LFP, British Army triumph in Festival

29 August 2016

LOOK FA Points (LFP)and the British Army took the men’s and women’s titles, respectively, at the conclusion of the Barbados Hockey Festival which ended at the Usain Bolt Complex Saturday night. The men’s champions won the war 2-0 but nevertheless knew they were in... Read More


Gems thrash St Maarten for fifth win

29 August 2016

THE Bajan Gems predictably romped to their fifth successive victory with a 75-16 demolition of hosts St Maarten when the AFNA Youth World Cup Qualifier continued on Saturday night at the LB Scott Indoor Auditorium. With one of the best crowds attending and applauding... Read More


Sterling pushes Man City to top

29 August 2016

LONDON - Manchester City, Premier League football champions in 2012 and 2014, went to the top of the table with a 3-1 victory over West Ham United at the Etihad Stadium yesterday. They moved on goal difference above Chelsea and neighbours Manchester United, who have... Read More


Johnson wins Golf Open

29 August 2016

COUNT No. 13 for James Johnson. Yesterday, the perennial Barbados champion turned back a stern challenge from fellow Barbados players Julian Jordan and Simon Proverbs to win the Sagicor Barbados Open Golf Championship by a stroke at Royal Westmoreland. Johnson... Read More


No result in second T20 against India

28 August 2016

AFTER A RAIN DELAY spanning more than an hour, the second T20 International between West Indies and India at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Lauderhill, Florida was called off. A match which started about 40 minutes late because of a technical hitch... Read More


Rosberg wins in Belgium as Hamilton beats odds to podium

28 August 2016

FRANCORCHAMPS – German Nico Rosberg steered clear of the chaos unfolding behind him and cruised to an unchallenged win in a disrupted Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday. His Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton, the world championship leader, finished third from the back... Read More


Barbados and T&T to clash for top spot at qualifiers

28 August 2016

BARBADOS’ UNDER-21 netballers will battle nemesis Trinidad & Tobago to determine the top qualifier to advance to the AFNA Youth World Cup in Botswana next year. Both the Bajan Gems and T&T maintained their unbeaten records in their penultimate games in the Qualifiers... Read More


Hamilton to battle from the back

28 August 2016

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS – Lewis Hamilton is preparing for a tough Sunday slog in sweltering conditions as he bids to claw his way through the field at the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver will start from the last row or the pit lane after being hit with... Read More


One-run win for West Indies

28 August 2016

LAUDERHILL – Evin Lewis stroked an astonishing maiden Twenty20 International century, but West Indies required all-rounder Dwayne Bravo’s guile in a brilliant last over to beat India by a single run in a thrilling finish to the opening game of the two-match series... Read More


Champion Bravo does it for Windies

28 August 2016

DWAYNE BRAVO was a champion yesterday. The livewire allrounder, who has a knack of making things happen at vital stages, held his nerve and produced some magic to bowl West Indies to a dramatic one-run victory over India in a Twenty20 International. In a match... Read More


FAZEER MOHAMMED: Backed into a corner

28 August 2016

FROM OLYMPIC officials in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago to cricket administrators at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, the chastening experiences of the past few days represent yet another opportunity to critique the role of officialdom in facilitating optimum... Read More


Bajans aiming for 100% record

28 August 2016

BARBADOS’ Under-21 netballers will be aiming to advance to the AFNA Youth World Cup in Botswana next year with an unbeaten record from the qualifiers. Having qualified with five wins from the seven-team pool, the Bajan Gems must accomplish today what their seniors... Read More


Bajan Gems rout Argentina

27 August 2016

THE BAJAN GEMS are bound for the AFNA Youth World Cup in Botswana next year after scoring a tournament high 91-9 victory over hapless Argentina in the qualifiers last night. Barbados should chalk up their fifth successive win tonight when they play St Maarten before... Read More


Olympic positives

27 August 2016

IN SPITE OF not gaining any medals or reaching the second round in their individual events, there were a number of positives by the Barbadian competitors at the recent Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. Read More


Blackbirds take on Fa Points

27 August 2016

UWI BLACKBIRDS and Look Fa Points (LFP) will battle in the men’s finals at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex today in the 31st Barbados International Hockey Festival. The Blackbirds defeated A Badd Connection (ABC) 3-0 while in the other semi-final, LFP completed a 2-0... Read More


King ready to bounce back

27 August 2016

THE KING is down but far from out. Barbados’ top-ranked tennis pro Darian King is determined to come back better than ever, even after being extremely distraught at missing a possible opportunity to finally make the main draw of a Grand Slam. Read More


Rain holds up Barbados Open

27 August 2016

THE TOP PLAYERS in the 2016 Sagicor Barbados Open Golf Championships will be seeking to position themselves today for a run at the title after heavy rains forced play to be abandoned yesterday at Royal Westmoreland. Read More


Bajans swim into third

27 August 2016

THE BARBADOS team performed their ‘A’ stroke in the pool to capture 52 medals at the 21st Goodwill Swim Meet in St Lucia last weekend. Maintaining their position in last year’s competition, the 35-member team placed third with 741 points behind Suriname, who took second... Read More


India gunning for T20 revenge

27 August 2016

LAUDERHILL, Fort Lauderdale – Head coach Phil Simmons says West Indies will be bracing for a backlash from India stemming from their triumph in the Twenty20 World Cup earlier this year but expects his proven unit of T20 stars to execute when the two-match series bowls... Read More


Bajan netballers qualify for Youth World Cup

26 August 2016

THE BAJAN GEMS assured themselves of a spot in next year's AFNA Youth World Cup netball finals in Botswana with a tournament high 91-9 victory over Argentina in the Qualifiers being played here in St Maarten. With game time being given to all of the players, Barbados... Read More


Bajan high-flyers

26 August 2016

THE BAJAN GEMS look like they are World Cup bound. The Barbados Under-21s completed their third successive victory at AFNA Youth World Cup qualifiers in St Maarten yesterday with the help of one of their regular mainstays. Read More




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