Bahamian track athlete found dead in Georgia

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On Thursday, Dekalb County Police identified a man shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of an office park in Stone Mountain, Georgia as former Bahamian track and field standout Douglas Lynes-Bell. The 37-year-old lived in Atlanta, Georgia and represented The Bahamas on numerous national teams as a junior at […]

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St. Valentine Regatta skippers receive their awards

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Skippers that competed in the 2019 St. Valentine Regatta last weekend received their awards today at a special ceremony at the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources, the ministry responsible for regattas. This year’s event was hosted in honour of its founder Eleazor “Barber J” Johnson, who passed away last month. Johnson’s […]

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Bahamas Stars set to host collegiate soccer showcase

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Stars organization is hosting a collegiate soccer showcase for local high school athletes this weekend at the Roscoe Davies Field. A total of five colleges, including the University of The Bahamas (UB), will be represented at the single-day event. Along with the skills showcase on Saturday and Sunday, there will […]

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Gardiner posts new world-leading/national record time

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Steven Gardiner opened his 2019 track and field season with a bang this weekend, setting a new national record and personal best in the men’s 300-meters (m) at the University of South Carolina Indoor Open. Gardiner, representing Adidas, crossed the line in a world-leading 32.26 seconds for the win. He finished a […]

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Hield, Ayton participate in All-Star weekend events

Both Buddy Hield and Deandre Ayton took part in the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) All-Star weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hield represented the Sacramento Kings in the 3-point contest on All-Star Saturday night, while Ayton represented the Phoenix Suns on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge as a part of Team World. Hield had […]

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Conchman triathlon registration now open

FREEPORT, BAHAMAS – The overwhelming support shown for the GBPA Conchman Triathlon last November, from triathletes near and far, has prompted the organizing committee to begin early registration for the increasingly popular competition scheduled for Saturday, November 2 on Taino Beach in Freeport. Interested persons can register online now at www.conchmantriathlon.com. All event categories are open, […]

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BBF names FIBA Pre-Qualifiers team

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) yesterday named the team that will represent the country later this month at the 2021 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) AmeriCup Caribbean Pre-Qualifiers. The four-day event runs from February 21-25 in Belize. BBF Vice President Mario Bowleg said the federation is confident that the team will have a […]

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MOT: NBPA announces sponsorship for One Court Bahamas

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Some of the most influential athletes in the world will be in The Bahamas this weekend vacationing and conducting business. During the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) All-Star Weekend break, over 100 NBA players and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) representatives will attend exclusive viewing parties, comedy shows and poolside events at Rosewood […]

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Richardson signs with Giants office

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Antoan Richardson continues to work his way up the Major League Baseball (MLB) front office ladder during his post-playing career. Richardson, who played for the Giants, Rangers, Braves, Orioles and the New York Yankees, this week was named as a field coordinator by the San Francisco Giants. Last season, Richardson was hired […]

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Special Olympics Bahamas team visits GG

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Members of the Special Olympics Bahamas World Games team paid a courtesy call on Governor General, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling (pictured centre) at Government House on February 8. The athletes are set to compete next month at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  (BIS Photos/Kristaan Ingraham)

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