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Swimmers get back in the pool
Swimmers get back in the pool

May 11, 2021

After being postponed for a week, the Milo Butler Blue Waves Swim Club Spring Invitational took place over the weekend as swimmers were back in action at the Betty Kelly-Kenning National Swim Complex for the first time since March 6.

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CARIFTA canceled for the second year in a row
CARIFTA canceled for the second year in a row

May 11, 2021

The 49th edition of the CARIFTA Games, re-scheduled for August 13-15, 2021, at the Bermuda National Sports Centre in Hamilton, Bermuda, has been canceled.

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Roker signs with Helping Ballers Management
Roker signs with Helping Ballers Management

May 11, 2021

Bahamian Azaro Roker has taken that next step in his basketball journey and is now looking forward to the next phase of his career.

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National record for Charlton
National record for Charlton

May 10, 2021

It's been a long road back for Bahamian female hurdler Devynne "Sonic" Charlton – battling injuries, inactivity and a pandemic that is in its second year.

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Kristin Munroe signs with the Angels
Kristin Munroe signs with the Angels

May 10, 2021

After years of hard work, dedication and sacrifice, Bahamian Kristin Munroe is seeing his dream turn into reality, inking a deal with a Major League Baseball (MLB) club, the Los Angeles Angels, over the weekend.

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Collegiate athletes compete ahead of conference championships
Collegiate athletes compete ahead of conference championships

May 10, 2021

A number of Bahamian collegiate athletes ended their regular seasons this past weekend and will now start preparing for their respective conference championships in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletics.

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Clarke, Simms earn all-conference honors
Clarke, Simms earn all-conference honors

May 07, 2021

Bahamian collegiate tennis player Sydney Clarke was awarded for her performance this past season in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I tennis as she was named to the Conference-USA (C-USA) All-Freshman Team. The announcement was made on Monday by the C-USA office.

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Chisholm resumes baseball activities
Chisholm resumes baseball activities

May 07, 2021

Bahamian professional baseball player with the Miami Marlins Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm is back on the field, running, hitting and working on defense, according to Christina De Nicola of mlb.com.

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Thomas strikes out seven in season debut
Thomas strikes out seven in season debut

May 07, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates' number seven overall prospect, Bahamian pitcher Tahnaj Thomas, struck out seven batters in three innings of play in his 2021 Minor League Baseball (MiLB) debut for the Greensboro Grasshoppers (1-1) on Wednesday night at the First National Bank Field in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Grasshoppers took down the Hickory Crawdads (1-1), 8-4, getting ...
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Major set to head to Germany
Major set to head to Germany

May 06, 2021

After dominating play on the Florida circuit, and experiencing success around the region, Bahamian professional tennis player Kevin Major Jr. is prepared to take his game to the next level and he’s making the necessary steps to get there.

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Ayton, Hield help teams continue win streaks
Ayton, Hield help teams continue win streaks

May 06, 2021

Bahamian professional basketball players Chavano “Buddy” Hield and DeAndre Ayton continue to help their respective teams as they prolonged win streaks on Tuesday night in the National Basketball Association (NBA) regular season.

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Bahamian MiLB players experience action
Bahamian MiLB players experience action

May 06, 2021

The last time Bahamian Minor League Baseball (MiLB) players experienced playing time on the diamond was back in 2019. Tuesday was opening night in MiLB and it signaled an end to a drought. A trio of Bahamians was in action.

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Mackey replaces Russell
Mackey replaces Russell

May 05, 2021

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) has named collegiate tennis player Elana Mackey to replace veteran Larikah Russell for the upcoming Billie Jean King Cup Tournament, formerly known as the Fed Cup. With that roster change, the team for that tournament will now comprise team captain Kerrie Cartwright, Simone Pratt and collegiate players Sydney Clarke ...
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Men's 400m shaping up to be one of the marquee events at the Olympics
Men's 400m shaping up to be one of the marquee events at the Olympics

May 05, 2021

With the great one, Usain Bolt, retired, the question surfaces, who will be track and field’s next great superstar, and what will be the marquee event of the Tokyo Olympic Games?

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National records fall in swimming at UANA meet
National records fall in swimming at UANA meet

May 05, 2021

In what was the first international swim meet for a team of Bahamian swimmers, the athletes didn’t disappoint as they turned in national record performances and personal best times at the recently concluded UANA (Swimming Union of the Americas) Tokyo Qualifier at the Orlando Health National Training Center in Clermont, Florida, this past weekend.

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Chisholm is a frontrunner for Rookie of the Year Award
Chisholm is a frontrunner for Rookie of the Year Award

May 04, 2021

Despite being on the injured list (IL) for a week, the impact of Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm is clear and obvious as he is already a frontrunner for the National League Rookie of the Year Award in Major League Baseball (MLB).

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Miller-Uibo named NACAC Most Outstanding Female Athlete
Miller-Uibo named NACAC Most Outstanding Female Athlete

May 04, 2021

As a testament to her early season dominance, Shaunae Miller-Uibo is being recognized as a top performer in the region.

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Minister Lewis congratulates Strachan on being drafted
Minister Lewis congratulates Strachan on being drafted

May 04, 2021

On becoming just the third Bahamian-born player to be drafted into the National Football League (NFL), the greetings, well-wishes and congratulatory remarks are starting to pour in for talented receiver Michael “Mike” Strachan.

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Strachan drafted by the Colts
Strachan drafted by the Colts

May 03, 2021

Michael “Mike” Strachan had to wait until the third and final day of the 2021 National Football League (NFL) Draft to hear his named called, but the Bahamian wide receiver realized his dream when the Indianapolis Colts took him with the first pick in the seventh round and 229th overall on Saturday.

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Taylor breaks record as Bahamians continue to shine
Taylor breaks record as Bahamians continue to shine

May 03, 2021

Charisma Taylor continued her dominance this season, breaking her own school record in the triple jump outdoors with a leap of 13.48 meters (m) – 44’ 2-3/4” – to win that event at the Fresno State University West Coast Relays at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Fresno, California, on Friday.

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