Four for England

05 May 2016

FOUR NATIONAL junior footballers are on their way to London for trials with two British football academies. Elijah Downey and Ackeel Applewaithe of Paradise Football Club, Notre Dame’s Antone Greaves and Nicoli Brathwaite of Lambeth Tigers were given the opportunity... Read More


Cheeseman’s trainer of the season

05 May 2016

THERE seems to be no way of stopping defending champion trainer Victor Cheeseman, as he once again claimed first season honours in the Barbados Turf Club’s ten-day racing season. Now looking to make it a quadruple of training titles, Cheeseman got off to a slow start... Read More


Armstrong, escort ready

05 May 2016

NEIL ARMSTRONG will drive a Ford Escort Mk11 in Sol Rally Barbados this year. And it will be powered by a 330 horsepower (hp) 2.5-litre Millington Diamond Series II engine with tractive sequential gearbox and paddle shift and Rieger dampers, and promises to be a... Read More


3 sweep classes at Karting

05 May 2016

SEBASTIAN THOMPSON, Christian Hinds and Mark Thompson swept their class with a flawless performance in the fourth round of the Barbados Karting Association’s 2016 SDRR Motorpsort/Chefette season. The action took place at the Bushy Park Racing Circuit on Monday and... Read More


Bale goal sends Real into Champions League final

04 May 2016

MADRID – Real Madrid reached their 14th European Cup final and crushed Manchester City’s hopes of a maiden title after Gareth Bale’s deflected effort secured a 1-0 victory in the second leg of their Champions League last four clash on Wednesday. Bale’s right-footed... Read More


Coaching boost for NSC

04 May 2016

A SHORTAGE of cricket coaches at the National Sports Council (NSC) looks likely to come to an imminent end. MIDWEEK SPORT investigations have revealed that the state-owned entity is about to recruit five new coaches to fill a void that had been created following... Read More


Sauna Heats tame Lions

04 May 2016

THE FARM LIONS held De Village Camp Shotgun Championship for a brief moment before the battle of the captains saw Sauna Heats capturing the title and $5 000 when the tournament climaxed on Monday night at the Deighton “Pa” Roach Tennis Centre in Bush Hall. With both... Read More


Farley moves into Zonal Chess Championships

04 May 2016

BARBADIAN Terry Farley edged compatriot Martyn Del Castilho into fourth place at the Sub-Zonal Chess Championships to clinch a place in the Zonal Championships. And six Barbadians will be awarded the title of Candidate Master after securing four-and-a-half points... Read More


Suki wins again

04 May 2016

IT’S OFFICIAL. Ronald “Suki” King is the winner of the Henderson Layne Memorial Draughts Tournament. But he was felled at the last furlong, suffering a shock 1-0 defeat to replacement player Trevor “Gazook” Howell on Monday, carrying him to 32 points, four more than... Read More


A THORNY ISSUE: Let NSC team do their jobs

04 May 2016

IF THERE WAS INSTRUCTION INVOLVED in solving a recent primary school netball issue, I’m against it fully. If it is so, this would be the second year running that there has been an intervention and it is giving the bad impression that those hired to work on behalf... Read More


Atletico back in Champions League final

03 May 2016

MUNICH – Atletico Madrid reached the Champions League final on away goals on Tuesday after a 2-1 defeat at Bayern Munich, in which both sides missed a penalty, with the exhilarating tie finishing 2-2 on aggregate. Atletico will play in the showpiece match for the... Read More


Flame lands in Brazil for three month relay to Games

03 May 2016

The Olympic flame arrived on Tuesday in Brazil's capital, where it will start a three-month relay through more than 300 towns and cities that will end with the opening of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro's Maracaná stadium on August 5. President Dilma Rousseff,... Read More


Not ready

03 May 2016

THE BOND will be ready for something all right. Just not basketball. The Co-operators General Insurance Premier League doesn’t look like it will resume tonight, not at Kensington Oval’s warehouse anyway, as the indoor court appears to be more suited for lawn tennis... Read More


Five Bajans vying for chess titles

03 May 2016

FIVE BARBADIANS were vying for the title of Candidate Master after the penultimate round of games in the Sub-Zonal Chess Championships yesterday. Thirteen-year-old Harrison College schoolgirl Pritika Kandamaran and 18-year-old former Graydon Sealy Secondary student... Read More


Hughes continues winning form at home

03 May 2016

A DECISION not to return to Assiniboia Downs in Winnipeg, Canada has so far borne fruit for Rasheed Hughes as he emerged champion apprentice and jockey Hughes booted home two wins with Wheyshe Went and Chimichurri on the season’s tenth and final day last Thursday... Read More


Johnson claims eighth Sobers Festival title

03 May 2016

JAMES JOHNSON finally played a sound round of golf on the final day of the final day of the Garry Sobers Championships, sound enough to wrest the title from last year’s champion Scott Stollmeyer. Johnson returned a modest four over par 76 but it was enough to hold... Read More


George Rock the KO champs

03 May 2016

GEORGE ROCK XI are the champions of the Barbados Cricket League’s C.O. Williams/Mitchie Hewitt Limited-overs Competition. They clinched the title with a hard-fought victory by three wickets against Lucky Horseshoe Welches at the Lears ground last week Sunday. ... Read More


Leicester claim Premier League title as Spurs held

02 May 2016

LONDON – Leicester City's Premier League title dream finally became reality as nearest pursuers Tottenham Hotspur squandered a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 in a thrilling game at Chelsea on Monday. With Leicester's players watching on television 160km away in the East... Read More


Farm Lions taking on Heats for road tennis honours

02 May 2016

THE FARM LIONS will battle Sauna Heats for a first prize of $5 000 when the fourth edition of De Village Camp Shotgun Road Tennis Championship climaxes at the Deighton “Pa” Roach facility in Bush Hall tonight. The Lions calmly disposed of Punchers 4-2 in the semis... Read More


Russell still king

02 May 2016

RUSSELL ELCOCK is still very much time trial king. Joshua Kelly’s bid for cycling history came up just short, as Elcock triumphantly defended yet another national crown yesterday when he won the National Time Trial event on an unfamiliar St Philip to St George circuit.... Read More


Cadogan off Olympic pace

02 May 2016

HIS TIMES weren’t fantastic but the wins mattered most for sprinter Levi Cadogan at Saturday’s April Classic at the National Stadium. Representing Quantum Leap, Cadogan won the 100 metres in 10.55 seconds ahead of Fallon Forde, who clocked 10.64 seconds with Jaquone... Read More




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