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Ollen Smith looks to get Bahamian prospects in Canada prep basketball

Ollen Smith plans to use his platform at the coaching level to help facilitate the transition for Bahamian prospects to the constantly developing Canadian prep basketball scene.

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Rhema Otabor Junior Female Athlete of Year

OTABOR’S 2021 season featured milestone accomplishments in the javelin at both the collegiate and international levels.

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Wendell Miller - Junior Male Athlete of the Year

VERSATILE sprinter Wendell Miller concluded his time on the junior circuit with a season of milestones, highlighted by a new junior national record in his signature event.

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PETER YOUNG: After scandal and blunders is the clock ticking loudly for Boris?

In Britain, it is said politicians as a species need to have the skin of a rhinoceros to thrive or even survive in the hurly-burly of their chosen occupation.

Team Bahamas falls to 1-1 at ITF/COTECC 12U Team Finals

THE three-member team of Tatyana Madu, Kaylah Fox and Briana Houlgrave suffered a 2-1 loss to top seeded Mexico’s top team yesterday on day two of competition at Santo Domingo, The Dominican Republic.

Team Bahamas heads to U-12 ITF/COTECC team finals in Santo Domingo

COMING off a second-place finish at the sub-regional level, Team Bahamas will now face off against the top finishers from the other regions and the host country in the Under-12 category.

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Nesbitt, Miller making immediate impact on hardwood

DAVID Nesbitt and Tavario Miller swapped clubs and leagues for the 2021-22 season and have had immediate impacts for their respective organisations.

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Burrows and Tigers undefeated so far in preseason

SHAMAR Burrows continues to lead the Dalhousie Tigers in an undefeated preseason as Canadian U-Sports basketball returns to the floor.

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College basketball players make their presence felt in Canada

COLLEGIATE basketball in Canada has returned at the U Sports level, and several Bahamian participants made their 2021 debut in the Stu Aberdeen Memorial Preseason Tournament.

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COTECC U-12: Bahamas earn 2-1 win over Trinidad & Tobago

THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s three-member team at the 2021 COTECC Under-12 Tournament in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, pulled off another victory but this time, coach Marion Bain said the players had to show a lot of resilience to prevail.

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‘Freebie for mega wealthy must end’

A Bahamian realtor yesterday argued that “the freebie for the mega wealthy has got to stop” as he urged the Government to exploit the current high-end real estate boom to boost property tax revenues.

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COTECC U-12 tennis: BLTA fields three-member team Bahamas

THE Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) has fielded a three-member team to represent the country at the 2021 COTECC Under-12 competition.

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FRONT PORCH: A More Authentic Understanding of Hope

During the general election season and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the virtue and value of “hope” has often been bandied about as a sort of magical thinking or a bottled elixir than can be employed as an easy fix for difficult problems, whether personally or nationally.

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STATESIDE: Has America lost its mind? Maybe

Hurricane Ida brought gloom, cloudy weather and occasional monsoon rain to the American Northeast yesterday. The dismal weather created a fitting backdrop for a generally discouraging outlook for Democrats and liberals.

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World U-20s take spotlight

Sprinters Camille Rutherford, Lacarthea Cooper and Carlos Brown, Wendell Miller and javelin thrower Keshawn Strachan will begin competition for Team Bahamas today as the World Athletics’ Under-20 Championships gets started in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Nine-member team to ‘dominate’ U-20 worlds

THE Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations will be sending a nine-member team to the World Under-20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya, on Friday.

Tourism chief: COVID test tightening ‘right thing to do’

The Bahamas’ top hotelier yesterday said the government’s tightening of COVID-19 testing requirements for incoming travellers was “the right thing to do” in a bid to bring the country’s soaring infection rate under control.

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Roker signs with Acunsa Gipuzkoa in Spain’s LEB Gold League

AZARO Roker’s first step on his professional basketball journey will begin in Spain.

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Luxury goods retailer locked in $34m battle

A local luxury goods retailer is locked in a furious $34m legal battle with an overseas supplier who is asserting that the dispute threatens “to ruin the name of The Bahamas” if not resolved.

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Remembering ‘gentle giant’ Charles Sweeting

TRIBUTES have poured in for former Queen’s College principal and president of The Bahamas Conference of the Methodist Church Reverend Charles Sweeting, who died last week.