Sports

Weech makes Sponsor Bahamas Waste Shine at International Sailing Competition

January 23, 2020

Despite having eight international competitions and multiple domestic races under his belt, thirteen-year-old sailor Joshua Weech, is still a typical Bahamian teenager with chores and homework. With the help of his family and friends, the promising athlete has learned to balance it all...

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Turmoil continues for the Lady Rebels

January 23, 2020

Five games into National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Southeastern Conference (SEC) play, Bahamian Yolett “Coach Yo” McPhee-McCuin and the University of Mississippi Lady Rebels are still in search for their first win. Women’s Basketball Head Coach McPhee-McCuin and the Lady Rebels have a 7-11 win-loss record overall, 0-5 SEC...

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Colina Sponsors Two Teams in The JBLN

January 22, 2020

Colina Insurance Limited is sponsoring two Junior Baseball League of Nassau (JBLN) teams during the league’s 2020 season. The Colina Tigers will compete in the Coach-Pitch (ages 7-8) division while the Colina Crushers will contend in the Girls Softball (under-21) division. Taige Adderley, of Colina’s Corporate Communications department had the opportunity to meet with the teams during JBLN's opening day ceremony at the JBLN Field of Dreams this past weekend...

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The Bahamas falls to the DR
The Bahamas falls to the DR

January 22, 2020

Team Bahamas crashed out of the World Junior Tennis (WJT) Girls 14s North, Central American and Caribbean Pre-Qualifying Tournament yesterday, falling to the host nation in three matches...

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Hield, Ayton both lose on Martin Luther King Day
Hield, Ayton both lose on Martin Luther King Day

January 22, 2020

Both Bahamians in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and their teams, came within a possession of picking up wins around the league on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Monday...

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Mingoes drop BFA season opener to the Titans

January 22, 2020

The University of The Bahamas (UB) Mingoes lost their first match of the 2020 Bahamas Football Association’s (BFA) season to the Western Warriors Titans, 2-1, on Sunday at the Roscow A.L. Davies Field...

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Dasani Hydrates Thousands of Walkers & Runners During 2020 Race Weekend!

January 21, 2020

Thousands of walkers and runners, from around the Bahamas and the world, took part in the 2020 Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend, on Jan. 18-19. The Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) returned as a proud Gold sponsor, for the eight consecutive year, to hydrate them all with Dasani water, during the two-day event...

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Bahamian swimmers in action at NCAA meets
Bahamian swimmers in action at NCAA meets

January 21, 2020

It was a busy weekend in the pool for several Bahamian swimmers at their respective schools’ dual meets in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I and Division II action...

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Dasani to Hydrate Runners During 2020 Race Weekend!

January 20, 2020

Runners, from around the Bahamas and the world, will take part in the 2020 Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend, on Jan. 18-19. The Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) will return as a proud Gold sponsor for the eight consecutive year to hydrate runners with Dasani water, during the two-day event...

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Prime Minister Minnis: Government to review pledges and make decisions in the best interest of The Bahamas

January 20, 2020

It is up to the Government to carefully review the pledges received at the recent Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference and decide what is best for The Bahamas and for the people and communities in affected areas, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis said today in his Keynote Address to the 29th Annual Business Outlook...

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Tommy Gainey wins 2020 Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, Korn Ferry Tour at Sandals Emerald Bay

January 20, 2020

Tommy Gainey, also known as ‘’Two Gloves’’ from Hartsville, South Carolina, wins 2020 The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic, Korn Ferry Tour at Sandals Emerald Bay...

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Malcolm Arnold from Team GB and Ulla Koch from Team Germany win IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Awards
Malcolm Arnold from Team GB and Ulla Koch from Team Germany win IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Awards

January 20, 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the names of the coaches who will receive the IOC Coaches Lifetime Achievement Awards in recognition of their exceptional work carried out with athletes throughout their careers...

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Minister Rolle Hosts Reception for Lord Coe and NACAC Council Members

January 20, 2020

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle hosted a Welcome Reception, on January 13, 2020 for World Athletics (formerly the International Amateur Athletic Federation) President Sebastian Coe and North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Council Members at SuperClubs Breezes Resort, Cable Beach.

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Minister Rolle Participates in Official Opening of Regional NACAC Headquarters

January 20, 2020

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle, joined World Athletics (formerly the International Amateur Athletic Federation IAAF) President Sebastian Coe and President of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Bahamian Mike Sands at the Opening Ceremony of the NACAC Office, at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, on January 14, 2020...

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World Athletics President Pays Courtesy Call on Minister Rolle

January 20, 2020

World Athletics (formerly the International Amateur Athletic Federation) President Sebastian Coe and President of the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) Bahamian Mike Sands paid a courtesy call on Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle, at her Ministry on University Boulevard, on January 14, 2020...

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Mariam Mahdavi becomes Legal Affairs Director of the IOC
Mariam Mahdavi becomes Legal Affairs Director of the IOC

January 19, 2020

Ms Mariam Mahdavi will become the IOC Legal Affairs Director on 16 March 2020. Ms Mahdavi will join the IOC from AGICOA, a Geneva-based not-for-profit international association, where she is currently serving as Head of Legal.

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Dylan Wu claims 36-hole lead at The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay

January 16, 2020

After a 5-under 67 on Sunday led to a T2 position entering the second round, Dylan Wu carded a front-nine 31 and an eventual 66 on Monday to open up a seven-stroke lead on the field. At 11-under, Wu leads George Cunningham and John Oda at 4-under and three players at 3-under. Play was suspended due to darkness at 5:48 p.m. with five groups remaining on the course at The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay...

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IOC Session elects three new Members
IOC Session elects three new Members

January 15, 2020

The 135th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today elected three new Members following the proposal made by the IOC Executive Board (EB) on 5 December...

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The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay

January 14, 2020

Entering its fourth year, The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic at Sandals Emerald Bay has traditionally produced a strong test for golfers to open the season. In 2017, tournament conditions were some of the toughest in the Tour’s history.

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Dasani & Powerade to Hydrate Olympic Hopeful Ken Mullings

January 13, 2020

The Caribbean Bottling Company (CBC) is proud to hydrate Bahamian decathlon athlete Ken Mullings. Mullings, who recently shattered the National Record in the heptathlon at the Purdue Gene Edmonds Memorial Invitational and achieved the No. 2 world ranking in the event, as a result, is a rising star in the Bahamian athletic community...

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