After losing his last fight by a split decision in the United States, Rashield Williams went to the Dominican Republic where he took his frustration out on his opponent in the third fight of his professional career with a four-round unanimous decision on Saturday night.
THE North and Central Andros team finally snapped the Temple Christian Academy Suns’ three-year reign as champions of the Frank ‘Pancho’ Rahming National Primary Schools Track and Field Championships.
EUGENE Horton will have to hold onto the presidency of the New Providence Basketball Association a little longer than he had anticipated.
HIGH jumper Jamal Wilson, tied with two others for fourth place, was the only Bahamian to compete at the 10th Shanghai Grand Prix track and field meet after injuries to fellow competitor Donald Thomas and quartermiler Steven Gardiner kept them both out of action.
BOTH the new look Sunshine Auto Wildcats and the Commando Security Truckers picked up where they left off last year, winning the season opening games in the New Providence Softball Association 2019 season.
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.