Bahamian Duo To Attend Regional Tennis Training Camp
- Oct 5, 2015 - 4:34:02 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - The BLTA extends warm congratulations to Jacobi
Bain and Elana Mackey who
have been invited by the ITF to participate in a Regional U13 Training
Camp for the top players in the region. The training camp begins
October 5 and ends October 11. Both players were selected with the
criteria of being the top 8 from that age bracket in the COTECC ranking.
We wish both Jacobi and Elana the best, as they travel to La
Libertad, El Salvador to acquire more knowledge on how to improve their
game. The duo will be accompanied by Coach Bradley Bain.
Conchman Triathlon returns to Grand Bahama, November 7th
- Oct 5, 2015 - 4:21:08 PM
FREEPORT, Grand Bahama - Now that Nassau’s successful Potcakeman
triathlon earlier in September has gotten everyone’s feet wet athletes
and multi-sport enthusiasts are looking forward to the annual Conchman
triathlon on November 7th at Taino Beach.
In its 29th year the Conchman has long been a fixture on the calendars
of both local and international athletes. Past winners have come from
many of the Bahamian islands, the US, Canada and the UK to name a few...
Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure Registration Opens
- Oct 2, 2015 - 5:39:49 PM
Sunshine Insurance Announces New Komen Bahamas Anthem
NASSAU, Bahamas – Registration for the 2016 Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure® is officially open.
The event, which is now in its sixth year, will be held on January 16, 2017.
sponsor and organizer, Sunshine Insurance (Agents & Brokers) Ltd.,
held a launch party at the company’s Shirley Street location on Thursday
to mark the occasion.
Company officials also unveiled its very
first Komen Bahamas Anthem called, “
Save The World (Susan G. Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure)
The song was created and donated by Visage Band Bahamas members, Wendi
Lewis and Dyson Knight...
Nassau Rowing Club to Hold Open Tryouts For Junior Squad
- Sep 28, 2015 - 2:35:02 PM
On Saturday, October 3rd the Nassau Rowing Club will be holding junior
squad tryouts at the Bahamas Medical Center on Blake Road.
“We want to build off the success we saw over the summer with our junior
men’s double scull crew that competed in the World Rowing Junior
Championships in Rio de Janeiro,” says President & Head Coach Kyle
Chea. William Stanhope and Lex Fountain represented The Bahamas in that
regatta and ranked 18th in the world...
Interview with Jeffery Gibson – Bahamas Bronze medal winner 400 meter hurdles 2015 IAAF World Championship in China
- Sep 26, 2015 - 8:18:13 AM
Freeport Grand Bahama Island - Jeffery Gibson – Bahamas Bronze medal
winner in the 400meter hurdles at 2015 IAAF World Championship in
Beijing, China stopped by our studio last week for a brief interview
about his achievement, future plans and how it all started. Gibson is
ranked 5th in the World.
congratulations on making our country so proud! How does it feel to now
be back home after being so successful on the world scene?
is such a relief to be home. I have been busy with a few things, but
honestly, I am just so happy I can be back home and see my parents and
Bahamas to Flex Its Muscles at CAC Championships this Weekend
- Sep 25, 2015 - 3:01:06 PM
Over 41 countries are expected in The Bahamas this weekend for the 43rd
Central American Caribbean Bodybuilding (CAC) Championships that will be
held at Atlantis Paradise Island from September 24-27.
It’s The Bahamas’ eighth time hosting the event.
The last time the country hosted the competition was in 2008.
Project Manager Nardo Dean said the country is expected to welcome nearly 2,000 people for the event...
Marathon Bahamas named among Best Races in the World
- Sep 25, 2015 - 1:16:36 PM
NASSAU, Bahamas – Marathon Bahamas has been named one of the best races in the world.
The marathon, which is in its seventh year, took a spot in what Runner’s World UK calls the “50 Best Races In The World.”
