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Holder eyes series win

19 June 2018

Captain Jason Holder is urging Barbadians to support the West Indies as the regional cricket team hunt a historic series win over Sri Lanka. After battling to a tense draw in the second Test in St Lucia on Monday, the Windies need only to avoid defeat in the final... Read More

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Glory for Gabriel

19 June 2018

Fiery West Indies’ pace bowler Shannon Gabriel has been making stupendous strides in the fast lane, reaching the coveted 100-wicket mark. His record-breaking match haul of 13 for 121 in the drawn second Test match against Sri Lanka in St Lucia has propelled the muscular... Read More

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Skye shines at CUT Trials

19 June 2018

When you are blessed with a name like Skye Spencer-Layne, it is natural to reach for the stars. Spencer-Layne soared to new heights with a personal best of 5:34 metres in the Under-13 Girls’ long jump to highlight the final Caribbean Union of Teachers’ (CUT) Trials... Read More

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Coach happy with CAC prep

19 June 2018

Barbados men’s hockey head coach Dominic Hill is satisfied with preparations for the 2018 Central American & Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. Hill said he was pleased with the progress of the squad ahead of their departure to London next week for a 12-day... Read More

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Senegal punish Polish errors to win 2-1 in Group H

19 June 2018

MOSCOW − Senegal took full advantage of their opponents’ errors to beat Poland 2-1 in their opening Group H match, finally giving Africa something to cheer about at the World Cup as the group favourites failed to fire. Leading thanks to a clumsy Thiago Cionek own-goal... Read More

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Small ball line-up for qualifier

18 June 2018

Nigel Lloyd sure wasn’t kidding. Barbados’ head basketball coach stuck to his word about going small and fast, having chosen just four big men for next week’s FIBA AmeriCup Qualifier even with the late inclusion of overseas-based pro Akeem Marsh. It was the biggest... Read More

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Foundation and QC in netball final

18 June 2018

Christ Church Foundation and Queen’s College will clash in the final of the Barbados Secondary Schools Under-16 Netball League at the Netball Stadium today. Foundation advanced to the final when they managed to hold off former winners Lester Vaughan 23-21 in last... Read More

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BDFSP boots strike 6 times

18 June 2018

Hat-tricks by Omani Leacock and Kyle Gibson delivered a devastating 6-0 victory for Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) over Claytons Kola Tonic Notre Dame in their out-of-zone clash on an exciting Sunday night of action in the Barbados Football Association’s... Read More

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WINDIES play to draw

18 June 2018

GROS ISLET – Shannon Gabriel’s record eight-wicket haul set the stage for a sensational West Indies run chase but sloppy batting, coupled with inclement weather, ensured an anti-climatic end as the second Test against Sri Lanka ended in a draw yesterday. In the end,... Read More

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Two-goal Kane strikes late to give England 2-1 win over Tunisia

18 June 2018

VOLGOGRAD – England captain Harry Kane scored twice including a stoppage-time winner as he led his side to a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their opening World Cup match on Monday. Kane stooped at the far post to turn in a header in the 91st minute just when it... Read More

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Rain forces postponement of netball

18 June 2018

All Barbados Netball Association matches scheduled for today have been postponed due to the inclement weather. Information regarding the rescheduling of games will be made available to clubs at a later date. Read More

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Gabriel grabs six

17 June 2018

GROS ISLET – Speedster Shannon Gabriel snatched a career-best six-wicket haul to take ten wickets in a Test for the first time but Sri Lanka resisted stubbornly to set up an intriguing final day of the second Test today. Floundering on 48 for four after resuming... Read More

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Marsh could boost team

17 June 2018

Akeem Marsh’s pain is now Barbados’ gain. The men’s senior side may yet get its star big man, and not a moment too soon, as the prolific national forward has been released from Australian basketball club Gold Coast Rollers before next week’s start to the FIBA AmeriCup... Read More

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Big defeats in south

17 June 2018

Rendezvous and Abrahams United Silver Sands are dangerously close to the Barbados Football Association’s Premier League trapdoor, after suffering demoralising 4-0 defeats at the hands of Brittons Hill United and Crane and Equipment Ellerton respectively last past Saturday... Read More

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Walrond hands Holder another defeat

17 June 2018

Anyone who wants to get in touch with the previously invincible road tennis player Kim Holder should get in contact with Sheldene Walrond – she has Holder’s number. Naval officer Walrond proved that when she sank Holder with relative ease 21-15, 21-13 to successfully... Read More

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Four schools after draughts team title

17 June 2018

Students from four secondary schools across the island will be moving their pieces on the draughts board in hopes of winning the team title during the second edition of the Secondary School Draughts Championship which starts on Tuesday. Read More

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Coutinho’s superb goal cancelled out by Switzerland’s Zuber

17 June 2018

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia − Philippe Coutinho scored a spectacular first-half goal for Brazil in their World Cup Group E opener on Sunday, only for Steven Zuber to cancel it out after the break. Coutinho collected a bad clearance from the Swiss defence and curled an... Read More

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Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener

17 June 2018

MOSCOW − Germany were stunned 1-0 by Mexico in the opening game of their World Cup defence on Sunday as Hirving Lozano finished off a sharp counter-attack that exposed the ragged defending that the four-times winners had displayed in their warm-up games. Read More

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Sri Lanka's Chandimal charged with ball-tampering

17 June 2018

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with altering the condition of the ball in the second test against West Indies, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Sunday. Angry Sri Lankan players refused to take the field on the third day of the... Read More

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Sri Lankan officials behind team

16 June 2018

Sri Lanka cricket authorities have thrown their support behind their team in the ball-change controversy that marred the third day of the second Test against West Indies, and have vowed to “take all necessary steps to defend any player”, unfairly accused of any wrongdoing.... Read More

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Tower, Rashanna hoping to score big

16 June 2018

Tower Lorde and Rashanna Thorne are hoping to obtain basketball scholarships. And the two multisport athletes got a bit closer to their goal when they were named among four schoolgirls in the senior national side for this week’s FIBA Caribbean Cup in Suriname. Read More

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