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Bastian finishes 36th in 200m breast
Bastian finishes 36th in 200m breast

July 28, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Bahamian Izaak Bastian might not have accomplished what he set out to accomplish at these Olympics, but as it was his first experience at this level of competition, he's grateful for the opportunity to compete and is looking forward to what's to come in the future.

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Miller-Uibo set to run both the 200m and 400m
Miller-Uibo set to run both the 200m and 400m

July 28, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Sources close within Shaunae Miller-Uibo's circle have confirmed that she will run both the women's 200 and 400 meters (m) at the Games of the 32nd Olympiad currently ongoing in Tokyo, Japan.

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A healthy Charlton looks for Olympic glory
A healthy Charlton looks for Olympic glory

July 28, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Devynne "Sonic" Charlton has had a resurgent year in athletics and given what transpired five years ago when she was unable to compete, she is focused and determined to have a strong showing at these Olympic Games here in Tokyo, Japan.

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Jones sees The Bahamas playing basketball in 2024 Olympics
Jones sees The Bahamas playing basketball in 2024 Olympics

July 28, 2021

It may be three years away from now, but projected first round 2021 NBA (National Basketball Association) draftee Bahamian Kai Jones is hoping to get the Bahamas senior men's national basketball team in the 2024 Summer Olympics, to be held in Paris, France.

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Azaro Roker signs with Spanish basketball team Gipuzkoa
Azaro Roker signs with Spanish basketball team Gipuzkoa

July 28, 2021

After his final collegiate year at St. Francis Xavier University (SFX) was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it did not stop Azaro ‘Big Z’ Roker from realizing his dream of playing basketball professionally. He signed a contract this past Monday to play for the Acunsa Gipuzkoa Basket in Liga Española de Baloncesto (LEB Oro) league in Spain.

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Evans finishes 18th in 200m free
Evans finishes 18th in 200m free

July 27, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Bahamian swimming sensation Joanna Evans had another tough swim at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday, coming up just short of her first semifinals appearance at the Olympics in swimming.

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Miller-Uibo entered in both 200m and 400m
Miller-Uibo entered in both 200m and 400m

July 27, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Less than a week before the start of the athletics portion of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the jury is still out on whether or not Bahamian Shaunae Miller-Uibo will run just the 200 meters (m), defend her Olympic title in the 400m, or contest both.

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Seymour looking to build off Olympic success from Rio
Seymour looking to build off Olympic success from Rio

July 27, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Back for her second straight Olympics, Pedrya Seymour said she is looking to build off her experience from five years ago and have a strong showing for Team Bahamas here in Tokyo, Japan.

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WHAT IS AIRSOFT - And why are Bahamians playing it
WHAT IS AIRSOFT - And why are Bahamians playing it

July 27, 2021

By: Jhanae Winter
Whether a game or sport, airsoft has gained popularity over the years and has somehow found its way to the Bahamas where it is played on a regular basis.

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Olympics open in Tokyo
Olympics open in Tokyo

July 26, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - After a 365-day wait, exactly a year after the original date, numerous reports of setbacks and possible cancellation and the threat of a coronavirus pandemic that continues to wreak havoc, the Tokyo Olympic Games are officially open as the world's most populous city hosts the Olympics for a second time.

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Evans finishes 13th overall in women's 400m free
Evans finishes 13th overall in women's 400m free

July 26, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Swimming on her 24th birthday yesterday, Joanna Evans came up short of her national record, and a spot in the final, in the women's 400 meters (m) free at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Sunday.

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Bastian finishes 40th overall in 100m breast
Bastian finishes 40th overall in 100m breast

July 26, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Taking on the best swimmers in the world in his first Olympic swim, Bahamian Izaak Bastian had a respectable performance, finishing eighth in his heat and 40th overall in his specialty, the men's 100 meters (m) breaststroke at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Saturday.

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Who will run the women's 200m for The Bahamas
Who will run the women's 200m for The Bahamas

July 26, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - One of the biggest question marks coming into these Olympics was who would run the women's 200 meters (m)?

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Ayton's home!
Ayton's home!

July 26, 2021

For his 23rd birthday, Bahamian professional basketball player DeAndre Ayton made the trip home with his family. They were greeted at the airport by a small Junkanoo band and representatives from the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture and the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation on Friday in New Providence.

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Kai Jones ready for NBA Draft
Kai Jones ready for NBA Draft

July 26, 2021

Bahamian forward/center Kai Jones is about to become the sixth Bahamian to be drafted in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a projected first rounder in the 2021 NBA Draft that takes place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday.

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Official Bahamas Tokyo Team Named
Official Bahamas Tokyo Team Named

July 26, 2021

A total of 14 members will represent The Bahamas in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Team 242 consists of both track and field and swimming categories.

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Subdued opening for Tokyo Olympics
Subdued opening for Tokyo Olympics

July 23, 2021

TOKYO, Japan - Don't expect a lot of fanfare or an event of extreme grandiose when the Games of the 32nd Olympiad opens at the Japan National Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, at 8 p.m. tonight - 7 a.m. local time in The Bahamas.

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Bastian, Evans ready for Olympics
Bastian, Evans ready for Olympics

July 23, 2021

Junior swimming sensation Izaak Bastian will be the first Bahamian competitor in action at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo Japan. Bastian and Joanna Evans are the only swimmers participating for The Bahamas and are up first beginning tomorrow. That race starts at 7.30 a.m. local time in The Bahamas.

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Marlins places 'Jazz' on 10-day injury list
Marlins places 'Jazz' on 10-day injury list

July 21, 2021

For the second time this season, Bahamian professional baseball player Miami Marlins Jasrado "Jazz" Chisholm has been placed on the injured list (IL) after a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan on Monday confirmed a left shoulder bone bruise.

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Brown bringing Phenetix brand to The Bahamas
Brown bringing Phenetix brand to The Bahamas

July 21, 2021

Bahamian legendary track and field athlete Chris "The Fireman" Brown had considered giving it one more run, helping The Bahamas' men's 4×400 meters (m) team qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games, but COVID-19 along with his coaching duties at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, put a dent in that thought process and freed him up to pursue another venture. Now he is content to focus on the next phase of his athletic journey.

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