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Top baseball players in home run derby

THE top baseball talent in the country will begin the new year competing for bragging rights and the title of home run king at the inaugural “Don’t Blink - Home Run Derby In Paradise.”Sixteen of the Bahamas’ pro baseball prospects and five visiting m

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Kerrie Cartwright to lead the field in BLTA Nationals

KERRIE Cartwright is confident that her Women’s Tennis Association’s rankings will help to booster her performance when she comes home to compete in the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s annual Giorgio Baldacci Open Nationals. The nationals is sched

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Jaron Cornish making a name for himself with Sea Wolves

JARON Cornish continues to make the most of his recent opportunities in his first season with the Stony Brook Sea Wolves men’s basketball programme.Cornish has set milestones in his last three games, most recently scoring in double figures for the se

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Stampers destroy Eagles Nest, Rockets beat Pros

A pair of blowouts highlighted play in New Providence Basketball Association play at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Monday night.

Schmidt, Boening surge to top of standings

HIGHLY decorated Olympian Robert Schmidt and his Brazilian teammate Henry Raul Boening came into the fifth Star Sailors League Final sitting in 22nd place in the standings, but after the first day of competition, they surged to the top of the list.

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Fr Marcian Peters Classic begins on Thursday

THE premier junior basketball tournament in the country returns this week. The Father Marcian Peters Basketball Classic is all set to host its 32nd edition at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium December 7-16.

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Boat owners agree not to sail with PM Thunderbird

ALTHOUGH his PM Thunderbird received permission from the Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Renward Wells to sail in the Best of the Best Regatta this weekend, a number of the A Class boats said they won’t be at the starting line this weekend if Rev Dr Philip McPhee sails his boat.

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'The Promise' prevails

A matchup between two of the top big men in all of NCAA Division I basketball - Arizona’s DeAndre Ayton and UNLV’s Brand McCoy produced in an overtime thriller.In the end, Ayton and the Wildcats scored a 91-88 win over the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels Saturda

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Tiger Woods headlines Hero World Challenge

TIGER Woods’ path on the comeback prowl was once again the main storyline to emerge out of the Bahamas this week at Hero World Challenge. Members of the field, including some the world’s top golfers competing at the Albany Golf Course, were not only

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Star Sailors League Finals officially starts with courtesy call

THE 2017 Star Sailors League Finals officially started last night with the opening ceremony at Government House. A delegation of 20 SSL representatives met with Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling in a courtesy call at 5.30pm.They then joined the

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Fowler rallies with 61 to win in Tiger’s return

Rickie Fowler delivered his best performance of the tournament when it mattered most and shot a blistering course record 61 (-11) on the final day to claim the 2017 Hero World Challenge title.

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NPBA: Giants, Stingers in win column

THE Commonwealth Bank Giants were on the right end of a blowout and the PJ Stingers withstood a late charge to score wins in the New Providence Basketball Association on Saturday night.

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Blazers and Bobcats visit Bahamas Bowl site ahead of big game

COACHES and administration from both participating teams in the 2017 Bahamas Bowl had an opportunity for their first site visit ahead of the December 22 matchup.

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Rickie Fowler rallies with 61 to win in Tiger Woods' return

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Rickie Fowler was the first player to offer a scouting report on Tiger Woods ahead of his celebrated return to golf, hinting that Woods was hitting it "way by" him in some of their matches in Florida.

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Hoffman builds 5-shot lead as Woods fades in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods fell behind early and never recovered. Charley Hoffman pulled away late and made himself hard to beat.