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5th ‘Best of the Best Regatta’ winners are Susan Chase V, Running Tide, Captain Peg, Sassie Sue

THE fifth Best of the Best Regatta returned to Montagu for the first time in two years featuring the top sloop sailors in the island nation.

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Primary School Basketball Champions crowned

THE members of the Carlton E Francis girls’ basketball team knew that there was no better way to keep the memory alive of their beloved deceased coach Sherman Smith than winning the New Providence Public Primary Schools Sports Association mini basketball tournament.

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CARIFTA swim team named

AFTER an intense Last Chance Meet over the weekend at the Betty Kelly Kenning Swim Complex, Bahamas Aquatics selected and ratified a 39-member team that will represent the Bahamas at the CARIFTA Swimming and Open Water Championships.

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CCA: WE SHOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF BAHAMAS – Contractor reached out for help to son of top govt advisor

Baha Mar's main contractor asked the son of Perry Christie's top policy adviser to intervene when his father proposed changing The Pointe's Heads of Agreement over how many Bahamian construction workers would be employed.

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Contaminated oil a new blow to Andros power

A CONTAMINATED supply of fuel led to a new shutdown of a power unit in Andros as restoration efforts continued following the fire that severely damaged BPL’s North Andros Power Station last week.

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m/v Legacy freed, now docked at Arawak Cay

SUNDAY UPDATE: The m/v Legacy has been freed after it ran aground in waters near Egg Island off Spanish Wells last week and is now docked at Arawak Cay. The vessel reportedly managed to avoid taking on water during the incident.

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'Anyone who wants diesel able to buy it'

FOCOL Holdings chairman yesterday voiced optimism that "anyone who wants to buy diesel on this island can get it" even though "the majority" of petroleum retailers were said to have stopped sales of this fuel.

Sebas in ‘tax-free zip code’ Aeropost plan

Island Luck's co-founder yesterday said his Aeropost e-commerce platform will differentiate itself from rivals by adding freight-forwarding capabilities that employ a "tax-free zip code" to offer clients better rates.

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Joel Forbes breaks Chris Brown’s 800m national record

CHRIS 'Fireman' Brown said he was surprised that it took 25 years for his Bahamian men's national 800 metre record to be broken.

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Bran: 'Can't water out of stone' over health VAT

A former Democratic National Alliance (DNA) leader is blasting the Government's "misguided decision" to change the VAT treatment of health insurance claims payouts, arguing: "You can't get water out of a stone."

Bahamas Football Association regular season heats up

THE Bahamas Football Association continued its regular season action this week at the Roscoe Davies Developmental Center.

Mt Carmel senior boys 3-1 after 37-32 loss to Genesis Academy

COACH Wilton Johnson and his Mt Carmel Preparatory Academy Cavaliers senior boys’ basketball team’s winning streak came to an abrupt halt yesterday at the Hope Centre.

Insurer 'pauses' expansion on EU blacklisting fall-out

A Bahamian insurer yesterday said it has been forced to "pause'" further Caribbean expansion ambitions, adding: "We cannot stress enough the importance of getting off these blacklists."

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Rhema Otabor wins NCAA javelin title

NEBRASKA'S junior Rhema Otabor got the early lead and held on for a personal best and collegiate leading mark to win the women's javelin title at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas.

GBPA reforms critical as 'we're at the bottom'

A prominent Freeport attorney is today backing a Government takeover of the Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA), telling Tribune Business: "We're at the bottom and haven't moved for 20 years."

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'World has changed': IBCs taxed on foreign earnings

Bahamas-domiciled International Business Companies (IBCs) will have to pay tax on their overseas earnings from New Year's Day 2024 in an historic first for this nation, a senior official confirming: "The world has changed."

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'Hanging' no longer: PM affirms NIB rate increase

Private sector executives last night voiced relief that The Bahamas is no longer "hanging on this thing" after the Prime Minister confirmed a National Insurance Board (NIB) contribution rate increase will be implemented on July 1, 2024.

Carlton E Francis, CW Sawyer undefeated in mini basketball tournament

CARLTON E Francis and CW Sawyer finished undefeated in their five games played as the two days of the round robin segment of the New Providence Public Primary School Sports Association’s Mini Basketball Tournament closed out yesterday at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

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Yolett McPhee-McCuin and Rebels stun Stanford, reach first Sweet 16 in 16 years

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Sobbing as she received hugs from friends, family and administrators, Mississippi coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin tried to grasp the magnitude of her team's stunning win against top-seeded Stanford when someone reminded her there's more basketball to be played.

CWCO Backs Basketball Programmes

FOR the past 18 years young boys and girls between the ages of seven and 17 eagerly anticipate and enjoy the D-Squad Summer Basketball Camp.