Brathwaite second in IAAF World Challenge (videos)

07 September 2015

SHANE BRATHWAITE finished second in the men’s 110 metres hurdles at the IAAF World Challenge in Berlin, Germany yesterday. Brathwaite picked up the silver medal after clocking 13.42 seconds ... Read More


Shane Brathwaite fourth in Zurich

04 September 2015

SHANE BRATHWAITE finished fourth in the men’s 110 metre hurdles yesterday at the IAAF Diamond League meet in Zurich, Switzerland. Brathwaite finished in 13.43 seconds, with reigning world champion Sergey Shubenkov winning in 13.14 seconds. Read More


Three cheers for Bolt

30 August 2015

Usain Bolt won his third gold medal at the 2015 World Championships by powering Jamaica’s men’s sprint relay team to a world-leading performance yesterday. On the penultimate day of the championships at the historic Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing, China, the Jamaican... Read More


Lynch: Athletes need more funding

30 August 2015

A CALL HAS BEEN MADE for more state funding for local athletes. It comes from the first vice-president of the Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) Noel Lynch. Lynch told SUNSPORT it would be one way of keeping athletes in the college system in the sport longer... Read More


Beckles sets national record en route to hurdles semis

27 August 2015

A BIG SMILE AND A FIST PUMP as the times flashed on the jumbotron showed Kierre Beckles’ satisfaction after she set a new national record last night at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China. Read More


Gittens, Cadogan in 100 semis

22 August 2015

BOTH BARBADIAN SPRINTERS have advanced to the semi-finals of the men’s 100 metres at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China. Read More


IAAF denies blocking report

16 August 2015

LONDON - Athletics’ governing body has denied blocking publication of a study which reportedly says a third of top athletes admitted violating anti-doping rules. The Sunday Times said the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) suppressed the survey,... Read More


Worlds hopes high

15 August 2015

BARBADOS can expect some finalists and potential medallists at the World Athletics Championships in China this month. That’s the bold prediction of Noel Lynch, senior vice president of the Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB), after announcing that six athletes Read More


Four NACAC medals

10 August 2015

BARBADIAN ATHLETES won one silver and three bronze medals over the weekend at the North American Central American and Caribbean Senior Athletics Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica. However, none of those who had not qualified were able to win a gold medal and punch... Read More


Bajans advance to NACAC finals

08 August 2015

THE NORTH AMERICAN Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Senior Championship is already shaping up to be a good one for Barbadian athletes who are in San Jose, Costa Rica. Sprinters Ramon Gittens and Levi Cadogan both advanced to today’s final of the men’s 100 metres... Read More


Belle ends on a high note

03 August 2015

TIA-ADANA BELLE has got another major medal. Read More


Doping scandal rocks IAAF

02 August 2015

KUALA LUMPUR – Endurance runners suspected of doping have been winning a third of Olympic and World Championship medals, two news organisations said on Sunday, after a leak of thousands of blood test results from 2001-2012 threw global athletics into chaos. Read More


Second medal for Sada Williams

02 August 2015

SADA WILLIAMS won her second medal at the Pan American Junior Championships yesterday in Edmonton, Canada. With a time of 23.49 seconds, Williams took the bronze medal in the women’s 200 metres. American Deanna Hill won the gold in 23.18 seconds and Brazil’s Vitoria... Read More


Pan Am silver for Sada

01 August 2015

QUARTER-MILER SADA WILLIAMS proved she is among the best in the hemisphere when she raced to a silver medal in the Pan American Junior Championships yesterday in Edmonton, Canada. Read More


Bajan women’s relay team disqualified

27 July 2015

IT WASN’T QUITE the bang they were hoping for. Barbados’ historic Pan Am Games performance didn’t get a fitting cap after the country’s 4x400 women’s relay team was disqualified in Saturday night’s final at the York University track in Toronto. Read More


Coach not surprised by returns

27 July 2015

IT’S ALMOST as if Alwyn Babb anticipated the medals. Barbados’ head athletics coach at the Pan Am Games doesn’t seem the least bit surprised by the country’s historic returns, saying that each of the three medallists came into the meet extremely prepared for the level... Read More


Athletics alive and kicking, says Babb

26 July 2015

WHAT’S THAT ABOUT the state of local athletics again? The returns from the Pan American Games is more than enough proof Bajan track and field is doing just fine, at least according to head coach Alwyn Babb, who’s grown increasingly tired of the recent criticisms of... Read More


Lynch hails new wave of top-class athletes

26 July 2015

TRACK AND FIELD has not had it so good in this country for a long time. Speaking on the heels of three medal-winning performances at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Canada, former president of the Amateur Athletic Association of Barbados and former Government minister... Read More


Another men's 4x100 metres national record

25 July 2015

FOR THE THIRD TIME this year, a Barbados 4x100 metres men's relay team have lowered the national record in that event. Last night in the heats at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada, Team Barbados set a new nation mark of 38.65 seconds, down from 38.70, placing... Read More


Bronze strike

25 July 2015

SHANE BRATHWAITE has done it again. Barbados have a chance to surpass their best ever showing at a Pan American Games after Brathwaite delivered his latest medal-winning performance to capture bronze in yesterday’s 110-metres hurdles final in Toronto. Read More


Akela sixth in long jump

24 July 2015

DESPITE ANOTHER personal best performance, Akela Jones did not win a medal in the women’s long jump tonight at the Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada. Read More




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