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2020 Great Abaco Classic to be played at The Royal Blue Golf Club at Baha Mar - Nov 13, 2019 - 4:32:49 PM

bdG Sports, an international sports management company, announced today that the 2020 The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic will be moved to Royal Blue Golf Club at Baha Mar due to Hurricane Dorian’s impact on Great Abaco.

The Korn Ferry Tour tournament, which features 132 professionals vying in the year-long series to earn their PGA TOUR card, will be played Jan...
Michael Major, Finalist of UTR Baha Mar Cup - Nov 11, 2019 - 10:30:59 PM

Michael Major Jr. was a finalist at the UTR Baha Mar Cup held this weekend. Michael faced Bahamians Missick in the Round of 16 and Rees in the Quarterfinals. He won 6-0, 6-1 and 6-1, 6-1 respectively. He advanced to the semifinals to win over Saul 6-2, 6-1. In the finals he would face Blokhin from the United States losing 3-6, 2-6.

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association congratulates Michael for a very good performance as he advanced to the finals of the tournament.
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Saint Lucian triple jumper takes aim at Tokyo 2020 - Nov 6, 2019 - 3:10:46 PM

Sandisha Antoine is celebrating her 28th birthday in a very unfamiliar place. She is uncertain, perhaps a little bit scared, and indubitably very excited about what lays ahead for one of Saint Lucia's genuine champions.

She was just 15 years old when she set her first Saint Lucia national record. Her mark of 12.11 metres was enough to win her silver in the under-17 girls triple jump at the 36th CARIFTA Games on Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands. Chantel Malone of the British Virgin Islands, the gold medallist that day...
News : Ministry of Tourism Updates
White Sands Bahamas NCAA Golf Invitational kicks off in Paradise - Nov 5, 2019 - 3:20:04 PM

The inaugural White Sands Bahamas NCAA Invitational, hosted by the University of Houston and featuring some of the top collegiate golf teams in the United States, took place over  a six day period at Atlantis’ seaside championship Ocean Club Golf  Course on Paradise Island. The first-of-its-kind tournament fielded a total of 28 teams: 14 women’s teams competing firs,t from Oct. 28-30, followed by 14 men’s teams playing Nov. 1-3.

As a kick off to the event on Saturday, Oct. 26, the women’s teams were hosted to a welcome dinner and a day of practice before the tournament proper.
Miranda Tucker Shines in the Local 2019 Neutrogena Drive, Chip & Putt Championships - Nov 1, 2019 - 12:50:37 PM

Ms Miranda Tucker, Student of St Augustines College, came out with the top score of 121 points in the recently concluded Neutrogena DCP Championships held at the BGF Golf Facility on Baillou Hill Road Sports Complex this past Saturday October 19th, 2019.

Hosted by Fourteeen Clubs Golf Academy in conjunction with Neutrogena, Aquapure and with the support of the BGF and Junior Golfers Parent Body, the event was the first of its kind here as it included golfers from aged 4yrs to 50+yrs of age and eleven categories...
White Sands Bahamas NCAA Invitational - Oct 29, 2019 - 8:30:15 PM

The inaugural White Sands Bahamas NCAA Invitational, hosted by the University of Houston and featuring some of the top collegiate golf teams in the United States began Monday at Atlantis, the lush ocean-side resort on Paradise Island.

The first-of-its-kind tournament features 14 women’s teams competing first from Oct. 28-30 followed by 14 men’s teams playing Nov. 1-3...
Focol Tournament Official Results - Oct 29, 2019 - 6:30:23 AM

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association congratulates all the winners of the 2019 Focol Junior National Tennis Classic held in Freeport, Grand Bahama  over the weekend.The list of winners is attached.

We wish to also recognize the only triple crown winner,  Breann Ferguson. Breann was recently invited by the International Tennis Federation to a training session in Puerto Rico for talented juniors.
Senior Nationals Championship Matches - Oct 25, 2019 - 8:30:18 AM

Four Championship Matches will be held on Saturday morning where the best of the best in Senior Tennis will showcase their skills. After a weeklong of matches finalists emerged for the various divisions. On Saturday the victors will be crowned 2019 Senior National Champions!

On Friday, the Mixed Doubles Championship is set to take place where Bjorn Ferguson and Richette Percentie will take centre stage against Bud Cambridge and Rita Roy in Mixed Doubles Championship...
Annual Sporting Event to Go on Despite Dorian Damage - Oct 17, 2019 - 2:15:37 PM

The countdown to Grand Bahama’s premier triathlon event is on. Come November 2nd, international and local triathletes will put months of training to the test to compete in the annual Conchman Triathlon, despite damages sustained by Hurricane Dorian.

Now in its 33rd year, the oldest triathlon in the country has provided an environment of friendly competition for both residents and visitors while encouraging the benefits of physical activity...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Prime Minister Minnis congratulates Steven Gardiner and Shaunae Miller-Uibo - Oct 5, 2019 - 9:00:16 AM

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis today extends warm congratulations to Bahamian track and field athletes Mr. Steven Gardiner and Mrs. Shaunae Miller-Uibo for their stellar performances at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

On Friday 4 October, Mr. Gardiner captured the gold medal in the men’s 400 metres in a time of 43.48 to also earn a national record. It also tied him eighth place on the all-time performance list...
News : Bahamas Information Services Updates
Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Cat. 3, PM Minnis appeals to residents in storm’s path to evacuate; urges NP and other NW Islands to prepare - Aug 30, 2019 - 7:50:56 PM

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis announced the emergency evacuation of residents of the northern cays of Abaco to mainland Abaco, and urged residents of West End, East End and Sweeting’s Cay and Water’s Cay in Grand Bahama to move to the interior of the island.

