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BLTA: Junior tennis champions crowned

THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) Junior Tennis Nationals came to a successful end at the National Tennis Centre over the weekend.

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Water polo: Mantas 4th in Junior Olympic Qualifier

BAHAMIAN Mantas Water Polo joined with the North Houston Storm Water Polo Club and finished fourth at the Southwest National Junior Olympic Qualifier in Houston, Texas.

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Mantas water polo in National Junior Olympic Qualifier

BAHAMIAN Mantas Water Polo will embark on another historic initiative in their collaboration with a leading club in Houston, Texas.

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PETER YOUNG: Could Trump have been right after all and the virus leaked from a Chinese lab?

It is the international story of the week. Despite the earlier denials, evidence seems to be mounting that the COVID-19 virus could have leaked from China’s Wuhan laboratory rather than evolving naturally from animals to humans.

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Four sprinters qualify for championships

IN what turned out to be the biggest match-up of the 18th Star Performers Track Classic 2021 meet resulted in four sprinters attaining the qualifying standards for the World Athletics Under-18 and Under-23 Championships boys 100 metres.

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Freedom Farm has a new field thanks to ‘The Colonel’s Choice’

I have been involved with or watching sports my entire life and after becoming a father you can add coaching youth baseball to my resume.

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More than 100 apply to have criminal records expunged

MORE than 100 Bahamians have applied to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Committee so far for the year seeking to get their criminal records expunged, the committee’s chairman Paul Farquharson said yesterday.

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Davis, Bain and Roker sign with Helping Ballers Agency in Spain

A trio of Bahamian players have signed with a Spanish based agency this spring as they look to make the transition to pro basketball.

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Shamar Burrows named Dalhousie ‘Tiger of the Year’

CANADA’s Atlantic University Sport cancelled their 2020-21 basketball season, but one Bahamian player was still recognised by his programme for his work during the pandemic.

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Sprinters qualify for Under-20 Worlds, CARIFTA

SPRINTERS Carlos Brown Jr, Larcathea Cooper and Wanya McCoy all qualified for the World Athletics’ Under-20 Championships and a few others qualified for the CARIFTA Games at the Easter Track and Field Classic.

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Sprinter Denisha Cartwright named NSIC Women’s Track Athlete, Newcomer of Year

MINNESOTA State Mavericks’ junior sprinter Denisha Cartwright had a remarkable season that led to her being named the NSIC’s Women’s Track Athlete and Newcomer of the Year.

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COVID-19 pandemic causes early end to Bridgewater’s season in France NM3

DOMNICK Bridgewater’s season in France’s NM3 League came to an early end due to COVID-19, but he received the call-up for another promotion in the For-Sur-Mer Provence basketball system.

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Hudson in record book, athletes qualify for CARIFTA

Tarahj Hudson tossed his name into the record book, while Dion Desamour, Larcathea Cooper and Clinton Laguerra emerged as CARIFTA qualifiers during the inaugural Red-Line Classic at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium on Saturday.

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Roker posts double double, X-Men rout Axemen 99-76

IN his final season with the St Francis Xavier X-Men, Azaro Roker had a long-awaited opportunity to return to the court amid the COVID-19 pandemic and bid farewell to the programme’s legendary coach.

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Hudson and Mackey qualify again for postponed CARIFTA Games

TARHJ Hudson and Camitra Mackey both surpassed the qualifying standards for the postponed CARIFTA Games - again - at the Roadrunners 15th annual Dianna Lynn Thompson Classic on Saturday at the Thomas A Robinson National Stadium.

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Auto dealers brace for 70% orders fall

New car dealers are warning that the government’s tax earnings from the industry will be severely reduced with 2021 orders expected to be up to 70 percent off compared to pre-COVID levels.

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STATESIDE: The gloves are off for an embittered ex-president and those who turned against him

It’s just hard to resist the continuing saga of Donald Trump. A couple of things have happened in the past week that many foresaw but whose dramatic impact is nonetheless notable.

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Don’t ‘besiege’ courts with trade union election fights

A Supreme Court judge has urged Parliament to modernise The Bahamas’ industrial relations laws to prevent the judicial system from becoming “besieged” by trade union election battles.

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Moss clears personal best

It was a great start to the collegiate indoor season for jumper Daejha Moss and quarter-miler Megan Moss in two separate meets on Saturday.

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Teachers union president calls for educational year to be repeated

After seeing the results of the country’s national examinations, President of the Bahamas Union of Teachers Belinda Wilson is recommending that the Ministry of Education repeat the 2020 educational year and stop social promotion in schools.