Special Olympics Bahamas Track and Field Championships set for this weekend

Special Olympics Bahamas is set to host its annual track and field championships this Saturday at the original Thomas A. Robinson stadium. Athletes from five islands including New Providence, Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma and Grand Bahama, will compete in the single-day event. Action on the track runs from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. “These athletes […]

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Cargill confident going into CCCAN Championships

The Bahamas Aquatic Federation (BAF) is confident that the 20-member team representing the country in Aruba next month at the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Federation (CCCAN) Championships, will put on a good show. In an interview with Eyewitness News Sports on Thursday, BAF President Algernon Cargill said, although the team is small, he’s looking forward […]

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Annual “Pancho” Rahming Primary School Track & Field Championship gets underway

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Michael Pintard brought the official remarks at the opening of the 34th Annual Frank “Pancho” Rahming Primary School Track and Field Championship on Wednesday at the original Thomas A. Robinson Track and Field Stadium. Among those taking part in the opening for the national meet were Director of Sports Timothy […]

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BBFF names 16-member CAC team

The Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (BBFF) yesterday named the 16-member team that will represent the country at the upcoming Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Championships. The annual championships are scheduled for July 27-29. Athletes were selected based on the results of the BBFF Nationals, which were held last weekend at the Melia Resort on Cable […]

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Teams compete in eighth annual Junior International Rugby Festival

Five teams competed in the eighth annual junior international rugby festival over the weekend, which organizers said was perhaps the most eventful. “This year was our busiest festival with over 300 boys and girls playing rugby,” according to Freeport Rugby Club President Rob Speller. “The weather was fantastic with cloudy and breezy conditions and all […]

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Two new collegiate tournaments come on stream

Two more top tier collegiate basketball tournaments are on the way to The Bahamas in the coming months. On Wednesday, Basketball Travelers Inc., in partnership with Resorts World Bimini, announced the creation of two new men’s basketball tournaments: the Junkanoo Jam and the Bimini Jam. The inaugural men’s tournaments will tip off Wednesday, November 14, and run […]

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BBFF athletes put on winning performances in Quebec

Several members of the Bahamas Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (BBFF) came away with hardware over the weekend at the International Events Qualifier in Laval, Quebec. Paul Wilson finished second in the men’s bodybuilding division, while Giovanni Farrington took third in that category. “The competition went well, in terms of getting everyone here and prepped,” said […]

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Gardiner, Miller-Uibo, Wilson pick up weekend wins

Several of the country’s elite track and field athletes had stellar performances at various major meets around the world over the weekend, including from Bahamian Olympian Shaune Miller-Uibo. At the Adidas Boost Boston Games, both Miller-Uibo and Steven Gardiner won their respective races. Gardiner won the men’s 200-metre (m) straight in a new personal best […]

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