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Results: Financial Bowling League

THE top scorer in the Financial Bowling League competition on Wednesday night at Mario’s Bowling and Family Entertainment Center was Sonith Lockhart of Rubis Oil Stars with a 624 high three game set. The runner-up was Tyrone Knowles of Leno Corpora

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'Lonnie' Greene reflects on his career

ROLANDO ‘Lonnie’ Greene is grateful to have been afforded the opportunity to move from one head coaching job in college track and field to another.In his transition from Purdue University to the University of Kentucky, Greene intends to continue to s

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Bain Jr selected for 2018 Class ofthe Howard University Hall of Fame

ARNOLD F Bain Jr, a Bahamian who had a stellar track and field career at Howard University in the 1960s, has been selected for inclusion into “the 2018 Class of the Howard University Hall of Fame as a member of the 1968/1969 track and field team.”Bai

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Youth Olympics: Track athletes don't fare so well on day 1

DAY one of the track and field competition at the third Youth Olympic Games didn’t turn out the way the Bahamian athletes expected in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shaun Miller, the first to taste competition yesterday, had to settle for ninth place in t

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Sports Magazine pays tribute to the late Sir Durward Knowles

THE Sports Magazine, the Bahamas’ only complete sports publication, has just released a commemorative issue paying tribute to the late Sir Durward Knowles on the anniversary of his 100th birthday which is November 2. Sir Durward was the first Olympic

Fixer says he made cash payment in college hoops scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — A government witness at a college basketball corruption trial testified yesterday that he made a secret $40,000 payment to the inner circle of a North Carolina State recruit through an assistant coach at the school.Testifying in feder

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Coach: 'We are looking forward to a good fight'

After losing 3-0 in their opening game of the CONCACAF Nations League qualifying tournament to St Lucia last month, Antigua and Barbuda is in town, hoping to take their frustration out on the Bahamas.The Bahamas, coming off a 4-0 loss to Belize last

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THE FINISH LINE - BAAA elections: Whoever wins, let's 'work for the common good'

SO it’s shaping up to be a battle between two incumbents as the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations gets ready for its election of officers. So far, Rosamunde Carey has logged her intentions of pursuing her second term in office as the firs

Youth Olympics: Bastian 23rd overall in 200m breast

IZAAK Bastian continued to carry the flag for Team Bahamas at the Summer Youth Olympic Games with competition in his signature event yesterday.Bastian finished seventh in heat three of the men’s 200m breaststroke in 2:22.37 seconds at the third editi

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Arizona Fall League: Chisholm, Fox win on opening day

LUCIUS Fox and Jazz Chisholm continue their 2018 season in the Arizona Fall League and their respective clubs took wins on opening day yesterday.Fox hit leadoff for the Peoria Javelinas and finished 2-5, with two stolen bases and two runs scored in a

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Silver Lightning Track Club to honour 'Knucklehead'

FOR the second consecutive year, the Silver Lightning Track Club will honour the country’s oldest national track record holder when the William ‘Knucklehead’ Johnson Cross Country Championships takes place Saturday at the Bahamas Golf Federation’s Dr

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Deandre Ayton named in NCAA corruption trial

At the federal trial into NCAA corruption, Phoenix Suns centre Deandre Ayton was named as one of several current or former players to receive improper benefits.According to Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports, Adidas AAU coach and consultant, TJ Gassnola, wh

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Stubbs earns pro card

In making the adjustment in training with her coach/husband Glen Stubbs to produce a “complete package,” Grand Bahamian Tammy Stubbs returned to Canada and became the latest Bahamian bodybuilder to receive her professional card.

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Buddy Hield scores 22 in Kings’ win, Ayton cans 18 for Suns

BOTH Buddy Hield and Deandre Ayton led their respective teams in scoring Monday night wins as the NBA preseason continued.

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Bastian finishes 8th in 50m free heat, doesn’t advance

IZAAK Bastian returned to the pool yesterday to compete in heat seven of the men’s 50m freestyle at the third Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.