TYRONE Oliver suffered a loss in the first international bout of his young professional boxing career.
BAHAMIAN high school basketball prospect Jehu Wright is headed to a new programme in South Florida as his recruiting profile increases.
It WAS another standout performance from Prince Strachan in the regular season finale for the John Carroll High School Golden Rams football team. The junior wide receiver finished with five catches for a game high 94 yards and one touchdown in the Rams’ 35-3 win over Sebastian River on homecoming night in Port St Lucie, Florida.
AN active weekend for Bahamian pro basketball players in their respective leagues across the globe featured several season high performances. Headlining the list was veteran forward Kadeem Coleby in the Japanese B-League. Coleby finished with 30 points and 15 rebounds - both season highs - in an 89-86 loss for his Akita Northern Happinets to Hitachi SRT. He shot 11-14 from the field and also added two blocked shots. Akita dropped to 6-4 on the season, sixth place in the Eastern Conference.
Jaime Munguia caught Tureano Johnson with a vicious uppercut that severely gashed the Bahamian middleweight’s upper lip and led to a doctor’s stoppage. Munguia retained the WBO Intercontinental title and was awarded a sixth round knockout win over Johnson in Friday night’s DAZN Boxing main event at the Fantasy Springs Resort in Indio, California.
The Bahamas Basketball Federation received its first funding to secure travel to the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 Qualifiers but federation president Mario Bowleg said the efforts may be hollow if the team is unable to adequately prepare for competition.
FOLLOWING the completion of the 2020 Major League Baseball season, the pair of Kristian Robinson and Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm each achieved their highest rankings to date in the MLB Pipeline top 100.
THE NCAA Division I basketball season tips off on November 25 and several Bahamians - whether on the court as players or on the sidelines as members of the coaching staff - are prominently featured in top 25 rankings from various media outlets.
JONQUEL Jones and her juggernaut UMMC Ekaterinburg Foxes club continue to dominate the Russian Premier League.
SHAUNAE Miller-Uibo has been vocal about her displeasure with the decision in Salwa Eid Naser’s whereabouts case – which cleared the Bahraini sprinter of any wrongdoing and now other icons in the sport have joined the growing chorus of scepticism.