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Williams heads to Kenya for half marathon training

Oneil Williams is now en route to Kenya to resume his training and said this latest bout will be the deciding factor in his qualification for the IAAF Half Marathon Championships.

Hilltoppers get a glimpse of Dwight Coleby

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers’ coaching staff and fanbase got a glimpse of the impact graduate transfer Dwight Coleby expects to have on the programme this fall as he concludes his collegiate career.

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'Run in heats or there is no final'

By BRENT STUBBSSenior Sports Reporterbstubbs@tribunemedia.net HEAD coach Dianne Woodside-Johnson said it was her responsibility to put out the best team possible to represent the Bahamas at the 16th International Amateur Athletic Federation World Cha

Leashja Grant joins Lakehead Thunderwolves

By RENALDO DORSETTTribune Sports Reporterrdorsett@tribunemedia.netNational team standout Leashja Grant will continue her collegiate career in Ontario, Canada with the Lakehead Thunderwolves.After playing at the JuCo and NCAA Division I levels, US Vis

Junior women's team tips off against Costa Rica

By RENALDO DORSETTTribune Sports Reporterrdorsett@tribunemedia.netTHE Bahamas Basketball Federation Junior Women’s National Basketball team will continue their path toward qualification to more prestigious tournaments in the region, beginning with th

Shaquille Cleare heads to Swiss league

By RENALDO DORSETTTribune Sports Reporterrdorsett@tribunemedia.netFormer Texas Longhorn Shaquille Cleare is prepared to elevate his basketball career to the professional level in Europe.Cleare signed with BBC Lausanne of Championnat LNB League, the s

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Davis-Thompson: Some athletes selfish and self-centred

By BRENT STUBBSSenior Sports Reporterbstubbs@tribunemedia.net LONDON, England: Pauline Davis-Thompson was busy with her duties as a Councilwoman for the International Amateur Athletic Federation at the 16th IAAF World Championships. But it didn’t sto

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THE PRESS BOX: All eyes will be on Bears' QB Trubisky

As we edge closer to real football, and the start of the NFL season, we continue our division by division camp preview. This week we take a look at the NFC NORTH. • CHICAGO BEARS Training camp report dates: rookies (July 19) and veterans (July 26

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Gardiner: Why I didn’t run the heats in the 400m relay

LONDON, England: With his body taking a toll after his gruelling three rounds that culminated with a silver medal in the men’s 400 metres, Steven Gardiner said he informed the Bahamas management team that he would need more time to recover so he could run in the final and not the heats of the 4 x 400m relay.

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Team returns with medals - and things to learn

LONDON, England: The Bahamas’ 24-member team will return from the 16th International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) World Championships with a silver and bronze medals, three finalists, a national record and a two-way tie for 30th place on the medal table and a four-way tie for 22nd on the placing table.

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No crying over baton drop

LONDON, England: The baton dropped between the hand off with Carmiesha Cox and Janae Ambrose on the second exchange and the Bahamas team, featuring Devynne Charlton and TyNia Gaither, failed to complete their heat of the women’s 4 x 100 metres.

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Relay team tumbles out after Amertil clips runner

LONDON, England: The women’s 4 x 400 metre relay team didn’t get to finish their heat as Christine Amertil collided on the heel of another runner, tripped and fell, landing on her head, as the remaining members of the team Lanece Clarke, Anthonique Strachan Shaquania Dorsett watched in disbelief.

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Top dawgs didn’t show up as men miss relay final

LONDON. England: They had what was considered the “easiest” of the two heat, but the Bahamas men’s 4 x 400 metre relay team could not get out of the first round of the 16th IAAF World Championships.

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Lack of practice blamed as relay team disqualified

LONDON, England: The team of Warren Fraser, Shavez Hart, Sean Stuart and Teray Smith ran 39.35 for seventh place in their heat, but it didn’t matter as they got disqualified during the heats on Saturday at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium.

Team Bahamas performance round-up

LONDON, England: Here’s a look at how the Bahamas’ 24-member team performed at the 16th IAAF World Championships: