The boot for out-of-season football

27 November 2015

OUT-OF-SEASON FOOTBALL as we know it is about to kick the dust. Barbados’ best players won’t be eligible to play in non-Barbados Football Association (BFA) competitions from next season, as the new FIFA licensing system now restricts all registered footballers to... Read More


Harrison College the best at cross country

27 November 2015

CROSS COUNTRY running isn’t for the swift, but for those who endure to the end. It was also a case of home drums beating first in yesterday’s finals of the Secondary Schools Cross Country Team Championships for hosts Harrison College, whose consistency in each of... Read More


St Cyprian’s champs of road tennis

27 November 2015

ST CYPRIAN’S BOYS knocked the defending champions George Lamming Primary off their road tennis throne to become the new titleholders of the Berger Royale/Cave Shepherd National Primary Schools Road Tennis Championship yesterday. Winning the final 2-1, the Brittons... Read More


Two Bajans among six penalised under WICB Code of Conduct

26 November 2015

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Barbados Pride manager Wendell Coppin and player Jonathan Carter were among six people penalised by the West Indies Cricket Board for breaches of the Code of Conduct during the third round of matches in the Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day... Read More


Walrond, Smith reach semis

26 November 2015

SHELDINE WALROND and Rachel Smith predictably advanced to the women’s semi-finals of the Massy United Insurance Clash of Titans at the Netball Stadium with contrasting wins on Tuesday night. Walrond easily defeated Shernelle Cumberbatch 21-13, 21-13, while Smith... Read More


Better for WI

26 November 2015

THE WINDIES can now finally count their blessings from the Big Three’s takeover of cricket. Literally. West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief executive officer Michael Muirhead said he preferred the ICC’s new method of “participation payment”, as the WICB could... Read More


White turns back ‘Baracus’

26 November 2015

WHOEVER said that Julian “Michael Jackson” White was a spent force in road tennis should have been at the Netball Stadium when the Massy United Insurance Clash of the Titans championship entered the quarter-finals on Tuesday night. Using the guile of a true master... Read More


Bajan women whip Peru 5-0

26 November 2015

BARBADOS’ SENIOR WOMEN’S TEAM went on a goal-spree, blanking Peru 5-0 in their second match of the Aquece Rio International Hockey Championship at the Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, yesterday. Fresh from their exhilarating last-second 2-1 win over... Read More


Jacob shatters brother Joshua’s track record

25 November 2015

RISING CYCLIST Jacob Kelly added yet another accomplishment to his successful year when he set a new national 2000 metres juvenile pursuit track record earlier this month at the National Stadium’s Randolph Field Velodrome. This is Kelly’s last year in the Juvenile... Read More


Bishop eager to play

25 November 2015

DISAPPOINTED AND FRUSTRATED. That’s how prolific St Catherine’s wicket-taker Derick Bishop feels about his continued exclusion from national trials and non-selection on the Barbados team in regional cricket competitions despite his stellar performances yearly at... Read More


Volleyball practice pressure

25 November 2015

TWO WEEKS BEFORE the start of the tenth Junior Caribbean Volleyball Championships, there have been some hiccups involving the practice sessions for the national team. At the final of the Massy Secondary Schools Boys Volleyball League last Wednesday, coach John Stuart... Read More


Bajan women hold off Brazil

25 November 2015

THE Barbados national senior women’s hockey team opened their account at the Aquece Rio International Hockey Championship with a 2-1 victory over regional rivals and hosts, Brazil, yesterday. Playing at the newly opened Olympic Hockey Centre in Deodoro Olympic Park,... Read More


Sagicor teams up with Holder

25 November 2015

SAGICOR is rolling out a new programme aimed at developing and equipping youth leaders to contribute positively to their communities. In keeping with the company’s mandate to better serve and enhance the communities in which it operates, young West Indies cricket... Read More


A THORNY ISSUE: NSC must clear the air on issues

25 November 2015

WHAT’S GOING on at the National Sports Council (NSC)? It has been in the news for some of the wrong reasons for the past six months. Truthfully, this is not a good reflection on the agency that executes Government policy in relation to sports. From some of... Read More


Perez won’t step down at Real Madrid

24 November 2015

MADRID – Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has rebuffed calls from angry fans for him to step down and backed coach Rafa Benitez after Saturday’s humiliating 4-0 defeat at home to Barcelona in the La Liga Clasico. Real’s drubbing by their arch rivals, which... Read More


Windsor Park pitch under investigation

24 November 2015

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board confirmed on Monday that the pitch used for the third round match between Windward Islands Volcanoes and Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament in Dominica will be investigated.... Read More


Blatter, Platini decision in December

24 November 2015

ZURICH – FIFA’s ethics judges said on Monday they were aiming to decide the fate of suspended president Sepp Blatter and the man who hopes to succeed him, Michel Platini, by the end of December, following an investigation into graft allegations. The investigation... Read More


Williams to officiate ICC Women’s World T20 qualifiers in Thailand

24 November 2015

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Monday that female umpire Jacqueline Williams has been appointed to the panel of match officials for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 qualifiers, starting later this week in Thailand. The 39-year-old Williams... Read More


Pride crushed

24 November 2015

PROVIDENCE – A treasured record and successful era in Barbados’ cricket came to an end yesterday when Guyana won their first match in 31 years in this country against the Barbados Pride at the National Stadium. Memories of their heist last season were still fresh... Read More


King in another doubles, singles win

24 November 2015

THE KING of swing just made it back to back. Barbados’ top-ranked tennis pro Darian King has completed yet another singles-doubles sweep, having won both open events over the weekend at the El Salvador Futures 2 event in La Libertad. Playing hometown boy Marcelo... Read More


Brittons Hill BWU champs

24 November 2015

THE BLACKMAN SISTERS led Brittons Hill to a close win in the finals of the Sir Roy Trotman Zone of the Barbados Workers’ Union Netball Tournament on Sunday night at the Netball Stadium. Brittons Hill defeated Newbury 45-40 in a tight and entertaining final after... Read More




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