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Triple jump legend Willie Banks visits Nassau

VETERAN long-triple jump coach Peter Pratt said he was delighted to renew his relationship with former American world record holder Willie Banks.

New NACAC office now open

Following the handing over of the baton from immediate past president Victor Lopez to newly elected president Mike Sands, the new North American, Central American and Caribbean office is now open.

After surgery, Serena Brown expects to make impact with Hawkeyes in Big 10

SHE has been out of action for the past year, recuperating from surgery to repair her rotator cuff. But now Serena Brown has settled in at the University of Iowa where she expects to make an impact in the Big 10 Conference for the Hawkeyes, making the switch from the Texas A&M Aggies and the Southeastern Conference.

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Lord Coe to open NACAC office in New Providence

Following the successful hosting of the first three editions of the International Amateur Athletic Federation’s World Relays, World Athletics’ President Lord Sebastian Coe said he’s delighted to be back to launch the opening of the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) office.

Lopez: NACAC in ‘great hands’ with Sands

AS he passes the baton on to Mike Sands, immediate past president of the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC), Victor Lopez said the organisation is in good hands.

NPBA ELECTIONS: ‘We couldn’t proceed with the meeting’

EUGENE Horton will have to hold onto the presidency of the New Providence Basketball Association a little longer than he had anticipated.

Williams prevails by unanimous decision

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.

North and Central Andros in win column

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.

NPSA: Wildcats, Truckers win season openers

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.

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Wilson in tie for fourth place at 10th Shanghai Grand Prix

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.

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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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Newman brothers in Giorgio Baldacci Open

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.

Wells’ ruling on PM Thunderbird ‘bittersweet’ in sailing community

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.

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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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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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Simonet getting back to his roots

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.

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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.

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.

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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'Fireman' postpones meet until next April

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.

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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

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FEDERATION SIGNS ANTI-DOPING DEAL

THE Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission and the Bahamas Cycling Federation on Friday, December 30, signed a historic agreement. The BADC, established via the Bahamas Anti-Doping In Sports Act of 2009, recognizes the various national federations in the countr

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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

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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

STAGE SET FOR MORE COMPETITIVE CATHOLIC PRIMARY POSTSEASON

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net THE stage has been set for the Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools' Basketball League postseason. The sudden death playoffs, scheduled for Monday at Loyola Hall on Gladstone Road, will be play

STAGE SET FOR MORE COMPETITIVE CATHOLIC PRIMARY POSTSEASON

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net THE stage has been set for the Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools' Basketball League postseason. The sudden death playoffs, scheduled for Monday at Loyola Hall on Gladstone Road, will be play

Bria settles for University of Nebraska scholarship

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net She had a choice between three top division one collegiate programmes in the United States, but Bria Deveaux decided to settle for an athletic scholarship to swim for the University of Nebra

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BASKETBALL NPBA SCHEDULE THE New Providence Basketball Association is scheduled to continue its regular season with the following games at CI Gibson Gym: Friday 7:30pm - RBDF Mariners vs Commonwealth Bank Giants 8:30pm - Phil's Rockets vs COB Caribs Satur

BAAA 2011 AWARDS NOMINATIONS

The Basil Neymour Most Outstanding Junior Male Track Athlete Of The Year Delano Davis 2011 CARIFTA Games U17 100m Gold medallist 2011 CARIFTA Games U17 200m Bronze medallist 2011 IAAF World Youth 100m Semifinalist O'Jay Ferguson Hig

QC Comets blast Giants 28-1

GAMETIME: The Queen's College Comets' junior girls blasted the visiting St John's Giants 28-1 at QC as Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools continued its regular season on Wednesday. Shown are some of the game's highlights.

sports inbrief

BASKETBALL NPBA SCHEDULE THE New Providence Basketball Association is scheduled to continue its regular season with the following games at CI Gibson Gym: Friday 7:30pm - RBDF Mariners vs Commonwealth Bank Giants 8:30pm - Phil's Rockets vs COB Caribs Satur

QC Comets blast Giants 28-1

GAMETIME: The Queen's College Comets' junior girls blasted the visiting St John's Giants 28-1 at QC as Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools continued its regular season on Wednesday. Shown are some of the game's highlights.

