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Russia escapes blanket Olympic ban

24 July 2016

LAUSANNE – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected clarion calls for Russia to banned from next month’s Rio Olympics over the nation’s doping record, offering athletes a lifeline by ruling that decisions on individual competitors will be left to the international... Read More

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LUNCH DAY 4: Rain forces early break

24 July 2016

ST JOHN’S – A brief shower forced an early lunch after the West Indies, following-on with a deficit of 323 runs, reached 76 for two in their second innings against India on the fourth day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Sunday. Marlon... Read More

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WI rout is on

24 July 2016

IT WAS ANOTHER ONE of those disappointing days for West Indies yesterday. The regional side conceded a mammoth first innings advantage and were forced to follow on during the third day of the first Test against India at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua.... Read More

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Infrared shines bright at Garrison

24 July 2016

INFRARED yesterday added another impressive victory to his racing resume when he smoothly took the Season Of Emancipation Handicap over 1 570 metres at the Garrison Savannah. The colt by Discreetly Mine out of Heat Street which is owned by Daniel and Martin Raizman... Read More

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Zouks stop Tridents

24 July 2016

GROS ISLET – It’s now two defeats in a row for Tridents of Barbados and St Lucia Zouks made it two Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) wins in two at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium thanks to the bowling of Sammy himself and runs from Johnson Charles and Andre... Read More

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Windies facing another defeat

24 July 2016

WOEFUL WEST INDIES are facing another Test defeat despite half-centuries from opener Kraigg Brathwaite and new wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich. Bajan boys Brathwaite and Dowrich were the standout batsmen in a substandard batting display as the Windies capitulated for a modest... Read More

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Young netballers maul King's School

24 July 2016

SELECTORS MAY have a hard time picking the Barbados under-21 netball team after an outstanding play on Friday night. Or was it that the King’s School Worcester of England was no match? Team Barbados defeated King’s School ‘B’ and ‘A’ teams 83-2 and 72-5, respectively,... Read More

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Comeback king in second ATP final

24 July 2016

THE KING of swing is now the comeback king. Make that two ATP finals in a row for Darian King. The Barbados top-ranked tennis pro overcame a disastrous first set and gusty winds to pull out a miraculous come-from-behind win in yesterday’s semi-finals of the Binghampton... Read More

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FAZEER MOHAMMED: Defensive posturing

24 July 2016

IT MAY have been disappointing, maybe even distressing. However, there’s one thing that Thursday’s opening day of the Test series should not have been, and that’s surprising. In fact, the evidence of series after series over the past two years, almost without exception,... Read More

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STUMPS DAY 3: West Indies 21 for one

23 July 2016

ST JOHN’S - West Indies, forced to follow-on with a deficit of 323 runs, were 21 for one in their second innings at the close on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Saturday. The West Indies were dismissed for a modest... Read More

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TEA DAY 3: Brathwaite falls

23 July 2016

ST JOHN’S – West Indies were tottering on 157 for seven in their first innings at tea, replying to India’s first innings total of 566 for eight declared, on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Saturday. Captain Jason Holder... Read More

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Sada Williams pulls up in 200 final

23 July 2016

SADA WILLIAMS pulled up in the final of the women’s 200 metres at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland today. Williams did not cross the finish line in the event where she expected to win or at least place. It is not clear if it was cramp... Read More

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LUNCH DAY 3: West Indies toiling against India

23 July 2016

ST JOHN’S – West Indies were 90 for three at lunch on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Saturday. Play resumed from the overnight total of 31 for one overnight in reply to India’s first innings total of 566 for eight... Read More

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Harrison breaks women’s hurdles record

23 July 2016

LONDON – American Kendra Harrison earned some consolation for the heartache of missing out on the Rio Olympics when she broke a 28-year-old world record by winning the 100 meters hurdles in 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League on Friday. Harrison, who finished... Read More

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Uphill battle

23 July 2016

THE WEST INDIES’ backs are up against the wall after India took full control of the second day’s play of the opening Test spearheaded by a double ton from captain Virat Kohli and a hundred from Ravichandran Ashwin at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here yesterday. Read More

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Williams in 200 final

23 July 2016

SADA WILLIAMS looks ready for another golden moment. Barbados are in line to get their second ever World Juniors gold medal after Williams comfortably qualified for this afternoon’s final of the girls’ 200 metres at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz,... Read More

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Champ out to repeat in T&T

23 July 2016

TWO-TIME GROUP 2 champion Mark Thompson will be hoping to repeat his first visit to Wallerfield in 2014, when he faces the might of the region in round two of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International... Read More

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Hoopsters one win from finals

23 July 2016

THE SCHOOLGIRLS don’t look so young anymore. Combined Schools Hoopsters are now just one game away from their first finals appearance in 16 years, having held on for Thursday’s 53-49 Game 1 victory over UWI Blackbirds in the No.1 Beauty Supplies and Beauty Exchange... Read More

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Victory in sight for Infrared

23 July 2016

THE RAIZMAN BROTHERS’ colt Infrared is the front-runner in today’s feature race, the Season of Emancipation Handicap over 1 570 metres, at the Garrison Savannah. Infrared, trained by Richard Deane, has been winning the hearts of racing enthusiasts with some spectacular... Read More

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WICB to reach out to legends

23 July 2016

ST JOHN’S – West Indies Cricket Board president Dave Cameron says a grand event will be hosted for all “living West Indies cricketers”, along with a meeting for all present players, as the board seeks to improve relations in the regional cricket community. Read More

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STUMPS DAY 2: West Indies 31 for 1

22 July 2016

ST JOHN’S – West Indies, replying to India’s first innings total of 566 for eight declared, were 31 for one at the close on the second day of the first cricket Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here Friday. Opener Rajendra Chandrika was out in the day’s penultimate... Read More

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