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Jonquel leads her team into title series in WCBA

JONQUEL Jones’ offseason in China has seen her become one of the league’s most dominant players as she leads her team into this weekend’s Championship series.Jones leads the Shanxi Xing Rui Flames into the championship of the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association for a best-of-five matchup against the Beijing Great Wall.

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Lyford Cay International School hosts its 6th annual KPMG Football Fest

LYFORD Cay International School (LCIS) hosted its 6th Annual KPMG Football Fest last weekend.

NPBA: Giants, Mingoes in win column

THE Commonwealth Bank Giants and the University of the Bahamas Mingoes won the New Providence Basketball Association men’s division one double header played at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Monday night.In the opener, the Giants routed the Caro Contra

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BOWLINGCITY BOWLING LEAGUEDerrick Burrows of the Asurewin Pocket Pleasers was the most valuable player of the City Bowling League with a 648 high three game set on Monday night at Mario’s Bowling and Family Entertainment Centre.David Slat

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Thomas expects 'nothing but the gold' at Commonwealth Games

After turning in what he called a “disappointing” performance at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, Great Britain, last week, Donald Thomas has his sights set on winning the gold at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia,

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Bahamas First General Insurance sponsors 47th CARIFTA Games

BAHAMAS First General Insurance Company recently announced its sponsorship of the 47th edition of the CARIFTA Games scheduled for March 30 to April 2 at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium.Patrick Ward, Group President and CEO, presented a cheque

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AGM: BBFF executives return to office unopposed

LAST month, the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation hosted its annual general meeting and election of officers and all of the executives were returned to office unopposed.Joel Stubbs, who will head the federation for his second four-year term

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High School Track & Field Nationals start on Thursday

THE St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine will be out to defend their title as the Ministry of the Youth, Sports and Culture hosts the 29th edition of the National High School Track and Field Championships.

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Bodybuilders earn pro cards

Veteran Lorraine LaFleur and Jimmy Norius, along with Angelika Wallace-Whitfield, Tanya Moxey-Cleare and Enderich Rahming were the latest Bahamian bodybuilders to earn their professional cards in two different competitions over the last few months.

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Sir Durward: ‘I left the world a better place than I found it’

SPORTING icon Sir Durward ‘Sea Wolf’ Knowles, in his obituary, as he was laid to rest following his funeral service at the Ebenezer Methodist Church, penned the following words: “I can honestly say, I have lived a full life and I left the world a better place than I found it.”

High school basketball nationals all set

THE best high school basketball players in the island nation are set to showcase their skills at the third edition of the National High School Basketball Championships.

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Nashad named to All-Conference second team

IN his first season of NCAA Division II basketball, Bahamian college basketball star Nashad Mackey produced a number of career milestones and postseason awards.

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Mayaguana Police get together for fun run/walk race

IN collaboration with the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s 178th anniversary, the Mayaguana Police held their fun run/walk race simultaneously on Saturday morning.

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THE PRESS BOX: Cowboys’ wide receiving corps ‘desperately needs a facelift’

IN 2017, the Cowboys lacked any real speed on the outside offensively.

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Charlton lowers her national record in the 60m hurdles

Just as she started on Friday at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham, Great Britain, Devynne Charlton finished the IAAF World Indoor Championships on Saturday running the final of the women’s 60 metres hurdles in lane eight.