Bahamas ESA team and league standings as of September 13, 2014
- Sep 17, 2014 - 10:52:57 AM
Eleuthera, Bahamas - Enclosed league statistics and standings from the Eleuthera Softball Association:
Ladies Teams Wins /Losses
Tees R Us Stitchers 11 0
Dynasty Ladies 6 5
Asue Draw Phillies 1 13
Men’s Teams Wins/ Losses
AG Construction Jets 11 1
Big Tuna Construction 8 5
Triple A Razorbacks 7 3...
Bahamian Volleyball players polishing skills under renowned Brazilian coach
- Sep 17, 2014 - 10:35:31 AM
Elite Bahamian volleyball players and
national team members will benefit from a month of practice clinics
under renowned Brazilian coach Augusto Sabbatini. Coach Sabbatini is in
The Bahamas as a result of sponsorship by the International Volleyball
Federation and NORCECA, the North, Central America and Caribbean
Volleyball Confederation, through The Bahamas Olympic Committee. Coach
Sabbatini praised The Bahamas Volleyball team and its “high quality
players and high potential”. Bahamas Volleyball has had considerable
regional success this year, with three team medals at various regional
qualifying events. Volleyball Team Bahamas won gold in French St.
Martin; Silver in Cuba and Bronze in Puerto Rico. The team also placed
fifth at the Continental Championships in Canada...
Bahamian Gymnasts invited to Pan Am Toronto 2015
- Sep 17, 2014 - 10:26:14 AM
Representatives from The Bahamas Gymnastics
Federation are to take part in the Pan American Games being held in
Toronto, Canada in 2015. It is the first time that The Bahamas has been
invited in Gymnastics to the high-level regional competition and comes
after Gymnastics was among the smaller Olympic sports in The Bahamas
selected by The Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) to participate in the
Pan American Sports Festival. BOC Secretary General Romell Knowles said
that “the invitation to Pan Am Games for gymnastics is a dividend
return from Bahamas Olympics' decision to invest in some of the
country’s smaller sporting Federations by sending them to the Pan
American Sports Festival.”
The Festival is a multi-sport event
organized by the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) for athletes
from the Americas as a development and training event to aid countries
with their preparations for the larger Games competitions....
Remembering Keith ‘Seven-Footer’ Mullings
- Sep 16, 2014 - 11:55:34 PM
The Grand Bahama Sports Council joins with the Grand Bahama
Basketball community in offering condolences on the passing of Keith R
Mullings this past weekend.
Grand Bahama has lost a sports legend and we will forever remember Keith “Seven Footer” Mullings and the game he loved.
avid athlete during his younger days, Keith contributed much to the
game of basketball on Grand Bahama both at the local and national level.
He was one of the pioneer players who helped to develop the YMCA
basketball league while playing for the Citi Bank Chargers...
Bahamian Woman Boxing Coach Off on Training
- Sep 16, 2014 - 6:30:26 PM
Kayla Johnson of The Bahamas Boxing Federation leaves next week for a
high-level training course in Mexico.
Coach Johnson was cited as a
‘history-maker’ by Bahamas Olympic Committee and Bahamas Boxing
Federation President Wellington Miller. “…this is an historic first for
women’s boxing and boxing generally in The Bahamas,” said Miller;
“Women’s boxing is a fast growing sport around the world and when Coach
Johnson returns, we hope that she will be able to capture the
imagination of young Bahamian women and attract some of them into the
fine art and the sweet science of boxing.”
Bahamas Praised For HBCUX Classic: TSU defeats CSU
- Sep 15, 2014 - 12:42:54 AM
Nassau, Bahamas –
There were over 8,000 tickets sold at this past weekend’s HBCUX Classic –
the first-ever American college football game held in The Bahamas.
game, held at the Thomas A. Robinson stadium, saw Texas State
University (TSU) and Central State University (CSU) square off.
But in the end, TSU defeated CSU 30-16.
TSU player Daveonn Porter said he was pleased to be in The Bahamas playing the game he loves...
