Sports

Lupus 242 Celebrates World Lupus Day with a Pop Up Run/Walk

May 21, 2019

On Friday May 10th, World Lupus Day, runners took to the streets in purple participating in a POP Up Run/Walk in memory of lupus fighter Crystal Stubbs. Proceeds from the event benefitted Lupus 242, a local non-profit organization providing support and information for persons in The Bahamas living with lupus...

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All Female Fishing BABES To Raise Money For Rotary
All Female Fishing ‘BABES’ To Raise Money For Rotary

May 20, 2019

The Bones Babes, an all Bahamian female fishing team, are preparing to head back on the boat for the 2019 Harbourside Marine, Tuna Classic. This year, they plan to fish while raising money for a great cause and showing the guys that they can fish too!

The 2019 Tuna Classic, a fundraiser for the Bahamas East Rotary Club, will be held over two days, May 24th and 25th. With six weigh in stations throughout the islands of Nassau, Abaco, Freeport, Eleuthera, Bimini, and the Berry islands. There is an official start of 6am on the Saturday morning, and fish must be weighed in by the Weighmaster at each island’s station. Over thirty teams will compete for the largest: Tuna, Dolphin, Wahoo, Snapper/Grouper categories, with overall points determining the winning boat.

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THANKS THE 2019 IAAF WORLD RELAYS BAHAMIAN ATHLETES

May 17, 2019

The IAAF World Relays is an international relay sporting event hosted by the International Association of Athletic Federations. In 2014, the World Relays was born in Nassau as a trial edition and then again in 2015 and 2017. Due to its success in The Bahamas, the IAAF has officially incorporated the event into its official calendar with the relays now being held every two years.
The IAAF Relays now provide athletes with the additional opportunity to compete and qualify for both the World Championships, as well as the Olympic Games.

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9th ANNUAL JUNIOR RUGBY FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND IN GRAND BAHAMA
9th ANNUAL JUNIOR RUGBY FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND IN GRAND BAHAMA

May 14, 2019

Freeport Rugby Football Club (FRFC) are preparing to welcome teams from Cayman, Miami, and Nassau for their Ninth Annual Youth Rugby Festival, May 17th thru 19th. The club are expecting over 250 youth players from 8 to 17, in both girls and boys age groups, travelling to enjoy the experience of playing International rugby.

The festival is a culmination of months of dedication from Freeport’s coaching staff, players, and numerous sponsors helping to make the event possible. “As a non-profit organization we rely on the goodwill of our members and sponsors; to enable all our youth programs to operate and to host such an event. Our aim has always been to provide boys and girls in our community with a safe environment to play soccer and rugby, and to pass on the love of this great game to others.”

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Bahamas take three points in opening match in Mexico
Bahamas take three points in opening match in Mexico

May 13, 2019

Seven goals saw the last hosts of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup take the first step to making it to the next edition, as the Bahamas took three points against Antigua and Barbuda.

Bahamas kicked off the 2019 Concacaf Beach Soccer Championship Puerto Vallarta against Antigua and Barbuda, with a simple goal: qualification to the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2019.

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33rd Annual Rotary Club of East Nassau & Scout Association Gold Tournament Swings into Fundraising Success

May 10, 2019

Golf aficionados ascended onto the grounds of the Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island Monday afternoon for the 33rd annual Charity Golf Tournament organized by The Rotary Club of East Nassau & The Scout Association of The Bahamas...

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Bahamas Men's Beach Soccer National Team Named
Bahamas Men's Beach Soccer National Team Named

May 06, 2019

Bahamas Men’s Beach Soccer National team named. The squad departs May 11th, 2019 for Puerto Vallarta Mexico for the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championships

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Five Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl Selection in 2019 NFL Draft
Five Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl Selection in 2019 NFL Draft

May 02, 2019

Two student-athletes who participated in last year’s Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl joined three other alumni from previous years as they were selected during the 2019 NFL Draft, held April 25-27 in Nashville, Tennessee...

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Zakeas Lausanne 2020 medal design reaches to the top!
Zakeas Lausanne 2020 medal design reaches to the top!

May 01, 2019

The winning entry of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Medal Design Competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 has been chosen. It was submitted by 20-year-old Zakea Page from New Zealand and is entitled “Beauty in Diversity”...

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Fastest season opener ever for Miller-Uibo
Fastest season opener ever for Miller-Uibo

April 29, 2019

Shaunae Miller-Uibo has just opened her season in the women’s 400 meters (m) faster than any athlete in history, according to a report by the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) – the world’s governing body for athletics.

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The Bahamas pounds the Turks and Caicos
The Bahamas pounds the Turks and Caicos

April 29, 2019

It’s been a year since The Bahamas’ national beach soccer team has played together. They were back in action on Saturday, decimating the Turks and Caicos, 7-0, in a scrimmage match at the Bahamas Football Association’s (BFA) National Beach Soccer Stadium, at Malcolm Park.

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CARFIFTA Swim Team Returns Home Victorious

April 27, 2019

The Bahamas CARIFTA swim team returned home victorious, Wednesday evening. After their flight from Barbados, they were met at LPIA...

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Once again, college basketball's national champion spent time in The Bahamas
Once again, college basketball's national champion spent time in The Bahamas

April 24, 2019

Virginia is the second straight team to win the title after playing in the Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis...Increasingly, the Road to the Final Four begins with a flight to The Bahamas...

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CONGRATULATORY STATEMENT-Bahamas CARIFTA Water Polo Team 2019
CONGRATULATORY STATEMENT-Bahamas CARIFTA Water Polo Team 2019

April 23, 2019

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture takes this opportunity to congratulate the outstanding young men and women that represented the Commonwealth of the Bahamas at the Water Polo CARIFTA Games held in St. Michael, Barbados this past weekend...

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Death of HRH Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, IOC Honorary Member
Death of HRH Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, IOC Honorary Member

April 23, 2019

It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of HRH Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, IOC Honorary Member in Luxembourg, at the age of 98...

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Team Bahamas gathers at TAR Stadium

April 17, 2019

The Bahamas' 50-member squad that will wear the black, gold and aquamarine in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, this Easter holiday weekend, had its final team meeting at the original Thomas A. Robinson Track and Field Stadium yesterday, and all appear to be ready heading into [...]

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The Bahamas tries to elevate Caribbean sports status in swimming, athletics

April 17, 2019

This weekend in Barbados and the Cayman Islands, national junior teams will try to expand The Bahamas' sports brand, via swimming and athletics, respectively. Over the April 20-23 period, our young swimming standouts will go up against their regional peers in hopes of solidifying the [...]

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Controversial American heavyweight taints struggling pro boxing program

April 16, 2019

The number of sporting hats I wear include Bahamas Boxing Commission (BBC) Chairman and Commonwealth Boxing Council (CBC) President. I have long juggled sports leadership with administrative responsibilities that relate to different sectors. Accordingly, I have always been constantly minded of the possible conflict that [...]

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Slatter, Rolle win national titles

April 16, 2019

Circumventing around a somber occasion in which former national champion and national team member Richard "Richie" Pyfrom was laid to rest, the Bahamas Bowling Federation (BBF) completed their nationals, and there was a pair of familiar faces that rose to the forefront.

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Lyford Cay International School Wins Three BAISS Football Champions
Lyford Cay International School Wins Three BAISS Football Champions

April 15, 2019

Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) has much reason to celebrate as its Junior Boys, Senior Girls and Senior Boys Football teams won Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools (BAISS) titles last week...

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