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BFA: Draw set for Samuel P Haven soccer

The draw has been set and now it’s time to kick around the ball as the Bahamas Football Association moves its annual Samuel P. Haven National High School Soccer Nationals into its playoff and championship rounds this week. BFA technical director Bruce Swan conducted the draw yesterday at the BFA’s Beach Soccer facility at the foot of the Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge. He revealed that it was the first time the draw was done, which was similar to what FIFA does with its draw selection for their international events.

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Denisha Cartwright pleased with her season

SHE was more than pleased with how her collegiate career ended, but Denisha Cartwright is now more than eager about what is to come as she gets set to venture into the professional ranks as a track and field athlete.

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Veteran tennis player Marvin Rolle speaks out

VETERAN player/captain Marvin Rolle said he was willing to return as captain of the Bahamas men’s Davis Cup heading to Paraguay next month, but nothing was finalised with the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association.

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Sydney Clarke: ‘It’s a great way to get my professional career started after college’

SYDNEY Clarke, in launching her professional tennis career after graduating from the University of Arlington at Birmingham, is currently competing in the Herrner Tennis-Turnier um den St Elizabeth-Cup. The German club league runs for seven weeks and matches are played every Sunday. Clarke is playing as the top seed in both singles and doubles. “It’s a great way to get my professional career started after college,” Clarke said. “I got this opportunity to travel here to compete in the tournament and I’m glad that I did.”

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Denisha Cartwright crowned double champion

In pulling down the curtain on what has been one of the most decorated collegiate performances at Minnesota State, Denisha Cartwright wrapped up her final appearance for the Mavericks on Saturday at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships with some stellar accolades. At the Francis G Welsh Stadium in Emporia, Kansas State, Cartwright was crowned a double champion and a runner up in three of the four events she competed in to lead a host of Bahamians competing throughout the United States, including her new rival on the horizon on the professional ranks, in national record holder Devynne Charlton.

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Bahamas Track and Field Alumni inaugural Gala and Awards Dinner ‘bittersweet’

It was a bittersweet weekend for the formation of the Bahamas Track and Field Alumni on their inaugural Gala and Awards Dinner on Friday night at the Balmoral Club. After receiving an award that he shared with his wife, Maxine Munroe, for their commitment and service to track and field over the past 50 years, Adam Munroe passed away when he returned home. The Adams were honoured along with Doyle Burrows, Martin Lundy, Keith Parker, Frank “Pancho” Rahming, Elaine Thompson, Neville Wisdom and Ronald Cartwright. Also honoured posthumously were the late Livingstone Bostwick, Winston ‘Gus’ Cooper, Alpheus ‘Hawk’ Finlayson, Thomas A. Robinson and Monica Woodside.

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Hurdler Pedrya Seymour making a comeback

ALTHOUGH she’s been inactive since she made her second appearance at the Olympic Games in 2021 in Tokyo, Japan, former Bahamian 100 metre hurdles record holder Pedrya Seymour is looking forward to giving it another shot. Now back in training with her original coach George Cleare in Louisiana, Seymour is working towards making the team that will represent the Bahamas at the Olympics in Paris, France, July 27 to August 11.

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Lord Sebastian Coe pleased with World Relays

WORLD Athletics president Lord Sebastian Coe felt that they made the right decision in bringing the World Relays back to the Bahamas where it gave birth at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in 2014. As he made his trek around the stadium during the final of the two days of competition on Sunday, the two-time Olympic Games 1,500m gold and 800m silver medallist for Great Britain said the Bahamas put on a spectacular show in hosting the World Relays for the fourth time.

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Devynne Charlton hosts free hurdles camp

Back, this time as the new world indoor record holder, Devynne Charlton was thrilled to share her expertise with the aspiring young ladies in the hurdles on Monday. One day after she represented the Bahamas on the women’s 4 x 100 metre relay team that missed out on an opportunity to qualify for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, France, Charlton hosted the one-day camp at the original Thomas A. Robinson Track and Field Stadium.

Sixteen-year-old Shania Adderley shocks the world

IT was the biggest and grandest stage of her life, but junior quarter-miler Shania Adderley was unrattled, not even after she admitted that she was a bit nervous making her debut as a senior competitor on the global scene. At just 16 years old and just getting ready to complete her senior year in grade 12 at Tabernacle Baptist Academy in Grand Bahama, Adderley was thrust into the spotlight at the BTC World Relays Bahamas 2024 as a member of The Bahamas’ mixed 4 x 400 metre relay team.

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