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Roberts, Newman advance to main draw

BIRTHDAY boy Justin Roberts and Davis Cupper Baker Newman advanced to the main draw of the respective tournaments they are competing in this week in the United States and the Dominican Republic.

Abaco Tennis Association in the spotlight

THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) will be highlighting tennis development in the Bahamas over the upcoming weeks.

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Mother of eight getting ready to run Marathon Bahamas

A RETIRED mother of eight is gearing up to participate in Marathon Bahamas in January.

Avengers’ Greg Taylor City Bowling League MVP

THE most valuable player (MVP) from the City Bowling League competition last night was Greg Taylor of the Avengers with a 256 high game and a 604 high three game set.

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Bucket knock off Rockets 85-79, Stingers stop Rockets 94-78

THE New Providence Basketball Association’s double header on Monday night at the AF Adderley Gymnasium saw the Aliv Bucket and the PJ Stingers emerge victorious.

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Angels upset Saints 87-71

THE New Providence Women’s Basketball Association hosted two games on Saturday as the season officially got underway at the DW Davis Gymnasium.

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Buddy Hield, Deandre Ayton matchup 'can motivate aspiring Bahamian athletes'

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - Ahead of their historic matchup, Buddy Hield and Deandre Ayton placed the first NBA regular season meeting between the two into perspective, hoping to serve as motivation for the development of Bahamian basketball.

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Suns rout Saints, 73-41

IT was a lopsided Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools senior boys’ basketball affair as the Temple Christian Suns delighted their home crowd yesterday with an impressive 73-41 rout over the visiting Kingsway Academy Saints.

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Boxer Amron Sands reflects on undefeated season

Amron Sands had a spectacular showing in 2018, going undefeated in all five fights as a professional heavyweight boxer based out of Orlando, Florida.

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Anfernee Seymour Baseball Clinic

ANFERNEE Seymour shared his experience as a professional baseball player during a clinic at Freedom Farm over the weekend.

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THE PRESS BOX: Popcorn for ‘one interesting offseason’ in NFL

A five-yard run in the first quarter gave the 41-year-old Patriots QB Tom Brady 1,000 yards rushing on his career and he became the oldest player to achieve the milestone since 1970.

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Star Sailors League Finals in Montagu Bay this week

FROM wily old sea dogs to the latest fresh-faced talent, the top talent in our sport will take to the warm, azure blue waters of Nassau’s Montagu Bay this week for the Star Sailors League Finals, to determine the world’s greatest sailor - the ‘star’ of sailing.

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Jon Rahm wins the Hero World Challenge

SPANISH pro golfer Jon Rahm made his first appearance at the Hero World Challenge one of the best performances of his young career and produced his third title of the season.

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‘AIN’T NO STOPPING US NOW’: Winners take spotlight at National Sports Awards

Shaunae Miller-Uibo moved one step closer to earning a hat trick in athletics when she was named the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture’s Prime Minister Female Athlete of the Year on Saturday night at the gala national awards ceremony at SuperClubs Breezes.

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Bahamas Bowl matchup all set

THE matchup is set for the 2018 Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl and both programme’s had an opportunity to conduct a site visit ahead of the game as they begin to galvanise support for the holiday season contest.