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Jones looks forward to star-studded Euroleague roster this offseason

DESPITE a disappointing conclusion to the WNBA season, Jonquel Jones has a star-studded Euroleague roster to look forward to this offseason.

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Gabriel Sastre Jr takes his water polo game to Argentina

THE Bahamas Mantas Water Polo Club continues to create new milestone opportunities for its student-athletes as their international network expands.

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Team Bahamas all set for League of Nations

After watching the success of its beach soccer programme take off over the last few years, the Bahamas Football Association will now switch its attention back to its once vibrant grass soccer programme.

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A Day on The Links for 1st Generation UB students

Inaugural President’s Golf Classic and Spa Day at Baha Mar

UNIVERSITY of The Bahamas (UB) has forged a partnership with the Baha Mar Resort Foundation to host a day on the links to raise funding for first-generation university students and grow the university’s endowment as it strengthens connections with alumni, donors and friends. The University Endowment is to realise the vision of the University of The Bahamas for all time in the future.

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Vincent Strachan elected president of BABF again

FOR the second time in four months, Vincent Strachan has been elected as the new president of the Bahamas Amateur Boxing Federation. This time, he did it with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) representative present.

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RESULTS: Bahamas Cycling Federation’s National Time Trial Championship

THE BAHAMAS Cycling Federation hosted its National Time Trial Championship (22 miles) out west over the weekend.

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Miller-Uibo: ‘I’m living out my dream’

Shaunae Miller-Uibo can best be remembered as the star track athlete at St Augustine’s College who grew in stature as a CARIFTA Games champion right before our eyes. We’ve watched as she has excelled as an IAAF Youth and Junior, Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games gold medallist.

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Mingoes, teams get ready to rumble

THE University of the Bahamas athletics programme introduced its teams as the Mingoes prepare to contest the 2018-19 season.

Knowles-Tener, Strachan make season debuts

IT was a breakout game for Mike Strachan and a new programme for Rondre Knowles-Tener as the former high school teammates made their season debuts in NCAA football last weekend.

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AID Clay Court Championships: Finalists awarded

THE 26th annual AID Clay Court Championships recently concluded at the Gym Tennis Club in Winton Meadows with the presentation of awards to all finalists.

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Cynthia Rahming 5th at Santo Domingo Pan American Open

NATIONAL judo champion Cynthia Rahming (under 57kg) defeated athletes from the Dominican Republic and Canada before losing in the medal rounds to gain a fifth place finish at the Santo Domingo Pan American Open.

Moss, Smith one win away from the title in Dominican Summer League

KEITHRON Moss and Courtney Smith are now one win away from a championship title in the Dominican Summer League while several other Bahamian players are set to begin their playoff runs in the minor leagues this week.

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‘We knew this one was going to be spectacular’

BRUSSELS, Belgium — There’s nothing like having your family support when you are competing. For double national 200/400 metre national record holder Shaunae Miller- Uibo, she gets an extra boost whenever she can look into the stands and see her husband and parents there cheering for her.

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NCAA Football: Ferguson gets first start, Saunders posts his first score

NCAA Division I football officially kicked off last weekend and several Bahamian players had active season debuts for their respective universities.

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Clarke ends her summer tour on a high note

Bahamian No. 1 ranked female player, Sydney Clarke ends her summer tennis tour on the ITF Junior Circuit on a very high note with two singles titles and one doubles title. She also had one runner-up singles finish and a pair of runner-up doubles appearances