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High Hopes for Bahamas Water Polo Team Following Gold, Silver Bronze at Carifta, Pan Am Games Qualifier Bronze at CCCAN in Barbados
High Hopes for Bahamas Water Polo Team Following Gold, Silver & Bronze at Carifta, Pan Am Games Qualifier Bronze at CCCAN in Barbados

July 15, 2019

Fifteen years ago, it was all organizers could do to scrap together enough players to call it a water polo team. Most Bahamians had never watched the game referred to as soccer in a pool...

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Inner City Youth Attend D-Squad Basketball Camp
Inner City Youth Attend D-Squad Basketball Camp

July 15, 2019

Inner city children of the Baillou Hill Road, Garden Hills, and Yellow Elder communities got to experience two weeks of competition and fun as they honed their basketball skills at the annual D-Squad Basketball Camp...

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Split for Team Bahamas
Split for Team Bahamas

July 15, 2019

There is little room for error for Team Bahamas at the Little League Caribbean and Latin American Championships that is currently in progress in Willemstad, Curaçao...

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The Bahamas to send four swimmers to the world championships
The Bahamas to send four swimmers to the world championships

July 15, 2019

It has been a busy summer for Bahamian swimmers, and it’s about to get even busier, as four Bahamian swimmers will take part in the 18th International Swimming Federation’s (FINA) World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea...

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Wildcats, Brackettes pick up win in the NPSA
Wildcats, Brackettes pick up win in the NPSA

July 15, 2019

There was a doubleheader in the New Providence Softball Association (NPSA) ladies’ division on the Bankers Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex on Saturday night, and it was the Sunshine Auto Wildcats and the Brackettes who picked up wins...

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Jones, Sun end five-game skid
Jones, Sun end five-game skid

July 15, 2019

It has been a great weekend for Bahamian and Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones that culminated with a season-high 26 points in a 76-63 win against the Indiana Fever at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, yesterday afternoon...

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Miller-Uibo, Gardiner victorious in Monaco
Miller-Uibo, Gardiner victorious in Monaco

July 13, 2019

-Uibo ran a season-best 22.09 seconds to win the 200 meters (m) and Steven Gardiner won the 400m race in 44.51 seconds at the IAAF Diamond League in Monaco at Stade Louis II Stadium yesterday evening. Also participating in Monaco were Bahamians Pedrya Seymour, in [...]

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JJ voted in as WNBA All-Star starter
JJ voted in as WNBA All-Star starter

July 13, 2019

With the stellar season she is having, Bahamian and Connecticut forward Jonquel "JJ" Jones has been rewarded and voted in as a WNBA All-Star starter in this year's AT&T WNBA All-Star game set for Saturday, July 27, 2019, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in [...]

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Infighting hurts national sports brand

July 13, 2019

The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC), today, is more proactive in networking positively within the national sports fraternity than perhaps ever before. Under the present leadership, the BOC has evolved as the straw that stirs the national sports drink. The BOC's outreach to sporting organizations (members [...]

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Ministry 'not aware of additional funding requests for water polo team'

July 12, 2019

THE Ministry of Youth Sports and Culture has said it is not aware of any requests for additional funding from the Bahamas Aquatics Federation on behalf of the Bahamas Water Polo team...

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2019 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis bracket announcement

July 12, 2019

Atlantis, Paradise Island, the lush, oceanside resort in The Bahamas, is proud to announce the matchups for the highly-anticipated 2019 Bad Boy Mowers Battle 4 Atlantis tournament which will begin on Wednesday, Nov 27...

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'Golden Girl' Pauline Davis-Thompson speaks out

July 12, 2019

Pauline Davis-Thompson, the inimitable one, the grand lady of world track and field, remains as outspoken and aggressive, as those characteristics have styled a fantastic career that has spanned 37 years of excellence as a junior athlete, senior and subsequently notable officer of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

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Brown suffers first loss of pro career

July 12, 2019

Bahamian professional lightweight boxer Lester Brown Jr. did not get the result he wanted over the weekend as he lost in a split decision to Mexico’s Abel Aparicio at the Cameron Center in Laurel, Mississippi, USA.

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Ganpat, Jagroo guide Rising Stars to BCA T20 title

July 12, 2019

Jagnauth Jagroo, Rising Stars and Team Guyana captain, experienced victorious back-to-back weekends as the Rising Stars claimed an eight-wicket victory over the Lions to claim the coveted 2018-2019 Bahamas Cricket Association (BCA) Twenty-Twenty (T20) League title at Haynes Oval on Sunday, and Guyana claimed a seven-wicket victory over The Bahamas for the BCA T20 Nation’s Cup title the previous week.

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Turnquest named Tennis Male Athlete of the Year

July 12, 2019

Bahamian tennis player Joshua Turnquest was named as the 2018-2019 Male Athlete of the Year for men’s tennis for the River States Conference (RSC) in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

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The Bahamas finishes sixth at Centrobasket

July 12, 2019

After a promising start to the Centrobasket Under-17 Girls Championship with a convincing win over El Salvador, Team Bahamas had to settle for sixth place after a 73-50 loss to Costa Rica at the historic Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Thursday.

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Statement on CCCAN Water Polo Team
Statement on CCCAN Water Polo Team

July 11, 2019

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture is advised of information currently being circulated on social media regarding The Bahamas Water Polo team and its inability to qualify for the gold medal...

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Stay in the game

July 11, 2019

"The seventy-two returned with joy and said, 'Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name.' "He replied, 'I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. ... However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written [...]

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BAF challenged to shed more light on U18 boys water polo blunder

July 11, 2019

In this space, I have often lamented the dire position the national sports fraternity, in general, is in, regarding funding. My point was cemented once again when our young boys of water polo excellence, under-18 (U18), had to settle for a bronze medal. It was [...]

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Tune-up for Monaco
Tune-up for Monaco

July 11, 2019

The country’s two most premier athletes in track and field will open up their Diamond League seasons this Friday in Fontvieille, Monaco, and they got the perfect tune-up at the Hungarian Athletics Grand Prix Meet on Tuesday...

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