Sports

Bahamas dominates BVI 3-0
Bahamas dominates BVI 3-0

November 15, 2019

Bahamian Marcel Joseph (right) goes for a shot in The Bahamas' 3-0 victory over the British Virgin Islands at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium yesterday...

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Mingoes start slow, finish strong against junior national team

November 15, 2019

The University of The Bahamas Mingoes should have had an easy night against the junior national team Wednesday night in New Providence Volleyball Association (NPVA) action at the D.W. Davis Gymnasium...

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IOC awards broadcast rights to the Japan Consortium through to 2032
IOC awards broadcast rights to the Japan Consortium through to 2032

November 14, 2019

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the Japan Consortium (JC) the broadcast rights in Japan for the Olympic Games during the period from 2026 to 2032...

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2020 Great Abaco Classic to be played at The Royal Blue Gold Club at Baha Mar

November 13, 2019

Korn Ferry Tour event moves to Nassau due to effects of Hurricane Dorian...bdG Sports, an international sports management company, announced today that the 2020 The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic will be moved to Royal Blue Golf Club at Baha Mar due to Hurricane Dorian’s impact on Great Abaco...

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National Sports Month Observed at Calvary Bible Church

November 12, 2019

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture David Cates, Under Secretary Montez Williams; Director of Sports Timothy Munnings; Chief Sports and Recreation Officer Oria Knowles and Honourary Lifetime Member of the IAAF Pauline Davis-Thompson join honourees, stakeholders and family members in attending Calvary Bible Chapel, on November 10, 2019, for the National Sports Month Church Service.

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 PHA Donates First Aid Supplies to Local Baseball Leagues
PHA Donates First Aid Supplies to Local Baseball Leagues

November 12, 2019

PHA Donates First Aid Supplies to Local Baseball Leagues
Local juvenile baseball leagues received donations of first aid supplies from the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA). Presentations were made to the Freedom Farm Baseball League and the Junior Baseball League of Nassau (JBLN) on Saturday November 2, 2019 by PHA employees who enjoy participation in each league...

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Minister Rolle Inspects Refurbishment of South Beach Pools Facility

November 08, 2019

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, the Hon. Lanisha Rolle toured the South Beach Swimming Complex, October 28, 2019, along with Ministry officials, including Director of Sports Timothy Munnings. Minister Rolle was conducting inspection of refurbishment finishing touches on the South Beach pools facility, which is expected to be re-opened on November 25, during National Sports Month...

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Bahamaslocal.com hosts P1 AquaX Champion Brian Baldwin at Harbourside Marine

November 07, 2019

P1 AquaX is the fastest growing and most exciting personal watercraft championship in the world. Witness their first visit to The Bahamas as the top forty jet ski professionals race for the championship title. This four-day event will be held on Nassau Harbour and is open to the public.

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33rd Conchman Triathlon Deemed a Success.

November 06, 2019

Months of planning culminated in a day of friendly, but fierce, competition as organizers and participants of the 33rd Annual Conchman Triathlon swam, biked, and ran their way to the finish line. Since its inception more than 30 years ago, the GBPA Conchman Triathlon has welcomed competitors from across the globe with this year’s event attracting athletes from as far away as Switzerland...

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P1 takes world-class marine motorsport to The Bahamas
P1 takes world-class marine motorsport to The Bahamas

November 06, 2019

Powerboat P1, the world’s leading marine motorsport brand, continues its strategic program of international expansion by making its first visit to The Bahamas this weekend to stage the 2019 P1 AquaX World Championship. The three-day event, set for Friday, November 8 to Sunday, November 10 in Nassau Harbour, is the climax of the AquaX personal watercraft season...

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IOC President announces USD 10 million “action plan” and calls for tougher sanctions against entourage members to strengthen protection of clean athletes
IOC President announces USD 10 million “action plan” and calls for tougher sanctions against entourage members to strengthen protection of clean athletes

November 05, 2019

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach encourages all stakeholders in the fight against doping to “join hands to send a strong signal of determination, of cooperation and credibility to the athletes of the world and the general public.”...

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Davis shines as NP men's team wins BSF tourney
Davis shines as NP men's team wins BSF tourney

November 05, 2019

Pitcher Thomas Davis had 14 strikeouts for New Providence in the Bahamas Softball Federation (BSF) All Island All-Star Tournament men’s division...

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Caribbean Tip-off Classic comes to a close

November 05, 2019

The second Caribbean Tip-off High School Classic came to a close on Sunday, November 3, at the Loyola Hall, Gladstone. It featured top teams from Europe, the United States, Canada and The Bahamas. FILEThe second edition of the Caribbean Tip-off High School Basketball Classic wrapped up on Sunday evening after kicking off its competitive weekend from Friday morning over at the Loyola Hall Gymnasium, Aquinas College, on Gladstone Road. The showcase featured some top international teams and local [...]
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Minister Rolle Launches National Sports Month

November 04, 2019

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle announces the launch of her Ministry's National Sports Month, on October 31, 2019, at the Ministry's Head Office. Among those joining her from her Ministry for the announcement were Permanent Secretary, David Cates; Under Secretaries Renee Bullard (Acting) and Montez Williams; Director of Sports Timothy Munnings; and Chief Sports and Recreation Officer Oria Knowles...

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NEMA receives funds from British Columbia Christian Academy Basketball team

November 01, 2019

Members of Canada’s British Columbia Christian Academy basketball team visited the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA on Thursday, October 31, 2019 to present funds to Captain Stephen Russell towards Hurricane Dorian relief efforts...

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Unity underlined in efforts to deliver successful Olympic Games
Unity underlined in efforts to deliver successful Olympic Games

November 01, 2019

During the ninth IOC Coordination Commission visit to Tokyo (30 October – 1 November), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee presented significant progress towards hosting spectacular Olympic Games in less than nine months’ time...

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November is National Sports Month
November is National Sports Month

November 01, 2019

November is officially recognized as National Sports Month. Shown seated during the launch yesterday, from left are Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Rolle (center)and representatives of sports federations, present and former athletes and Department of Sports officials...

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High Flyers rout Wolverines; Stampers also win in NPBA action

November 01, 2019

Shantoin Pratt had 18 points and six assists as the Breezes High Flyers routed the Island Dimension and Development Wolverines 93-51 in New Providence Basketball Association (NPBA) Division I action on Wednesday night at the A.F. Adderley Gymnasium. In Division II action, the Triple K Stampers were led by Johnley Noel’s 21 points and 11 boards as they were victorious over the Sports Center Elites, 88-81...

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Rising Stars wins KFC Six-A-Side tournament
Rising Stars wins KFC Six-A-Side tournament

November 01, 2019

it was a dramatic finish in the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Six-A-Side Cricket Tournament as the Rising Stars defeated the defending champions Police Enforcers by two runs on Sunday at Haynes Oval...

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Texas stretches lead at White Sands Classic

October 30, 2019

The Texas Longhorns have an 18 stroke lead over athe inaugural White Sands University of Houston Golf Invitational, currently ongoing at the Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island. Shown at left is Texas Women's Golf Head Coach Ryan Murphy...

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