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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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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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 All event categories are open, […]

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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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Bahamian track athletes performing well

Several Bahamian collegiate track and field athletes had strong showings at various indoor meets across the United States this weekend. At the Purdue University’s Fred Wilt Invitational, University of The Bahamas athlete Ken Mullings set a new heptathlon national record with a total of 5426. Washington State University jumper Charisma Taylor tallied another victory on […]

UB Athletics to host Northern Bahamas recruitment exercise

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The University of The Bahamas will host a recruitment exercise this weekend—Saturday, January 26, 2019—at the St. George’s High School campus. Coaches and administrators will be evaluating athletes in women’s softball, women’s volleyball, men’s soccer and men’s basketball. The exercise is expected to start 10 in the morning for men’s soccer and […]

Etienne finishes second in high jump at weekend meet in Indiana

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – University of Indiana sophomore Jyles Etienne finished second overall in the men’s high jump this weekend in a dual meet against University of Tennessee at Gladstein Fieldhouse in Bloomington, Indiana. Etienne’s performance helped lead the Hoosiers to a 72-50 victory. He lept a season best 7’1” to finish behind Tennessee’s Darryl Sullivan. […]