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Bahamas Tennis Lineup for CAC Games - Jul 27, 2018 - 11:08:22 AM

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Tennis has kicked off at the 2018 CAC Games in Baranquilla, Colombia.  Here we go Bahamas!

The A Team for the men comprise: Spencer Newman, Baker Newman, Kevin Major and  Philip Major. The team is coached by Marvin Rolle.

Up first is our Men's #1 Spencer Newman who will be playing Alvarado from El Salvador followed by Baker Newman who will be competing against Maginley from Antigua & Barbuda...
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Bahamian Jacobi Bain named U16 Regional Jitic champion - Jul 26, 2018 - 6:21:24 PM

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The Under 16 2018 JITIC Champion Jacobi Bain is pictured receiving his award after an amazing comeback win today in Costa Rica 36 62 61!

Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association congratulates Jacobi on this amazing victory. We look forward to many more victories...
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Bahamain Jacobi Bain in the finals of U16 JITIC - Jul 25, 2018 - 9:09:28 PM

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The top juniors in the Caribbean and Central America have converged in El Salvador for the U16 Junior International Championships(JITIC).

 Bahamain Jacobi Bain has emerged as one of the best in the region as he has secured a ticket into the finals tomorrow.

A consummate tennis player, Jacobi  came into the tournament in El Salvador ranked  #1 overall...
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Dominic Adams Elite Soccer Camp in Grand Bahama, July 23 - 28 - Jul 22, 2018 - 7:29:13 PM

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The Freeport Rugby Football Asocation anneDominic Adams is putting on a soccer program this coming week for 10 - 18 yr olds. Dom has played soccer all over the world and his experience and love of soccer will mean all the kids that attend are in for a great soccer experience.

The Dom Adams Elite Soccer Camp runs nightly from 5 - 6:30 p.m., and registration will take place on July 22 and 23 at 4:30 p.m...
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Meeting, National Record and World Lead for Shaunae Miller-Uibo - Jul 21, 2018 - 10:57:33 AM

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Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo had to produce the fastest run of her career to hold off the challenge of Bahrain’s 20-year-old Salwa Naser Eid on a steamy night in the Stade Louis II stadium on Friday (20). And she did, setting an IAAF Diamond League and Bahamian record of 48.97.

Her smaller opponent was second in 49.08, taking almost half a second off her own Asian record.

The first meeting of the season between Miller-Uibo, who has been concentrating mainly this year on the 200m...
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Joanna Evans takes gold in 400m freestyle at CACs - Jul 20, 2018 - 10:13:31 PM

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Bahamian Joanna Evans of Grand Bahama won the first gold for Team Bahamas at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. 

In the 400 m freestyle Evans clocked a time of 4:11.15, setting a new meet record.

This was The Bahamas first medal  of the event, and a games' record breaking performance...
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Bahamas Fed Cup team wins big over #1 seeded Bolivia - Jul 19, 2018 - 2:40:53 PM

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The Bahamas Fed Cup Team has gotten off to a blazing start!  The Bahamas faced the number one seeded country in the tournament, Bolivia. In the first match of the day, Danielle Thompson opened up competiion with a strong performance against Daniela La Fuente Strassburger of Bolivia.  Bahamain Danielle won in straight sets 6,3 6,2.  Danielle expressed that there were some nerves at the beginning but she wanted to come out strong.  "Representing my country with the letters on my back and my teammates cheering me on was really good" said Danielle.  She said she played to the best of her ability and left it all on the court.  She wanted to set the tone for the day. And the tone was set from her fine performance hot out of the gates.  Teammate Kerrie Cartwright said that "Danielle came out aggressive and eager and I loved her energy and also loved watching her play.".....
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BAWF introduces young athletes to wrestling through Miami Inner City Wrestling Club - Jul 19, 2018 - 2:25:22 PM

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Dozens of young athletes got an introduction to the sport of wrestling through a summer clinic offered by Miami’s Inner City Wrestling Club (ICW) in association with the Bahamas Amateur Wrestling Federation (BAWF).

Coach Wilbert Johnson, ICW program manager, led a team of coaches and other volunteers to Nassau, where they gave lessons in core wrestling skills. Instructors included Earl Hall, a four-time Florida wrestling champion and former wrestler for Iowa State University; Dr. Joey Miller, a college female champion; and Mervin Ford, a USA Wrestling official...
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BUD FIFA Winner returns after Moscow World Cup Games - Jul 16, 2018 - 10:16:51 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas – Fresh from his trip to the World Cup Games in Moscow, Russia, Anthony Bullard is back on home soil and sharing his incredible journey with the media. “It truly was a trip of a lifetime” gushed Bullard, “there’s no better way to describe it. The entire trip was an amazing experience from start to finish. I have so many incredible memories that I know will last a lifetime and I’m so happy to have been lucky enough to win”.
 
Ahead of this year’s World Cup games, Budweiser Beer in partnership with the Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Company Ltd., launched a promotion giving one lucky soccer enthusiast the opportunity to see one of the most anticipated international...
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Shaunae Miller-Uibo sets Meeting Record for Women's 200m in Rabat - Jul 14, 2018 - 1:24:45 AM

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Bahamas' Shaunae Miller-Uibo competed in the women’s 200m on July 13 and set a meeting record of 22.29 in the Women's 200m at the 2018 Meeting International Mohammed VI in Rabat, Morocco.

Dina Asher-Smith of Great Britain placed second with 22.40, and in third was Jenna Prandini of the USA with a time of 22.60.  

