Leacock, Jones fall short in finals

25 July 2017

COMMONWEALTH gold medallist Rivaldo Leacock and double CARIFTA gold medallist Jonothan Jones finished down the field on the final day of the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in Peru on Sunday. Both athletes placed eighth after advancing to the finals in... Read More


Under-17 cricket coach upbeat

25 July 2017

BARBADOS Under-17 cricket coach Nhamo Winn feels the retention of half of this year’s squad will serve the country in good stead for next year’s Cricket West Indies Regional Under-17 Tournament. The Bajans finished second behind hosts Trinidad and Tobago at the recently... Read More


Bowen upsets Oaks field in thrilling ride

25 July 2017

AUBURN – Barbadian jockey Rocco Bowen produced an upset in the US$79 250 Washington Oaks on Sunday when he guided longshot Little Dancer to a thrilling victory in the feature at Emerald Downs. Burdened with the longest odds in the five-horse field, the 28-year-old... Read More


Worrell places fourth at Junior Pan Ams

24 July 2017

MULTI-EVENTER Aaron Worrell had to settle for fourth place in the men’s decathlon at the Pan American Junior Athletics Championships in Peru on Saturday. Worrell finished on a total of 6 577 points in the gruelling ten events as the United States’ pair of George... Read More


Winning start for Young Windies

24 July 2017

HARARE – Bhaskar Yadram extended his fine of form with another half-century as West Indies Under-19s made a winning start to their three-match One-Day International series against Zimbabwe Under-19s with a 39-run victory yesterday. The 17-year-old right-hander top-scored... Read More


Empire snatch dramatic win

24 July 2017

A SURPRISE declaration by ESA Field Pickwick ended in disaster after ICBL Empire accepted the challenge and won by eight wickets on the final day of their Barbados Cricket Association’s second round Elite Division match yesterday. The hosts were tearing the Bank... Read More


Garner signs off

24 July 2017

JOEL GARNER has bowled his last ball as president of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA). And it was a beauty that was given a nod of approval from spectators. Presiding over the body’s annual general meeting for the final time last Thursday night at the Radisson... Read More


Ravens, Enforcers to face off

24 July 2017

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS Ravens Darts Academy and A&T Enforcers will clash in the Barbados Darts Association’s knockout final at Molly’s Sports Bar, Flint Hall, St Michael, tomorrow at 8 p.m. after semi-final victories on Friday night. Ravens, seeking to become double-crown... Read More


Bajans on the mark for motor racing

24 July 2017

REIGNING GROUP CHAMPIONS Mark Maloney and Mark Thompson make up a two-man Barbados team for next weekend’s second round of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC). The event, to be settled July 29-30 at The Frankie Boodran Wallerfield International... Read More


Dominant Froome wins fourth Tour

23 July 2017

PARIS – Chris Froome put on a near-perfect performance to claim his fourth Tour de France and move within one title of cycling’s greatest on Sunday as Team Sky tightened their grip on the classic race. The Briton suffered a few wobbles throughout the 3 540-km race... Read More


England win Women’s World Cup in thrilling finish

23 July 2017

LONDON – England won their fourth Women’s World Cup when Anya Shrubsole took six wickets to clinch a nine-run victory over India amid delirious scenes at a packed Lord’s on Sunday. The home side looked in danger of defeat as India chased down their total of 228-7,... Read More


Charles shuts down Maple

23 July 2017

NIKOLAI CHARLES TOOK nine wickets for 26 runs to bowl CounterPoint Wanderers to a two-day victory over Home Improvement Hardware Maple in the Barbados Cricket Association’s Elite Division competition yesterday. The Barbados Pride leg-spinner’s remarkable spell orchestrated... Read More


Bajans miss medals

23 July 2017

SPRINTERS JAQUONE HOYTE and Tristan Evelyn came up short finishing just outside the medals at the XIX Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships at the Chan Chan Stadium in Peru on Friday night. After winning his 100 metres men’s heat with the fastest qualifying... Read More


No team for qualifiers

23 July 2017

THE ABSENCE OF quality players and financial constraints prevented the Barbados Football Association (BFA), from sending a team to the CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 qualifiers in Bermuda. Only hosts Bermuda, Jamaica and Curacao contested the qualifiers, which wind down... Read More


Turf ready for Festival

23 July 2017

THE NEW TURF is finally down. And not a moment too soon. International hockey will return to Wildey for the first time in six years, as the Barbados Hockey Festival is set to christen the sport’s brand new sand-based surface next month. Barbados Hockey Federation... Read More


Froome confident of Tour de France victory

22 July 2017

SALON-DE-PROVENCE – Only 22 km realistically stands between Chris Froome and a third consecutive Tour de France triumph but the British rider says he cannot rest easy. After battling for 3 390 km around France, slogging up the climbs of the Jura, the Pyrenees, Massif... Read More


Still ‘not a cent’ from NSC

22 July 2017

BARBADOS’ medal–winning effort at the World Relays may all be for naught. The men’s 4x100 relay squad and Barbados’ other IAAF World Championships qualifiers could be missing from the London line-up next month, as the National Sports Council (NSC) is still to provide... Read More


Lakers shocker

22 July 2017

LAKERS really did need that overseas-based point guard to beat Pinelands. No, not Andre Lockhart. Chiamaka Browne hit the biggest shot in Lumber Company Lakers’ history, scoring the game-winning floater in overtime to seal the club’s fifth title in Thursday’s... Read More


Under-15 venue changes

22 July 2017

A NUMBER OF changes have been made to the original fixtures for the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-15 Competition which is being contested in Barbados for the first time. St Catherine's Club, which previously hosted matches when the Regional Under-19 Tournament... Read More


Farley pushes ahead

22 July 2017

INTERNATIONAL master Terry Farley has hit the front in the second Qualifier for the 2017 Digicel Barbados National Chess Championships. Farley defeated previous leader Kemp Lynch in their round six clash on Thursday evening at the Bridgetown Chess Centre to move... Read More


Birkett keeps cool against Lockhart

22 July 2017

ANDRE WHO? Finals MVP Keefe Birkett says he wasn’t too fazed about facing Andre Lockhart, figuring he’d be better served focusing on his team’s performance than worrying about a one-on-one matchup in Thursday’s Game 5 of the Co-operators General Insurance Premier... Read More





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