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Ball designer pleased as punch

12 June 2010

JOHANNESBURG - Hans-Peter Nuernberg quietly studied yesterday's opening match between South Africa and Mexico, his eyes tracking the way the ball bounced, swerved, and performed in headers, free kicks and saves. Despite all the criticism and uproar surrounding the so-called... Read More

West Terrace, St Stephen's in BICO final

12 June 2010

by JUSTIN MARVILLE   ST GABRIEL'S REIGN has come to an end. The same can't be said of primary school football's most riveting rivalry. The latest instalment of the BICO Zone 2 war is set to take junior soccer's biggest stage, as ardent adversaries West Terrace and St... Read More

Benn strikes five

12 June 2010

by GARTH WATTLEY   A HARD SECOND day's play for both sides in the first Digicel Test cricket match ended with Mark Boucher's dismissal that concluded the South Africa innings at 352. Dwayne Bravo claimed him via a running catch on the long-off boundary by Nelon Pascal.... Read More

France,  Uruguay   fizzle

12 June 2010

CAPE TOWN - A match between former World Cup champions produced an opening day dud, with France and Uruguay playing out a 0-0 draw yesterday. France winger Franck Ribery and Uruguay striker Diego Forlan showed flashes of their potential, but the fear of losing the... Read More

Bahamas sprinter   gets Jones'  gold medal

12 June 2010

NASSAU - Sprinter Pauline Davis-Thompson has finally received Olympic gold a decade after coming second to the disgraced American Marion Jones at the Sydney Games. Pauline Davis-Thompson was beaten by Jones in the 200 metres at the 2000 Olympics but Jones was stripped... Read More

Mexico, SA share   honours

12 June 2010

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa nearly made a perfect start to the World Cup yesterday, scoring early in the second half before conceding a late goal in a 1-1 draw with Mexico in the opening match of the tournament. Rafael Marquez provided the heart-breaking equaliser after... Read More

Goal feast for Dames, Brittons Hill

12 June 2010

by EZRA STUART   FOR FLYING IN the face of local football's top two teams, St John Sonnets and Deacons got a good old-fashioned whipping on Thursday night at the National Stadium. Mackeson Brittons Hill and Claytons Kola Tonic Notre Dame flexed their muscles, blanking... Read More

Pollard's power play

11 June 2010

LONDON - When Brian Rose describes an innings as "the most remarkable one-day knock I have ever seen played for Somerset" Read More


Lippi defends   golden 'oldies'

11 June 2010

IRENE - Marcello Lippi is getting tired of hearing that Italy's players are too old to win the World Cup again. And he doesn't appreciate Read More


Garrison   U-15   netball   queens

11 June 2010

THE GARRISON SECONDARY are the new schools' Under-15 netball champions, after defeating the Alleyne School 20-17 in the finals yesterday at the Netball Stadium. Read More


Keeper back up and running

11 June 2010

JOHANNESBURG - Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar began practising normally again yesterday, indicating he was over a back injury and ready for the World Cup. Read More


Going for goal!

11 June 2010

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa will be trying to raise the profile of football at home while Mexico will want to spoil the party when the teams meet today in the World Cup's opening game.   Read More


Benn 'a key man' for Gayle

11 June 2010

SULIEMAN BENN took the prized wicket of South Africa's Hashim Amla on the first day of the first Test of the Digicel Home Series at Queen's Park Oval yesterday. Read More

Boys go at it in first semi today

11 June 2010

LUTHER THORNE will clash with last year's losing finalist St Stephen's in the first semi-final Read More

Ivory Coast fans: In Drogba we trust

11 June 2010

ABIDJAN - Football fans in Ivory Coast share an uncanny confidence that Didier Drogba, broken arm or not, Read More


Shillingford's bright debut

11 June 2010

NO GOAL-SCORER today in the opening action of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa would be a happier man than Shane Shillingford was at the Queen's Park Oval yesterday afternoon.   Read More


Combermere beat Springer to U-13 title

11 June 2010

COMBERMERE PROVED that the Springer Memorial girls are not invincible by crushing them 10-3 and claiming their first Under-13 schools' netball crown Read More

Rooney no wind-up toy'

11 June 2010

JOHANNESBURG - Cursing is not clever but many footballers do it, which is why the pre-World Cup fuss about Wayne Rooney's foul mouth has gone too far.   Read More


Brazil, Spain most potent

11 June 2010

The WEEKEND NATION, in association with Digicel, continues to present its series with former England striker and Liverpool star John Barnes.   Read More

Ref brushing up on swear words

11 June 2010

RUSTENBURG - The Brazilian referee and his assistants who will take charge of the England-United States match at the World Cup Read More


Mascoll steps up

10 June 2010

CARIFTA GAMES GOLD MEDALLIST Anthonio Mascoll broke the 20-year national junior record in the 800 metres last weekend as he continued preparation Read More


Should the Barbados Secondary Schools' Entrance Examination (11+) be abolished?