Barbados men in 4x100 metres final

22 April 2017

TEAM BARBADOS are through to the finals of the men’s 4x100 metres in the IAAF/BTC World Relays in The Bahamas. Earlier tonight, the quartet of Mario Burke, Ramon Gittens, Nicholas Deshong and Burkheart Ellis Jr clocked 39.26 seconds in the third and final heat, running... Read More


Nadal reaches Monte Carlo final after controversial umpire call

22 April 2017

RAFA NADAL stayed on course for a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title when the Spaniard beat David Goffin 6-3 6-1 in the semi-finals after the Belgian was denied a key point in controversial fashion on Saturday. The 10th-seeded Goffin was 3-2 up and... Read More


ICC announces practise matches for Women’s World Cup

22 April 2017

THE SCHEDULE for the practice matches ahead of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 was announced recently with just over two months to go for the eight-team tournament which will be played in England and Wales from 24 June to 23 July. The practice matches, which will... Read More


Chase, Dowrich to the rescue

22 April 2017

KINGSTON, Jamaica – High quality half-centuries from Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich averted catastrophe for West Indies and helped the Caribbean side make a strong finish to the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan yesterday. Having slumped to 71 for five... Read More


Terrific Titus

22 April 2017

THE CARIFTA GAMES swimmers are back from the Bahamas with 39 medals, and one of the biggest stars was unquestionably 14-year-old Danielle Titus. The darling of local swimming snatched five medals, four of them gold including a Carifta and national record-breaking swim... Read More


Sports giant Hoad is dead

22 April 2017

JOE HOAD, one of the finest table tennis and darts players this country has produced, is dead. Hoad, 80, who had been resident in Adelaide, Australia, for more than 40 years, passed away on Thursday night. He was admitted to hospital earlier this week after a bad... Read More


38 for 10-stage rally

22 April 2017

LOCAL AND FOREIGN CREWS will get a chance to make last-minute tweaks when they tackle the ten-stage Automotive Art Shakedown Stages Rally on Sunday starting at 9:30 a.m. The 38-strong entry list is missing the names of two-wheel drive stars Josh Read and Roger Mayers,... Read More


Swim team take a bow

22 April 2017

THE RECEPTION WAS not as large or as colourful, but in a touch of irony, Barbados’ CARIFTA swimmers returned to the island on Thursday night with more booty than the more heralded track and field athletes did on Tuesday night. Interim CEO of the National Sports Council,... Read More


BDFSP roll over Belfield

22 April 2017

BARBADOS DEFENE FORCE Sports Programme (BDFSP) moved three points clear of Weymouth Wales with a 3-0 win over Belfield, when matches continued in the Digicel Premier League at the Wildey AstroTurf on Thursday night. BDFSP overcame a spirited Belfield side through... Read More


Williams, Hinds excel

22 April 2017

WAYLAND BAPTIST’S Barbadian duo Tre Hinds and Elizabeth Williams were among the honorees at the weekly outdoor track and field awards of the Sooner Athletic Conference in Texas. Former CARIFTA athletes Hinds and Williams were recognised for their performances at... Read More


Barbados to compete in World Relays this weekend

21 April 2017

OLYMPIAN RAMON GITTENS will spearhead a five-member Barbados team to the IAAF/BTC World Relays in The Bahamas over the weekend. The others are 2015 CARIFTA sprint champion Mario Burke who is now at the University of Houston; 2017 CARIFTA Games 100 metres silver medallist... Read More


West Indies recover from early setback against Pakistan 

21 April 2017

PAKISTAN PACEMAN Mohammad Abbas took a wicket with his second ball in test cricket as the tourists made headway early on the first day of the first test before West Indies recovered to close at 244-7 in Jamaica on Friday. West Indies were reeling at 71 for five... Read More


Champions League draw pits Madrid rivals against each other

21 April 2017

NYON – Eleven-times champions Real Madrid will take on neighbours Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-final after the draw pitted last year’s finalists against each other. The other semi-final will feature Monaco vs Juventus. Monaco and Real will play the... Read More


Tiger Woods undergoes back surgery, could be out six months

21 April 2017

TORNTO – Former world No.1 Tiger Woods said yesterday he has undergone further surgery to help alleviate pain in his back and leg and could be away from competitive golf for another six months. Woods, who has not played a tournament since pulling out of a European Tour... Read More


Going topless

21 April 2017

SPECTATORS COULD BE sitting in some of the stands at the National Stadium again, but without the shelter of roofs. Minister of Sport Stephen Lashley has revealed that a comprehensive revaluation of the Waterford facility being undertaken by engineers could pave the... Read More


Sabina milestone

21 April 2017

SABINA PARK in Jamaica will mark a special milestone today. The ground will stage its 50th Test when West Indies and Pakistan start a three-match series. The West Indies Cricket Board, in association with local authorities, will be hosting a series of events during... Read More


Barbados edge SA

21 April 2017

BARBADOS FOUGHT BACK from 3-0 down to defeat a touring South African polo team 5-4, clinching the first series between the two teams. The teams entered Wednesday’s game at the Holder’s Polo Club with the series locked 1-1 and both were hoping to play their “A’ game.... Read More


Knight region’s top junior

21 April 2017

TYRESE KNIGHT emerged as the boys’ champion and Barbados won six medals to finish second at the Caribbean Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Championships in Guyana. Seventeen-year-old Knight was on fire at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown when the tournament... Read More


Barbados win Super50 opener

21 April 2017

HAYLEY MATTHEWS took four wickets and Kyshona Knight struck a patient half-century to guide Barbados to a six-wicket victory over Trinidad and Tobago in their opening match of the WICB Regional Women’s Super50 Tournament in St Vincent yesterday. Playing at the Sion... Read More


Parris bats for Kiddy Cricket

21 April 2017

ROBIN PARRIS is a man who can honestly say he loves his job. It is something he cannot picture himself not doing. Parris has held the post of territorial development officer with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for the past six years, and has seen many things come... Read More


Umps call out BCA

21 April 2017

ON THE EVE of the start of the new cricket season, the Barbados Cricket Umpires Association (BCUA) will meet with the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) today to thrash out issues of concern. While refusing to say if a withdrawal of services was being considered should... Read More




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