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CARIFTA Swimmers bag 13 medals on Day 1

22 March 2016

MCCALLUM CLARKE made a dream start to the 2016 CARIFTA Swimming Championships, posting a new record as the meet got underway today in Martinique. In the heats, Clarke notched the fastest qualifying time of 2 minutes 37.82 seconds in the 200 metre breaststroke for... Read More

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$19m upgrade

22 March 2016

THE LONG-AWAITED renovations to the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium will cost $19 million. The details of the project were revealed yesterday at a special ceremony marking the launch of the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium Renovations Project. Minister of Culture, Youth and... Read More

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Megan’s on the march in squash

22 March 2016

THE DAY BELONGED to Megan Best as the Sagicor Life National Junior Squash Championships ended at Marine Courts on Sunday. She won two titles but her sweetest victory was in the girls’ Under-17 final over long-time arch-rival Amanda Haywood whom she had never beaten.... Read More

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Dorsett upset

06 March 2016

The Sandy Lane Gold Cup is heading to Trinidad for the first time in 28 years – with the help of some Barbadian connections. Unfancied Dorsett, a six-year-old bay horse owned by Trinidadians Steve and Allan Madoo and ridden by Barbadian jockey Jalon Samuel, won the... Read More

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Barbados to host Rugby Sevens

06 March 2016

Something big has happened for local rugby. The local body has been awarded the right to stage the Barbados International Rugby Sevens on December 10 and 11. The event was previously hosted by Trinidad and then in sister isle Tobago for the past five years. ... Read More

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More than a water festival

28 February 2016

With a record 60 competitors from throughout the world waving their national flags and staging a mini-carnival through the fishing village at Silver Rock, Brian Talma launched his Water Festival on Thursday in his inimitable style. The carnival atmosphere was enhanced... Read More

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Ramseys going for hat-trick

28 February 2016

It’s hat-trick time for Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey in this year’s Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup. Watch out for Watchyourownbobber and Sayler’s Creek. While the latter should command all attention simply on the merit of winning last year’s edition of the Caribbean’s... Read More

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Sobers fails to make qualifying Olympic time

28 February 2016

ALEX SOBERS hasn’t punched that ticket to Rio just yet. The Olympics are still a ways off for the talented teen after the Alpha swimmer disappointingly finished way off the “B” qualifying time in the 400 freestyle during Friday night’s session of the National Long... Read More

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Tasker new BGA president

28 February 2016

Golf in Barbados has new leadership. Marketing executive Trevor Tasker was elected the new president of the Barbados Golf Association (BGA), at its annual general meeting at the conference room of the Barbados Olympic Association onThursday. Managing director of... Read More

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A breeze for Haywood

28 February 2016

The top seeds lived up to their rankings on the third day of the junior badminton championships at the Wildey Gymnasium on Friday night. Cheyanna Burnett-Griffith was no match for Amanda Haywood, whose game was on point to allow her to easily win in the Under-19... Read More

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No experience required

14 February 2016

TWO ORDINARY MEN. One extraordinary challenge. Zero regrets. James Whittle and Tommy Caulfield will probably never row the Atlantic again, yet the treacherous 54-day, 3 000-mile journey is one they plan to remember as only joyous after the two marketing agents... Read More

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Breedy sets eyes on big fights

06 February 2016

With 15 fights to go, Cobia “Soldier” Breedy is steadfast in his goal of becoming a world champion. The Barbadian professional boxer, who now resides in the United States, told the SATURDAY SUN it took a great deal of discipline and hard work to reach the level he... Read More

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Fashion show at Garrison

31 January 2016

Just A Fashion is back. The Aysha Syndicate’s five-year-old horse, trained by champion trainer Victor Cheeseman and expertly ridden by Antonio Bishop, won the 17th edition of the Coolmore Home Of Champions Stakes And Trophy over 1 800 metres in terrific fashion yesterday... Read More

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A Fashion affair

30 January 2016

Defending champion Just A Fashion, winless in a year, looks destined for the winner’s enclosure when he lines up against seven others in today’s feature Coolmore “Home Of Champion” Stakes And Trophy over 1 800 metres at the Garrison Savannah. In his way, however,... Read More

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Top women players advance

04 January 2016

THE BIG names among the women escaped unscathed when the quarter-finals of the Sports in the Community Road Tennis Championships continued on Saturday night at the Deighton “Pa” Roach Facility in Bush Hall, St Michael. Reigning women’s Clash of the Titans champion... Read More

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Ward wins Oistins tourney

04 January 2016

VICTOR “Earth” Ward returned from injury to show that he is a dominant force in Christ Church by winning the inaugural Oistins New Year Shotgun road tennis tournament. Playing his trademark chops and injections, Ward won the top prize of $900 by defeating Chesterfield... Read More

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Lashley to focus on Stadium, Gym

04 January 2016

MINISTER OF SPORT Stephen Lashley could very well be donning a construction outfit this year. According to him, the National Stadium’s redevelopment and the refurbishment of the Wildey Gymnasium will be among his priorities. “I want to assure Barbados that certainly... Read More

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Road tennis quarter-finals on tonight

02 January 2016

IT WILL be a clash between old and new when the quarter-finals of the National Sports Council’s Inter-Parish Road Tennis Tournament serves off at the Deighton “Pa” Roach Facility in Bush Hall, St Michael, tonight. New Clash Of Titans queen Sheldene Waldron, who is... Read More

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Sirius out front

02 January 2016

THE crème de la crème of Barbados creoles will usher in the 2016 horse racing season today when the Barbados Turf Club stages its 110th Anniversary Raceday, which will see an eight-race card beginning at 1:15 p.m. at the Garrison Savannah. Headlining the creoles... Read More

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Special awards for Pine icons

02 January 2016

A NUMBER of sports icons from the Pinelands area were rewarded for their contributions yesterday at the launch of the Ivan “Speed” Forde Soccer Special at the Parkinson Community Centre. The Pine has produced a number of sportspersons who have gone on to represent... Read More

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Young boxers and officials celebrated

21 December 2015

A SMALL crowd turned out at the George Lamming School Hall for the recent evening of celebration for the successful national boxing team and ten coaches who received international qualifications. The social evening was held to close out the year of activities of... Read More

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