Legend visiting

01 September 2015

IT’S MILLER TIME in Bim. One of basketball’s greatest sharpshooters of all time has traded in his sneakers for a pair of flip-flops, as NBA Hall of Famer Reggie Miller is currently vacationing in Barbados with his family. The Indiana Pacers legend was spotted... Read More


Players praised for three days of’ exciting’ golf

01 September 2015

CHAMPIONS in various divisions of the 2015 Massy United Insurance Barbados Open secured podium finishes after being tested by intermittent showers, challenging conditions and determined opponents during the island’s leading golf championships. This was Read More


Husbands looking for seven wins

01 September 2015

DEFENDING CHAMPION jockey at Assiniboia Downs, Chris Husbands, has four race days remaining in the season to find seven wins to draw level with leader Jamaican Chavion Chow. During the just concluded penultimate week of Read More


US Open leading men cheering for a Serena Grand Slam

31 August 2015

NEW YORK – Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the US Open championships starting on Monday are cheering her on. The 33-year-old American, with the 2015 Australian Open,... Read More


Nikita and ‘Biscuits’ nail it

31 August 2015

NIKITA ROBINSON (above) has been soaring to a new level ever since she launched her comeback to the fitness stage this season. She was the only fitness entrant at Saturday’s nationals at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, but did impress all and sundry with her creative... Read More


Shakira shines

31 August 2015

BIKINI FITNESS, with Shakira Doughlin shining bright, and men’s physique, led by a rejuvenated Ryan Haynes, provided the sparks for a low-key National Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Saturday night. Doughlin and Haynes... Read More


Munn-Blakeley, Leacock triumph

31 August 2015

THERE ARE TWO NEW CHAMPIONS of golf in Barbados. National player Carlsen Leacock slammed the contenders to win the men’s title in the Massy United Insurance Barbados Open, while Leiza Munn-Blakeley took the women’s equivalent at the Royal Westmoreland Club. Going into... Read More


Bishop’s 10 good to go

31 August 2015

DERICK BISHOP claimed all 10 wickets for front-runners Brathwaite Construction/Crane Resorts St Catherine, helping them defy yesterday’s rainy weather to clinch a dramatic, 160-run victory and condemning struggling, reigning champions ICBL Empire to a rare third straight... Read More


Sheriff’s son takes second

31 August 2015

A MATURE PERFORMANCE. An excellent driver. A champion in the making. Those were some of the comments made by motor sport fans after Dane Skeete, the son of legend Roger “The Sheriff” Skeete, was named the provisional second-placed finisher in Saturday’s Summer Sun... Read More


Bigger goals for Coast2Coast

31 August 2015

ONE OF BARBADOS’ most active basketball programmes isn’t done just yet. Popular hoops camp, Samsung Ballout Coast2Coast, is hoping to make the event an annual one after attracting even more junior ballers for the programme’s third edition. Read More


Wanderers sail past Maple

31 August 2015

A WONDERFUL DOUBLE HUNDRED by Kraigg Brathwaite and a five-wicket haul by leg-spinner Nikolai Charles were instrumental in CounterPoint Wanderers’ ten-wicket win over Sierka Rentals Maple in their 5th series Elite cricket match, yesterday. Faced with a deficit of 149,... Read More


Worrell best of the bodybuilders

31 August 2015

DEFYING FATHER TIME, Hoskyn “Biscuits” Worrell, at the age of 50, captured the prized Mr Barbados bodybuilding title for the third time over the weekend. Stepping on the nationals stage for the first time as a light heavyweight, Worrell breezed through a sub-standard... Read More


Lynch: Athletes need more funding

30 August 2015

A CALL HAS BEEN MADE for more state funding for local athletes. It comes from the first vice-president of the Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) Noel Lynch. Lynch told SUNSPORT it would be one way of keeping athletes in the college system in the sport longer... Read More


Leacock takes Open lead

30 August 2015

THERECOULD BE A NEW Massy United Insurance Barbados Open Golf champion at the end of the final 18 holes at Royal Westmoreland today. Veteran Barbados player Carlsen Leacock jumped ahead of the contenders with an emphatic even-par 72 yesterday that pushed him five... Read More


Three cheers for Bolt

30 August 2015

Usain Bolt won his third gold medal at the 2015 World Championships by powering Jamaica’s men’s sprint relay team to a world-leading performance yesterday. On the penultimate day of the championships at the historic Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, China, the Jamaican... Read More


SCORES: Elite Division Series 5, Day 2

29 August 2015

SUMMARISED SCORES on the second day of the fifth series of matches in the Barbados Cricket Association’s Elite Division, played at various venues today. Read More


Bolt secures third world sprint sweep as Jamaica win relay

29 August 2015

BEIJING – Usain Bolt secured a sweep of the sprint golds at a world championships for the third time when he helped Jamaica's relay team to a fourth successive 4x100 metres title on Saturday. The 29-year-old, who had already won the 100 and 200 metres events, ran... Read More


Bajan dry run

29 August 2015

THERE WILL BE NO MEDALS, or even finalists, for Barbados at the 15th World Athletics Championships in China. That’s because the last entrant, Kierre Beckles, failed to make it to the final of the women’s 100-metres hurdles. Beckles finished fourth in the second semi-final... Read More


Bigger fest next

29 August 2015

A BIGGER, BETTER BARBADOS HOCKEY FESTIVAL is on the cards for next year. President David Rouse said the Barbados Hockey Federation was eagerly awaiting the installation of the new AstroTurf at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex in Wildey as it had already received a... Read More


110 dig into grassroots scheme

29 August 2015

PLAY IS THE BEST MEANS OF LEARNING, and above all, youngsters should have fun. This was the concept that attracted 110 boys and girls to the Barbados Football Association’s (BFA) grassroots football summer programme. Despite the heat, resulting from high temperatures... Read More


Two share lead

29 August 2015

BARBADOS PLAYERS Elvis Medford and Carlsen Leacock emerged the early leaders yesterday after the first round of the 2015 Massy United Insurance Barbados Open at Royal Westmoreland. Medford and Leacock both shot six-over-par 78 and were two strokes ahead of defending... Read More




With the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies having an almost 50 per cent drop in student enrolment in two years, should Government re-examine the structure of its tuition fee policy?

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