Jason Holder among three reprimanded for breaching Code of Conduct

23 February 2017

ST JOHN’S – The West Indies Cricket Board has advised that Nkrumah Bonner and Jason Holder were fined, and Kraigg Brathwaite was reprimanded for separate breaches of the Code of Conduct during the Regional Super50 Tournament. Bonner and Holder were fined 25 per cent... Read More


Players wanted

23 February 2017

LOCAL TENNIS is looking at widening its base. The Barbados Tennis Association is hoping to see a rise in “tournament players” and the better development of its youngsters after outsourcing the junior programme to coaching company, Simply Tennis. BTA council member... Read More


Sealy pushing sports tourism

23 February 2017

SPORTS are in for a big boost in 2017, branded the Year of Sports by tourism planners. Minister of Tourism Richard Sealy spoke of the tourism sporting thrust Monday while addressing the media on the state of the island’s tourism. Golf is set to take on a higher... Read More


Greenidge on losing end of upset

23 February 2017

TWO NIGHTS after setting the Silver Hill court ablaze in the Silver Hill Road Tennis Championship, the enigmatic Shibbir Greenidge suffered a blackout at the hands of secondary schoolteacher Dwayne Hope when the action heated up on Tuesday night. Hope, who teaches... Read More


Zane bounces back in Italy

23 February 2017

ZANE MALONEY is holding his own in Italy. Last weekend at the 22nd annual Winter Cup at South Garda, Italy, in ten degree temperatures, the former Barbados Karting Association (BKA) champion driver finished fourth out of a group of 55 and this weekend will be up... Read More


Blue win the day

23 February 2017

WINNING STREAKS always come to an end; and after five years, Cocks House (Red) were dethroned by Alleyne House (Blue) at Princess Margaret Secondary School Sports yesterday. And even before they were announced as the winners, Alleyne House had completed their victory... Read More


20 players named for Windies Women’s Camp

22 February 2017

ST JOHN’S – There will be two uncapped players in the West Indies Women’s squad for the upcoming camp in Antigua from March 7 to 20. The West Indies Cricket Board’s Selection Panel named 20 cricketers, including Akeira Peters and Shawnisha Hector, who are yet to... Read More


ON THE BALL: Let the drums roll

22 February 2017

MISTAKES are simply unavoidable. After all, to err is human. The trick is not to “double down” on the same blunder, because failing to acknowledge a mistake as such is just the same as making two mistakes. And that’s why I can’t understand this persistence... Read More


A THORNY ISSUE: Right move, Mr President

22 February 2017

KEITH YEARWOOD has lived for cycling for more than 25 years but now he has decided that it’s not worth dying for after a tumultuous period which saw him at odds with varying factions of those he wanted to govern. I think he has made the right decision not to stand... Read More


Still waiting

22 February 2017

LOCAL ATHLETICS are still watching and waiting. The Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) is mulling over a decision to send a team to this summer’s IAAF Under-18 Championships from July 12 to July 16 in Nairobi following the growing security concerns surrounding... Read More


Set B do it again

22 February 2017

SET B (Blue House) continued their reign for the second consecutive year after a 12-year dry spell at Deighton Griffith Secondary School sports yesterday. The champions amassed 1 427 points at the Kingsland, Christ Church school grounds, finishing ahead of second-placed... Read More


Brancker champs at Wills

22 February 2017

BRANCKER (GREEN) HOUSE emerged comfortable winners at the Wills Primary School inter-house athletics championships at Coverley Playing Field last Friday. The new champions accumulated 588 points and were well clear of second-placed Flatt (Yellow) House, who ended... Read More


Cameron says it’s all up to Bravo

22 February 2017

PORT OF SPAIN – West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has remained vague on the future of embattled left-hander Darren Bravo, but says the ball is in the player’s court. With the career of the Trinidadian up in the air following his sending home... Read More


Lakers appoint Magic to head basketball operations

21 February 2017

LOS ANGELES – Magic Johnson was named the president of basketball operations for the struggling Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday as one of the NBA's most storied franchises undergoes a major shakeup to the their front office. In addition to promoting Johnson, a Hall... Read More


King ranked 130th again

21 February 2017

THE KING of swing is back on a high. Darian King has equalled his career-best ranking once again, having moved up to world No. 130 when the new Emirates ATP rankings were released yesterday. It represents a jump of ten places from last week and matches the career-high... Read More


Pride hunting double

21 February 2017

WITH the Regional Super50 Cup safely in the bag, Barbados Pride will be hunting a double crown when the Professional Cricket League first-class championship resumes, next month. Head coach Emmerson Trotman believes with the Barbados Pride playing all five of their... Read More


Wales thrash Ellerton 5-0

21 February 2017

WEYMOUTH WALES consolidated their position at the top of the table with a 5-0 thumping of Ellerton, when the Digicel Premier League continued at the National Stadium on Sunday. An Arantees Lawrence brace, plus strikes from Tristan Parris, Jabar Green and Hadan Holligan... Read More


Blue Falcons soar at Stadium

21 February 2017

THE BLUE Falcons proved their worth once again as they soared above their peers to claim victory at the Graydon Sealy Secondary School Sports yesterday. The champions completed a hat-trick of titles, finishing the day’s events at the National Stadium with 951.5 points,... Read More


Consistency is the key, says Hope

21 February 2017

BARBADOS’ young batting prodigy Shai Hope says he will use his outstanding performances in the just concluded Regional Super50 to kickstart his career for West Indies. The 23-year-old right-hander struck 101 in Saturday’s final to help power Barbados Pride to the... Read More


Shibbir lights up Silver Hill

21 February 2017

THE enigmatic Shibbir Greenidge showed his immense road tennis potential in leading a number of big guns into the next round of the Silver Hill Road Tennis Championship when the action continued on the Silver Hill court on Sunday night. After Greenidge lost the opening... Read More


WICB announces squad for series against English

20 February 2017

ST JOHN’S – The West Indies Cricket Board’s Selection Panel today announced the 15-man training squad for the upcoming ODI Series against England. The 15-man squad will have a camp in the build-up to the three-match rubber against the visitors. Players will arrive... Read More




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