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Bahamas ESA team and league standings as of September 13, 2014‏ - Sep 17, 2014 - 10:52:57 AM

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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...

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Bahamian Volleyball players polishing skills under renowned Brazilian coach - Sep 17, 2014 - 10:35:31 AM

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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...
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Bahamian Gymnasts invited to Pan Am Toronto 2015 - Sep 17, 2014 - 10:26:14 AM

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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....
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Remembering Keith ‘Seven-Footer’ Mullings - Sep 16, 2014 - 11:55:34 PM


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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.

An 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...

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Bahamian Woman Boxing Coach Off on Training - Sep 16, 2014 - 6:30:26 PM

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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.” 
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Bahamas Praised For HBCUX Classic: TSU defeats CSU - Sep 15, 2014 - 12:42:54 AM

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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.

The 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...
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American HBCUX football hits Bahamas this weekend: Ticket Prices Reduced - Sep 11, 2014 - 4:53:33 PM

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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 lower cost.

The 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.

Central 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....

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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...
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Atlantis supports BBF Summer of Thunder - Sep 8, 2014 - 11:57:15 AM

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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...
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Grand Bahama Darts Association's 2012-13 weekly results - Oct 20, 2013 - 12:43:01 PM


Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama Dart Association's League 2012/13 Season Results.

Dart Results for Week 1. Scores and highlights within.

For more Information about the League email...

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2013 BAAA Competition Calendar - Feb 23, 2013 - 11:55:10 PM

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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...

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242 Colour Run returns to Nassau, September 28th - Sep 5, 2014 - 12:20:20 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas – The 242 Colour Run season is about to start, with the first event taking place in Nassau on September 28th.

The 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...
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Chris Brown Competes and Coaches Youth in Zurich - Sep 3, 2014 - 3:17:17 PM

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Bahamian track 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 event.

Prior 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.”

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Freeport Rugby Football Club: Boys Youth Soccer kicks off the 2014/15 season - Sep 2, 2014 - 11:50:07 PM

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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...

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Playboy Playmate Shawn Dillon to Join Anglers in Bimini During Popular Tournament - Sep 2, 2014 - 10:08:33 AM

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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.


Shawn, 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 trophies...
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Bahamians bring home the Beach Soccer Gold! - Aug 29, 2014 - 11:44:33 AM

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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 Switzerland.

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...
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Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture On the Passing of Samuel 'Sam' Haven - Aug 28, 2014 - 5:26:31 PM

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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. 

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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 Serville, Peter Daniels, Andy 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 league.

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Bahamas' Henry Delauze takes bronze at Youth Olympic Games in China - Aug 27, 2014 - 11:49:16 PM

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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 Lei)
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4th Annual Lionfish Bash Results Are In: 276 Invasive Lionfish Removed from Bimini Ecosystem - Aug 26, 2014 - 7:11:43 PM

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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...
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