RBDF hosts first annual Commodore’s Bowl

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Officers and marines of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) took to the grid iron on March 30 for a day of fun during the force’s first annual Commodore’s Bowl Flag Football Tournament (CDFFBT). The tournament is the first event of its kind for a security force in The Bahamas, organizers said. […]

St. George’s Jaguars victors in NHSBC

MVP Grene scores 22 points and 17 rebounds The St. Georges Jaguars claimed victory in the hotly contested 2019 National High School Basketball Championships (NHSBC), which wrapped up in Grand Bahama Monday night. In the marquee match of the night, the Jaguars took down the Tabernacle Falcons in a tightly contested game to secure the boys […]

FIU players ready for Bahamas Bowl

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Both teams competing in the upcoming Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl arrived in the capital on Monday, ready to begin preparing for the postseason matchup. Both Florida International University (FIU) and The University of Toledo players and coaches spoke about being afforded the opportunity to close out their season in The Bahamas. FIU […]

Johnson, Lemieux fight put off

Boxer Tureano Johnson was once again denied a return to the ring. After being inactive for just over one year, Johnson was set to fight Canadian David Lemieux on Saturday night on the Canelo Alvarez vs. Rocky Fielding undercard. However, the fight was put off after Lemieux was pulled prior to last Friday’s weigh-in after […]

Gardiner pulls up in 400 finale

It was tough sledding for Steven Gardiner yesterday in Zurich in the finale of the men’s 400 meters, as the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Diamond League continued. Gardiner, the national record holder in the men’s 200 and 400, stumbled coming off the final curve and fell to the back of the pack.  He […]

Saunders signs with New York Mets

Warren Saunders became the latest Bahamian to garner a professional baseball contract, signing with the New York Mets organization on Wednesday in Nassau. The Grand Bahama native is a product of the International Elite (I Elite) Sports Academy.  He will now await his farm league assignment from the team. Prior to training with I Elite, […]

Thompson nominated for woman of the year award

Former Morgan State University standout Danielle Thompson to be selected this week as a nominee for the 2018 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Woman of the Year Award. This year, more than 200,000 women are playing college sports, and the NCAA received a program record of 581 nominations for this prestigious award. Thompson was named […]

UB hosts second annual Presidents Cup

Golf lovers will have an opportunity to tee off for a good cause in the coming weeks, during the second edition of the University of the Bahamas’ President’s Golf Classic fundraiser. Set for November 3 at Baha Mar’s Royal Blue Golf Course, the event aims to help more Bahamians gain access to a tertiary education.  […]

New rules to govern BPL board

New rules governing BPL board operations will keep members accountable and on track.  That, according to the chairman of the recently appointed BPL board, Dr. Donovan Moxey.  The board held its first meeting on Monday, with chairman Moxey noting that the clearly defined structure will be the new order of the day. “One of the […]

Major ready to go out with a bang

Professional boxer Meacher “Major Pain” Major is currently preparing for his final professional fight. Major, in an interview with Eyewitness News Sports, said he’s excited to end his career where it all started, at the C.I. Gibson Gymnasium. Major’s last bout, entitled “Major ‘Pain’: The Last Dance” is set for October 6. The Bahamas super […]

Holowesko wins 5.5 metre world championship

Mark Holowesko continues to make his mark on the sport of sailing. After a second-place finish at last year’s International 5.5 Metre Class Association’s World Championship, Holowesko captained the New Moon sloop to victory over the weekend in England. New Moon won four of the nine races contested and finished the contest with 18 total […]

Clarke, Riley-Cordington win doubles title

Sydney Clarke and her partner Tangia Riley-Cordington from Barbados, captured the girls’ doubles title at the Tobago Jr. International Tennis Federation (ITF) in Trinidad and Tobago. The dynamic duo defeated American Sifa Butcher and her partner Ariana Salguiero-Estela from Puerto Rico in three sets: 1-6, 6-4, 10-7. “It was really a long, exhausting match, but […]

Miller, Gibson medal at Commonwealth Games

Team Bahamas captured two more medals on Thursday at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, bringing the country’s total medal count to three. Shaunae Miller-Uibo won gold in the women’s 200-metre (m) dash in a new games record of 22.09 seconds, smashing Debbie Ferguson’s old record of 22.20 seconds. Shericka Jackson, from Jamaica, was second […]

BAAA ratifies 80-member CARIFTA team

Following two grueling days of competition at the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) IL Cares Foundation Caribbean Free Trade Association (CARIFTA) Trials, the BAAA yesterday ratified the team that will represent The Bahamas at home over Easter weekend. With the competition being held in New Providence, Team Bahamas will be able to field a […]

Four Bahamians compete at NCAA Indoor Championships

Four of the country’s premier collegiate track and field athletes competed in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division I Men’s and Women’s Indoor Championships at Giliam Stadium. Carmeisha Cox was a part of the Purdue women’s 4×400 meter (m) relay team that finished second overall in a Big Ten Conference record 3:28.82 in the […]

Athletes qualify for CARIFTA at nationals

Hundreds of the country’s premier high school track and field athletes have converged at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium for the Government Secondary Schools Sports Association (GSSSA) Championships, with more than just school pride on the brain. Unlike the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools (BAISS) Championships, the GSSSA nationals focus on individual performances […]