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THE 2017 Atlantis Interdepartmental Basketball Championships is all set for 6:30pm today at Betty Cole Park, starting with a showdown between the coaches and managers. That will be followed by a 3-pt shootout at 7:15pm. Following that, the All-Star game will be played at 7:30pm.

Pintard pledges to refine subvention for elite athletes

MINISTER of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard pledged a more comprehensive approach as his ministry seeks to address the needs of each segment of the sporting community, ranging from elite athletes to the underserved youth of the inner cities

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THE PRESS BOX: Markelle Fultz trade may have 'ripple effect' on NBA Draft

SINCE the Boston Celtics agreed to trade the No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers for the No. 3 pick and future assets, as per ESPN... Markelle Fultz looks like he is heading to a new team, in the Eastern Conference, and the rest of the league needs

Minister makes his contribution to Budget Debate

SEVERAL significant initiatives took centre stage for Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard, as he addressed the impact his ministry will have on his administration’s budget.In his contribution to the 2017/18 Budget Debate yesterday,

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Coach says high jumpers Moss, Alcine 'will only get better'

CLAYTON Pritchard came to town and he liked what he saw from high jumpers Kyle Alcine and Daehja Moss as they competed in the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations’ Aliv Junior Nationals at the original Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadiu

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'You can expect great things' at the Nationals, says Katrina

Call her a woman of destiny because it seems as if no matter how difficult the setbacks she encounters, Katrina Seymour is still able to accomplish her goals along the way.From East Tennessee State University in her senior year, Seymour was able to c

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Palmetto Point Legends crowned champions in 9-12 age division

THE Palmetto Point Legends were crowned the Eleuthera Junior Baseball League of Rock Sound’s 9-12 divisional champions.

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THE Palmetto Point Legends were crowned the Eleuthera Junior Baseball League of Rock Sound’s 9-12 divisional champions.The Legends swept the Tarpum Bay Mosquitoes 2-0 in their best-of-three series recently in Tarpum Bay.In the best-of-three semifinal

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Devynne Charlton completes Big Ten major award sweep

DEVYNNE Charlton completed the Big Ten major award sweep, the conference office has announced. Charlton was voted the Big Ten Track Athlete of the Year for the outdoor season by the conference coaches, which gives her the award indoors and outdoors,

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Junior athletes meet qualifying standards

There were several qualifiers over the weekend for this summer’s International Amateur Athletic Federation World Under-18 Championships, the Commonwealth Youth Games and the Junior Pan American/NACAC Championships as the Bahamas Association of Athlet

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STEVEN Gardiner, in his preparation for his return home for the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations’ Aliv National Open Championship this weekend, pulled off another victory.As the lone Bahamian competing in the Stockholm Diamond League on F

Wins for Lady Hitters and Elite Warriors

THE New Providence Softball Association continued its regular season action on Saturday night at the Banker’s Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex with the Lady Hitters and the BTC Elite Warriors both winning big. The Lady Hitters won 11-6 ov

Record number of participants in 'Super 60 Showdown/Hot 100 Bahamas Showcase'

INTERNATIONAL Basketball Academy Bahamas set several new initiatives in place for this year’s annual showcase and it led to a record number of participants.IBA, in conjunction with Get Me Recruited (GMR), hosted the 2017 “Super 60 Showdown/Hot 100 Ba

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Jones and Sun hand Lynx their first loss of the WNBA season

JONQUEL Jones continues her torrid pace in posting stellar numbers and her performance over the weekend led the Connecticut Sun to their latest win and a .500 win-loss record on the season.Jones finished with 16 points, eight rebounds, four blocks, f

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Team Bahamas shines at NACAC Age Group Championships

THE Bahamas’ team to the first NACAC Age Group Championships in Trinidad & Tobago will return home from some good performances at the Hasely Crawford Stadium over the weekend.