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Germany wants meeting over IAAF report

16 January 2016

MUNICH – Germany’s athletics chief has called for an extraordinary meeting of the IAAF after the second part of a World Anti-Doping Agency report heaped more pressure on the sport's scandal-hit governing body. WADA’s independent commission said on Thursday that the... Read More

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Yellow keep streak alive at Wilkie

13 January 2016

YELLOW HOUSE are the track and field champions at Wilkie Cumberbatch Primary for the ninth straight year. With 1127 points, yellow house ran away with the title at the National Stadium today. They were followed by Green (929.5), Red (750) and Blue House with 714.5... Read More

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Lynch predicts 2 medals

11 January 2016

LOOKS LIKE Noel Lynch has gone from VP to gypsy. The Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) vice president is back in his crystal ball making more big prophecies, having boldly predicted the country will bring back two or quite possibly three medals from this year’s... Read More

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Gittens, Jones take BOA top awards

06 January 2016

SPRINTER RAMON GITTENS and Akela Jones took the top awards for Male and Female Athlete of the Year respectively, when the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) held its annual awards ceremony on Tuesday night at the Hilton Barbados. It was a bumper night for Gittens who... Read More

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BSSAC in the balance

11 December 2015

THE FATE of next year’s Inter-School Sports apparently hangs in the balance. Barbados Secondary Schools’ Athletic Championships (BSSAC) chairman Vasco Dash said his executive is yet to meet on the country’s biggest track and field meet, but any decision made will... Read More

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Rising Stars get a lift over hurdles

09 December 2015

THE RISING STARS Athletic Club is celebrating 10 years of existence and is on a mission to produce multiple Olympic medals for Barbados. Head coach Alwyn Babb, one of the island’s most successful coaches, said coaches and athletes at the St Thomas club, based at... Read More

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Prize let-down

08 December 2015

YEAH, the big race is back, but where’s the big money? Perennial Trinidadian contender Curtis Cox says he won’t be contesting another Run Barbados Marathon Weekend, not even to defend his crown, having expressed extreme displeasure over receiving just $1 000 for... Read More

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Queen’s College rule the day

08 December 2015

THE RACES were certainly for those able to endure to the end. There was no stopping Queen’s College, who had the stamina to run away with three wins in the 6x1000 metre relays at the Deighton Griffith Secondary School yesterday. Queen’s College won the first form... Read More

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‘Pretty good’ return of marathon

07 December 2015

THE FULL MARATHON is back – and apparently here to stay. Seems like the premier event of Run Barbados Marathon Weekend made enough of a mark to warrant its return, as business development officer for sport at the Barbados Tourism Management Inc., Devon Chase, pledged... Read More

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Easy marathon win for Trini

07 December 2015

APPARENTLY, Curtis Cox just couldn’t wait for the marathon to return. The Run Barbados Marathon Weekend’s most coveted prize is finally in Cox’s hands, as the enduring Trinidadian slammed a small 38-man field to capture his first-ever full marathon yesterday when... Read More

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A breeze for Fernandez

07 December 2015

Frenchman Nicolas Fernandez proved to be too good for the rest of the competition as he easily won yesterday’s Run Barbados half-marathon. Fernandez defied early morning showers and slippery conditions to win in one hour, 15 minutes and 26 seconds. It was Fernandez’s... Read More

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French make toast of the pack

06 December 2015

NICOLAS FERNANDEZ sure looks ready for Rio. There’s just no stopping the Olympic Games-bound Frenchman at this Run Barbados Marathon Weekend after Fernandez continued to shine in his debut appearance by easily winning yesterday’s 10K race on the Bridgetown route. ... Read More

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Harrison College the best at cross country

27 November 2015

CROSS COUNTRY running isn’t for the swift, but for those who endure to the end. It was also a case of home drums beating first in yesterday’s finals of the Secondary Schools Cross Country Team Championships for hosts Harrison College, whose consistency in each of... Read More

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New scratch game to help athletes

06 November 2015

GOING FOR GOLD. That’s the name of the new instant scratch ticket game that was officially launched yesterday at the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) to provide financial help to athletes in their preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Read More

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Haynes, Harris fastest of the seniors

06 November 2015

LAYLA HAYNES of St Gabriel’s gave it her all to win yesterday’s senior girls’ race at the Trevor Straughn Memorial Cross-Country Championships at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex course in Wildey. Under overcast skies, Haynes overtook Sharon Primary’s Samiya Dell... Read More

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Star athletes flock to Foundation

18 October 2015

With the school track and field season beckoning next term, the talk has been about some mega transfers. The Christ Church Foundation School seems to be the ones who have benefitted the most. They now have former Lester Vaughan champion 400-metre hurdler Rivaldo... Read More

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Bourne wins sixth gold medal

10 October 2015

PATRICK BOURNE’S golden run at the 2015 Huntsman Senior Games continued on Thursday when he won the men’s 50-54 age group 5-K road race. Bourne crossed the line first in 18:46.6 while teammate Lester Phillips won the bronze in 20:27.0. The win carried Bourne’s overall... Read More

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NAPSAC moving to new stadium

20 September 2015

The National Primary Schools’ Athletics Championships (NAPSAC) are shifting to the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. NAPSAC chairman Wayne Robinson told Sunsport that’s the likely option because of the condition of the National Stadium. A decision was taken by Minister... Read More

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Rivaldo Leacock strikes gold

09 September 2015

RIVALDO LEACOCK struck gold for Barbados at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa, winning the men’s 400 metres hurdles in last night’s final. Coming in with the second fastest qualifying time, the former Lester Vaughan schoolboy turned Foundation student, ran a very... Read More

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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

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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

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