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Bahamas earns 'Best Team Trophy' at Ocean State Judo Championships

LED by Jasmine Russell, the Bahamian national team competed this weekend at the annual Ocean State Judo Championships, held in Providence, Rhode Island, bringing home the coveted best team trophy.The Ocean State is one of the USA’s best tournaments o

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Bewildered inside the hospital

This week, I went to the Princess Margaret Hospital to visit a patient. When I entered the lobby, I was greeted by a very pleasant, helpful security guard. I said I was there to see a patient and was asked his name and when he was admitted. I had his name but was unsure about when he was admitted. The security guard let me pass and directed me to Accident & Emergency.

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Hunter: 'The recruiting process has been a learning experience'

FOLLOWING a busy summer recruitment period, Sammy Hunter heads into his final season of prep school in Canada and his NCAA decision could be coming in early 2019.“Maybe sometime after January. My family and I are still thinking about it,” Hunter said

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Airbus Perlan Mission II glider reaches 76,000 feet to break own altitude record

For the third time in a week, Airbus Perlan Mission II has set a new world altitude record for a glider, this time soaring the engineless Perlan 2 to 76,124 feet, in the process collecting vital data on flight performance, weather and the atmosphere.

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Bahamian group in cruise port proposal

A 50-plus Bahamian investor group has submitted a proposal to take over management of Nassau’s cruise port as part of wider plans to grow the capital’s tourism industry.The group, which first proposed a “cultural village” development for Arawak Cay u

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Two rescued from disabled vessel

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescued two boaters last Thursday after their vessel broke down.Jerome Burrows, 37, and Sasha McPhee, 37, left Riverwatch Marina in Stuart, Florida around 9.30am on Wednesday heading for Abaco. A relative called the U

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Puerto Rico welcomes teams for Centro Basket

The road to qualification FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2019 begins in earnest tonight for team Bahamas.

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Property tax U-turn played to the privileged, says Davis

OPPOSITION leader Phillip Davis yesterday slammed the Minnis administration’s over its recent decision to revert to the previous definition of owner-occupied properties, arguing that this was a “stark contrast” to the treatment of Bahamians.

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CONCACAF U-15 SOCCER: Bahamas girls suffer 3-2 loss to Guyana

THE Bahamas suffered a heartbreaking loss yesterday and remained winless at the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Girls’ Under-15 Championship.The Bahamas surrendered a second-half lead to Guyana in

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Realtors applaud property tax U-turn as Turnquest seeks to clarify position

THE government’s decision to revert to the previous definition of ‘owner occupied’ properties may have saved ‘hundreds of millions of dollars’ in real estate value and helped to preserve investor trust in The Bahamas the Bahamas Real Estate Associati

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Turnquest U-turn over property tax increases

THE government intends to revert to the previous definition of owner-occupied properties that was in effect up until June of this year, Finance Minister Peter Turnquest said yesterday.

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Fox Hill children get free shoes thanks to Wildcats

THE Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball programme launched their Big Blue Bahamas Tour with a community outreach initiative.The Wildcats partnered with Samaritan’s Feet International to conduct a free shoe distribution to children in the Fox Hill area

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CONCACAF U-15 SOCCER: Bahamas falls 2-0 to St Lucia

TEAM Bahamas is off to an 0-2 start at the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Girls’ Under-15 Championship.The team lost 2-0 to St Lucia yesterday in the second preliminary at the IMG Academy campus

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CONCACAF: Bahamas suffers 4-1 loss to Cayman

IT was an unfavourable start to the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Girls’ Under-15 Championship.The Bahamas suffered a 4-1 loss to the Cayman Islands in their tournament debut yesterday at the IM

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Big Blue Bahamas Tour at Atlantis

IN just over a week, the focus of the NCAA basketball preseason will shift to the Bahamas as the University of Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball programme and ESPN are hosted at the Atlantis resort.The Wildcats began practices last weekend for the B

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Freedom Farm U-12 all set for Cal Ripken Baseball World Series

FREEDOM Farm Baseball League will continue its summer of international competition in the Under-12 division.The team is set to compete in the Cal Ripken Baseball World Series (Major/70) August 3-11 at BallParks of Americas Field in Branson, Missouri.

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Bahamians team up at Water Polo Junior Olympics

BAHAMIAN water polo players continue to progress through the preliminary rounds at the USA Water Polo National Junior Olympics.

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Team named for CONCACAF girls' U-15 championship

THE Bahamas Football Association has released the names of the players selected to represent the Bahamas at the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football 2018 CONCACAF Girls’ Under-15 Championship.The tournament, sche

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Team Bahamas set for USA Water Polo Junior Olympics

SAEQUAN Miller, Gabriel Sastre, Alexander Turnquest, Nicholas Wallace-Whitfield, Gabriel Encinar, Damian Gomez and Thor Sasso have all been afforded the opportunity to travel to San Jose, California, to compete in the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics.T

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Bahamas Jaguars take the spotlight in Texas

A TEAM made up of local and foreign-based Bahamian players have had an impressive run on the AAU summer basketball circuit.The Bahamas Jaguars, led by St George’s head coach Darrell Sears, captured their respective bracket championship of the George