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Bajan stamp

17 January 2017

BARBADOS has the athletics talent to make an impact on the international arena despite its size, says Obadele Thompson. “First, I truly believe that Barbados has several athletes who have the ability to make impacts globally in their disciplines,” said the 2000 Sydney... Read More

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Deacons lose third straight

17 January 2017

THE most decorated team in local volleyball, Flow Deacons, are running out of room to avoid the ignominy of failing to make the play-offs in the Goddard Enterprises Limited Senior Knockouts. On Sunday night, Deacons lost their third game in a row in going down to... Read More

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Wales crush Rendezvous

17 January 2017

WEYMOUTH WALES were the biggest football winners when the Digicel Premier League continued at the National Stadium on Sunday. Wales convincingly thrashed Rendezvous 4-1, thanks to a brace from Stefan Cumberbatch, along with strikes from Hadan Holligan and Romario... Read More

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Round Barbados Race starts today

17 January 2017

OVER 30 yachts from as far as Austria, Germany and the United Kingdom will be sailing around the island in the 81st Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series sailing off today. This was confirmed by organiser Howard Palmer at a press launch to open the event at the Shallow... Read More

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Barbados Olympic Association Inc. welcomes Japanese Ambassador

16 January 2017

THE BARBADOS OLYMPIC Association Inc. (BOA) recently hosted the Japanese Ambassador to Barbados Teruhiko Shinada at its headquarters in Wildey, St Michael. Ambassador Shinada was on a courtesy call to the sporting officials ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.... Read More

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Oba’s vision

16 January 2017

OLYMPIC bronze medallist Obadele Thompson has a radical proposal that he wants Government to adopt. Delivering the feature address on the topic Sports: Positioning For Global Success at the National Sports Council’s awards ceremony on Saturday night at the Frank... Read More

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Show jumpers face off

16 January 2017

LOCAL show jumping horses were put to the test in a recent two-day competition between Canada and Barbados. The 11 Canadian show jumpers were led by coach Suzi Niles, of team Iron Horse Equestrian Complex of Ontario, at Big C Stables in Frere Pilgrim, Christ Church... Read More

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Odd start to track season

16 January 2017

LOCAL ATHLETES officially laced up their track shoes for the first time in 2017 when they competed in the New Year’s Odd Distance Classic at the National Stadium on Saturday. Athletes from schools and clubs across the island competed in the 50, 150, 300, 600 and... Read More

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Sport facilities fix promised

16 January 2017

GOVERNMENT may be cash-strapped but the state-run National Sports Council (NSC) still disbursed more than $2 million last year to assist athletes and national associations. Minister of Sport Stephen Lashley made this revelation in his welcome address at the NSC’s... Read More

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Bottas expected to replace Rosberg

15 January 2017

LONDON – Williams are close to agreeing a deal that would see their Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas replace retired Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes, deputy principal Claire Williams said on Sunday. Speaking on stage at the Autosport International... Read More

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Hayley Matthews is National Sports Personality of the Year

15 January 2017

WEST INDIES’ women’s cricketer Hayley Matthews is the 2016 National Sports Council’s Sports Personality of the Year. The 18-year-old right-hander, who is currently in Australia playing in the Women’s Big Bash Twenty20 League, was announced winner during the NSC’s... Read More

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Football triple treat at Stadium today

15 January 2017

BARBADOS’ best players will grace the field tonight to mark the return of top-flight football to the National Stadium after a two-year break with an interesting Digicel Premier League triple header. Nine-time champions Claytons Kola Tonic Notre Dame will get the... Read More

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King targets next level

15 January 2017

DARIAN KING is taking it up another notch. Apparently Challenger titles aren’t enough for 2017, as Barbados’ top-ranked tennis pro is looking to take a step up and contest more ATP 250 and 1000 events this season. King’s coach and older brother Christopher revealed... Read More

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FAZEER MOHAMMED: Sorry, Pakistan, it’s safety first

15 January 2017

I SUPPOSE it’s appropriate, with the English FA Cup coming to town on Wednesday, to use a football analogy in referencing how sporting hyperbole is just so much nonsense in the real world and why the West Indies Cricket Board would be justified in rejecting an invitation... Read More

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Fleurette slams Stakes field

15 January 2017

FLEURETTE impressively won her third race when she slammed the field in the featured Michael Parravicino Memorial Hopeful Breeders Stakes And Trophy over 1 570 metres yesterday at the Garrison Savannah. The Susan Miller and Luther Miller-owned bay filly, which is... Read More

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Dire need for private sector help

15 January 2017

“UNLESS the private sector has a major change in their philosophy, I don’t see them coming forward to support the sporting fraternity.” This view was expressed by Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) president Steve Stoute. “From the BOA’s perspective, we have... Read More

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Cameron going for third term

15 January 2017

DAVE CAMERON, president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for the past four years, plans to seek a third two-year term when his current stint ends later this year. “It’s correct that I will seek another term this year,” Cameron told the SUNDAY SUN in New York.... Read More

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Butterfly can fly off with Stakes

14 January 2017

BUTTERFLY IS THE one to beat in what promises to be a sensational 14th edition of the Grade I feature Michael Parravicino Memorial Hopeful Breeders’ Stakes and Trophy at the Garrison Savannah today. Read More

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Classic starts track season

14 January 2017

SEEMS THE SECOND time proved the charm. There won’t be a false start to the local athletics calendar this time as the season is finally set to get under way today at the National Stadium with the staging of the New Year’s Odd Distance Classic from 2 p.m. Read More

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Lions sprint out of the blocks

14 January 2017

EDEN LODGE PRIMARY were the first out of the blocks when this year’s National Primary Schools’ Athletic Championships started yesterday at the National Stadium. But despite the late start, it was a replay of last year’s meet when the Gold House Lions, with 459 points,... Read More

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Zane signs with Flynn team

14 January 2017

ZANE MALONEY IS going to Ricky Flynn Motorsport (RFM). He will start 2017 competing in a Tony Kart in several championships, including the World Series Of Karting, the CIK European Championship, a cross section of similar events, as well as the World Championships.... Read More

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