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Gas tanker hit by super-yacht sinks off New Providence

A GAS tanker sank off the coast of New Providence on Friday after it was “rear-ended” by a 207-foot super yacht.

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AG’s office to investigate gas tanker sinking liability

THE Office of the Attorney General will investigate the environmental liability attached to a collision at sea that resulted in a gas tanker sinking off the coast of New Providence.

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Biden takes the helm as president: 'Democracy has prevailed'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that "democracy has prevailed" as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.

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BAARK: Ministers lending their full support to inaugural Potcake Golf Tournament

NEITHER may be able to be competitive on the course, but both Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Mario Bowleg and Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Clay Sweeting are lending their full support to the inaugural Potcake Golf Tournament.

Junior Pan Am Games: Athletes on track

SWIMMERS continued their success in the pool while athletics opened competition at the inaugural Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia.

Ceremony for Crystal Cruises sailing on Saturday

CRYSTAL Cruises, in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation, will host a homeporting inaugural ceremony in Nassau to celebrate the first sailing of the Crystal Serenity on Saturday.

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IBA to launch inaugural Grassroot Youth Basketball League

AFTER an exciting draft day over the weekend, coach Denykco Bowles said they are all excited about the launching of the International Basketball Academy’s inaugural Grassroot Youth Basketball League next weekend.

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FRONT PORCH: Trump skulked away but America’s difficult days remain

Yesterday’s inauguration of Joseph Biden Jr was welcomed by millions in America and around the world relieved and gladdened at the departure of the most vicious and divisive President in modern America, who incited, fuelled and epitomised the forces of white Christian nationalism, the great original stain and sin of the American Republic.

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Adventure of the Seas set for inaugural voyage from Nassau

AFTER a 50-year relationship with The Bahamas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line has resumed sailing and will sail from Nassau during its inaugural homeport voyage on Saturday.

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Inaugural Flamingos Women’s Golf Club 242 9-Hole Golf Tournament hailed a success

THE inaugural Flamingos Women’s Golf Club 242 9-Hole Golf Tournament was such a success that both the organisers and the participants are looking forward to the next event.

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Triathlete Ralph Wood III all set for inaugural Jr Pan Am Games

TRIATHLETE Ralph Wood III and several members of the swim team will be the first Bahamians to participate in their respective disciplines when competition begins at the inaugural Junior Pan American Games this week.

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A COMIC'S VIEW: The epidemic of fake news

I recently had a chance to have a candid and very informative conversation with Dr Duane Sands on ‘Talking Heads’ on Kiss 96 FM, a talk show I co-host with my better half Mary Jane, who you all know from mid-days on our sister station Y-98.

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CEO: Home port will benefit Bahamas

ROYAL Caribbean Cruise Line set sail from Nassau during its inaugural homeport voyage on Saturday.

Battle 4 Atlantis to give tourism boost

The two Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament will bring a combined 7,000 visitors to The Bahamas over the Thanksgiving period, creating “exponential” tourism benefits for the country.

Jr Pan Am: Swimmers reach the B Finals

TEAM Bahamas opened competition at the inaugural Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Colombia, with the triathlon and swimming events first on the schedule.

Olympics are done, time to focus on Panam

WITH the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games over and done with, the4 Bahamas Olympic Committee is now concentrating on putting together the team to represent the Bahamas at the inaugural Junior Pan American Games.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: The light of hope shines again as shameful Trump leaves the stage

ON Wednesday, a huge weight was lifted off the shoulders of the world. Donald Trump left Washington.

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More than 800 track and field athletes get set for inaugural Red-Line Classic

MORE than 800 athletes are expected to participate in the inaugural Red-Line Athletics Track Classic all set to be held on Saturday under the patronage of St Augustine’s College principal Sonja Knowles.

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NACAC planning inaugural track and field circuit

WHILE they continue to negotiate the possibility of establishing their home in the Bahamas, the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association is putting the finishing touches on their inaugural NACAC Track and Field Circuit that will begin next year.

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‘Buddy’ not defending 3-pt title

Chavano “Buddy” Hield will not return to defend his Mtn Dew Three-Point Contest title at NBA All-Star Weekend 2021. The reigning champion in the event was not listed among the six-player field announced by the league yesterday.