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 […]

Homeowners hear of provisions under the Economic Empowerment Zones Bill

Facilitators of The Over-the-Hill Community Development Partnership Initiative conducted yet another workshop on provisions under the Economic Empowerment Zones Bill, at Salem Union Baptist Church on Taylor Street. Held on Tuesday, August 14, the workshop was geared towards homeowners and renters. This came on the heels of the first workshop held Thursday, August 9, for businesspersons. […]

Evans wins third gold medal

Joanna Evans picked up her fifth medal of the 2018 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia Wednesday. Evans clocked 8:44.53 in the finale of the women’s 800-metre (m) freestyle to win her third gold medal of the games. Ayumi Alba Macias, from Mexico, was second overall in 8:45.92, followed by Helena Hernandez-Moreno […]

Evans wins two golds at CAC

University of Texas standout Joanna Evans is making waves at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. On Saturday, Evans shattered the oldest standing CAC record in the women’s 200-metre (m) freestyle, winning the race in 1:58.03 seconds. She also picked up another gold medal in her specialty event, the 400 […]

Mako Aquatic Club reigns at swimming championships

The Mako Aquatic Club emerged victorious on Monday at the Bahamas Swimming Federation’s National Swimming Championships, held at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Centre. The team scored 2,076.50 points to win the competition. Alpha Aquatics Club finished in second place with 1,073.50 points and The Grand Bahama Tritons finished in third place with 864 points. Coach […]

Vanderpool-Wallace retires

Three-time Olympian Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace is saying goodbye to the sport that she fell in love with. The multi-national record holder announced her retirement earlier this week, stating that she’s grateful with the opportunities swimming provided her, and also with what she has been able to accomplish as a professional. Vanderpool-Wallace is easily the most decorated swimmer […]

Bahamas holds comfortable lead at CARIFTA swimming championships

After three days of intense competition in Kingston, Jamaica, team Bahamas holds a comfortable lead over the rest of the field at the 2018 Caribbean Free Trade Agreement (CARIFTA) Swimming Championships. The Bahamas currently has a total of 543.5 points, more than 100 points ahead of second place Jamaica with 395 points. Guadeloupe is currently in […]