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Jones and Sun top Sparks 84-75 in Game 1 of WNBA semi-finals

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas had 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead a balanced Connecticut offence and the Sun opened the WNBA semi-finals with an 84-75 win over the Los Angeles Sparks last night.

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Bahamas to host Optimist Sailing Championships

Having represented the Bahamas in three previous international events, Joshua Weech is excited to lead the team in the competition at the Optimist North American Championships at the Nassau Yacht Club next weekend.

Bodybuilders ready for the CAC Championships

WITH 14 active pro bodybuilders on their list, Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation president Joel Stubbs said he anticipates that the numbers could increase at the Central American and Caribbean Championships October 11-14.

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UB Mingoes men’s soccer team lose 2 games

THE University of The Bahamas Mingoes men’s soccer side dropped two matches over the weekend in Daytona Beach in the team’s international schedule.

City Bowling kicks off season

THE City Bowling League kicked off its 2019-2020 season Monday night at Mario’s Bowling and Family Entertainment Centre with some outstanding scores being posted.

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Optimist Championships set for Nassau Yacht Club

AT one point following the destruction of Hurricane Dorian on Abaco and Grand Bahama, the Bahamas Sailing Association and the Bahamas National Sailing School had contemplated cancelling the 2019 Optimist North American Championships.

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WBA eliminator: Johnson to square off with Madiev

TUREANO Johnson is set to get back in the ring in short order and compete in the WBA eliminator for the middleweight title. According to Golden Boy Promotions officials, Johnson (21-2-1, 14 KOs) is scheduled to face Magomed Madiev (13-0-1, 4 KOs) wi

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Miller-Uibo and Gardiner in national fund-raising effort

A national fund-raising effort, in conjunction with the viewing of the performances of quarter-milers Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Steven Gardiner at the IAAF World Championships, is expected to take place at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium to assi

All-Star Classic to help raise funds for Dorian relief

WITH the teams preparing for the New Providence Softball Association’s postseason, the Bahamas Softball Federation is still unsure if the eventual fastpitch champions will get a chance to play in a national round-robin tournament this year.With two o

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Romad Dean to join Lions this fall

ROMAD Dean will continue his prep basketball career in Toronto, Canada.The former Tabernacle Baptist Falcon will join the Crestwood Prep Academy Lions this fall.Crestwood has competed in Canada’s National Preparatory Association since the 2017-18 sea

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Elle O’Brien 12th at the Marshall & Sterling League National Finals

RISING equestrian star Elle O’Brien shone brightly at the Marshall & Sterling League 2019 National Finals, held this week in Saugerties, New York.

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Sunshine Auto Lady Wildcats take NPSA pennant

DON’T look now but the Sunshine Auto Lady Wildcats have added another New Providence Softball Association ladies’ pennant to their collection.But manager Anthony Bullard said they will be more satisfied when they hoist the league’s championship crown

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Cybots are the champions again

THE Olivia's Guest House Cybots are the Bahamas Government Departmental Basketball Association champions again.The Cybots, coached by Wayde Watson, captured their third consecutive title Saturday night at the AF Adderley Gymnasium as they won the bes

IAAF Worlds: Ministry to fund $25,000

AS the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations prepares its 10-member team to travel to the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture revealed that it was only funding $25,000 of the BAAAs budget of $116,