Advice from Olympic Champion

22 September 2016

TWO-TIME Olympic triple jump gold medallist Christian Taylor is in Barbados and he has a few words of advice for athletes. “First and foremost keep God first. My faith is very strong and it’s something I also take a lot of pride in because I know none of this would... Read More


Taylor in Barbados

22 September 2016

TWO-TIME Olympic Games gold medallist, American Christian Taylor, is back in Barbados, where his parents were born. Taylor, who landed yesterday, met with athletes of Christ Church Foundation School and the University of the West Indies at Bougainvillea Beach Resort... Read More


Brath eager to clear more hurdles

16 September 2016

TWO-TIME Olympian, Ambassador Ryan Brathwaite intends to successfully clear many more hurdles before he hangs up his track shoes. The 2009 World Championships gold medallist in the men’s 110-metre hurdles says he will definitely bounce back from the disappointment... Read More


Akela meeting fans in City tomorrow

16 September 2016

OLYMPIAN AKELA JONES will spend three hours in Bridgetown tomorrow to meet and greet fans and friends. The star athlete will be at Cave Shepherd on Broad Street from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. when she will do autograph signing, which will include a limited number of her... Read More


Bolt considering double for 2017 Worlds

14 September 2016

KINGSTON – Usain Bolt has left the door open to running in both the 100 and 200 meters at next year's World Championships where he said he will be more focused on protecting his legacy than topping his world records. The Jamaican, who last month drew down the curtain... Read More


Call for more info on Stadium

08 September 2016

THE ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION of Barbados (AAB) isn’t running the same race as Minister of Sport Stephen Lashley. And its vice-president Noel Lynch yesterday called on Lashley to furnish the sporting fraternity with more information on plans for a new multi-million dollar... Read More


No Rio!

29 July 2016

THE SWEETHEART of local athletics is now the heartbreak of a nation. SADA WILLIAMS’ Olympics dreams have become one hell of a nightmare, as the sprint sensation has been officially sidelined from the Rio Games after her right leg injury was diagnosed as a Grade 1... Read More



27 July 2016

THE BRONZE BOY IS BACK. Mario Burke, Barbados’ lone medallist at the World Under-20 track and field championships in Poland, returned home yesterday beaming with pride. The 19-year-old sprinter, who won bronze in the 100 metres, was met at the Grantley Adams International... Read More


Positive Sada

27 July 2016

SADA WILLIAMS is still upbeat about making an impression at the Rio Olympics. Speaking after returning home yesterday following the disappointment of pulling up in the 200 metres final at the World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, the 18-year-old sprinter... Read More


Sada Williams pulls up in 200 final

23 July 2016

SADA WILLIAMS pulled up in the final of the women’s 200 metres at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland today. Williams did not cross the finish line in the event where she expected to win or at least place. It is not clear if it was cramp... Read More


Harrison breaks women’s hurdles record

23 July 2016

LONDON – American Kendra Harrison earned some consolation for the heartache of missing out on the Rio Olympics when she broke a 28-year-old world record by winning the 100 meters hurdles in 12.20 seconds at the London Diamond League on Friday. Harrison, who finished... Read More


Sada Williams into World Juniors 200 final

22 July 2016

WORLD LEADER SADA WILLIAMS has set a very high goal as she prepares to run for gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Earlier today, Williams qualified for the final of the women’s 200 metres in 23.35 seconds, winning the first of the... Read More


Straight To Rio

22 July 2016

IF YOU ARE HOPING to purchase locally a jacket, shirt or even a pair of socks similar to what will be worn by the Barbados Olympic team, you can forget about it. Every single piece of the Puma-sponsored gear has been shipped straight to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, because... Read More


Nicholls fades in hurdles final

22 July 2016

MICHAEL NICHOLLS was near his best again, but it wasn’t quite good enough this time. Barbados’ promising sprint hurdler had to settle for sixth yesterday after running an encouraging 13.45 seconds in the final of the 110 metres hurdles at the IAAF World Under-20... Read More


Bronze for Burke in Poland

20 July 2016

MARIO BURKE HAS WON Barbados’ first medal at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Burke took bronze in the men’s 100 metres, clocking 10.26 seconds in the final event on the programme this evening. Noah Lyles of the United States won gold... Read More


Burke tops Caribbean qualifiers

20 July 2016

BYDGOSZCZ – Mario Burke of Barbados led a quartet of Caribbean qualifiers in the men’s 100 metres in the morning session of the first day of the IAAF Under-20 Championships in Poland yesterday. Burke was the fastest of the Caribbean qualifiers, winning his heat in... Read More


Aregawi not picked for Rio

18 July 2016

STOCKHOLM – Abeba Aregawi will not be selected for next month’s Rio Olympics despite having her doping suspension lifted following a positive test for meldonium, the Swedish Athletics Association (SAA) said on Sunday. Aregawi has not competed in 2016 due to her suspension,... Read More


Barbados finish second at CUT

18 July 2016

THE GOLDEN efforts were limited when it mattered most in the relays leaving Barbados’ junior athletes to play second fiddle once again to regional track and field powerhouse Jamaica by a mere four points. Jamaica predictably dominated the relays to overtake the Barbadians... Read More


CUT Games 2016: Day 1 results

16 July 2016

Results from the first day of the 2016 Caribbean Union of Teachers Games in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Under-13 Girls’ High Jump: 1. Sikia Best (Barbados) 1.44 metres, 2. Ayazmia Dolphin (St Kitts) 1.41, 3. Kayla-Gray Clarke (Jamaica) 1.38m Under-13 Boys’... Read More


Gold and silver to start NACAC

16 July 2016

BARBADOS WON GOLD AND SILVER on the opening day of the 9th NACAC Under-23 Championships in El Salvador. Akela Jones, who has qualified for the Rio Olympic Games, won the women’s high jump with a new championship record of 1.91 metres. In besting the field, she... Read More


Gold rush to start CUT Games

15 July 2016

TEAM BARBADOS cleaned up the morning session with seven gold medals as the 2016 Caribbean Union of Teachers Games got underway today in Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Of the eight events contested, Barbados won seven gold and one silver to make an emphatic start... Read More




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