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‘Reno’ Johnson: ‘I’m on my second leg of training’

FOR the past two weeks, Bahamian professional boxer Tureano ‘Reno’ Johnson has been in Hollywood, Florida, preparing for a proposed shot at the World Boxing Association’s super middleweight world title or at least his next fight on September 12.

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Bahamas set to compete in CONCACAF Qualifiers

GO TEAM BAHAMAS: The Bahamas men’s national football (soccer) team has qualified to compete in the CONCACAF Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup QATAR 2022.

FIBA World Cup Skills Challenge tryouts called off

THE Bahamas Basketball Federation far exceeded its total of participants for tryouts for the under-17 boys and girls Skills Challenge teams for next month’s International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Americas Region competition for qualification for the World Cup Skills Challenge.

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Dynamic duo continue to shine for Defenders Elite

The Bahamian talented young duo of Deyton Albury and Garreth Edgecombe continue to shine for the Defenders Elite basketball team at the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Tournament in South Carolina.

Shavaul Butters receives his first Division 1 offer

SHAVAUL Butters has begun to garner attention from major Division I basketball programmes and received his first offer of what is expected to be an active recruiting process.

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Zane is on the move again

BAHAMIAN pro basketball player Zane Knowles is on the move again this offseason.

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Simply the best: Miller-Uibo clocks personal best in 100m

Another pair of world leading victory performances, including a personal best in the 100 metres, was logged into Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s account at the Back to the Track: Clermont Series over the weekend.

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Sprinter Anthonique Strachan pulls off victory in 200m

AFTER recording a second and third place finish in her previous two meetings in the Velocity Fest Meet series in Jamaica, Bahamian sprinter Anthonique Strachan finally emerged to the top of the podium on Saturday.

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Steven Gardiner produces his fastest ever 200m opener

HE won his heat, but Bahamian world 400 metre champion Steven Gardiner produced his fastest 200m opener ever to finish in second place overall in the timed final of the men’s 200 metres at the Back to the Track: Clermont Series.

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Ayton flashes new aspect of his offensive game, ‘Buddy’ has led Kings in scoring

THE NBA restart has gone through two of three scrimmages at Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, and both Bahamian players at the NBA “clean site” appear ready to perform at a high level once the games count toward the record books.

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Shaunae wins Clermont Track Meet 100m with personal best

IT seemed as if Shaunae Miller-Uibo went back to her high school days at St Augustine's College as she competed in the 100 metres on Friday at the two-day Back to the Track: Clermont Track Meet.

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Ayton leads Suns to win on 22nd birthday

Deandre Ayton celebrated his 22nd birthday with a return to the court and led his Phoenix Suns to a win in their debut at the NBA’s season restart.

Antoan Richardson: ‘I was just brought to my knees in prayer’

WHEN Bahamian San Francisco Giants’ first base coach Antoan Richardson kneeled down during their exhibition game at Oakland on Monday night, it was primarily a decision to honour his deceased great-grandmother Dame Bertha Isaacs, a former Bahamian teacher, tennis player, women’s rights activist, politician and a former freedom fighter for social justice.

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PRESS BOX – Naughty: I got into a debate with a ‘Bronsexual’

I GOT into an interesting debate in the barber shop the other day.

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‘Buddy’ scores team high 19 off the bench in loss

Chavano “Buddy” Hield showed little signs of rust in his return to action as the Sacramento Kings made their debut in the NBA 2019-20 season restart.