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Justin Roberts gets Arthur Ashe award

From the University of South Florida to Arizona State University, Justin Roberts has completed his collegiate eligibility by receiving the Southwest region Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award.

Fox and Seymour go head-to-head in Double A

LUCIUS Fox of the Montgomery Biscuits and Anfernee Seymour of the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp went head-to-head in the Double A Southern League to highlight recent activity from Bahamian baseball players in the minor leagues.

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Ricardo Smith to run for president of the NPBA

OVER the weekend, Ricardo Smith unveiled his plans and slate of officers who intend to run with him when he contests for the office of president of the New Providence Basketball Association this weekend.

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IAAF World Relays: Minister thanks the athletes

THE IAAF World Relays is an international relay sporting event hosted by the International Association of Athletic Federations.

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Wilson in tie for fourth place at 10th Shanghai Grand Prix

HIGH jumper Jamal Wilson, tied with two others for fourth place, was the only Bahamian to compete at the 10th Shanghai Grand Prix track and field meet after injuries to fellow competitor Donald Thomas and quartermiler Steven Gardiner kept them both out of action.

MMA: Silver stardom for Bahamian fighters

Bahamian fighters won a pair of silver medals at the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and the World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) Unified the Pan-American Open Championships of Amateur MMA.

Beach Soccer: Bahamas eliminated

THE Bahamas men’s national beach soccer team were eliminated in the quarterfinal of the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championships.

NPSA: Wildcats, Truckers win season openers

BOTH the new look Sunshine Auto Wildcats and the Commando Security Truckers picked up where they left off last year, winning the season opening games in the New Providence Softball Association 2019 season.

Ayton named NBA Rookie of the Year Award finalist

DEANDRE Ayton was named one of three finalists for the 2018-19 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Award.

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United States nets 3-2 victory over Bahamas

Team Bahamas lost its first match of the group stage but already secured its place among the quarterfinalists in the 2019 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championships.

MMA: Mixed results for Bahamians on day one

DAY one of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and the World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) Unified Pan-American Open Championships of Amateur MMA produced mixed results for Bahamian competitors thus far.

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Girls Empowerment Hoops Programme first of its kind in Bahamas

CARIBBEAN Sports Academy Basketball has launched a new initiative, aimed at the local development of young women in the sport.

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9th Annual Junior Rugby Festival all set for this weekend in Grand Bahama

FREEPORT Rugby Football Club (FRFC) is preparing to welcome teams from Cayman, Miami and Nassau for their ninth annual Youth Rugby Festival, starting today with play until May 19.

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Nassau Rowing Club prepares for 6th annual Learn to Row Summer Camp

BEGINNING the week of June 24, the Nassau Rowing Club is all set to hold its annual Learn to Row Summer Camp for the sixth year in a row.

Modified Pitch Softball League regular season kicks into gear

THE New Providence Modified Pitch Softball League continued its regular season over the weekend at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.