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It’s all systems go for Babe Ruth tournament

WITH the assurance from Prime Minister Philip “Brave” Davis that the new national baseball stadium will be completed in time, Babe Ruth Caribbean Region Commissioner Greg Burrows Sr confirmed that all systems are go for The Bahamas hosting the inaugural Babe Ruth Region Caribbean Championship and International Baseball Tournament.

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Hundreds reincluded in NIB pension payments

MYLES Laroda, the minister of state responsible for the National Insurance Board, says the Davis administration has reincluded hundreds of people who would otherwise have stopped receiving a pension because of a recent decision of the institution.

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EDITORIAL: Wrong time for hospital staff to take action

THE hospitals are full of COVID patients, we are in the middle of a surge that has already seen us have the record number of cases in a single day… and hospital staff are choosing this moment to stage industrial action.

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MASS SICKOUT HITS HOSPITALS: Workers strike over being omitted from ‘COVID payments’

SERVICES at public hospitals were severely affected yesterday by a sickout involving staff who have not received honorariums.

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Men’s national soccer team loses to Puerto Rico, 7-0

Team Bahamas was blanked for the third consecutive match in the opening round of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers for the CONCACAF region.

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Lester Brown Jr loses via 2nd round TKO

LESTER Brown Jr’s return to the ring ended in disappointment against a highly touted amateur prospect in his professional debut.

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Engineer chief eyes capital works boost

Bahamian construction industry professionals yesterday said they are hoping “significant” public infrastructure works will further boost the sector's output in 2021.

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Justin Roberts and Maginley stay alive in doubles

AFTER they both got eliminated the day before in their singles, Bahamian Justin Roberts and his close friend and long-time partner Jody Maginley from Antigua and Barbuda stayed alive in the men’s doubles in the Legacy Bank NWA Tennis Series.

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Oliver loses the first international bout of his career

TYRONE Oliver suffered a loss in the first international bout of his young professional boxing career.

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‘Reno’ gets busted lip ‘stitched right away’

TUREANO ‘Reno’ Johnson was on the verge of setting himself up for one of the greatest accomplishments in Bahamian boxing history. But that was thwarted by Mexican Jaime Munguia at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California, on Saturday night.

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Tureano Johnson loses by KO

Jaime Munguia caught Tureano Johnson with a vicious uppercut that severely gashed the Bahamian middleweight’s upper lip and led to a doctor’s stoppage. Munguia retained the WBO Intercontinental title and was awarded a sixth round knockout win over Johnson in Friday night’s DAZN Boxing main event at the Fantasy Springs Resort in Indio, California.

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PMH housekeeping staff demand - what about us?

STAFF members of the housekeeping department at Princess Margaret Hospital are complaining about feeling unsafe and also neglected by the Public Hospitals Authority as they go about their duties facing the possibility of contracting the COVID-19 virus.

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'Reno' Johnson vs Jaime Munguia tentatively set for October 24

A MUCH anticipated bout between Tureano Johnson and Jaime Munguia has a tentative date - October 24.

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Miller-Uibo shuts down season

In her second straight meet, Bahamian Olympian 400 metre champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo was unable to complete the finals of her event, prompting her to put a lid on the coronavirus-laden track and field season on Saturday.

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‘Sand Man’ now No.15 among title contenders

Amron Sands is now listed at No.15 among contenders for the North American Boxing Federation heavyweight title.

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'Utter madness': Drivers blast new jitney closure

Jitney drivers yesterday blasted the government’s decision to abruptly close the industry within weeks of its restart as “utter madness”, with police officers ordering passengers out of vehicles. However, Wesley Ferguson, the Bahamas Taxi Cab Union’s

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‘Reno’ Johnson: ‘I’m on my second leg of training’

FOR the past two weeks, Bahamian professional boxer Tureano ‘Reno’ Johnson has been in Hollywood, Florida, preparing for a proposed shot at the World Boxing Association’s super middleweight world title or at least his next fight on September 12.

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Antoan Richardson: ‘I was just brought to my knees in prayer’

WHEN Bahamian San Francisco Giants’ first base coach Antoan Richardson kneeled down during their exhibition game at Oakland on Monday night, it was primarily a decision to honour his deceased great-grandmother Dame Bertha Isaacs, a former Bahamian teacher, tennis player, women’s rights activist, politician and a former freedom fighter for social justice.

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New baseball stadium ‘will be very live with events’

The proposed plan for the development of the new Andre Rodgers National Baseball Complex will feature a stadium that includes opportunities for local baseball to take advantage of the stadium’s amenities.

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Miller-Uibo: ‘I am coping okay with this pandemic’

With the world of sports on hold due to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, Bahamian Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo and her husband, Maicel Uibo, are busy taking advantage of their makeshift training site at home in Clermont, Florida.

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