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20 August 2017

A HISTORIC TEST match came to a humiliating conclusion for the West Indies under the Edgbaston floodlights, as they crumbled to one of the most spineless defeats in their history yesterday. By losing 19 wickets for 261 runs against England in the space of 76.4 overs,... Read More


Two cars added to Monarch booty

20 August 2017

TOP ROAD TENNIS PLAYERS will be pocketing close to a quarter-million dollars in winnings and the best male and female will be driving away brand new cars when the Barbados Public Workers Cooperative Credit Union Limited Monarchs Of The Courts climaxes on October 1.... Read More


Controversy over BCA covers 

20 August 2017

A BALL HASN’T been bowled yet but there is controversy over the temporary loan of additional covers to the host clubs ahead of today’s Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA) four Super Cup quarter-final matches. The point of contention seems to be the timing of the... Read More


Free pass works for BADD

20 August 2017

Robert Bishop and Corey Stanford are among a list of winning drivers gaining free admission to the Launch Control 3 event being staged by the Barbados Association of Dragsters and Drifters (BADD) at Bushy Park today. Chairman Jason Downey said it was an incentive... Read More


Narine and McCullum shine

20 August 2017

OPENING BATSMAN Brendon McCullum and off-spinner Sunil Narine combined to propel Trinbago Knight Riders to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League yesterday. After Narine conceded only 11 runs from his four overs... Read More


Pollard: Let’s do it together

20 August 2017

KIERON POLLARD is carrying the load of the Barbados Tridents on his big shoulders. He wants his teammates, however, to pull their weight too. The captain bludgeoned his third half-century in five outings of the 2017 Caribbean Premier League, smashing an unbeaten... Read More


Bajan U-15s lose in final

20 August 2017

THE BARBADOS UNDER-15 footballers played with pride and passion but weren’t precise enough from the penalty spot when it mattered most. The young Tridents were defeated 4-3 on penalties by Suriname in their Division 2 final of the CONCACAF Under-15 Championships... Read More


Young Tridents in play-offs

19 August 2017

YOUNG BAJAN TRIDENTS have booked their ticket in the play-offs of the CONCACAF Under-15 Championships at the IMG Academy in Florida. The national team drew with Puerto Rico 2-2 in their return match yesterday morning, with goals scored by Adiola Grant and Andre Applewhaite.... Read More


Windies face uphill battle

19 August 2017

BIRMINGHAM, England – Rain halted a promising West Indies fightback after opener Alistair Cook struck his third career double-hundred to put England in command of the day/night opening Test at Edgbaston yesterday. When rain halted play a mere seven overs after tea... Read More


Sammy no longer a Star

19 August 2017

GROS ISLET – Darren Sammy has been sacked as captain of St Lucia Stars, paying the price for the franchise’s woeful start to the Caribbean Premier League. Stars have lost their first six matches of the campaign to be bottom of the six-team table with virtually no... Read More


Barbados leads in CONCACAF coaching

19 August 2017

BARBADOS COULD SOON have 44 C-Licence coaches. This after 20 coaches completed an eight-day CONCACAF C-Licence training course at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey headquarters. Twenty participants, along with seven who recently retook the CONCACAF C-Licence... Read More


Welches the draughts champs

18 August 2017

THE MOVES of Welches Primary School were impressive enough to give them the championship trophy at the inaugural National Summer Camps Draughts Tournament. They were the best of the 16 teams who entered across three zones – northern, central and eastern. During... Read More



18 August 2017

THE TURF is down now. So too is the number of foreign squads. The new sand-based turf didn’t quite have the effect local hockey was looking for, as next week’s Barbados International Hockey Festival seems set to record a further drop in the number of teams from... Read More


Warrens zap Chargers

18 August 2017

BLENDING youth and experience, double crown queens Pan American International Insurance Warrens made a stuttering but winning start to the defence of their Goddard Enterprises Limited senior volleyball knockouts on Wednesday night at the Kensington Bond. Warrens... Read More


Under-15 matches end abruptly

18 August 2017

PLAY came to an abrupt end on the opening day of the quarter-finals in the Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA) Under-15 Competition, yesterday due to the threat from Tropical Storm Harvey. And those matches, which were slated to end today, have now been suspended... Read More


Windies toil; Cook, Root share the spoils

17 August 2017

BIRMINGHAM, England – A day that started brightly ended in typical uncertainty for West Indies, after Alastair Cook and Joe Root plundered hundreds to give England an early hold on the historic first Test on Thursday. After wickets for Kemar Roach and Miguel Cummins... Read More


Windies not fazed by underdog tag

17 August 2017

BIRMINGHAM – Inexperienced West Indies will hope to silence their many detractors when they clash with a dominant England in the historic day/night opening Test at Edgbaston here today, in what is likely to be their sternest challenge in recent times. Written off... Read More


Lucky pink?

17 August 2017

FORMER INTERNATIONAL CRICKETERS Franklyn Stephenson and Roland Butcher think that even if the West Indies can make the adjustment to playing under lights in the opening Test at Edgbaston today, the three-match series will prove to be a major challenge against an England... Read More


Bajans miss finals at badminton

17 August 2017

BARBADOS WILL NOW have to settle a third-place play-off match against Trinidad and Tobago at the Caribbean Junior Badminton Championships in Trinidad and Tobago. After brushing aside Guyana 4-1 in the morning session to advance to the semi-finals, Barbados lost 3-1... Read More


Sheriff’s son second in speed event

17 August 2017

THE OPPORTUNITY TO be at the wheel of the Subaru Impreza WRC S12B of his legendary father Roger ‘The Sheriff’ Skeete made the world of difference for Dane Skeete last weekend. Dane finished second behind Jamaica’s Jeff Panton in the Unleashed 17 Speed Event organised... Read More


Gems in ‘group of death’

17 August 2017

THE BAJAN GEMS will be counting on speed and tactics to survive the group of death in netball at next April’s Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. That is the game plan hatched by coach Sandra Bruce-Small following Tuesday’s draws which were televised live.... Read More



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