Block back in action today

04 October 2015

QUICK REMEDIAL WORK from his Hoonigan Racing Technical Crew means that local fans will get to see Ken Block in action today in the Red Bull Global Rally Cross at the Bushy Park Race Track. Block did not get to finish yesterday’s first day of racing after he crashed... Read More


Block gets a shock

04 October 2015

The Bushy Park Race Track seems to have Ken Block’s number. For the second year running he crashed in spectacular fashion in the Red Bull Global Rally Cross Supercar class. Last year, fan favourite Block made it all the way to final before his race ended in a fiery... Read More


Former WICB chief executive passes

04 October 2015

STEPHEN CAMACHO, the longest serving secretary/chief executive of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the last Test player in the position, died at his home in Antigua yesterday after a long battle with cancer. He would have been 70 on October 15. Appointed... Read More


TONY COZIER: Simmons’ outcome still pending

04 October 2015

ANDY ROBERTS posed a particularly pertinent question in the aftermath of Phil Simmons’ suspension as West Indies coach. Why the rush to install Eldine Baptiste as interim coach for the tour of Sri Lanka? Roberts wanted to know. The pioneer of Clive Lloyd’s fast... Read More


Marshall: Simmons was out of order

04 October 2015

IT MAY BE business as usual for West Indies cricket but the latest controversy to swirl around the region’s game was a regrettable affair and Phil Simmons should be blamed for much of it. In essence, the suspended West Indies coach was “out of order” to have made... Read More


Scouters on youth mission

04 October 2015

Unlike many of the teams that compete in local table tennis, Scouters functions like a club and its impact is felt even outside the annual team championships. They already host two major table tennis tournaments and there are plans to further develop projects. Following... Read More


Barca beaten again

03 October 2015

SEVILLA – Champions Barcelona suffered their second defeat in three matches in Spanish La Liga football competition on Saturday with Michael Krohn-Dehli scoring and setting up another goal in a 2-1 victory for Sevilla. Denmark international Krohn-Dehli tucked the... Read More


CAS rejects Neymar appeal

03 October 2015

LAUSANNE – Brazil’s appeal against Neymar missing their first two South American 2018 World Cup qualifiers this month has been turned down, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday. Neymar, banned for four matches at the Copa America in Chile in June... Read More


Sponsors call for Blatter to resign

03 October 2015

NEW YORK – Major sponsors on Friday issued coordinated calls for the immediate resignation of FIFA president Sepp Blatter in the most significant move by companies supporting the sport since a bribery and corruption scandal erupted at world football’s governing body... Read More


GRC thrills

03 October 2015

WALL-TO-WALL RACING. That’s how Red Bull Global RallyCross (GRC) founder Chip Pankow described the double-header at Bushy Park today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. each day. Speaking to the media yesterday Pankow said there are nine drivers in with a chance of winning the... Read More


New focus for HPC

03 October 2015

EMPHASIS WILL SHIFT from the Barbados-based High Performance Centre (HPC) and onto the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL) for the development of regional players. The WICB said yesterday while the HPC had served the region well in... Read More


Tuach in France for Roxy Pro

03 October 2015

BARBADOS’ TOP INTERNATIONAL SURFER, Chelsea Tuach, is now in France where she will be competing in the World Surf League (WSL) Women’s Championship Tour next week following some sterling performances last month. Tuach is fresh from securing the biggest win of her young... Read More


Haynes star of the night

03 October 2015

ABIGAIL HAYNES became an instant fan favourite when she defeated Margo Lorde in straight games in the lone women’s match when the Silver Hill Road Tennis Tournament continued on Thursday night. Haynes was cool and collected in winning 21-9, 21-18 and the level of play... Read More


Unbeaten St George take out Lodge Rd

03 October 2015

JACK FRANCIS and Wayne “Peg” Gill had outstanding results as unbeaten St George edged out Lodge Road A 21-19 Thursday in the run up to the semi-finals of the John Walcott Memorial Team Draughts Tournament. Francis, just back from competing commendably in a World qualifier,... Read More


BFA on track

03 October 2015

THE BARBADOS FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (BFA) is on the right track. BFA’s president Randy Harris made this declaration at the closing ceremony for the 30 coaches that took part in the four-day training clinic sanctioned and conducted by CONCACAF at their Wildey headquarters... Read More


Australia tour to Bangladesh postponed

02 October 2015

SYDNEY – Australia’s Test squad have been sent back to play domestic one-day cricket in order to prepare for next month’s series against New Zealand after their tour to Bangladesh was postponed on Thursday due to security concerns. The squad were originally due to... Read More


Four cleared

02 October 2015

FOUR FIRST DIVISION football teams involved in suspicious results in their final games last season have been cleared of any wrongdoing. In the last-minute push for promotion, Belfield whipped Cosmos 25-1 and Ellerton blanked Parish Land 18-0. The results saw Read More


Still no stadium funds

02 October 2015

SEVEN MONTHS since the stands at the National Stadium were closed for safety reasons, the Government is still trying to source funds for the redevelopment of the 45-year-old venue. Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Stephen Lashley earlier this week Read More


‘Venom’ goes through

02 October 2015

IT WAS LIGHTS, cameras and action when number one seed Mark “Venom” Griffith led the final group of road tennis players into the semi-finals of the Barbados Public Workers’ Cooperative Credit Union Limited Monarchs of the Court at Flow Sports Club, Wildey, on Read More


Spotlight falls on Platini

01 October 2015

ZURICH – Key nations backing European football boss Michel Platini as the next FIFA President are adopting a more cautious approach to his bid while Swiss authorities investigating graft at world football’s governing body look into a $2 million payment it made to him.... Read More


Turf cleared

01 October 2015

THE SAGA surrounding clearance of the new AstroTurf from the Port Authority without having to pay any exorbitant duty is over, paving the way for its installation shortly. Minister of Sport Stephen Lashley told NATIONSPORT on Tuesday that the National Sports Council... Read More




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