New Lease of Life for NP Women’s Basketball Association
- Feb 14, 2018 - 2:08:46 PM
The New Providence Women’s Basketball Association (NPWBA) is the only
remaining female league, formed out of the New Providence Basketball
Association in 2003 when Mynez Cargill-Sherman spearheaded a breakaway
when she found the women leagues lacked support and took a backseat to
those of the men.
“Right now women’s basketball is still
struggling,” said Ms. Cargill-Sherman, outgoing President of NPWBA.
“However, with sponsorship from Consolidated Water Corporation (CWCO)
we’ve developed a promising junior program which will eventually feed
into the women’s league.”...
Eleuthera Junior Baseball League – Opening Day 2108
- Feb 12, 2018 - 6:11:26 AM
The Eleuthera Junior Baseball League (EJBL) held its Opening Day
ceremonies on Saturday February 10th, 2018 at the Rock Sound Primary
School Baseball Park. It was an exciting time in Rock Sound as teams
from Rock Sound, Tarpum Bay and Palmetto Point were in attendance.
first game began at 11:00am where the Palmetto Point Legends (2017
defending champs in the 9-12 division) defeated the Tarpum Bay
Mosquitoes 9 to 7 in a keenly contested game...
Lima 2019 looks to London 2012 for legacy inspiration
- Feb 8, 2018 - 7:06:02 PM
Lima 2019 today welcomed the London Legacy Development Corporation
(LLDC) to its headquarters, as the Pan American and Parapan American
Games Organising Committee looks to incorporate global best practices
into its legacy planning and guarantee positive, long-term impacts for
communities across Peru.
Lima 2019 President Carlos Neuhaus and
members of the Sports and Legacy Departments welcomed LLDC Director of
Strategy, Marketing and Communications Ben Fletcher to the Lima 2019 HQ.
The LLDC was created ahead of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic
Games “to develop a dynamic new heart for east London,
Scotiabank awards student athletes
- Feb 8, 2018 - 10:40:51 AM
Scotiabank – title sponsor of the Students Run Marathon Bahamas
–recognized and rewarded the stellar performances of the winning school
relay teams who participated in Marathon Bahamas on January 14.
from schools who placed in the Straight and Mixed relay categories, and
their coaches, were presented with trophies and gifts at ceremonies at
the Bank’s Rawson Square Corporate Offices in Nassau and Scotiabank’s
Branch in Marsh Harbour...
Winterbotham trust to sponsor Major New IC Junior Tennis Series
- Feb 5, 2018 - 12:12:08 PM
To develop tennis in the important young age groups of 12 & under
and 10 & under, the International Tennis Club of The Bahamas (IC) is
to stage a series of weekend tournaments at five different top tennis
venues in The Bahamas during 2018. Kit Spencer, President of The Bahamas
IC, is pleased to announce that The Winterbotham Trust Company Limited -
“Winterbotham” - will be the major sponsor for this series.
Hooper, CEO of Winterbotham, said: “We are pleased to support this
great new tennis initiative that reaches young Bahamians...
Shaunae Miller-Uibo Congratulated for record-breaking 300m at Millrose Games
- Feb 4, 2018 - 8:05:13 PM
The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture extends congratulations to
Mrs. Shaunae Miller-Uibo for her outstanding, record-breaking,
gold-medal performance at the 2018 NYRR Millrose Games.
has cemented her status as one the Bahamas’ greatest track and field
athletes at all time and is currently ranked at number one in the world
in the indoor 300m and outdoor 400m...
Panam Sports says Lima 2019 organisers “well on the way” to hosting successful Games
- Jan 31, 2018 - 10:36:37 AM
The Lima 2019 Coordination Commission (CoCom) visit came to close today
in the Peruvian capital as Chair Keith Joseph expressed his full
confidence in the Organising Committee’s ability to deliver a successful
Pan American Games.
During the final meeting of the two-day
visit, Mr Joseph highlighted that Coordination Commission members were
“particularly impressed by the progress in the construction of the
Athletes’ Village” and “pleased to see the positive results from the
Government-to-Government agreement between Peru and the UK.”...
Lincicome wins Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
- Jan 29, 2018 - 12:57:58 PM
Florida native Brittany Lincicome, 32, walked away with the Sixth Pure
Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic title on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the
world-famous Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise Island.
Lincicome’s second victory in the $1.4 million Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA
Classic held January 25 to 28, 2018. Despite a slow start in the
opening round, Lincicome won outright, beating Wei-Ling Hsu by two
strokes, and Amy Yang and world No. 1 Shanshan Feng by three...
Brittany Lincicome storms to victory, defends title in Sixth Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
- Jan 28, 2018 - 11:46:31 PM
With darkness closing in, Brittany Lincicome shined bright down the
stretch Sunday at the $1.4 million Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic,
firing a final-round 7-under-par 66 with birdies at four of her last
five holes at Ocean Club Golf Course at Atlantis Resort to successfully
defend her title.
A Pure Silk ambassador – and, in fact, the
first – Lincicome, 32, won her eighth LPGA title and her first since her
playoff victory over Lexi Thompson a year ago here. This time, despite a
slow start in the opening round...
Canada’s Brooke Henderson continues to lead at windy Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
- Jan 27, 2018 - 5:00:06 PM
Battling strong winds that earlier had resulted in a suspension of the
second round for more than a day, Brooke Henderson of Canada recorded an
even-par 73 Saturday and retained her lead in the $1.4 million Pure
Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic.
Henderson, 20, had four bogeys and
four birdies, including a 12-foot birdie at the last, to complete 36
holes in 5-under 141 at the Ocean Club Golf Course at Atlantis Resort.
She led world No. 1 Shanshan Feng by a stroke, while Ryann O’Toole...
Canada’s Brooke Henderson Posts Spotless 68 To Grab Lead At Windy Pure Silk-bahamas LPGA Classic
- Jan 25, 2018 - 7:05:47 PM
Brooke Henderson of Canada played impeccable golf amid unrelenting winds
Thursday to shoot a bogey-free 5-under-par 68 and grab a one-stroke
lead after the first round of the $1.4 million Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA
Coming off a two-win season in 2017, Henderson, 20, was
one of just 17 players to better par on a challenging day at the Ocean
Club Golf Course at Atlantis Resort when winds gusted to 35 miles per
hour and blew steadily at 15-20 mph. She led by a stroke over Rookie
Luna Sobron Galmes of Spain and veteran Sarah Jane Smith of Australia....
Ministry of Tourism welcomes Sixth Annual Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic
- Jan 24, 2018 - 9:34:00 PM
Extolling the virtues of The Bahamas as a “sports mecca,” Travis
Robinson, Parliamentary Secretary in The Ministry of Tourism welcomed
pro golfers to the Sixth Annual Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic during a
press conference at the world famous Ocean Club Golf Course on Paradise
Mr. Robinson said that the Ministry of Tourism and
Aviation is pleased to be a co-title sponsor of the tournament in
conjunction with Pure Silk and the Ladies Professional Golf Association..
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...