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THE FINISH LINE: Ayton expected to be franchise player wherever he goes in the NBA Draft

I LIKE the position that Bahamian DeAndre Ayton finds himself in going into the National Basketball Association’s June Draft.Based on the order of picks determined on Tuesday night, Ayton can either remain in Arizona after he was one-and-done at Ariz

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THE Silver Lightning Track Meet that was scheduled for Saturday at the Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium has been postponed until further notice. The Silver Lightning Track Club apolog

Gold medal hopes for bodybuilders in Canada

FOUR men’s divisional champions from the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation’s Novice and Open Championships will be heading to Montreal, Canada, to compete in the IFBB Elite Pro this weekend.Accompanied by the federation’s honourees Leonardo

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Miami Marlins sign up Anfernee Seymour

ANFERNEE Seymour is back with the franchise where his pro baseball career began and has improved his play this season in his new surroundings.After being released by the Atlanta Braves (Florida Fire Frogs) on May 6, Seymour was signed by the Miami Ma

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Ayton fine candidate for Suns’ No. 1 pick in NBA Draft

We can speculate on a possible destination for Deandre Ayton when the NBA Draft takes place next month.

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Annual Junior International Rugby Festival begins on Saturday in Grand Bahama

FREEPORT Rugby Club is scheduled to host its eighth annual Junior International Rugby Festival May 19-20 in Grand Bahama at the club’s home field on East Settler’s Way.This year’s tournament will include sides from Key Biscayne, Florida, the Cayman I

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WNBA insiders project another standout season for Jones

SHE has yet to make a preseason appearance, but WNBA Insiders still consider Jonquel Jones one of the top players in the league and project her to have another standout season. WNBA.com posed questions to the league’s general managers to learn what

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Augustin-Fairellsigns up with topleague in France

ONE senior men’s national team member has progressed to the top league in France as his new club looks to bolster its roster for a playoff push.Jonathan Augustin-Fairell signed with JDA Dijon of LNB French Pro A as the league’s playoffs continue this


RESULTS of the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation’s 45th Annual Novice and Open Bodybuilding Championships, held at the Melia resort on Saturday night:

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Brianne making great strides for the Cougars

AFTER a rough transition in college life in her freshman year, Grand Bahamian Brianne Bethel is now making great strides as a member of the Cougars women’s track team at the University of Houston.

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Boston survives 42-point night by LeBron, down Cavs 107-94

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics withstood a 42-point night by LeBron James to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-94 last night and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

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Former bodybuilders honoured at 45th annual championships

DURING the 45th Annual Novice and Bahamas Open Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships, the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation honoured two of its outstanding former bodybuilders turned coaches and executives.

LETTER: Gambling houses sponsoring sporting events ‘does not send the right message to our youth’  

GAMBLING houses sponsoring sporting events is not in our national interest. It does not send the right message to our youth, who need to be taught that developing the content of one’s character, hard work and discipline in life are ideals to strive for above pursuing getting something for nothing or by chance.

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Swift Masters bring home right medals

SWIFT Swimming took four swimmers to the US National Masters Swimming Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana, over weekend.

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Kevin Major Jr, now a graduate from Seminole State College, has started his professional career and is off to a great start.