St Winifred’s rule the surf

27 April 2016

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY, the Barbados Surfing Association combined its Scholastics Surfing Championships with one of their Surfer Of The Year events (SOTY) to make it an extremely exciting weekend at Brandens, Drill Hall Beach. There were entries from 12 schools,... Read More


Daddy’s Wish is for No. 6

02 April 2016

Super filly Daddy’s Wish looks to make it win number six in succession as the girls have their say in today’s feature race four on Grand Stand Posse Raceday at the Garrison Savannah. In the feature at 3:20 p.m. the Joe Tudor Memorial and Grand Stand Posse Fillies... Read More


Bajan sets record in Grenada

02 April 2016

IT’S OFFICIAL! Barbadian champion Kelvin “Bird” Daniel is the new motorcycle drag record holder in Grenada. Riding the WOW Displays/Owen Proverbs Garage Kawasaki ZX10R, a machine equipped with a Sport Kawasaki Traction Control (S-KTRC) system, he blasted his... Read More


Bajan swimmers grab 44 medals

27 March 2016

IT WASN’T QUITE their record of 53, but Barbados are more than satisfied with their eventual medal haul. The ultramarine and gold finished the 31st CARIFTA Swimming Championships with 44 medals after Danielle Titus and McCallum Clarke turned in more record-breaking... Read More


St Hill hitting the ground running

27 March 2016

THE HONEYMOON period is long gone. Mark St Hill’s new administration has hit the ground running, having already identified the other areas of remedial work that need to be done at the Wildey facility while mobilising teams for August’s Banks Hockey Festival. “We... Read More


Barbados move up swimming medal table

23 March 2016

AFTER ANOTHER GOOD NIGHT in the pool, Barbados have moved to third place in the medal standings at the 2016 CARIFTA Swimming Championships in Martinique. Team Barbados won five gold, two silver and six bronze medals tonight, doubling their total to 26 (8-7-11), on... Read More


Team Barbados back in pool tonight

23 March 2016

AFTER A STRONG START to the 2016 CARIFTA Swimming Championships on Tuesday in Martinique, Team Barbados will be back in the pool tonight, looking to add to their tally of 13 medals. In this morning’s session, several more athletes qualified for finals and the qualifying... Read More


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


$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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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