Top LPGA Golfers Praise The Bahamas
- Jan 24, 2018 - 1:30:29 PM
Two of the top players vying for the number one spot at this year’s Pure
Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic gushed about how much they enjoy The Islands
Of The Bahamas and look forward to teeing off here every year.
champion Brittany Lincicome said she enjoys taking in the beautiful
scenery of The Islands of The Bahamas while getting into the swing of
Team Run Dat All Female Team brings home Gold at Marathon Bahamas 2018
- Jan 23, 2018 - 3:32:31 PM
Team Run Dat, co-sponsored by Keys Bahamas Realty and Petro Express
places 1st overall in all female category at Marathon Bahamas, held in
Nassau Bahamas on Sunday, 14th January, 2018.
is a fundraiser whose primary objective is to raise money to assist The
Bahamas with our fight against breast cancer. The primary beneficiaries
of the marathon are Cancer Society of the Bahamas, Princess Margaret
Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic to start Jan. 22
- Jan 19, 2018 - 10:22:58 AM
Female Golfers from around the world will compete at the 2018 Pure Silk
Bahamas LPGA Classic, and the Caribbean Bottling Company Ltd. (CBC) has
returned for the fifth consecutive year as the event’s official
non-alcoholic beverage provider.
“We are excited to once again
return as a sponsor for the LPGA Classic” said Nikia Wells, Marketing
Manager. “Our team is committed to supporting community and sporting
initiatives around the country...
Photos: Home Run Derby in Paradise Showcases Pro-Baseball Local Talent
- Jan 7, 2018 - 1:17:18 AM
The following are photos from the inaugural, "Don't Blink - Home Run Derby in Paradise" event showcasing the best in Bahamian baseball talent held at Montagu Foreshore on Saturday, Jan. 6.
Hosted by Don't Blink Apparel founded by Isaacs and
Lucius Fox Jr. (Tampa Bay Rays) in hopes to encourage baseball in the
beautiful Islands of The Bahamas.
"Since the day I signed to play on to play pro
baseball I always wanted to do something where we baseball players can
give back to the Bahamas..."
Usain Bolt and Kevin Hart in The Bahamas for PokerStars #GameOn
- Jan 5, 2018 - 11:55:11 PM
Dubbed as the World's Fastest Man and the World's
Funniest Man, Jamaican athletic icon Usain Bolt and American comedian
Kevin Hart were seen in The Bahamas today on Cabbage Beach, Paradise
Announced in June
, 2017, both are taking part in the PokerStars #GameOn Challenge.
sees the superstars face-off in a battle of wits using the metrics of
their social media channels as scorecards, allowing fans to decide who
wins each battle..."
Congrats to Afrika Smith - Finalist In USTA Tournament
- Dec 17, 2017 - 3:00:16 PM
The BLTA congratulates once again Afrika Smith who emerged finalist at
Holiday Level 6 USTA junior tournament in Hallandale, Florida. Afrika
has had a great season this year. She defeated Leyla Britez in the
semifinals 7-6(9), 7-5 and fell short of the title to Ashley Velma 3-6,
2-6. Afrika will be participating in BLTA's Open Nationals which begins
Sierra Donaldson also participated in the Tournament
and emerged the consolation winner by defeating Alejandra Coronel 6-2,
6-2. Sierra will also be participating in BLTA's Open Nationals...
Bahamas Bowl Youth Football Clinic set for Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Old Thomas Robinson Stadium
- Dec 12, 2017 - 3:29:21 PM
One of the highly anticipated events of Bahamas Bowl week is set for
Wednesday, Dec. 20 as the fourth-annual Bahamas Bowl Youth Football
Clinic will take place from 3:30-5:00 pm at the old Thomas Robinson
Stadium (adjacent to the National Stadium) in Nassau. The clinic is free
and open to boys and girls ages 7-13, and it is held in cooperation
between the Bahamas Bowl and USA Football.
A USA Football coach along
with student-athletes and staff from the UAB and Ohio football teams,
along with representatives of the Commonwealth American Football League
(CAFL), will run the clinic, teaching football fundamentals and safety
Photo finish decides 2017 Star Sailors League champions
- Dec 11, 2017 - 9:00:31 AM
With racing taking place in a balmy, near perfect 15 knots on Nassau’s
Montagu Bay, the ‘take no prisoners’ shoot out on the last day of the
Star Sailors League Final saw the fleet narrow to seven teams after the
Quarter Finals and to four after the Semis. Finally this left the finals
being contested by France’s Xavier Rohart/Pierre-Alexis Ponsot,
Britain’s Paul Goodison sailing with German Frithjof Kleen, Brazil’s
Robert Scheidt/Henry Boening and the USA’s Mark Mendelblatt/Brian Fatih,
the latter crew having ‘fast tracked’ straight through after decisively
winning the qualifiers yesterday.
In the final race,
Mendelblatt/Fatih led off the line and all the boats heading out to the
left. Goodison/Kleen benefitted on the right and coming into the weather
mark just squeaked in ahead of the Americans...
Photos: PM Minnis at the 2017 Hero World Challenge Golf Tournament Today
- Dec 3, 2017 - 7:36:29 PM
Prime Minister Minnis, Took Part In The Trophy Presentation To The
Winner Of The 2017 Hero World Challenge Golf Tournament, Mr. Rickie
Fowler, at the Golf Course, Albany Bahamas. Tiger Woods, Founder &
Mr. Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Executive
Officer Hero Motocorp Was Also A Part Of The Presentation .
