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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ decision to allow the Aliv PM Thunderbird to sail in the second annual Best-of-the-Best Regatta has drawn more conversation, not just about the A class boat’s participation over the weekend in Montagu Bay, but in future regattas.
When the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s Annual Giorgio Baldacci Open is held next week, brothers Baker and Spencer Newman are looking to return and put on a show. The tournament is scheduled to begin on Monday and conclude on Saturday with the top men and women tennis players participating in singles and doubles. The BLTA intends to use the tournament as the trials for the men’s Davis Cup team and the ladies’ Fed Cup team.
MAHERSHAL Simonet, a professional basketball player of Bahamian descent who has played in a number of countries overseas, is in town to get acquainted with his roots.
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.
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.
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.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources’ second annual Best-of-the-Best Regatta concluded yesterday in Montagu Bay with three new champions crowned.
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.
INSTEAD of going to Grand Bahama, Chris 'Fireman' Brown has decided to holf off his initial Invitational Track and Field Classic and is now expected to stage it at the new Thomas A Robinson Stadium next year.