Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel claims new distance record
Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel claims new distance record

Australian long-distance swimmer Chloe McCardel became the first person to swim almost 80 miles (129 kilometers) unassisted in open water on Wednesday during a 42.5 hour crossing from Eleuthera islands in the Bahamas to Nassau, according to her support team.

Hurricane Gonzalo bears down on the Bahamas

Hurricane Gonzalo churned in the Atlantic, bringing intense winds and threatening to deluge the Bahamas, US forecasters said.

One missing, 4,000 displaced by storm in Dominican Republic

One person was swept away and 4,000 were displaced Saturday when heavy rains from a newly forming tropical depression slammed into the Dominican Republic, authorities said, warning the Bahamas was next.

Boat carrying Haitian migrants intercepted in Bahamas

Bahamian authorities have detained more than 100 illegal Haitian migrants who were traveling on a boat.

Small plane from Florida crashes off Bahamas, four dead

Four people died after their small plane crashed in the sea off the island of Grand Bahama on Monday, according to Bahamian officials.

Kenya`s Kipketer pursues World Junior glory

The moment of reckoning for Kenya`s Alfred Kipketer comes Friday when he lines-up for the heats of the men 800m at the 10th IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Blake, Jamaicans steal show at World Relays

Yohan Blake and a speedy Jamaican 4x200 metres relay team did not need Usain Bolt to add to the island nation`s collection of world records on Saturday.

Blaze at Bahamas shantytown leaves 200 homeless

Fire officials in the Bahamas say a blaze has destroyed as many as 70 homes in a shantytown, leaving roughly 200 Haitian migrants homeless.

Bahamas police seize drugs worth 1.3 million USD

Police in the Bahamas have arrested two boaters whom officers say were carrying bales of marijuana worth an estimated 1.3 million USD.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin `prepared themselves for split whilst holidaying in Bahamas`

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin reportedly participated in a separating ritual while holidaying in the Bahamas.

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin vacation together post split

Gwyneth Paltrow and her estranged husband Chris Martin reportedly flew to the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas , after they recently announced their split.

Czech Maslak wins men`s world indoor 400m

Pavel Maslak of the Czech Republic won the men`s 400m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot on Saturday.

American McCorory wins women`s world indoor 400m

American Francena McCorory won women`s 400m gold at the World Indoor Athletics Championships at Sopot on Saturday.

Johnny Depp to marry on private island

Actor Johnny Depp is said to exchange vows with Amber Heard on a beach in the Bahamas.

World’s top female golfers to compete in Bahamas

Bahamas says it is preparing to host the world’s leading female golfers in a tournament which is expected to provide extensive international exposure to the country.

18 migrant dies in capsizing off Turks and Caicos

At least 18 migrants from Haiti died on Wednesday when their overloaded sailboat capsized as it was being towed to shore in the Turks and Caicos Islands, officials in the British territory said.

Bahamas to install new track for World Relays

The Bahamas government plans to install a new track at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium for the inaugural 2014 World Relays.

50 Dominican fishermen detained in Bahamian waters

A few dozen Dominican fishermen have been taken into custody on suspicion of poaching in Bahamian waters.

Bahamas ‘on track’ to stage inaugural IAAF Relays

The Bahamas has reassured the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) that it stands ready to stage the inaugural World Relays next year.

Thirty Haitians dead after ship capsizes in Bahamas

About 30 Haitian migrants died after an overloaded freighter capsized in the Bahamas and 110 others were rescued in rough seas, the US Coast Guard said on Tuesday.