Arsenal win Community Shield

02 August 2015

LONDON – FA Cup winners Arsenal beat Premier League champions Chelsea 1-0 in England’s Community Shield season curtain-raiser at Wembley on Sunday to end a long wait for victory over their London rivals. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s brilliant goal after 24 minutes settled... Read More


2018 World Cup draw puts Spain and Italy in same group

25 July 2015

ST PETERSBURG – Spain and Italy were placed in the same qualifying group for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, as were the Netherlands and France, but holders Germany were handed a kinder campaign with the Czech Republic their chief rivals in the draw made on Saturday.... Read More


BDF still champions

25 July 2015

THE BARBADOS DEFENCE FORCE Sports Programme (BDFSP) didn’t kick a ball on Thursday night but were officially crowned Digicel Premier League champions for the third straight year. Read More


Pele out of hospital

21 July 2015

SAO PAOLO – Brazilian football legend Pelé left the hospital on Monday after undergoing back surgery, the latest in a series of health complications for the 74-year-old former star striker. Read More


BDFSP all but crowned

20 July 2015

THE Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) are virtually the double crown kings of football for the year 2015. Read More


BDFSP sitting pretty

18 July 2015

THE BARBADOS DEFENCE FORCE SPORTS PROGRAMME (BDFSP) are in prime position to retain their Digicel Premier League crown. Read More


FIFA bans Chuck Blazer for life

09 July 2015

ZURICH/BERN – Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer, a key figure in a US investigation into corruption by football officials, on Thursday was banned for life from football activities by the sport's governing body. Read More


A THORNY ISSUE: The Falopa model

08 July 2015

MARCOS FALOPA’S short stint as technical director of local football seems par for the course. The record shows that normally he doesn’t stay one place too long. Read More


Chile stun Argentina to win Copa

06 July 2015

SANTIAGO – Chile won the Copa America football competition for the first time on Saturday when a cheeky penalty from Alexis Sanchez clinched a shootout victory over Argentina and glory for the host nation’s golden generation in front of their own fans. Read More


Life still in Gall Hill’s legs

06 July 2015

DO NOT sign them off just yet. Pride of Gall Hill are mathematically still capable of salvaging their Premiership football status for 2016. Read More


Dames shock Rendezvous

04 July 2015

THE CULMINATION of the Digicel Premier League just got even more interesting after Thursday night’s result at the Barbados Football Association Wildey AstroTurf. Read More


Kicked out

30 June 2015

BARBADOS HAS BEEN booted out of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying tournament and slapped with a fine of nearly $13 000. Read More


Red-faced BFA

30 June 2015

A SAD DAY for Barbados’ football. Read More


Rendezvous take charge again

30 June 2015

RENDEZVOUS regained sole possession of the lead in the Digicel Premier League football competition after a spirited come-from-behind victory to edge Solaris Pinelands 3-2 on Sunday at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey AstroTurf. Read More


Barbados expelled from FIFA World Cup qualifiers

29 June 2015

BARBADOS HAVE BEEN booted out of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Read More


Brazil woes continue in Copa defeat to Paraguay

28 June 2015

CONCEPCION, Chile (AP) – Paraguay defeated Brazil 4-3 in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw on Saturday to advance to the semi-finals of the Copa America football competition, handing the five-time world champions yet another disappointment a year after the humiliating... Read More


A THORNY ISSUE: Case for a card

24 June 2015

SHOULD SOMEONE GET the boot for placing Barbados’ World Cup advance in jeopardy? If not the red card, surely a yellow for making a goof which seems unacceptable based on our antecedents? Read More


Brazil move on without Neymar

22 June 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Playing without suspended star Neymar, Brazil defeated Venezuela 2-1 Sunday in their final group game to reach the Copa America football quarter-finals. Read More


Neymar out of Copa America, Brazil to appeal

20 June 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – Brazil said on Saturday they would appeal Neymar’s four-game suspension that rules him out of the rest of the Copa America. Read More


BDF, UWI in Banks semis

20 June 2015

The top four clubs in the island will contest the semi-finals of the Banks Champions Cup. This was decided last Thursday night at the Wildey AstroTurf when the last two quarter-finals were played. Read More


Bajans could escape sanction

16 June 2015

BARBADOS may yet avoid a fine and forfeiture of their second round FIFA World Cup qualifying tie against Aruba after it was disclosed that the match commissioner approved striker Hadan Holligan as being eligible to play. Read More




With the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies having an almost 50 per cent drop in student enrolment in two years, should Government re-examine the structure of its tuition fee policy?

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