Team Bahamas finishes second at CARIFTA Track and Field Championships

Although the total number of medals is down from last year, The Bahamas managed to increase its gold medal haul at this year’s Flow CARIFTA Track and Field Championships. The Bahamas finished with a grand total of 26 medals- nine gold, seven silver and 10 bronze- after three days of competition at the Truman Bodden […]

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Bowleg elected to head Bahamas Basketball Federation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A new administration was elected to steer The Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) over the weekend, headed by president Mario Bowleg. According to the newly-elected president, Bowleg said he’s hoping to take the country’s program to a higher level, both locally and internationally. “One of our primary functions will be to ensure the […]

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Freeport’s FRFC Under 10’s soccer team attends international soccer showcase

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA – The Freeport Ruby & Football Club, under 10’s soccer team recently had a remarkable showing for their first international tournament in Florida at the 2019 Sharks Soccer Cup & Showcase. The Tournament held over the April 5th and 6th weekend hosted over 230 teams from across the globe. FRFC Soccer Coach […]

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Steven Gardiner clocks new world leading time in men’s 200m

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Several of the country’s premier track and field athletes competed over the weekend in the 2019 Miami Hurricane Invitational and Grenada Invitational. Leading the way for The Bahamas in Miami was Steven Gardiner, who clocked a new world leading time of 20.04 seconds to win the men’s 200-meters (m). Alex Quinonez, from […]

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“Tank” scores first round TKO at “Backyard Rumble II”

The Bahamian and Sons Promotions “Backyard Rumble II: Bahamas vs. Jamaica” fight card produced some mixed results for the local fighters that competed. The card was headlined by a heavyweight match between Sherman “The Tank” Williams (42-15-23 KO’s) and American Stacy Fraizer (16-21) and hosted at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium. Tank scored a […]

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Giants, High Flyers win national titles

The Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) hosted its annual “Buddy Levarity Round Robin” men’s tournament over the weekend at the A.F. Adderley Gymnasium. Teams from New Providence won titles in both Division I and II. The Breezes High Flyers knocked of the Coca Cola Out Reach Saints, out of Grand Bahama, 80-71 yesterday, while the Commonwealth […]

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Team Bahamas picks up three medals at CARIFTA Water Polo Championships

The Bahamas water polo team picked up three medals over the weekend in Wiley, Barbados at the 2019 CARIFTA Water Polo Championships. The Under-16 team picked up a gold medal, edging out Trinidad and Tobago 12-11 in the championship game yesterday at the Barbados Aquatic Center. Mateo Ferguson scored four goals in the win for […]

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Excitement brewing for Caribbean Kings Basketball Tournament

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The local basketball scene is buzzing with excitement in anticipation of the upcoming Caribbean Kings High School Basketball Championships, which will feature over 20 teams from seven countries. The Caribbean Kings tournament kicks off on Monday at the Kendal Isaacs National Gymnasium, beginning with the Bahamian leg of the event. During this […]

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Grant named OUA women’s basketball MVP

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Longtime Bahamas women’s national basketball team member Leashja “Lee Lee” Grant ended her collegiate season on a high note this weekend. Her time at Lakehead University officially came to an end on Saturday, when she won the Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball most valuable player (MVP) award for the second year in […]

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Community supports upcoming UBFIT road race this Saturday, April 6

Generali Worldwide Title Sponsor NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A press conference was recently held to announce the upcoming third annual UBFIT Nassau Fun Run Walk Bike Skate 5K/10K on Saturday, 6th April 2019. With more than 600 expected participants, the event brings the UB community, alumni and friends of the University together to promote health and wellness. Funds raised […]

Sports authority contracts, upgrades lacked transparency

Consultancy firm paid $1.19 million for undone work A six-year audit of the National Sports Authority (NSA) revealed that expenditures to support stadium readiness upgrades lacked transparency, the government may not have gotten value for money from special funding provided to put on several international events, and numerous contracts lacked formalized “process and transparency”. The […]