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Nationals: Top tennis players secure their berths in finals

It will be a rematch between the Newman brothers in the men’s final of the Giorgio Baldacci National Open, while former Fed Cuppers Kerrie Cartwright and Danielle Thompson will meet in the ladies’ draw. The players all secured their berths in the semi-finals of the main draw of the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s weeklong tournament at the National Tennis Centre yesterday.

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SPORTS IN BRIEF

VOLLEYBALL NPVA POSTSEASON PLAY THE New Providence Volleyball Association has announced that on Wednesday night at the DW Davis Gymnasium, the Saints and the Crusaders will play a sudden death game to determine who will get fourth place in the men's pl

Roadrunners Track & Field Club’s 18th annual gala awards banquet

FOR the 18th consecutive year, president/head coach Dexter Bodie and his executive team took the time out to honour the accomplishments of their Roadrunners Track and Field Club at their gala awards banquet.

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RATTLERS RETAKE CLASSIC TROPHY

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net WITH the key big men on both teams fouled out, the CI Gibson Rattlers got a 1-2 punch from Lamont Armaly and Kristen Francis to win the Providence Holiday Basketball Classic for the first ti

Adam Johnson goes pro in France

IT has been a long and tedious journey with so many disappointments for Adam Johnson. But through Jaraun ‘Kino’ Burrows’ Raw Talent programme, Adam Johnson is now playing professional basketball in France. He has signed with Fos Provence Basket Club where he’s developing through their No.5 team, but according to Burrows, they anticipate that the 6-foot, 6-inch forward will get the chance to advance through the ranks very quickly.

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Deyton Albury enrols at Believe Prep Academy

AS he continues to work through the best offer for his collegiate experience, rising young basketball star Deyton Albury has enrolled at Believe Prep Academy in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Coming off a series of AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Tournaments in July and August as he reunited with his former Temple Christian Suns’ coach Jamal Smith and team-mate Garreth Edgecombe, Albury said he’s eager to showcase his talent for coach Kevin Jackson.

New sailing champions crowned in Best-of-the-Best Regatta

The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ second annual Best-of-the-Best Regatta concluded yesterday in Montagu Bay with three new champions crowned.

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Best-of-the-Best Regatta ‘an overwhelming success’

Despite the controversy that highlighted the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ Best of the Best Regatta, Minister Renward Wells said the four-day event over the weekend lived up to its expectations in Montagu Bay.

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Miller-Uibo, Gardiner don’t make nominees’ list for athlete of year

Unlike the two years, no Bahamian athletes made the list of nominees for the World Athletics’ 2020 Male or Female Athlete of the Year.

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‘Golden Girls’ celebrate 20 years

In a five-year span that began in 1995, collectively the team of Savatheda Fynes-Coke, Chandra Sturrup, Pauline Davis-Thompson, Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie and Eldece Clarke culminated the journey being crowned champions of the women’s 4 x 100m relay at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.

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Mikhail McLean making impact as assistant director of player development

AFTER suffering an injury, Bahamian basketball player Mikhail McLean thought his career was over.

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Walkover victory: Roberts and Maginley advance to semifinals

A positive test for the coronavirus by one of their opponents enabled Bahamian Justin Roberts and his close friend and long-time partner Jody Maginley to advance to the semifinal of the men’s doubles in the Legacy Bank NWA Tennis Series.

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U-17 girls secure berth in CONCACAF Championships

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net A lone goal from Keisha McCartney was all the Bahamas Football Association's under-17 girls national team needed to secure their berth in the Confederation of North, Central American and Car

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Garreth looks forward to the competition in college

After participating in a few Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketball Tournaments this summer, Garreth Edgecombe is eagerly looking forward to competing at the collegiate level.

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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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High jumper Donald Thomas eager to resume season next year

EVEN as a late bloomer in the sport, Grand Bahamian Donald Thomas has surged on top of the Bahamian chart as a high jumper, having won every medal possible except for the Olympic Games.

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Major fast tracks to 2022 Commonwealth Games

WITH the postponed 2020 Olympic Games that have been pushed back to next year in Tokyo, Japan out of his grasp, cyclist Jay Major is focusing his attention on his third appearance at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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Boilermakers’ Charlton, Cox open indoor season in fast lane

The Bahamian hurdle and sprint duo of Devynne Charlton and Carmiesha Cox kicked off their Purdue Boilermakers indoor season on Saturday as they competed in the 2017 Hoosier Open at the Gladstein Fieldhouse at Indiana University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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Bul Reg Regatta to hit Exuma on New Year’s Day

WITH the completion of the second annual Best of the Best Regatta, the focus of attention switches to Exuma for the Bul Reg New Year’s Day Regatta.

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Raw Talent: ‘Kino’ Burrows helping young players

ALTHOUGH he’s still competing at a high level in France, professional basketball player Jaraun “Kino” Burrows is doing his part to assist as many young players to realise their dreams of playing in Europe. Through his Raw Talent Group, which he formed in the summer of 2018, Burrows has been able to assist a number of players, including Dominick ‘Nado’ Bridgewater, Kenny Isnord, Adam Johnson and Briontae Riley to achieve their dreams.