American HBCUX football hits Bahamas this weekend: Ticket Prices Reduced
- Sep 11, 2014 - 4:53:33 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Every sports fan that wants to enjoy the much-anticipated American HBCUX
football game at Thomas A. Robinson this weekend can now do so at a
tickets for the game have now been reduced to $10, $20 and $50.General
admission is now at $10, while platinum tickets are just $50.HBCUX, an
American football game, is being held on September 12-14 at the Thomas
A. Robinson Stadium.
State University (CSU) and the Texas Southern University (TSU)-two
historically black colleges- will square off in the first college
football game ever held in The Bahamas....
September New Providence Cycling Association Schedule
- Sep 9, 2014 - 2:57:59 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
New Providence Cycling Association's Youth Development Cycling Program
is held at the Cycling Track located at Queen E Sports Centre every
Wednesday evening from 5:40pm to 7pm.
There are rides for Adults
as well, short/brief cycling bike handling skill drills and training
rides for all. Please come check us you and become be a part of the
242 cycling nation.
Here's what's coming up...
Atlantis supports BBF Summer of Thunder
- Sep 8, 2014 - 11:57:15 AM
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas - The games are in
the history books and Atlantis, Paradise Island is pleased to have been
a part of such a fun and worthwhile event which could potentially have a
tremendously positive impact on The Bahamas for the future, in more
ways than one!
The Bahamas Basketball Federation’s (BBF) Summer
of Thunder event held August 2nd – 25th provided the opportunity for
local basketball coaches and athletes to be exposed to the fast-paced,
action-packed level of play seen at Atlantis’ Battle 4 Atlantis. Teams
from U.S. Colleges, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico signed on for
the chance to play in these NCAA Division I Men’s basketball games as
teams from The Bahamas attempted...
2013 BAAA Competition Calendar
- Feb 23, 2013 - 11:55:10 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - The first meet of the year was held in Nassau on January 5th.
The Odd Distance Track and Field Meet began the 83 day
countdown to CARIFTA 2013 and will act as a measuring stick by coaches
and athletes to test fitness and progress going into the new season.
Athletes home for the holidays were expected to compete in the event, which had over 400 entries.
See the 2013 BAAA COMPETITION CALENDAR within...
242 Colour Run returns to Nassau, September 28th
- Sep 5, 2014 - 12:20:20 AM
Nassau, Bahamas – The 242 Colour Run season is about to start, with the first event taking place in Nassau on September 28th.
event is a 5km (3.1 mile) run or walk which leads participants on a
course with various colour stations, which saturate them in colour. The
non-toxic powder brightens participants from head to toe, many of which
are already wearing bright and colourful costumes.
There are no
winners in the event, and no official time is kept for the participants.
Prizes are awarded at random to those who participate; last year five
G-Shock watches were given out along with a myriad of other gifts. The
family friendly event is designed to bring joy to all that participate,
and past history proves that it does that quite well...
Chris Brown Competes and Coaches Youth in Zurich
- Sep 3, 2014 - 3:17:17 PM
star Chris Brown competed in the recent World Class (WeltKlasse-Zurich)
Games held at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, August 28,
2014. Cheering him on were H.E. Rhoda M. Jackson, Bahamas Ambassador to
the United Nations Office in Geneva, and Ms. Michelle Deagoumois,
Bahamas Honorary Consul in Zurich. He placed fifth in his 400 metres
to the meet in Zurich, Mr. Brown took time out to share his experience
and provide advice to local children, 7 to 15 years, participating in a
Swiss athletic training programme with the stars called “Youth Training
with World Class.”
Freeport Rugby Football Club: Boys Youth Soccer kicks off the 2014/15 season
- Sep 2, 2014 - 11:50:07 PM
Freeport Rugby Football Club’s Youth Football (‘Soccer’) Programme for
boys, known as the Grand Bahama Soccer Academy officially kicks off on
Wednesday September 3rd from 5pm.
The Programme is now into its thirteenth season and is aimed at boys
from the age of 9 upwards.
The Academy runs every Wednesday commencing
September 3rd from 5pm until 6.30pm with additional and later
sessions being organized on other nights depending upon age groups at Freeport
Rugby Football Club...
