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New basketball chief facing test of maximizing financial potential


Last week the top leadership of the Bahamas Basketball Federation (BBF) changed. In a smooth transition, Mario Bowleg succeeded Charlie “Softly” Robins, the three-term president, and he now has the huge burden of taking the basketball product to the height of its financial potential. Basketball, unlike any other sports discipline in the country has one…
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Bahamas tries to elevate Caribbean sports status in swimming, athletics

Joshua Murray

This weekend in Barbados and the Cayman Islands, national junior teams will try to expand The Bahamas sports brand, via swimming and athletics, respectively. Over the April 20-23 period, our young swimming standouts will go up against their regional peers in hopes of solidifying the country’s position as the top power. Indeed, in recent years,…
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Three-point milestones transform NBA career of sharpshooter Hield

He was deserving of an all-star selection! Buddy Hield would have become the first born-Bahamian in that category. However, despite excellent credentials, inclusive of averaging 20 points per game, he was not identified as one of the designated all-stars during the NBA glamor weekend this past February in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hield did shine, nevertheless,…
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Teams preparing for BBF round robin tournament

Coach Dudley Seide, Reach Out Saints

The 2019 Bahamas Basketball Federation’s Bunny Levarity Round Robin National Basketball Tournament is fast approaching and two local teams out of Grand Bahama are ready for action.  The tournament is scheduled to take place, April 11-13 down in New Providence with teams out of Grand Bahama, New Providence, Eleuthera, Abaco, South Andros and Bimini vying…
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