Barbados men qualify for World Championships in 4x100 relay

22 April 2017

BARBADOS HAVE beaten the odds to get an automatic spot in the IAAF World Championships later this year in the men’s 4x100 metres relay. Qualifying with the slowest time for the final at the IAAF/BTC World Relays tonight in The Bahamas, Barbados finished second in... Read More


Barbados men in 4x100 metres final

22 April 2017

TEAM BARBADOS are through to the finals of the men’s 4x100 metres in the IAAF/BTC World Relays in The Bahamas. Earlier tonight, the quartet of Mario Burke, Ramon Gittens, Nicholas Deshong and Burkheart Ellis Jr clocked 39.26 seconds in the third and final heat, running... Read More


Barbados to compete in World Relays this weekend

21 April 2017

OLYMPIAN RAMON GITTENS will spearhead a five-member Barbados team to the IAAF/BTC World Relays in The Bahamas over the weekend. The others are 2015 CARIFTA sprint champion Mario Burke who is now at the University of Houston; 2017 CARIFTA Games 100 metres silver medallist... Read More


Mary off the mark

20 April 2017

LOCAL ATHLETICS isn’t changing course on Mary Fraser. The Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) has defended the decision to leave the popular middle distance runner off its CARIFTA Games squad, citing her late registration and failure to reach the qualifying marks... Read More


Warm welcome for Carifta track team

20 April 2017

THE CARIFTA GAMES track field team managed just 12 medals, but many supporters were waiting to meet them when they returned on Tuesday night from Curacao and the 46th edition of the annual regional meet. Family members, friends and fans were at Grantley Adams International... Read More


A Sanctuary for victory

20 April 2017

WHO SAID church isn’t fun? On Easter Monday six churches competed for the Kindred Inter-Church Sports title at the National Stadium. Sanctuary Empowerment Centre won the event with 718 points, finishing ahead of Covenant Life Teaching Centre with 701 and Restoration... Read More


A hard row to hoe

19 April 2017

WILLEMSTAD – New head coach Adrian Thorne is neither downright disappointed nor despondent with Barbados’ display at the Flow CARIFTA Games which ended Monday night. Thorne said he always set high standards but it was unfortunate there were sub-par performances from... Read More


Coaches happy U-17 is back

19 April 2017

Track and field Coaches across the country are breathing sighs of relief after the CARIFTA Congress agreed to revert to the original Under-17 and Under-20 age groups for the CARIFTA Games. These divisions were institutions at the Games for years before a change four... Read More


Josiah wins for good cause

19 April 2017

Runners and race walkers alike came out in support of the third annual Melanie Kristin Price Foundation 5K run/walk last Sunday. The foundation was established in 2014 in memory of Price, with the goal of putting education within reach of people in need and assisting... Read More


12-medals for Barbados at CARIFTA Games

18 April 2017

BARBADOS FINISHED with 12 medals overall when the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games climaxed at the Ergilio Hato Stadium here Monday night. The Barbadian athletes only gained three more medals on the final day but it was a case of double delight as Jonathan Jones and the Under-18... Read More


No more Under-18

18 April 2017

WILLEMSTAD – It will be back to the original Under-17 and Under-20 age groups when the CARIFTA Games are held in The Bahamas next year. This follows a successful resolution proposed by Barbados that was agreed to by 22 of the delegates during yesterday’s CARIFTA... Read More


Flow CARIFTA Games: Final medal standings

17 April 2017

Final Medal count at the 46th FLOW CARIFTA Games in Curacao. Read More


Junior boys hunting gold in 4x400

17 April 2017

BARBADOS’ athletes Nathan Fergusson and Tre Hollingsworth advanced to today’s final of the Under-18 Boys’ 110-metre hurdles during a short morning session on the final day of the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games at the Ergilio Hato Stadium here Monday. Fergusson finished... Read More


Gold comes on the second day

17 April 2017

AARON WORRELL and Rasheeme Griffith captured Barbados’ only gold medals so far at the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games at the Ergilio Hato Stadium here Sunday night. At that stage, Barbados had nine medals, two gold, four silver and three bronze. The lion-hearted 19-year-old... Read More


Flow CARIFTA Games 2017: Day 3 Schedule

16 April 2017

SCHEDULE for the final day of the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games on Monday, April 17, in Willemstad, Aruba. MORNING SESSION 9:00: Girls 100 Metre Hurdles Under-18 Semi-finals 9:20: Girls Long Jump Under-20 Final 9:24: Boys High Jump Under-20 Final 9:26: Girls... Read More


Griffith wins back-to-back gold in hurdles

16 April 2017

RASHEEME GRIFFITH won Barbados’ first gold medal at the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games with a powerful run in the Under-18 boys’ 400-metre hurdles. When Griffith crossed the finish line at the Ergilio Hato Stadium in 51.64 seconds, it meant he had successfully defended... Read More


Few bright spots on second morning of CARIFTA

16 April 2017

HURDLER Rasheeme Griffith, middle distance runner Jonathan Jones and multi-eventer Aaron Worrell were among a few bright spots for Barbados in an otherwise disappointing morning session of the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games at the Ergilio Hato Stadium here Sunday. While... Read More


Another tough day expected at CARIFTA

16 April 2017

IT WILL BE a second tough day of track and field action for Barbados at the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games at the Ergilio Hato Stadium (SDK) in Willemstad on Sunday. The highlights will be in the 200 and 800 metres and 400 metres hurdles where Barbados will be aiming to... Read More


Flow CARIFTA Games 2017: Day 2 Schedule

15 April 2017

The following schedule for the second day of the 2017 Flow CARIFTA Games in Willemstad, Curacao. Sunday April 16 Morning Session 9:00 a.m.: Boys Octathlon 110-Metre Hurdles 9:20 a.m.: Girls Heptathlon Long Jump 9:20 a.m.: Girls 200 Metres Under-18 3... Read More


Silver linings for Barbados

15 April 2017

BARBADOS’ athletes endured mixed fortunes during the second session on the opening day of the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games at the Ergilio Hato Stadium here Saturday night. Jaquone Hoyte and Tiana Bowen were the shining lights with silver medals while newcomer Roneldo... Read More


The ‘next Usain Bolt’ could come from CARIFTA

15 April 2017

THE FLOW CARIFTA Games could unearth the next Usain Bolt. Four-time Olympic Games medallist, Lord Sebastian Coe made that prediction here today after watching the morning session of the Caribbean’s premier junior athletics meet. “One of the most popular questions... Read More




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