Miller-Uibo was the only Bahamian at the event in Rabat.
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BLTA - Junior Tennis Nationals Close Out In Stride - Jul 12, 2018 - 2:39:00 PM

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Congratulations go out to the Winners and Runners-up of our recently held Junior Nationals. Approximately 70 entrants participated in the annual tournament.  Also, scores of family members, friends, and tennis enthusiasts came out to cheer for their favourite player.  Special thanks go out to Tournament Director Wesley Rolle, and Ceron Rolle & Steve Taylor who rendered assistance. Appreciation is also extended to  Christina Galanos, LLb for sponsoring the trophies;  Michelle Telecanos for ensuring that the courts and facility were in order and Nadine Munroe who assisted with Registration.
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DNA seek answers over IAAF World Relays cancellation - Jul 9, 2018 - 3:23:40 PM

The recent news that the Government of The Bahamas has cancelled the IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2019 was met with much dismay and disappointment by several Bahamians and sports enthusiasts. This announcement sent shock waves across the nation and the global sports community with just 10 months before the event was scheduled to take place...
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Olympic Committee enters new marketing age - Jul 4, 2018 - 10:00:32 AM
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The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) plans to implement stronger marketing strategies now that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has better equipped it to recruit and deliver maximum value to corporate partners.

Clarence Rolle, a vice president of the BOC, attended the Olympic Marketing Seminar in Samorin, Slovakia that was presented by the IOC’s Television & Marketing Services unit in late June. The seminar brought together representatives from dozens of national Olympic committees to be updated on tools for helping the corporate world better understand the Olympic movement and cooperate in the development of athletes...
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Peace at the Crease: Cricket to promote peace and development - Jul 3, 2018 - 8:16:19 AM
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Representatives of government, diplomats, celebrities and religious leaders will help the Commonwealth kick-off a new cricket initiative next month.

Dubbed Peace at the Crease, the programme will use the popularity of cricket as a tool to promote peace, bring communities together and support progress and development.

This new initiative will be launched in London at an inter-faith match at Lords Cricket Ground on 6 July, and will include a series of special exhibition matches...
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Bud Bahamian Winner Front and Center at FIFA World Cup - Jun 28, 2018 - 1:24:29 PM

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Football (soccer) enthusiasts from around the world have been glued to their screens as the FIFA World Cup action heats up in Russia. Heralded globally as the most prestigious association tournament in the world, the FIFA World Cup has, and continues to attract millions of viewers surpassing even the Olympic Games.

Ahead of this year’s games, a new partnership between Budweiser Beer and the Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Company, gave lucky Soccer fans here in The Bahamas the opportunity to receive the ‘trip of a lifetime’ to watch a FIFA World Cup game live in Otkritie Arena, in Russia...
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Sir Jack Hayward Soccer Camp Quickly Approaching - Jun 14, 2018 - 5:15:16 PM

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With school coming to a close and summer in full swing, the Freeport Rugby Football Club invites youth from around the island to sign up for the Sir Jack Hayward Soccer Camp.

The weeklong camp begins on Monday, June 25 and finishes on Friday, June 29. Each day begins at 9 a.m. and finishes at 3 p.m. During that time, participants will get the opportunity to work alongside international coaches, including several current college coaches from the United States...
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3rd annual Bahamas Poker Run attracts over 400 boaters - Jun 10, 2018 - 2:25:02 PM

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The Bahamas Poker Run co-founders, Jordan Lampkin and Shane Freedman, have concluded that by all accounts the 2018 Third Annual edition was a huge success.

Announced on Thursday, June 7th at the official cheque presentation, Bahamas Poker Run (BPR) committee members were elated at the turnout and support for this event, resulting in the event being able to this year make a sizeable $10,000 donation to the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) in support of the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park (ECSP)...
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GBPA Named Title Sponsor of Conchman Triathlon for Third Consecutive Year - Jun 7, 2018 - 7:25:17 PM
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The Grand Bahama Port Authority (GBPA) is delighted to be the title sponsor of the 2018 Conchman Triathlon event, for the third consecutive year.   Since inception, the Conchman Triathlon always takes place on the first Saturday of November each year and is a successful and long-standing event on Grand Bahama Island.  This year marks the 32nd Annual GBPA Conchman Triathlon, which will be held on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at Taino Beach. 

Sarah St. George congratulated Chris Baker, Ravanno Ferguson and their team for organizing this 32nd Annual Conchman Triathlon. 
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The 2018 Bahamas Davis Cup Americas Zone 3 winners return home - Jun 3, 2018 - 6:00:06 PM
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The Director of  Sports, Tim Munnings, The Bahamas Olympic Committee Secretary General Derron Donaldson,  Sports Liason Officer for Tennis in the Ministry of Sports Kevin Colebrooke were all on hand to welcome back Team Bahamas on their stellar performance in Escauza, Costa Rica.  The 2018 Davis Cup team consisted of the #1 seeded Baker Newman, #2 seeded Philip Major Jr., Jody Turnquest and the Player/Coach Marvin Rolle.   The entire team expressed joy and exuberance at the win and stated that all they wanted to do was "make their country proud"...
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To the victor goes the spoils; Bahamas promoted to Zone 2 in Davis Cup!! - Jun 2, 2018 - 9:27:35 PM
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The Bahamas has been promoted once again in Davis Cup Competition after the stellar performance displayed in tournament play by its world class athletes.  The Bahamas who presently sits in the The Davis Cup, Americas Zone III in 2018 had just been relegated after playing in Zone II in 2017.   Therefore the mission was clear: our guys had to work hard to ensure that The Bahamas would earn the right to enter into Zone 2 competition in 2019.  Mission Accomplished!

The Bahamas Team came into tournament play today undefeated and at the top of their pool.  They played Honduras, Antigua & Barbuda, Jamaica and Bermuda.  They were matched against a rowdy hometown crowd in Costa Rica...
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