PRESS BOX: Cousins ready to 'boogie' in LA

SINCE DeMarcus Cousins stepped foot in the league, it was obvious that he was one of the most talented big men. And his prior experience playing with Anthony Davis and Rajon Rondo in New Orleans was a major factor in him coming to the Lakers after h

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Fox one step away from Major League Baseball

LUCIUS Fox has made another progression in the Tampa Bay Rays organisation, and is now just one step away from Major League Baseball.The 22-year-old shortstop was assigned to the Durham Bulls, the Rays’ AAA affiliate based in Durham, North Carolina.

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Hooping by the Park Tourney starts on August 1

JABARI Wilmott liked what he saw in the first edition of his brainchild Hooping by the Park Basketball Tournament at the Freedom Park in Fox Hill. So did a number of sponsors who have all returned to support the former basketball player in this year’

Mario's Mixed Doubles Bowling Tourney heats up

Competition in the Mario’s Mixed Doubles Bowling Tournament continued Wednesday night at Mario’s Bowling and Family Entertainment Centre where teams of one male and one female are competing over a six-week period for a 1st place prize of $1,000, seco

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Marlins excited about addition of Lewis

THE Miami Marlins are excited about the addition of Ian Lewis and the prospect of recruiting more Bahamian talent, while Lewis is intent on setting an example for local players looking to follow in his path. “It [Bahamian baseball] is slowly growing

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Bahamas in win column

TEAM Bahamas closed out the group stage with a win at the Caribbean’s qualifier for the Little League World Series.

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‘Reno’ to face Irishman in ‘critical’ title fight

Just hours away from what he considers a career-defining fight, Tureano Johnson is primed to claim the North American Boxing Federation middleweight title.

Lack of funding: Pan Am U-20 team may not be able to travel

A LACK of funding and subsequent travel issues are once again prohibiting some of the top junior athletes in the country from participating against international competition.

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Wilson’s academic, athletic career uncertain as a result of visa issues

ANOTHER Bahamian student athlete faces uncertainty in his academic and athletic career due to visa issues.

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12-man water polo team named

BAHAMAS Aquatics has selected a 12-member team to represent the Bahamas at the Union Americana De Natacio (UANA) IV Pan American Youth Men’s and Women’s Water Polo 17-and-under Championships, scheduled for the National Aquatic Centre in Balmain, Couv

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Miller to oversee day-to-day operation of six sports at the Pan Am Games

WHEN the XVIII Pan American Games is held in Lima, Peru from July 26 to August 11, there will be at least one Bahamian making a significant contribution to its success behind the scene. Wellington Miller, the immediate past president of the Bahamas

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Bahamas suffer 6-0 loss to Cuba in Little League tourney

The Junior Baseball League of Nassau team representing the Bahamas at the 2019 Caribbean Zone Little League Tournament in Willemstad, Curacao, suffered a heartbreaking 6-0 loss to Cuba yesterday. Unfortunately, the JBLN players didn’t have an answer