“Let me be extremely clear, those who refuse to evacuate, place themselves in great danger from this very powerful and potentially life-threatening hurricane, which will bring dangerously strong and high storm surges – one of the greatest threats from a hurricane,” Prime Minister said today at a 12pm live...
Judo World Veterans Tournament Coming to the Bahamas - Aug 26, 2019 - 12:00:31 PM

Following the success of the Junior World Championships in October 2018, this past week Bahamian Judo President D'Arcy Rahming met with International Judo Federation Officials in Tokyo, Japan at the World Judo Congress. The purpose of the meeting was to finalize details of the Judo World Veterans Tournament  coming to the Bahamas.

The Veterans is the World's largest judo tournament with over 1000 athletes over the age of 35. It is a much sought after tournament as the Veterans tend to turn the tournament into a large family vacation bringing kids and grand kids of all ages for an extended stay...
ITF Level 1 Coaching Course In The Bahamas Comes To A Close - Aug 24, 2019 - 10:45:43 PM

At the close of the ITF Level 1 Coaching Course the participants were able to put all the knowledge and skill learned into practice.

On court the coaches implemented lessons plans that they designed.  Expert instructor Mr. John Goede, ITF Developmental Officer for the Caribbean led the group over the past 12 days at the National Tennis Centre.

Our very own Bahamian Chelsi Russell was the assistant tutor...
Bowl Game Sponsorship Delivers Big Win for Elk Grove Village - Aug 14, 2019 - 3:59:04 PM

Elk Grove Village officials announced today that its sponsorship of a college football bowl game helped attract a national travel stop network to Elk Grove Village.

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, the nation’s industry-leading travel stop network, is seeking to build a 7,600 square-foot store and fueling station at the intersection of Pratt and Busse in Elk Grove Village...
European Tour announces early part of 2020 Schedule - Aug 12, 2019 - 3:10:21 PM

The European Tour today announced the initial sector of the 2020 International Schedule featuring 16 Race to Dubai events in 12 different countries, including the start of the fourth edition of the Rolex Series.

The Hong Kong Open, at Hong Kong Golf Club, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship, at Leopard Creek, in South Africa, will launch the 49th European Tour season and the 2020 Race to Dubai from November 28-December 1...
Kit Spencer leads IC Caribbean Team in Belgium Tennis Tournament - Aug 12, 2019 - 6:30:06 AM

Kit Spencer, President of IC Bahamas led a combined IC Caribbean team to an over 70 tennis tournament in Belgium. The International Lawn Tennis Clubs simplified as "IC"  was originally established as a "way of nurturing and preserving the camaraderie that existed between young competitors of many countries who met in serious but friendly competition".

Today 40 Clubs exist in five continents all over the world. The "Hands across the net, friendship across the ocean" is a motto IC lives by. The culture of good sportsmanship is exhibited throughout IC events...
The Third Win on The British Junior Tennis Circuit for Anthony Burrows - Aug 11, 2019 - 4:05:19 PM

From the British Junior Circuit, Bahamian Anthony Burrows Jr. has captured another win!

Anthony competed in the U16 East Summer County Tour - Bovingdon & Flaunden Tennis Club Tournament.

The summer county tour is a series of local level grade 4 and grade 5 junior tournaments running throughout the summer competition season. It is a part of the Lawn Tennis Association, British Tennis...
RBDF: Basketball is a Game Of Defence…force - Aug 9, 2019 - 10:00:39 AM

A cross section of Officers and Marines from The Royal Bahamas Defence Force took time away from their stressful duties to exert some energy and experience bonding through friendly competition in the form of an inter-rate and rank basketball tournament.

Organized by the Training Department, teams from the Officer Ranks, Senior Rates, Leading Seamen, Able Seamen and Marine Seamen faced off with each other...
Acklins Tennis Summer Camp A Success! - Aug 4, 2019 - 7:15:01 PM

Mr. Bradley Bain and Mr. Emon Williamson organised a Tennis Camp in
Acklins. The camp introduced youngsters on the island to the sport. The camp was held the week of July 29th and came to an end on August 3rd.

The camp was held Relief Bay, Eco Park, Pinefield Acklins.

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association congratulates Mr. Bradley Bain for his consistent work to advance the sport of tennis which has extended to the island of Acklins...
UB Mingoes fall apart in rough inning, lose to Wildcats in three innings - Aug 1, 2019 - 10:00:24 AM

The University of The Bahamas Mingoes women’s softball team allowed the Warriors to score 8 runs in the second inning as the defending NPSA champion Wildcats ended the game in 3 innings 15-0 Tuesday night at The Bankers Field at the Baillou Hills Sporting Complex.

The Mingoes allowed three runs in the opening inning but the Warriors bats coupled with several defensive errors in the third put the game too far out of reach...
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