All is well at NAPSAC

16 February 2017

ALL IS WELL at the National Primary Schools’ Athletic Championships (NAPSAC) once again for parents and supporters of the track meet. True to his word, chairman of NAPSAC Richmark Cave ensured parents were relocated to the stands on the Eastern side of the Usain... Read More


St Cyprian’s boys, Selah girls triumph

16 February 2017

IT WAS back to their winning ways for St Cyprian’s boys and Selah girls in the Andrea Blackett Zone of the National Primary Schools Athletics Championships at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex, yesterday. After triumphing in 2014 and 2015, St Cyprian’s were dethroned... Read More


Orange the colour of champs

15 February 2017

ORANGE HOUSE comfortably retained the title at the St Matthew’s Primary School’s inter-house championships at Friendship last Friday. They won with 812 points, followed by Purple with 771 and Green 720. Purple House’s Makel Alleyne, competing in the Under-9 division,... Read More


ON THE BALL: Athletes the losers

15 February 2017

I REALLY don’t like to go with the prevailing view of things. So naturally I didn’t fancy the main definition of exploitation, which is explained as the action of treating someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work. But the Stanford Encyclopaedia Of... Read More


Poor seating

15 February 2017

AMID the usual EXCITEMENT at the National Primary Schools’ Athletic Championships (NAPSAC), parents and supporters of some children yesterday protested at the eastern end of the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. About 150 people expressed their displeasure with the new... Read More


Private buses cash in on school trips

15 February 2017

THERE is a greater demand for private transportation for athletes this year in the absence of service from the Transport Board. This was the general consensus yesterday from drivers who were shuttling students to the National Primary Schools’ Athletic Championships... Read More


Charles F. Broome, Bayley’s steal show

15 February 2017

TWO SCHOOLS with rich athletic traditions covered themselves in glory in the Patsy Callender Zone of Pine Hill Dairy National Primary Schools Athletic Championships yesterday. Charles F. Broome, four-time overall boys champions and twice winners among the girls,... Read More



14 February 2017

JOIN US FOR live streaming of the NATION-sponsored Patsy Callender Zone at this year’s National Primary Schools’ Athletic Championships. Last year, Bayley’s Primary won the girls’ division, while St Stephen’s Primary ran away with the boys’ crown, denying the St... Read More


Early leaders hold on for victory

13 February 2017

THE TWO SCHOOLS which held the lead in the afternoon went on to win their respective section of the Barbados Teachers Cooperative Credit Union Obadele Thompson Zone St Catherine Primary won the girls’ section with 144 points, just eight ahead of St James Primary... Read More


St Catherine, St Ambrose take early lead

13 February 2017

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS St Catherine and St Ambrose Primary hold the early lead as the National Primary Schools’ Athletic Championships got underway at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. St Catherine lead the girls’ section of the Barbados Teachers Cooperative Credit Union... Read More


NAPSAC LIVE STREAMING: Obabele Thompson Zone

13 February 2017

JOIN US FOR live streaming of the Barbados Teachers Cooperative Credit Union Obadele Thompson Zone at this year’s National Primary Schools’ Athletic Championships. Read More


NAPSAC starts today

13 February 2017

THE BATTLE for Primary Schools’ athletics supremacy will begin today on the Ryan Brathwaite Track at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. This year’s National Primary Schools Athletics Championships will get underway at 10 a.m. with 18 schools contesting the Barbados Teachers... Read More


Cougars still rule

12 February 2017

SO MUCH for beating Cougars. The Trinis brought their own Carnival to the National Stadium once again after the visiting Cougars dominated just about every division en route to unassailable leads at yesterday’s 14th running of the Relay Fair. Read More


Olympic 800m champion stripped of gold

11 February 2017

LAUSANNE – Russia’s Mariya Savinova-Farnosova has been stripped of her 800m London 2012 Olympic Games gold medal after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday imposed a four-year ban saying there was “clear evidence” she used performance-enhancing drugs.... Read More


Glory to Green at St George

10 February 2017

EVEN before the results were announced, Green House lined the infield celebrating their victory yesterday at St George Secondary School sports. Screams of “Up de ting”, “Green House champions” and “Go Green, go” were heard all across the National Stadium. Defending... Read More


Relay Fair time

10 February 2017

ATHLETES FROM BARBADOS’ schools and clubs will be seeking to dethrone the formidable Cougars of Trinidad and Tobago when the 14th annual Ensure Barbados Relay Fair is staged at the National Stadium tomorrow. The island’s most exciting athletics meet starts at 10... Read More


Barrow Tigers convincingly win Gordon Walters sports

09 February 2017

AFTER A LONG WAIT of 20 years, crowds gathered on the field of the Barbados National Oil Company Ltd were finally able to hear Gordon Walters Primary School’s Barrow Tigers (Yellow House) roar. And roar they did, when they were announced the winners of the inter-house... Read More


Carter to race this weekend

09 February 2017

KINGSTON – Embattled Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter will return to the track this weekend in his first meeting since he was stripped of his Beijing Olympics gold medal after a retroactive test uncovered a banned substance in his sample. Carter’s re-tested sample... Read More


Purple take third title

09 February 2017

THREE-PEAT. Talma (Purple) marched to the house title for the third successive year in emphatic style at the Christ Church Foundation Inter-house Track and Field Championships at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex yesterday. The colour was red at the start of the day... Read More


Skinner run away with first place

09 February 2017

WHEN IT'S NICE, you usually do it twice. And that’s exactly what Skinner House did yesterday during Alexandra School Sports at the National Stadium. The defending champions amassed 881 points to beat second-placed O’Neal House by a mere 5.8 points. Third-placed was... Read More


Green House run away with title

08 February 2017

GREEN HOUSE were runaway champions at Half Moon Fort Primary’s inter-house championships at the school’s St Lucy ground recently. The new champions won by 92 points, finishing with 304 points, well ahead of Purple on 212 points. Former champions Orange settled for... Read More




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