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CWCO Supports Summer Camps Youth Development On and Off the Court
CWCO Supports Summer Camps Youth Development On and Off the Court

August 09, 2022

This year, two of many summer camps focused on helping young boys and girls develop positive character traits such as discipline, hard work and unity through their love for the game of basketball.

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Strachan wins bronze in javelin at World Juniors
Strachan wins bronze in javelin at World Juniors

August 08, 2022

Devynne Charlton is yet another Bahamian track and field athlete having the season of her life, and she added to that with a silver in the women's 100 meters (m) hurdles on the final day of competition of the 22nd Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

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Strachan wins bronze in javelin at World Juniors
Strachan wins bronze in javelin at World Juniors

August 08, 2022

Keyshawn Strachan ended a fantastic junior career with another medal for The Bahamas - winning the bronze in the men's javelin at the World Athletics U20 (Under-20) Championships at the Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero in Cali, Colombia.

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The Bahamas' women sweep round eight
The Bahamas' women sweep round eight

August 08, 2022

The Bahamas Chess Olympiad Women's Team performed well in round eight of the FIDE (International Chess Federation) 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The Bahamas won all of its games against Djibouti.

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Andrews makes 110m hurdles final
Andrews makes 110m hurdles final

August 03, 2022

Antoine Andrews continues to build on the season of his life in athletics. Continuing to build off a bronze medal run at the CARIFTA games earlier this year, the Bahamian junior sensation ran his second-fastest time ever in the men's 110 meters (m) hurdles yesterday, to get into his first global final at the 2022 World Athletics U20.

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Taylor, Nairn qualify for finals at Commonwealth Games
Taylor, Nairn qualify for finals at Commonwealth Games

August 03, 2022

Bahamian junior swimmer Lamar Taylor made history at the Sandwell Aquatics Center in Londonderry, Smethwick, England, on Tuesday, becoming the first Bahamian male to advance to the 50 meters (m) freestyle final at the Commonwealth Games.

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The Bahamas puts best foot forward at 44th Chess Olympiad
The Bahamas puts best foot forward at 44th Chess Olympiad

August 03, 2022

The Bahamas Chess Olympiad team got its experience of the 44th FIDE (International Chess Federation) Chess Olympiad underway on Friday in Chennai, India. Bahamas Chess Federation (BCF) Treasurer and team delegate Elton Joseph spoke about The Bahamas' progress at the Chess Olympiad so far.

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Operators snag first win of the season
Operators snag first win of the season

August 03, 2022

The RAB Operators (1-2) and the Johnson's Lady Truckers (3-2) had a back and forth game on Saturday, and after seven innings it was the Operators who got a 24-23 victory for their first win of the 2022 New Providence Softball Association (NPSA) season in a game that took three hours to finish.

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Pintard: My escape from gang culture
Pintard: My escape from gang culture

July 29, 2022

FNM leader Michael Pintard yesterday told youngsters he had been in a neighbourhood gang as a youth, smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol, before turning his life around - and urged them to avoid getting into trouble.

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Bodybuilding and fitness team staying home
Bodybuilding and fitness team staying home

July 29, 2022

After a couple weeks of back and forth with the government's representative for sports, the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (BBFF) determined yesterday that it would not be feasible to send the country's 17-member team to the 49th International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness' (IFBB) Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships.

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The DR shuts out The Bahamas
The DR shuts out The Bahamas

July 29, 2022

After winning their first two ties in Billie Jean King Cup action, The Bahamas' senior women's national tennis team fell in three straight matches to the host country, the Dominican Republic, yesterday in the Americas Group II action.

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Swimmers ready for action at the Commonwealth Games
Swimmers ready for action at the Commonwealth Games

July 29, 2022

The opening ceremony of the 22nd Commonwealth Games took place last night and competition officially gets underway today in Birmingham, England. The Bahamas will have some athletes in action today in swimming and triathlon.

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Minister Moxey opens 8th Annual Buddy Hield Basketball Camp and Clinic
Minister Moxey opens 8th Annual Buddy Hield Basketball Camp and Clinic

July 27, 2022

Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Ginger Moxey, says organizations like the Buddy Hield Foundation have demonstrated their commitment to nurturing athletes in The Bahamas and thus they deserve the full support of the government and the Bahamian people.

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Fourth in the world!
Fourth in the world!

July 26, 2022

Young Dakarai Turnquest, from Deadman's Cay, Long Island, continues to make a name for himself, not just on his home island or in The Bahamas, but worldwide, in the game of pool. Turnquest went up against the world's best juniors in the game of pool over the weekend, and finished fourth overall at the 32nd ...

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Statement by Prime Minister the Hon. Philip E. Davis QC, MP Congratulating Shaunae Miller-Uibo on becoming the 400 meters world Champion
Statement by Prime Minister the Hon. Philip E. Davis QC, MP Congratulating Shaunae Miller-Uibo on becoming the 400 meters world Champion

July 25, 2022

I join Bahamians everywhere in congratulating Shaunae Miller-Uibo on winning the gold medal in the open 400 meters at the World Athletic Championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Friday evening, 22 July 2022.

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Minister of Youth, Sports Culture, the Hon. Mario K Bowleg congratulates Shaunae Miller-Uibo.
Minister of Youth, Sports & Culture, the Hon. Mario K Bowleg congratulates Shaunae Miller-Uibo.

July 25, 2022

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaunae Miller-Uibo added another jewel to her crown, the World Championship title, on Friday night, at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

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Finally, a World Outdoor Champion!
Finally, a World Outdoor Champion!

July 25, 2022

Shaunae Miller-Uibo is truly in a class by herself. She made history on Friday, becoming just the second woman, and second athlete ever, to win all the global titles in an individual event in athletics, joining former great Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva in accomplishing that feat. They have both captured world youth, world junior, world indoor, world outdoor ...

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'Jazz' out for six more weeks with injured back
'Jazz' out for six more weeks with injured back

July 25, 2022

It looks like Bahamian professional baseball player with the Miami Marlins Jasrado 'Jazz' Chisholm Jr. will be out for an extended period. Chisholm's injury is more serious than initially thought as the Marlins second baseman is set to miss an additional six weeks with a stress fracture in his back, according to reports on Friday.

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First girls-only soccer camp scores big
First girls-only soccer camp scores big

July 05, 2022

Muhammed Ali once said, "Community service is the price you pay for living on Earth." This sums up the feelings and mission of Mary and Donnie Knowles, the long-time driving force behind women's soccer in Grand Bahama. The Knowles have been organizing and coaching girls' soccer programs on Grand Bahama for the past 23 years,...

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

July 05, 2022

Bahamian NBA player Chavano 'Buddy' Hield led a spirited effort from Team Bahamas with a game-high 29 points last night, but in the end, they were just overmatched as they fell 88-80 to the Dominican Republic (DR) at the Baha Mar Convention Center in Nassau, The Bahamas. Still the team can celebrate tremendous success, advancing ...

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