Rolle: “Government still devoted to development of Bahamian athletes”

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Rolle yesterday reassured that the government’s subvention program for developing elite athletes will continue to be a source of aid for those qualifying for financial grants. According to Rolle, a total of 100 athletes across 10 sports will receive government subventions this year. She added […]

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BOC, national federations air grievances with minister of sports

Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) president Romell Knowles, along with members from several national federations around the country, hosted a meeting/press conference yesterday to air their grievances with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture. According to Knowles, there has been a breakdown in communication between the BOC, member federations and the ministry, and that some […]

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BLTA congratulates tournament winners

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association(BLTA) congratulates the winners and participants of IC Bahamas U10 and U12 tennis tournament held at Bahamar Resorts this weekend. The winners and runner ups are: U10 Girls Millie Beuke, Sarai Clarke U10 Boys Jack Boals, Gavin Chechin-Laurens U12Girls Sapphire Ferguson, BreAnn Ferguson U12 Boys Jackson Mactaggert, Khai Rees Sportsmanship Awards, […]

Tsavoussis, Bayles win amateur golf titles

Bahamas Golf Federation (BGF) President Lynford Miller has announced that The Bahamas now has two new amateur golf champions in the male and female divisions. After four grueling rounds in the BGF’s Royal Fidelity National Amateur Championships, played at Lyford Cay, Albany, Royal Blue and the Ocean Club golf courses, Paul Tsavoussis and Jenna Bayles emerged as the […]

Jones, Sun win two in a row

Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut continue their hot start to the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) 2019 regular season. In the second game of the season, Jones poured in 25 points on 10-16 shooting from the field, including four three-pointers, in an 88-77 win over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night. Jones scored 14 of […]

FIBA commends BBF’s efforts

FIBA officials recently commended the Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) for making “great” strides in its development over the past few years. Members of the BBF’s executive team were in Florida over the weekend for a FIBA executive meeting and leadership clinic. “Despite it’s small size, we feel like The Bahamas can be a major player […]