In the “ultimate globetrotter’s guide,” the magazine reveals the best events on the planet outside of the United Kingdom.
Marathon Bahamas was listed among the Paris Marathon...
Results of the 11th Annual Grand Bahama Cycling Championship
- Sep 24, 2015 - 4:27:06 PM
They came, they saw, they rode! It was a weekend of excitement on the
streets of Grand Bahama as cyclists took to the streets for the 11th
Annual Grand Bahama Road Cycling Championships! As always it was a
heated event, with high speeds from the beginning. And of course it
would not be a Grand Bahama Cycling Championships without a bit of rain
as the clouds threatened to open up and wash the cyclists in their
In the end, the cyclists were spared of the rain, but they were not spared of the blistering sun nor that battering wind...
Eleuthera Junior Baseball League registration starts this weekend
- Sep 23, 2015 - 4:51:14 PM
The Eleuthera Junior Baseball League of Rock Sound will begin registration
for the 2016 season this coming Saturday and next Saturday at the Baseball
Park in Rock Sound from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm.
Parents are encouraged to
bring their children out to register at that time. President Larry Forbes
invites All Settlements to register also and bring their team out next
season to participate.
The 2016 season begins in January.
Tobago International Cycling Classic 2015
- Sep 23, 2015 - 6:13:49 AM
Port of Spain, Trinidad – Over 300 cyclists from
around the world are preparing to travel to the Caribbean island of
Tobago for the annual Tobago International Cycling Classic, which takes
place from September 29 – October 4, 2015.
cycling event includes six days of international cycling - three days of
mountain bike races, two days of fun races for children, and the
culminating flagship race, the world-ranked UCI Tour of Tobago on Sunday
October 4, 2015. The Tour of Tobago will take cyclists on a tough but
scenic 74.5 mile course along Tobago’s Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
Cartwright Wins Bahamas Junior Sunfish National Championship
- Sep 22, 2015 - 6:24:12 PM
NASSAU, The Bahamas - This past weekend, September 19 & 20, Nassau
Yacht Club hosted the Annual Bahamas Junior Sunfish National
Spencer Cartwright who is the current and 4 times
National Champion in the Optimist Dinghy class has now won the Bahamas
Junior Sunfish National Championship for his first time. Pushing hard
and in the mix for top honors was Cochise Burrows. Such close racing
made for a very suspenseful and exciting series. In the end Spencer beat
Cochise by three points.
Winds throughout the weekend were light
to moderate and fairly shifty from the west, which made for fun and
interesting sailing. When taking...
Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Tournament Kicks Off With Kids Clinic
- Sep 20, 2015 - 11:18:50 PM
Bahamas A Hallmark Stop For Golf Tournament
Paradise Island, Bahamas – The organizers of the 2016 Pure Silk
Bahamas LPGA Classic have already gotten the ball rolling with events
related to the much-anticipated golf tournament by hosting a Kids Clinic
at the Ocean Club Golf Course on September 18.
Jaye Marie Green, who was crowned rookie of the year in 2014, hosted the clinic.
The group consisted of children between the ages of four and 14 years...
Grand Bahama Boys Youth Soccer League starts Sept. 19
- Sep 18, 2015 - 2:49:43 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - Players, parents and coaches will
all receive a boost this weekend when the Freeport Rugby Football Club
expands its successful soccer programme to offer for the first time a
BOYS YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE.
The Youth Programme has run for over
thirteen years on the island and, as well as helping promote the
game, has helped countless boys obtain overseas college scholarships,
receive national recognition and even play professional soccer in
BTC Welcomes Back Star Athlete Shaunae Miller
- Sep 17, 2015 - 11:01:10 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - After
her stunning performances at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, where she
captured a silver medal in the 400m, and The Diamond League in Brussels where
she won the gold, BTC sponsored star athlete Shaunae Miller was welcomed home
by the BTC executive management team at the company headquarters. Ms. Miller
has been a BTC Athlete since 2013 and stated that she is grateful for the
impact the sponsorship has had on her career.
is a must to compete at the level I do,” said Ms. Miller. “BTC helps my career
by defraying costs and the exposure I am given throughout the Bahamas. When my
photo is placed on the phone cards..."
