Fraser on Bajan boxing team

16 November 2015

TRACK AND FIELD starlet Mary Fraser is set to represent Barbados in another sport. Fraser will be lacing up her boxing gloves as part of a 17-member team travelling to Guyana later this month for the Caribbean Development Championships. The middle distance runner... Read More


Byer’s body champ

15 November 2015

The night was filled with stiff competition, but there was still a great deal of camaraderie among the contestants in the 2015 Mr Schoolboy Bodybuilding contest. In the end, Kammeco Byer of Vocational Training Board emerged the champion when the Anchor Body Bones... Read More


Cheers for fitness girls

15 November 2015

The young ladies in the fitness categories ignited the oohs, ahs and wows of the audience with their ability to twist, twirl and bend their bodies in the Miss School Body Fitness Championships at the Lester Vaughan Secondary School on Friday night. The girls had... Read More


Interest high in RBC Classic

15 November 2015

The 11th annual RBC Classic, the second biggest golf tournament on the island, will tee off on November 28 and is shaping to be fully subscribed. The two-day tournament, which coincides with the Independence weekend in Barbados, will be hosted again at the Barbados... Read More


New sponsor for school muscle show

10 November 2015

THE MR SCHOOLBOY bodybuilding and Miss Schoolgirl body fitness championships are not only under a new brand but also promise to be the most exciting ever. The event, now known as the Anchor Body Bones, is being sponsored by Bryden Stokes and takes place at the Lester... Read More


AstroTurf to leave Port soon

05 November 2015

THE HOCKEY AstroTurf surface should be out of the Bridgetown Port within a week. Reliable sources told NATIONSPORT yesterday that the issues which caused the artificial turf to be held up in the port for more than two months had been resolved. One of the major... Read More


Deane sisters shine

04 November 2015

THE SWIMMING season continued yesterday with the preliminaries of the Purity Primary Inter-School Championships at the Aquatic Centre. The usual efficiency of the meet organisers was sorely tested because the electronic timing wasn’t working, forcing them to resort... Read More


Shuttlers A top badminton club

03 November 2015

SHUTTLERS “A” thrashed sister team Shuttlers “B” to win their first ever David King Memorial Inter Club badminton title on Sunday night at the Wildey Gymnasium. It was an easy encounter for Shuttlers “A” as they won 3-0 without losing a single game. Cory Fanus... Read More


Darts battle to get going

03 November 2015

THE QUALITY and quantity of overseas players will provide local players with their sternest test ever in this weekend’s Harrows Barbados Darts Festival. Now in its 13th year, the festival, which is the premier darts event staged in the Caribbean, has attracted eight... Read More


Poon still chess champ

31 October 2015

LOCAL chess supremacy remains in familiar hands. Yu Tien Poon retained the Barbados Chess Federation’s national title after defeating challenger Orlando Husbands in the final round of games in the 2015 national championships at the Bridgetown Chess Centre in Cavans... Read More


Meyer will defend title at Water Festival

31 October 2015

American Alex Meyer enjoyed swimming in Barbados so much in 2014 that he’s returning next week to defend his title at the Barbados Open Water Festival (BOWF) 2015 event. In fact, despite Meyer’s impressive open water CV (former World Champion, current US Champion... Read More


Golfers all set for Open Championships

31 October 2015

Some of the best golfers on the island will take to the greens at the Barbados Golf Club in Durants when it hosts the Digicel/Virgin Atlantic Barbados Golf Club Open Championships from November 7 to 8. Betty-June Leacock, general manager of the club, thanked both... Read More


Walcott’s 5th straight with 139 victories

26 October 2015

THE MAGICAL NUMBER is 139. That’s the final tally of wins for Rico Walcott, who has been crowned champion jockey at Northlands Park in Alberta, Canada, for the fifth consecutive year. Walcott placed the seal on another flawless season with a pair of braces on the... Read More


Poon, Prescod share chess lead

25 October 2015

THE 2015 Barbados Chess Federation’s national championship is heating up. Defending champion Yu Tien Poon joined Bryan Prescod at the top of the table at the end of the eighth round of games to set the stage for an enthralling finish. While FIDE master Poon defeated... Read More


Kelly’s rush job

18 October 2015

LOCAL CYCLING has finally crowned another Caribbean king. On home soil no less. Young Joshua Kelly is quickly coming of age, having become the first Bajan rider to capture the Caribbean Elite Cycling Championships’ time trial yesterday when he just missed out... Read More


No holding back in karate tourney

18 October 2015

A KARATE CRAZE hit the gymnasium of the Barbados Community College last week Saturday night at the first Kyokushinkai Karate International Open Tournament. The tournament fit the chorus of the Carl Douglas 1974 smash hit line for line, as kicks were indeed fast as... Read More


Matthews second in T&T Beacon race

10 October 2015

DARREN MATTHEWS was second to the Dominican Republic’s Norlandy Sanchez in the feature event at the Beacon Cycling On The Avenue on Wednesday night in Trinidad. Fresh from placing second in the UCI Tobago International Classic and third at the Tobago 4-stage event,... Read More


Matthews second in Tour of Tobago

05 October 2015

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago – Barbadian Darren Matthews finished second as Adderlyn Cruz of Team Foundation peddled to the UCI 1.2 Tour of Tobago 120km cycling race title Sunday. Matthew, the 2012 champion from Team Cocos, had to settle for second in 3 hours 40.49 minutes.... Read More


Close call for king Phil

21 September 2015

PHIL “THE GIFT” HEATH is still ruling the bodybuilding kingdom but he was pushed all the way for his fifth successive Mr Olympia gold medal by a rejuvenated Dexter Jackson and an impressive Shawn “The Flexatron” Rhoden over the weekend. The judges went for the aesthetically... Read More


Burke third at Belmar Pro Junior

21 September 2015

BARBADIAN teenage surfer Josh Burke (left) came within a couple of points from doing a repeat victory at the recent World Surf League’s Belmar Pro Junior before settling for third place at the event in New Jersey. Burke surfed through five rounds of stiff competition... Read More


Mixed day for Walcott

21 September 2015

REIGNING Northlands Park champion jockey Rico Walcott enjoyed mixed returns on Saturday’s race card in Alberta, Canada. Walcott won two of the day’s eight stakes races on the programme and was second on another five occasions including four stakes races. He was made... Read More




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