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Hurdlers into semis at Worlds (Video)

26 August 2015

BARBADIAN HURDLERS Shane Brathwaite and Greggmar Swift have qualified for the semi-finals of the men’s 110 metres event at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China. Read More

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Skateboard treat at Dover

26 August 2015

KICK FLIPS. Grinds. Ollies. Skateboarding certainly heated up the Dover, Christ Church basketball court last weekend, forcing several drivers to slow down to get a better glimpse of the feats. Though the heat was literally turned up on Sunday, it didn’t stop Read More

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Gill snatches skate crown

26 August 2015

SIMON JOOSTEN has been knocked off the rails. The former winner finally surrendered his hat-trick of One Movement Invitational Skateboard Contest titles after Clay Gill turned up the heat to grind his way to the crown Sunday at Dover. Read More

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Riley ‘inaccurate’

26 August 2015

PRESIDENT of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA), Joel Garner, who is seeking re-election tomorrow under a second successive challenge from Conde Riley, has denied his charge that the Everton Weekes Centre of Excellence has been closed. In a report in Read More

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Carlton stun Rockets in semis

26 August 2015

THANKS TO CARLTON there will be new volleyball queens of the Goddard Enterprises Limited senior knockouts. That’s because last year’s champs Brydens Rockets were knocked out by Carlton when the quarterfinals were held Monday night at the Read More

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Golfers set for Friday tee off

26 August 2015

LOCAL AND VISITING players are fine-tuning their drives and putts as they prepare to tee off on Friday in the 2015 Massy United Insurance Barbados Open Golf championships. Today and tomorrow represent the last two warm-up days before the major Open tournament moves... Read More

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Tired Bolt and Gatlin cruise into 200 metres semis

25 August 2015

BEIJING – A tired Usain Bolt and an emotionally fatigued Justin Gatlin progressed towards their second blockbuster sprint showdown of the world championships by easing through the 200 metres heats on Tuesday. Bolt, who beat Gatlin to retain his 100 metres title at... Read More

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I will be appreciated when I've gone, says Blatter

25 August 2015

ZURICH – Outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter believes his critics will realise they have been wrong and will recognise his achievements once he has left soccer's world governing body. In an interview with the BBC, the 79-year-old Swiss defended his record at the... Read More

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King named for elite US programme

25 August 2015

A SON OF THE SOIL is gaining ground in United States soccer. Former national youth footballer Stefan “Laddy” King has been accepted into the coveted National Soccer Coaches of America (NSCAA) coaching programme, “30 under 30”. The 30 under 30 initiative is an... Read More

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Not excellent

25 August 2015

CONDE RILEY puts the recent disappointing performances by national youth cricket teams at West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) youth tournaments down to “slackness and neglect”. In those three words, the current Barbados Cricket Board (BCA) vice president summed up the... Read More

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Lockhart says finals were competitive

25 August 2015

APPARENTLY THE SCORES don’t tell the story. Andre Lockhart believes the Co-operators General Insurance Premier League basketball finals were a lot more competitive than the eventual outcome suggested, even after his Pan American International Insurance Warrens Read More

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Du Badd Crew still champs

24 August 2015

A Badd Connection (ABC) tried their best, but in the end it was not good enough to dethrone Du Badd Crew (DBC) as men’s champions of the Barbados Hockey Festival on Saturday night at Kensington Oval. A large crowd was on hand to witness what turned out to be the... Read More

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Read, car in good nick to take title

24 August 2015

JOSHUA READ is the International RallySprint champion. He won the title in fine fashion with a flawless performance from a 23-strong field of international and local drivers at the Vaucluse Raceway last week. Sitting at the wheel of the Stihl/Gliptone/Sprite/Hankook/Weetabix/Chutney’s/Royal... Read More

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Mackie surfs to victory at Virginia Beach

24 August 2015

BARBADIAN Dane Mackie is celebrating a victory at the East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC) which concluded on Saturday at Virginia Beach in the United States. The 18-year-old won the 18-29 men’s short board division in an international field at the championships,... Read More

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Usain summons up Bolt from blue to retain title

23 August 2015

BEIJING – Usain Bolt once again produced his best when it mattered most to retain his 100 metres world title and reassert his status as the number one sprinter on the planet at a rocking Bird's Nest Stadium on Sunday night. The Jamaican had struggled for form and... Read More

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Gittens going great guns

23 August 2015

BARBADOS’ PARTICIPATION at the 2015 Track and Field World Championships got off to a promising start yesterday in Beijing, China. The country’s most consistent sprinter Ramon Gittens showed he’s ready to battle with the big names, qualifying for today’s much anticipated... Read More

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Riley vs Garner: Battle for the BCA presidency

23 August 2015

THIS CRICKET BATTLE won’t be on the field, but in the boardroom. Incumbent president of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA), legendary West Indies pacer Joel “Bird” Garner, and long-time manager and cricket administrator Conde Riley will face off on Thursday, to... Read More

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ABC retain women’s title after shoot-out

23 August 2015

IT WENT DOWN TO PENALTIES but in the end, A Badd Connection (ABC) were victorious over Maple in the women’s final of the Barbados Hockey Festival at Kensington Oval yesterday. The match ended 1-1 at the end of regular time and then ABC, the defending champions, held... Read More

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Gittens into World 100 semis

23 August 2015

RAMON GITTENS knows what kinds of performances are expected against the big boys of track and field. The Barbadian sprinter brought out his best running shoes yesterday in Beijing, China, and qualified for the semi-finals of the 100 metres at a star-studded IAAF World... Read More

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Sirius Black blows away Breeders’ field

23 August 2015

VICTOR CHEESEMAN TRAINEE Sirius Black made light work of his seven opponents to run away with the 19th running of the featured Harmony General Breeders’ Sprint, in memory of Francis Cozier, over 1 100 metres at the Garrison Savannah yesterday. The race, which carried... Read More

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TONY COZIER: Sword of BCCI still hanging

23 August 2015

IT HAS BECOME the modern equivalent of a long-forgotten timeless Test. It is ten months since West Indies players, disgruntled over terms of their contracts, packed their kit bags and prematurely ended their scheduled tour of India. Stating that the West Indies Cricket... Read More

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