Bahamian Wins 2 Gold, 1 Silver at Special Olympics World Summer Games
- Sep 15, 2015 - 11:04:27 AM
Nassau, Bahamas – With the cheers of thousands of spectators spurring
him on and the claps of his coach encouraging him, twenty-one year old
Denair Rolle delivered the winning throw that sealed his gold medal win
in the Softball Throw at the Special Olympics World Games held in Los
Angeles from July 25 to August 2.
The medal was one of three that
he would claim for team Bahamas, securing a gold medal in the Standing
Long Jump and a silver medal in the 100 Meter walk as well.
“I felt happy, brave and encouraged,” said Denair, who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at the age of 10.
Bahamas' Miller and Gibson victorious in Brussels
- Sep 11, 2015 - 7:12:49 PM
Bahamians Shaunae Miller and Jeffery Gibson continued
on a high on Friday in Brussels, Belgium at the AG Insurance Memorial
van Damme Diamond League meet, both finishing at the top of their
Miller took the win in the women's 400m title with 50.4, just head of Francena McCorory, of the USA, second with 50.59, and Stephanie Ann McPherson of Jamaica came third with 51.00.
Gibson won the men's 400m hurdles ahead of Bershawn Jackson of the USA with 48.76 and Kariem Hussein, of Switzerland with 48.87...
(Audio) Bahamas American Football Federation clears the air
- Sep 11, 2015 - 4:44:59 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island - After a press conference held in Nassau this past Tuesday,
September 8th, 2015 concerning Tackle and Flag Football Leagues in the
Bahamas, another press conference was held today in Freeport. The following is what Ms. LaLisa Anthony presented:
My name is LaLisa Anthony.
I am the elected president of the Bahamas American Football Federation
The BAFF wishes to acknowledge and respond to the concerns
raised by the adult tackle and flag American football programs in The Bahamas,
specifically the members of the Commonwealth American Football League (CAFL)...
Results of the 2015 Potcakeman Triathlon
- Sep 11, 2015 - 10:54:19 AM
Over 200 people took part in this year's Powerade Potcakeman Triathlon
hosted by the Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights and Kindness (BAARK) at
Jaws Beach, Clifton Heritage Park, on September 5th. Event proceeds go
towards BAARK!’s spay/neuter and education programmes across The
The Triathlon includes a 750m swim, a 21k bike, and a 5k run. The kid's event includes a 100m swim, 5k bike, and 1k run.
The men’s overall winner was Simon Lowe and taking the women's...
Sunshine Race Weekend donates $50,000 to 5 cancer groups
- Sep 11, 2015 - 5:40:12 AM
NASSAU, Bahamas – Sunshine Insurance Race Weekend (SIRW) on Monday donated
$50,000 to five local cancer groups.
The money will be used to carry out genetic testing,
purchase portacaths and assist Family Island cancer patients.
On Monday during
a news conference at its headquarters, senior officials of Sunshine Insurance
presented five $10,000 cheques to the Cancer Society of The Bahamas, the Cancer
Association of Grand Bahama, Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group, the
Bahamas Breast Cancer Initiative Foundation (BBCIF) and the Princess Margaret
Strikers Boxing Club putting Bahamas on the world's stage
- Sep 10, 2015 - 9:23:40 PM
Forging their way forward,
Strikers Boxing Club continues to carve out their niche on the world stage and
proving that this tiny nation of the Bahamas belongs there.
This year alone, Strikers
Boxing Club has competed in three of the largest international boxing
tournaments in the world. In June of this year, Strikers took a 7 man team to
the Title National Boxing Championship in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where they
competed with 500 of the top boxers in the nation bringing home 3 bronze medals
and 3 National Championship Belts...