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Bahamian players all set for invitational tournaments

IT may not be in the highly publicised NCAA men’s basketball tournament, but several Bahamian players will have an opportunity to extend their postseasons at the Division I level.

BSF names open water swim team for CARIFTA

FOLLOWING the Mako 5K Open Water Swim at Long Wharf on Saturday, the Bahamas Swimming Federation has released the names of the swimmers who will represent the Bahamas at the XXXIV CARIFTA Swim Championships.

NCAA Division I Baseball: Bahamians in sweeps

THE NCAA Division I baseball season is underway and several Bahamian players were key in weekend sweeps for their respective teams.

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UB golfers turn in solid performance at first ever international competition

MIAMI SHORES, Florida – The University of the Bahamas’ golf team turned in respectable scores after the team’s first ever international competition against Johnson and Wales University and Keiser University at the Miami Shores Golf Course this weekend.

Bankers’ Athletic Association Fun Run & Walk on Saturday

THE Bankers’ Athletic Association is scheduled to hold its annual corporate fun run/walk race, starting from Goodman’s Bay at 6:30am on Saturday.

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Bahamas beats Turks and Caicos 6-1

Team Bahamas gave the home crowd many reasons to cheer with a dominant performance on the home pitch and former national team standout Nesley Jean got his first win in his new role as head coach.

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Joshua Murray wins 5K open water swim

JOSHUA Murray pulled away from Ricardo Jolly to win the Bahamas Swimming Federation’s Mako 5K Open Water Swim at Long Wharf on Saturday morning. Anya MacPhail tried to catch them both but fell short.

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UTEP Springtime: Rolle and Smith make their presence felt

IT was a good send off for Dreshanae Rolle, while Shakeem Smith made his presence felt over the weekend as the duo participated in the UTEP Springtime at the Kidd Field in El Paso, Texas.

CARIFTA SWIM TEAM: Stamp and Morley are replaced

THE Bahamas Swimming Federation has been forced to make an adjustment to the national team that will travel to Bridgetown, Barbados, over the Easter holiday to defend their title in the CARIFTA Swimming Championships.

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NCAA basket: Bahamian players fall short on ‘Selection Sunday’

FOR the first time in several years, no Bahamian players heard their respective programme’s name called on “Selection Sunday” as the field for the men’s basketball NCAA Tournament was announced.

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Conchman triathlon helps young Grand Bahamians get a fast start

FREEPORT, Bahamas — As part of their mandate to support organisations that focus on youth and sports, the GBPA Conchman Triathlon began their donations with the Grand Bahama Amateur Athletic Association (GBAAA).

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KPMG Youth Winter Championship - a great display of junior sailing talent

THE sixth annual KPMG Youth Winter Championship was held March 9-10 by Bahamas National Sailing School (BNSS) and Nassau Yacht Club (NYC) on Montagu Bay.

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Wolfpack’s second annual track and field meet dubbed a success

ALTHOUGH some of the top local athletes opted not to compete, the DTSP Wolfpack Track Club’s second annual track and field meet was termed a success at the Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium on Saturday.

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Breezes High Flyers top Aliv 95-86

THE New Providence Basketball Association got its best-of-five semi-final playoffs started at the AF Adderley Gymnasium over the weekend and there were no surprises in the outcome of the games played.

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Irving posts triple-double, Celtics top ‘Buddy’ Hield and Kings 126-120

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving had 31 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics overcome a 17-point first-half deficit and beat the Sacramento Kings 126-120 last night.