Windies Women start World Cup preparation with team bonding camp

25 May 2017

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Members of the West Indies Women’s team heading to the ICC Women’s World Cup in the United Kingdom will assemble for a brief camp, starting on Friday in Barbados. Head coach Vasbert Drakes said the focus of the camp would primarily be team bonding,... Read More


Barcelona football player Messi loses appeal in tax fraud trial 

25 May 2017

SPAIN’S SUPREME COURT on Wednesday rejected an appeal by Barcelona football star Lionel Messi and stood by a Catalan regional court’s 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud, court documents showed. The five-times World Player of the Year is unlikely to go to prison,... Read More


Gems look to shine brighter

25 May 2017

THE BAJAN GEMS’ historic netball win over Jamaica in Kingston was just the start of a greater journey for local netball. That goal was outlined by the triumphant Barbados unit that returned to warm greetings from friends, family and both junior and senior players... Read More


Tough England tour in summer

25 May 2017

CHIEF SELECTOR Courtney Browne has warned that West Indies should brace for a difficult tour of England this summer, but says the young regional side should use the experience as a learning curve in building for the future. West Indies face the hosts in a three-Test... Read More


Winnipeg triple for Cumberbatch

25 May 2017

WINNIPEG – Barbadian Renaldo Cumberbatch rode a triple and Guyana’s Rohan Singh made his presence felt with a brace, as Caribbean jockeys continued to dominate the early exchanges in the new season at Assiniboia Downs. Riding at the western Canada racetrack on Monday,... Read More


Sunshine coach feels the heat

25 May 2017

KINGSTON – Under-fire head coach Jermaine Allison-McCracken has blamed a lack of proper preparation, bad timing and the unavailability of the best players for the Sunshine Girls’ shock 1-1 draw in the three-Test series against Barbados. Ranked fourth in the world,... Read More


Players revel in joy of a bridge game

25 May 2017

DESPITE BEING CONSIDERED one of the world’s most popular sports, bridge continues to be one of Barbados’ hidden treasures. Barbados Bridge League president Roglyn Hinds says Barbadians need to reshuffle their views on the card game which would allow them to recognise... Read More


Tuach, Burke impress in Japan

25 May 2017

TWO OF BARBADOS’ top international surfers Chelsea Tuach and Josh Burke have made an early impact at the World Surf League’s Qualification Series in Japan. Competing at Shida Beach in the 3000 Chiba Open, Tuach was unstoppable on her way to a quarter-final berth... Read More


Spring Cottage pose with title

25 May 2017

SPRING COTTAGE won the Division 1 title to gain promotion to the Premier League when the National Domino Association’s Four-hand League climaxed on Sunday night. Spring Cottage won the title by beating Dream Team 78-61 while HIV Hillside defeated BNOC 70-62 to clinch... Read More


Newbury finally taste victory

24 May 2017

NEWBURY ALL STARS recorded their first victory in the Barbados Netball Association’s Division 1 competition on Monday night. After losing four games on the trot, a determined Newbury held on in the few minutes before the final whistle, edging out Signia UWI Blackbirds... Read More


Young cricketers off to Manchester

24 May 2017

YOUNG BARBADIAN cricketers continue to benefit from the relationship between the Lancashire Cricket Board and the Barbados Cricket Association. The latest beneficiaries are Shakeem Clarke and Jadeja Edwards. The two young cricketers left the island on Monday bound... Read More


St Gabriel’s, Bay Primary top scorers

24 May 2017

ST GABRIEL’S pulled out all the stops to defeat St Bartholomew 5-0 as the National Sports Council’s BICO Primary Schools’ Football Competition continued yesterday. Bay Primary also netted five goals, but their opponents, Hilltop Preparatory, were able to score a... Read More


Combermere vs Foundation again

24 May 2017

IT WILL be Combermere and Foundation again. The two schools that have clashed in many cricket finals at various levels in recent years will come face to face in another championship match tomorrow. This time it will be the final of the Barbados Cricket Association’s... Read More


Porey Spring, UWI in KO clash

24 May 2017

FRESH FROM GAINING promotion to the Premier League, Porey Spring will get a taste of what it will be like to play against the top flight teams when they oppose UWI Blackbirds in the third round of the Stag Beer Champions Cup. The draw for the Round of 32, which will... Read More


Bajan Gems beat Sunshine Girls to draw series

23 May 2017

BARBADOS BEAT JAMAICA in netball for the first time since 1984 last night as they rallied to a 43-41 win at the National Arena in Kingston. The result meant the three-match Test series ended in a tie following Sunday night's win for Jamaica and last Friday's 44-44... Read More


Wales Premier League champs

23 May 2017

WEYMOUTH WALES held on to the slenderest of margins in order to claim the much coveted Digicel Premier League football title, when the penultimate round of matches concluded at the Wildey AstroTurf on Sunday. An early Roy Richards own goal was enough to claim maximum... Read More


Newton steals spotlight

23 May 2017

ALMOST EVERYONE was watching Sada Williams and Matthew Clarke but little known Josh Newton stole the spotlight when the Athletics Association of Barbados’ May Classic climaxed at the National Stadium on Sunday. Williams, in her debut season as a professional athlete,... Read More


King exits French Open qualifiers

23 May 2017

THE KING OF SWING is one and done at Roland Garros. Darian King’s quest to make the main draw of a Grand Slam will have to wait until Wimbledon as the top-ranked Bajan tennis pro bowed out of the French Open qualifying rounds yesterday. Read More


Sunshine Girls take lead against Barbados

22 May 2017

JAMAICA'S SUNSHINE GIRLS defeated Caribbean neighbours Barbados 40-34 in yesterday's game two at National Arena to take a 1-0 lead in the three-Test international series. It wasn't the best of performances from the senior netball team in front of a jam-packed arena,... Read More


Djokovic names Agassi as coach after Rome defeat

22 May 2017

ROME – Novak Djokovic confirmed that he will be coached by Andre Agassi at the French Open after being humbled by German youngster Alexander Zverev in the final of the Italian Open on Sunday. The Serb, beaten 6-4 6-3 by Zverev in the Rome sunshine, said he would... Read More


BCA school shot

22 May 2017

HAVING LOST A long-standing sponsor this season and concerned about poor results in recent seasons, the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) has moved to bolster the beleaguered Barbados Youth teams. In a move to prevent other school teams from joining Christ Church... Read More




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