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Jasrado Chisholm reflects on historic season

JAZZ Chisholm’s historic 2020 season had several milestones and one primary lesson learned which he hopes will set the stage for a long career in Major League Baseball. “Trust your routine, 100 percent your routine. Everything has to do with what you do every day because your body reacts to what you do every day, so I learned that very quickly,” Chisholm said on the MLB Pipeline Podcast with Jonathan Mayo.

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Shaunae challenges World Athletics to take action on Naser doping case ruling

Shaunae Miller-Uibo may have been the athlete most impacted by Salwa Eid Naser’s doping rule violation and the Bahamian athletics icon spoke publicly to express her views on the controversial decision.

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‘Tank’ Williams becomes head trainer for Sarah Mahfoud

BAHAMIAN heavyweight boxer Sherman “Tank” Williams has transitioned to the sidelines for the first time in his storied career and became the head trainer for Sarah Mahfoud as she chases titles in women’s boxing. Mahfoud (10-0), the current IBF featherweight title holder, is set to face Amanda Serrano (38-1-1) on December 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada with Williams in her corner for the second consecutive fight.

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Mike Sands: ‘We have to get the message out about who is NACAC’

THE North American, Central American and the Caribbean (NACAC), in its bid to bridge the gap in all aspects of the region, hosted a virtual meeting with the media to ascertain the way forward and, in particular, the highly acclaimed CARIFTA Games as it reaches close to its 50th anniversary. The meeting was hosted by NACAC’s newly elected president Mike Sands and facilitated by Trinidad & Tobago’s journalist Kwame Laurence and local photographer Kermit Taylor and events manager Dianne Woodside-Johnson.

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Naser wins doping case on technicality

GENEVA (AP) — The women’s 400-metre world champion has avoided being banned for a doping rule violation on a technicality, according to a ruling published yesterday. The Athletics Integrity Unit said the charges against Bahraini runner Salwa Eid Naser for missed tests and filing failures were dismissed by an independent tribunal.

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Eugene Stuart takes pro volleyball career to top league in Romania

EUGENE Stuart is on the move to a new country and a new club in the second season of his pro volleyball career.

Professional Bahamian basketball players shine in Asia, Europe

IT was an active weekend for Bahamian basketball across pro leagues in Asia and Europe as several players made their season debuts and others had season-high performances.

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Tiger’s Hero World Challenge cancelled

Another major event on The Bahamas’ sports tourism calendar has been cancelled due to the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arthur joins Miami Marlins farm system

ANDRE Arthur became the latest Bahamian prospect to join the Miami Marlins farm system.

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Impressive showing for Albury and Believe Prep in Florida

DESPITE losing their first game of the pre-season, Deyton Albury and the Believe Prep Academy basketball team had an impressive showing at the Big House Complex in Tavares, Florida, over the weekend.

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BBF needs to secure at least $80,000

After missing out on the opportunity to host the second window of the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 Qualifiers in a bubble here, the Bahamas Basketball Federation will now have to secure at least $80,000 to send the men’s national basketball team off to compete.

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Rodgers stays put to launch new gym

WITH his relocation to Tampa, Florida, thwarted because of the coronavirus pandemic, Strikers Boxing Club’s coach Ronn Rodgers has decided to set up a new local boxing gym.

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Winning starts for Portugal pair

Both Bahamian pro basketball players in Portugal’s Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol (LPB) got off to winning starts in their 2020 regular season debuts.

Ruling could extend eligibility for student athletes

The NCAA’s Division I Council made a major announcement that could extend the eligibility of several Bahamian student-athletes that compete in the organisation’s winter sports.

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Breaking out

Prince Strachan continues his breakout junior season on the gridiron for John Carroll High School Rams.