2019 Fed Cup team anxious to begin competition

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The players representing the country at the 2019 Fed Cup in Lima, Peru appears to be in high spirits ahead of next week’s tournament. Team members Kerrie Cartwright (Player/Coach), Danielle Thompson, and newcomer Sydney Clarke, yesterday, in interviews with Eyewitness Sports, said they look forward to playing together and representing the country […]

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 […]

Rolle: Team gained a lot from Florida losses

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The University of The Bahamas (UB) men’s basketball team went winless over the weekend on a three-game Florida trip. In its final game, UB lost a scrimmage to Broward College on Sunday. It dropped two games to St. Thomas University and Florida Memorial University on Friday and Saturday respectively. Despite coming back […]

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.  […]

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 […]

Bahamas finishes fifth at Centrobasket

The Bahamas women’s national basketball team finished fifth overall at the 2018 Centrobasket Championships in Puerto Rico yesterday. In its final game of the tournament, team Bahamas knocked off Costa Rica for the second time, picking up a 55-49 win. Brea Forbes led The Bahamas with a game-high 16 points. Tracy Lewis added 13 points […]

Clarke, Armbrister win quarterfinal matches

Local tennis players are on a roll in Trinidad and Tobago, picking up wins in singles action yesterday as the 2018 International Tennis Federation (ITF) Tobago Jr. Championships continued. In girls singles, Sydney Clarke won her quarterfinal match against Sifa Butcher from the United States in two sets (6-3, 6-2). “I felt like I was […]

Bahamas gets first win at Centrobasket

The Bahamas women’s national basketball team won its first game of the 2018 Centrobasket Championships in Puerto Rico yesterday. Behind a team-high 15 points from Tracey Lewis, The Bahamas pulled off a 60-57 win over Costa Rica. Sholanda Neely had 14 points in the win and Brea Forbes chipped in with 13 points. Natalia Gomez […]