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06 June 2010

SCORES ON THE FIRST DAY of the second round of matches in the Barbados Cricket Association's Upper Intermediate Competition.   Read More

President's cup prep for AFNA

06 June 2010

THIS YEAR'S NETBALL SEASON will not end with a whimper.   Read More

Rossi Breaks Leg In Crash

05 June 2010

Valentino Rossi fractured his right shin bone in a crash during practice yesterday on the Mugello track ahead of the Italian Grand Prix. Read More

Arjen Robben Injured

05 June 2010

Arjen Robben is the latest World Cup injury scare despite the Netherlands crushing Hungary 6-1 Saturday while host South Africa boosted its hopes with a 1-0 warmup victory over Denmark. Read More

Slovakia blank Costa Rica 3-0

05 June 2010

Slovakia swept to a 3-0 victory over Costa Rica on Saturday, but had key defender Martin Skrtel taken to hospital after picking up an ankle injury in its World Cup warmup match. Read More

Brazil Still Without Julio Cesar

05 June 2010

Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar missed practice for the second day in a row as he recovers from a back injury, and starting left back Michel Bastos left training Friday with a right ankle problem. Read More

France Lose To China

05 June 2010

France lost 1-0 to China in its final warmup match before the start of the World Cup in South Africa. Read More


France and Uruguay drawing 0-0

05 June 2010

World Cup groups A soccer match between Uruguay and France in Cape Town.  Read More

Mexico World Cup Morale Boost

05 June 2010

Mexico’s extensive schedule of 12 games in preparation for the World Cup has boosted team morale, particularly a 2-0 victory over defending World Cup champion Italy. Read More


WI Test team selected, Benn in

05 June 2010

GRENADIAN pacer Nelon Pascal and Dominican off-spinner Shane Shillingford have been named in the West Indies' 14-man squad for the first Digicel Test against South Africa at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad, from June 10 to June 14. Pascal replaces Jerome Taylor,... Read More

Boxing out in cold

05 June 2010

WITH JUST OVER three months to go before Barbados stages the AIBA World Women's Boxing Championship 2010, there is concern that it is not receiving the public profile of the recently concluded ICC World Cup T20. Joyce Bowen, president of the Amateur Boxing Association... Read More


Foundation edge Springer

05 June 2010

A NEW CHAMPION will be crowned in the Under-15 section of the Barbados Secondary Schools' Netball League. Last Thursday at the Netball Stadium, Foundation School knocked out defending champions Springer Memorial with a 20-18 victory. Foundation made fewer attempts,... Read More

Combermere clinch regular season title

05 June 2010

ONE DOWN, one to go. Combermere are inching ever closer towards a Co-operators General Insurance Under-16 basketball championship, as Chiamaka Browne and Joshua Cadogan scored 11 points apiece to secure the regular season title in their 40-27 win over Harrison College... Read More

Amanyara aiming high

05 June 2010

AMANYARA WILL BE seeking to continue her impressive run of form, when she sets out to conquer the ladies in the Barbados Fillies Guineas at the historic Garrison Savannah today. This indomitable filly, owned by Melrose racing, has won three races, and has finished outside... Read More

Asafa in winning form in Europe

05 June 2010

OSLO, Norway - Asafa Powell ran a wind-aided 9.72 seconds yesterday to win the 100 metres at the Diamond League's first European meet in Oslo. The Jamaican set the year's fastest legal time last week, clocking 9.83 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. His time yesterday... Read More

Wood is new badminton chief

05 June 2010

SEVERAL CHANGES were made to the executive committee of the Barbados Badminton Association at the recent annual general meeting at the office of the Barbados Olympic Association. The new president is Kevin Wood of the Shuttlers Badminton Club, and the vice-president... Read More


Venus and Serena Win French Open Doubles

04 June 2010

Venus and Serena Williams have won their fourth consecutive Grand Slam doubles title and 12th overall by beating Katarina Srebotnik and Kveta Peschke 6-2, 6-3 at the French Open. Read More


Striker on target

04 June 2010

THE ACTION IS HEATING up in the annual BICO Primary School's Football Competition that has now reached the play-off second-round stage. West Terrace, who were runners-up in Zone 2, blanked Hillaby Turners Hall 6-0 to go to the top of Group 3C in a match at Briar Hall,... Read More

Capital 'D' holds the key

04 June 2010

The countdown to the start of the FIFA World Cup is on. The WEEKEND NATION, in association with Digicel, continues to present its series with former England and Liverpool striker John Barnes. Barnes, who was also head coach of the Digicel Kick Start Clinics in the Caribbean... Read More



04 June 2010

THE GLUM LOOK of defeat covered Chris Gayle's face for the fifth straight time yesterday afternoon. It was a look that was shared by many of the fans inside the Queen's Park Oval. Trying strenuously to defend 252, West Indies were again robbed of that winning feeling... Read More

Team bag five boxing medals

04 June 2010

LED BY Anderson Emmanuel, Barbadian boxers won one gold and four bronze medals recently at the Jose "Cheo" Aponte Boxing Championships in Puerto Rico. Emmanuel, the 2006 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, won one gold and one bronze medal, and super heavyweight... Read More


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