sports inbrief

BASKETBALL NPBA SCHEDULE THE New Providence Basketball Association is scheduled to continue its regular season with the following games at CI Gibson Gym: Friday 7:30pm - RBDF Mariners vs Commonwealth Bank Giants 8:30pm - Phil's Rockets vs COB Caribs Satur

BAHAMAS ANTI-DOPING COMMISSION CONDUCTS SEMINAR IN FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA

THE Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission (BADC) says its mission to Freeport, Grand Bahama, to conduct an introductory seminar with leading sports figures on the island over the Thanksgiving weekend was successful. A team of representatives, including BADC dep

BAHAMAS ANTI-DOPING COMMISSION CONDUCTS SEMINAR IN FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA

THE Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission (BADC) says its mission to Freeport, Grand Bahama, to conduct an introductory seminar with leading sports figures on the island over the Thanksgiving weekend was successful. A team of representatives, including BADC dep

Simone Pratt on ITF/Grand Slam junior touring team

SIMONE Pratt has been named to an ITF/Grand Slam junior touring team slated to compete in a series of junior tournaments in Costa Rica and South America next month. Players who perform well at these regional circuits are invited to join an international t

Simone Pratt on ITF/Grand Slam junior touring team

SIMONE Pratt has been named to an ITF/Grand Slam junior touring team slated to compete in a series of junior tournaments in Costa Rica and South America next month. Players who perform well at these regional circuits are invited to join an international t

BAHAMAS ANTI-DOPING COMMISSION CONDUCTS SEMINAR IN FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA

THE Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission (BADC) says its mission to Freeport, Grand Bahama, to conduct an introductory seminar with leading sports figures on the island over the Thanksgiving weekend was successful. A team of representatives, including BADC dep

QC Comets blast Giants 28-1

GAMETIME: The Queen's College Comets' junior girls blasted the visiting St John's Giants 28-1 at QC as Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools continued its regular season on Wednesday. Shown are some of the game's highlights.

BAAA 2011 AWARDS NOMINATIONS

The Basil Neymour Most Outstanding Junior Male Track Athlete Of The Year Delano Davis 2011 CARIFTA Games U17 100m Gold medallist 2011 CARIFTA Games U17 200m Bronze medallist 2011 IAAF World Youth 100m Semifinalist O'Jay Ferguson Hig

sports inbrief

BASKETBALL CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS THE Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools Basketball League is scheduled to hold its sudden death playoffs at the Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road, starting 3:30pm today. The matchups will showcase pennant winning Our Lady's Bl

sports inbrief

BASKETBALL CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS THE Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools Basketball League is scheduled to hold its sudden death playoffs at the Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road, starting 3:30pm today. The matchups will showcase pennant winning Our Lady's Bl

STAGE SET FOR MORE COMPETITIVE CATHOLIC PRIMARY POSTSEASON

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net THE stage has been set for the Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools' Basketball League postseason. The sudden death playoffs, scheduled for Monday at Loyola Hall on Gladstone Road, will be play

Bria settles for University of Nebraska scholarship

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net She had a choice between three top division one collegiate programmes in the United States, but Bria Deveaux decided to settle for an athletic scholarship to swim for the University of Nebra

sports inbrief

BASKETBALL CATHOLIC PRIMARY FINAL THE Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools is slated to begin its best-of-three basketball championship series 3:30pm today at Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road. Defending champions St Cecilia's Strikers, coached by Leo Delaney and

Arianna posts her second A cut with 2nd in 100 free

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Reporter bstubbs@tribunemedia.net ARIANNA Vanderpool-Wallace couldn't pick a better way to close out the year. The Auburn University senior posted her second A cut of the week for the NCAA National Championships with a secon

Police beat Western to win BCA 40-over title

photos in Jason's pics By Donovan Matthews Special To The Tribune MARC Taylor slammed a boundary-studded century as the Police beat Western by six wickets to win the Bahamas Cricket Association (BCA) 2011 40-over title at Windsor Park on Sunday. The tal

Boys and girls named to All-Tournament teams

photo spread 'Best of the Best' National High Schools volleyball championships THE Ministry of Education hosted its initial 'Best of the Best' National High Schools volleyball championships at St George's Gym over the weekend. Following the completion o

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

sports inbrief

BASKETBALL CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS THE Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools Basketball League is scheduled to hold its sudden death playoffs at the Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road, starting 3:30pm today. The matchups will showcase pennant winning Our Lady's Bl

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