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de Grasse to miss Worlds

03 August 2017

ANDRE DE GRASSE, the triple Olympic sprint medallist, has pulled out of the World Athletics Championships in London with injury, boosting Usain Bolt’s chances of a golden swansong. The Canadian was expected to be Bolt’s main rival for his 100 metres crown in the... Read More

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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

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Hoyte, Evelyn and Jones book finals spots

21 July 2017

THREE BARBADIANS have advanced to the finals of their respective events at the 2017 Pan American Junior Championships in Athletics in Trujillo, Peru. Sprinters Jaquone Hoyte and Tristan Evelyn are in the 100 metres while middle distance runner Jonathan Jones will... Read More

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A record win for Thompson

17 July 2017

RABAT – Olympic champion Elaine Thompson’s smooth build-up to next month’s London World Championships continued when she streaked to a new meet record in capturing the women’s 100 metres at the Rabat Diamond League here Sunday. The 24-year-old clocked 10.87 seconds... Read More

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Sprinter Browne to miss Pan Am trip

15 July 2017

KENTOINE Browne, one of the top sprinters in Barbados, has not been given travel clearance to race at next week’s Pan American Junior Track And Field Championships in Peru. That’s because Browne’s travel visa has been rejected by the United States Embassy. Amateur... Read More

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Jones, Worrell on Pan Am Junior team

13 July 2017

CARIFTA gold medallists Jonathan Jones and Aaron Worrell are among eight who will be representing Barbados at next week’s Pan American Junior Championships in Peru slated for July 21-23. Jones will race in the 800 metres while Worrell will compete in the ten-event... Read More

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Thompson ‘sneaks’ a win

10 July 2017

LONDON – Olympic champion Elaine Thompson showed that she remains the woman to beat over 100 metres in the world championships next month when she scorched to victory on the same London Olympic stadium track on Sunday despite running in trainers. The star-studded... Read More

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Van Niekerk cruises in first 400 since Olympics

07 July 2017

LAUSANNE – South African Wayde van Niekerk cruised to victory in the Diamond League 400 metres on Thursday in his first international race since he set the world record at last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Van Niekerk broke American Michael Johnson’s world record... Read More

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Grounded

07 July 2017

BARBADOS’ track and field darling Akela Jones won’t be jumping to any new heights at next month’s IAAF World Championships in London. The multi-eventer, who competed in the pentathlon and high jump at last year’s Rio Olympics, has been sidelined with a troublesome... Read More

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Ohuruogu doesn’t qualify for World Championships

02 July 2017

BIRMINGHAM – Former Olympic champion Christine Ohuruogu has missed out on a place in Great Britain’s 400-metre team for next month’s World Championships after failing to make the final in the British team trials in Birmingham on Saturday. Ohuruogu, 33, who won gold... Read More

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Bajan quartet for Bermuda meet

30 June 2017

OYMPIANS Kierre Beckles and Ramon Gittens are among four Barbadians listed to compete at the Bermuda Invitational Permit Athletics Meet at the National Sports Centre tomorrow. Hurdler Beckles and sprinter Gittens will be joined by half-miler Anthonio Mascoll as they... Read More

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Bolt holds on for final Golden Spike win

29 June 2017

OSTRAVA – Usain Bolt overcame a slow start to win the 100 metres at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting on Wednesday as he gears up for a final World Championships in London this August. In his second 100m outing of his final season, the Jamaican was slow out of the... Read More

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All credit to Carl

26 June 2017

NEW national sprint champion Mario Burke says training under the guidance of legendary American sprinter Carl Lewis is already reaping rich rewards. The 20-year-old Burke came of age on Saturday night when he upstaged senior athletes to win the men’s 100 metres final... Read More

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Rudisha leads Kenya team to Worlds

25 June 2017

NAIROBI – Kenya’s Olympic 800 metres champion David Rudisha, world 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett and former Olympic 3 000m steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi have made the team for this year’s IAAF World Championships despite skipping trials. Three-time 1... Read More

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Burke and Bailey faster than the rest

25 June 2017

BRIDGETOWN – Gifted sprinter Mario Burke and the evergreen Jade Bailey captured the 100 metres titles at the National Athletics Championships at the National Stadium here Saturday night to qualify for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. Burke, 20, who is... Read More

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Thompson, Blake win 100 metres in Jamaica

25 June 2017

KINGSTON – Olympic double sprint champion Elaine Thompson unleashed a world-leading time to successfully defend her 100 metres title at the National Championships here Friday night. The 24-year-old, the first woman in 28 years to win both the 100 and 200 metres at... Read More

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Athletes chasing glory tonight

23 June 2017

THE BATTLE to determine the fastest Barbadian man and the best quarter-milers and 400-metre hurdlers will begin at the National Stadium tonight. Only the preliminaries of the men’s 400-metre hurdles, the 400 metres and men’s 100 metres will be contested when this... Read More

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Bajans bag gold and bronze

20 June 2017

BARBADOS captured a gold and a bronze medal at last weekend’s prestigious North American Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Age Group Championships. The event, hosted by the National Association of Athletics Administrations of Trinidad and Tobago, was held at... Read More

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Browne hits Pan Am mark

13 June 2017

HE DIDN’T win the final, but Rising Stars’ Kentoine Browne was the only athlete to qualify for a major meet during the two-day Barbados Olympians Classic that concluded at the National Stadium on Sunday. Browne’s lifetime best time of 21.14 seconds in the heats of... Read More

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Belle qualifies for Worlds

29 May 2017

THE BELL has rung again for another Barbados qualifier at the upcoming IAAF World Championships in London. Olympic Games’ first-timer Tia-Adana Belle qualified for the championships with a lifetime best of 55.42 seconds in winning the women’s 400-metre hurdles at... Read More

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Mona dominate track and field

29 May 2017

MONA have won another track and field title. What else is new? The perennial powerhouses literally ran the competition off the track on Saturday after capturing their latest Inter Campus Games’ athletics crown by near 200 points at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex.... Read More

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