Colombian coach helping Kellys

13 September 2015

Two of Barbados’ most promising young cyclists are training in Colombia and seeking to make a major impact at upcoming international events in September and October. Brothers Jesse and Joshua Kelly, now coming towards the end of an extended training programme in... Read More


Hockey AstroTurf in the Port

08 September 2015

ONE STEP CLOSER. That’s the state of the game for the restoration of the Wildey Hockey AstroTurf with news that the new surface is in the Bridgetown Port awaiting clearance. Read More


Knockout kings Progressive survive scare

08 September 2015

KNOCKOUT KINGS Barbados Bearings Progressive came from a set down to beat Foundation United 22-25, 25-19, 25-22, 26-24 to begin their quest for a sixth double crown title when the Goddard Enterprises Limited Division One volleyball league served off Sunday at the Wildey... Read More


Avengers, Deacons win in Hockey 7s

08 September 2015

AVENGERS and Deacons notched victories in the latest round of the 2015 Barbados Hockey Federation (BHF) Hockey 7s League at the UWI Hockey Turf last Saturday night. In the Women’s National League, Avengers blanked defending champions University of the West Indies (UWI)... Read More


Tuach makes grade

07 September 2015

THE DREAM has become reality for Chelsea Tuach. Surfing’s teen titan won’t have to fantasise about the World Surf League Women’s Championship Tour any longer after winning the Women’s QS 6 000 Pantin Classic Galicia Pro in Spain to qualify for the world tour. Read More


Joshua's Black lash shocks Stakes field

06 September 2015

TWO OF THE three raging hot favourites on the Hyundai Sale/Graduates Raceday had their colours lowered in the feature events yesterday at the Garrison Savannah. In the feature race, four-year-old chestnut gelding Joshua stunned favourite Sirius Black to take the... Read More


Hockey going back to the community with 5-a-side tourney

05 September 2015

THE SPORT OF HOCKEY is moving back into the community thanks to a new tournament that will see matches being played at hard courts and car parks around the island. The Wonder Barbados Hockey 5s Tournament will be played from October 17 to November 15 with ten teams... Read More


Leacock takes Open lead

30 August 2015

THERECOULD BE A NEW Massy United Insurance Barbados Open Golf champion at the end of the final 18 holes at Royal Westmoreland today. Veteran Barbados player Carlsen Leacock jumped ahead of the contenders with an emphatic even-par 72 yesterday that pushed him five... Read More


Du Badd Crew still champs

24 August 2015

A Badd Connection (ABC) tried their best, but in the end it was not good enough to dethrone Du Badd Crew (DBC) as men’s champions of the Barbados Hockey Festival on Saturday night at Kensington Oval. A large crowd was on hand to witness what turned out to be the... Read More


Mackie surfs to victory at Virginia Beach

24 August 2015

BARBADIAN Dane Mackie is celebrating a victory at the East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC) which concluded on Saturday at Virginia Beach in the United States. The 18-year-old won the 18-29 men’s short board division in an international field at the championships,... Read More


Sirius Black to start as favourite

22 August 2015

HAVING finished no lower than second in his last four starts the extremely versatile Sirius Black, will start as the raging hot favourite to win today’s feature race at the Garrison Savannah on the Barbados Turf Club’s ninth day of its second season. The Victor Cheeseman-trained... Read More


Husbands, Sandiford move on in CAC chess

16 August 2015

NEWLY crowned Caribbean Chess Carnival champions Orlando Husbands and Leigh Sandiford spearheaded Barbados’ commendable effort on the first two days of the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Youth Chess Festival in Trinidad. Husbands, the Under-20 Carnival champion,... Read More


Tuach: Just tip of the iceberg

16 August 2015

In her own words, 2015 has been an incredible year for Chelsea Tuach. But she isn’t done just yet. In fact, she wants to end the year with her biggest splash. Tuach is set to take her talents to Europe next week, in an effort to finish what has been an incredible year,... Read More


Husbands rebounds to win Caribbean Chess Carnival

12 August 2015

BARBADIAN Orlando Husbands bounced back from the disappointment of an alleged physical attack to win the Under-20 division of the Caribbean Chess Carnival on Wednesday. Read More


Barbados win silver at Special Olympics

28 July 2015

BARBADOS HAVE WON a silver medal in bocce at the 2015 Los Angeles Special Olympics World Games. The unified team of Felicia McLennan and Patrick Hinds, along with unified partners Nadia McLennan and Rico Wiggins finished second to Thailand in their divisions, while... Read More


Straughn: Cut back on sports

27 July 2015

FORMER CHAIRMAN of the National Sports Council (NSC), Seibert Straughn, says the time has come for a “serious look” to be taken at which sports should be represented at international meets such as the Commonwealth and Pan Am Games. Read More


Squash juniors celebrate

27 July 2015

GUYANA’S WINNING of their 11th successive Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) crown was almost secondary to the fine fare and camaraderie which the players, family and officials enjoyed when the awards ceremony was held at Coconut Court, Hastings, on Saturday night.... Read More


Poetry in motion

26 July 2015

RICKEY WALCOTT, on board one of the favourites Poetic Licence, held his nerve to gloriously win the Grade I Massy United Insurance Barbados Derby over 2 000 metres for West Indian-bred three-year-olds yesterday. Owned by Bills Inc. and trained by champion trainer Victor... Read More


Girls do Barbados proud

26 July 2015

GUYANA’S GAIN wasn’t necessarily Barbados’ defeat. They couldn’t stop the Guyanese from winning yet another overall crown, but the home-town heroes still came good all the same, taking the girls’ team title en route to their best gold medal showing at a Junior Caribbean... Read More


Junior squash queens

26 July 2015

IT WAS A WHILE in coming, but Barbados are now the queens of junior squash. And they usurped their long-time rivals for the crown too. Read More


Trinidad’s Bulletproof ready for rivals

25 July 2015

ANOTHER calaloo versus cou-cou clash is on at the Garrison Savannah today when the island’s best creoles take on Trinidadian contender Bulletproof in the 2015 Massy United Insurance Barbados Derby. Read More




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