BJF ready to compete at World Junior Judo Championships

With the World Junior Judo Championships set to begin on Wednesday, members of the Bahamas Judo Federation (BJF) have intensified practice sessions over the past few weeks, with the hope of having a strong showing at the international competition. The World Junior Judo Championships will be staged October 17-21 at the Imperial Ballroom of the […]

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Bahamas passes IAAF World Relays Baton to Japan

Yokohama, Japan was officially named as the new host of the 2019 International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Relays. The IAAF council this week voted to award one of the biggest events on the athletics calendar to Yokohama. Earlier this year, The Bahamas government confirmed that it was no longer able to offer financial […]

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Sealy re-elected as BFA president

Anton Sealy was voted in as Bahamas Football Association (BFA) president for another term this week. Sealy edged out former vice president Jason McDowall for the presidency. Several new vice presidents were voted in to fill the five vacant positions, including Dion Godet, Sean Thompson, Gavin Christie, Dwayne Whylly Jr., and Andre Moss. The voting […]

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Ayton named in grassroots basketball corruption testimony

Phoenix Suns centre Deandre Ayton was one of five basketball players named in former ADIDAS consultant Thomas Gassnola’s testimony in federal court in New York on Wednesday. According to Gassnola, he made a payment of $15,000 to Ayton’s mother in 2015. Ayton was a junior in high school at the time. The payments were intended […]

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Athletes get on track at Youth Summer Olympics

Several athletes represented team Bahamas yesterday at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the pool, Izaak Bastian competed in his final event of the games. He finished eighth overall in the semifinal round of the men’s 50-metre (m) breaststroke in 29.35 seconds. James Houlie, from the Republic of South Africa, […]

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Bastian finishes 7th in the 200-meter breast stroke

Izaak Bastian was the sole competitor representing The Bahamas yesterday in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games. Bastian finished seventh in the third heat of the men’s 200-metre (m) breaststroke 2:22.37, failing to qualify for the semifinal round. Caspar Corbeau, from the Netherlands, won the race 2:15.38, followed by Jiajun Sun, […]

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Archer running for BAAA President

Current Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) Secretary General Drumeco Archer this week officially announced his plan to run for president of the organization. Archer played large roles in The Bahamas, hosting both the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) World Relays and the Commonwealth Youth Games. In a recent release, Archer said his chief […]

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Bastian and Russell compete at Youth Summer Olympic Games in Buenos Aires

The 2018 Youth Summer Olympic games continued yesterday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Both Izaak Bastian and Victoria Russell represented The Bahamas on the third day of competition. Bastian finished eighth overall in heat seven of the men’s 50-meter (m) freestyle in 24.13 seconds, failing to qualify for the semifinal round. Daniil Markov, from Russia, won […]

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