Playboy Playmate Shawn Dillon to Join Anglers in Bimini During Popular Tournament
- Sep 2, 2014 - 10:08:33 AM
ALICE TOWN, BIMINI,
Bahamas - A Florida girl with a love of diving and fishing, Shawn Dillon
also happens to be the February 2013 Centerfold in Playboy Magazine.
She’s returning for a second engagement to the historic Bimini Big Game
Club Resort and Marina to play hostess for the upcoming Wahoo Smackdown V
Tournament scheduled for November 13-15.
who has won major bikini competitions from Vegas to the Bahamas, grew
up fishing with three brothers, either on her uncle’s boat in Bimini or
in the lake in their Sarasota, Florida backyard. Also a surfer and
wakeboarder, Shawn will be involved in final weigh-ins, presenting
Bahamians bring home the Beach Soccer Gold!
- Aug 29, 2014 - 11:44:33 AM
Ehren Hanna and Christopher Davis, two Bahamian
Beach Soccer National team players successfully completed their stint
with BSC Sable Dancers Bern in the Suzuki Swiss Beach Soccer League.
The season had already begun when the two natl’s arrived but that did
not deter the positive impact they had on their team. In their debut
match both players earned their place on the number one club team of
Hanna who is the alternate for Labaste (last year’s top
goal scorer) scored two goals and had two assist in the match. Davis
also completed the match with several assist. From there the two were
constantly in camp with the team where the trained daily sometimes twice
a day. Besides their usual club training the pair has trained with the
Swiss National Team and Paulo Balico a former World Kick Boxing
Champion. The club consist of 5...
Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture On the Passing of Samuel 'Sam' Haven
- Aug 28, 2014 - 5:26:31 PM
Nassau, Bahamas- The Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture wishes to
extend its most sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Samuel “Sam” Haven on
his passing. Sam, as he was
affectionately known, was one of the finest all around sportsmen that this
country has produced. Sam was also
extensively involved in sports administration.
In his early years Sam was one of the country’s leading
soccer players, a sport that he devoted a good portion of his life to. He was also very instrumental in the
formation and administration of the Bankers Softball League in which he also
engaged as a player in that league.
Bahamas Football Association mourns loss of Past President, Sam Haven
- Aug 28, 2014 - 4:03:32 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Today the Bahamas Football Association mourns the loss of one of its
greats. Sam Haven, a Past President of The Bahamas Football Association
passed away this morning in Florida.
Sam was a
talented and skilled soccer player with the United Football Club,
formerly Nick's Body Shop, where he played with such notables as Brian
Guilluime, Steven Bellot and Lionel Haven. He later became coach and
president of the club guiding the club to numerous National
Championships. He served as president of the Bahamas Football
Association and was responsible for the formation of the New Providence
Football league and the introduction of women's football into the
Bahamas' Henry Delauze takes bronze at Youth Olympic Games in China
- Aug 27, 2014 - 11:49:16 PM
Nanjing, CHINA - Gold medalist Martin Manley (C) of Jamaica, silver medalist Karabo
Sibanda (L) of Botswana and bronze medalist Henry Delauze of Bahamas
(right) pose on the podium during the awarding ceremony of the men’s 400m Final
of athletics event at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing,
capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Saturday, August 23, 2014. (Xinhua/Yang
4th Annual Lionfish Bash Results Are In: 276 Invasive Lionfish Removed from Bimini Ecosystem
- Aug 26, 2014 - 7:11:43 PM
South Bimini, Bahamas –
Bimini Sands Resort & Marina on South Bimini in the Bahamas hosted
The Woody Foundation’s Lionfish Bash for the fourth year in a row on
August 15-17, 2014. The popular family spearfishing event led to the
removal of 276 lionfish – a non-native, invasive species that is
threatening native fish stocks in the Bahamas and Florida – from the
waters around Bimini.
The Lionfish Bash is an annual event
created to raise awareness about lionfish as well as to benefit The
Woody Foundation, a Miami-based non-profit organization that raises
funds to aid in the recovery of persons with spinal injuries. Foundation
Board Member James “Woody” Beckham...