(Official OPM Photos By Yontalay S. Bowe)...
Women's Rugby Introduced in Grand Bahama
- Nov 29, 2017 - 9:41:23 AM
This Saturday December 2 Nassau ladies will be coming to Freeport to show case Rugby to girls and
ladies interested in playing the sport. ALL interested girls/ ladies
should be at The Club for 2pm for coaching sessions. This will be
followed at 4pm by an Inter Men's squad game and then the girls/ladies
will play from 5pm-6pm. Should be a fun day so please come out to
UAB and OHIO accept 2017 bahamas bowl invitations
- Nov 27, 2017 - 5:07:02 PM
UAB will represent Conference USA and Ohio
will represent the Mid-American Conference as both institutions
accepted bids to the 2017 Bahamas Bowl, set for Friday, Dec. 22 in
Nassau’s Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium.
The Bahamas Bowl
will be played at 12:30 p.m. ET, and the contest will be televised on
ESPN and broadcast on the Bahamas Bowl Radio Network.
The early invitation allows both UAB and Ohio additional time to prepare to play in an international destination...
Goombay Splash Bowl 2017
- Nov 19, 2017 - 11:36:52 PM
The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association is hosting its annual Goombay Splash
Bowl ITF Tournament. The Qualifying round was held this past weekend
and the Main Draw (32-Draw) begins TOMORROW and runs through Saturday,
November 25. Matches start at 9:00 a.m. daily at the National Tennis
Centre, Q. E. Sports Centre.
This tournament will showcase junior
players ranging from ages 13 – 18 from all around the world such as:
the United States, Puerto Rico, Trinidad & Tobago, Canada, Japan,
China, Norway, Ecuador...
Annual Thanksgiving Basketball Classic tips off with BTC
- Nov 19, 2017 - 10:21:53 AM
In the arena of youth, sports and development no institution shines
quite like the Tabernacle Christian Academy. Having developed a
reputation for churning out some of the best and brightest basketball
stars the island of Grand Bahama has ever produced.
Academy has maintained their commitment to their students through sports
development, through programs which also provide discipline, respect
and a safe family community for many young boys and girls. Because of
this commitment to youth and sports development,
ITF Goombay Splash coming to National Tennis Centre
- Nov 13, 2017 - 4:39:17 PM
The ITF sanctioned U18 tournament and U14 COTECC tournament will be held
from November 20 to 25 at the National Tennis Centre in Nassau.
of the country's top junior tennis athletes and many international
athletes will be participating. Matches begin daily at 9 a.m.
Qualifying round is being held on November 18 and 19...
The Bahamas Olympic Committee: Death of Sir Arlington Butler
- Nov 10, 2017 - 10:56:59 PM
It is with regret and deep sadness that The Bahamas Olympic Committee
announces the death of Sir Arlington Butler, former President of The
Bahamas Olympic Association and one of the heroes of the Olympic
Movement in The Bahamas and around the world. Sir Arlington passed away
in hospital in Nassau, capital city of The Bahamas, on 9th November,
2017 after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, and four grown
Sir Arlington led The Bahamas Olympic Committee from 1972 – 2008 and led the country to eight Olympic Games during that time...
Fantastic Four off to Mexico City
- Nov 5, 2017 - 6:29:50 PM
The year was 2013, when gold was won for The Bahamas by the Fantastic
Four: Donte Armbrister, Jacobi Bain, Sydney Clarke and Elana Mackey at
the “Inaugural ITF/GSDF 12U Team Championship” for the English-Speaking
Caribbean in Jamaica. Now four years later, the Fantastic Four have
come together one more time to represent their country at the Compass
North American IC 16 and Under Junior Challenge in Mexico City. The
3-day tournament will be held at Club Raquetas Bosques. Our IC Bahamas
Junior Team will play in a round-robin format in singles and doubles
events each day against two teams from Mexico and one from the United
States. It is expected to be a very competitive tournament.
Scotiabank is Run Discipline Sponsor of 31st Conchman Triathlon
- Nov 2, 2017 - 6:32:07 PM
Scotiabank is proud to support the 31st Annual Grand Bahama Conchman
Triathlon set for this Saturday, November 4 at Taino Beach.
Scotiabank, we are committed to helping young persons in our community
become better off. We are happy to partner with Conchman as the
exclusive sponsor of the run discipline of this year’s triathlon.” said
Bruno Styles, Manager, Scotiabank Freeport...
BTC Blazers take Second Place Silver in Softball Round Robin
- Nov 1, 2017 - 11:40:37 AM
The Grand Bahama BTC Blazers came prepared for a showdown on the softball
field, blazing their way to a Silver place finish in The Bahamas
Softball Federation Rozina National Round Robin & Championships at
the Balliou Hills Sporting Field. The team travelled to New Providence
from Grand Bahama Island last weekend to participate in the annual event
along with Quinton Rolle of BTC's Street Squad who served as the team's
starting first baseman. Continuing its longstanding tradition of
supporting Bahamian athletes, BTC was a proud sponsor of this year's
event having supported this and similar softball events around the
country since 1968.BTC is also a proud inductee of The Bahamas Softball
Federation Hall of fame since 2014...