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Belgium hold off Brazil fightback to reach semi-finals

06 July 2018

KAZAN, Russia − Belgium struck early and held off a late Brazil fightback to send the five-times champions tumbling out of the World Cup with a 2-1 victory in an end-to-end thriller on Friday that earned them a semi-final against France. A Fernandinho own goal and... Read More

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Grounds for concern

05 July 2018

The Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) and Kensington Oval Management Inc. (KOMI) are on a collision course over the use of Kensington Oval in the midst of the Crop Over season. Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) president Conde Riley and acting chief executive officer... Read More

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Windies torment Bangladesh

05 July 2018

NORTH SOUND – Opener Kraigg Brathwaite stroked his first hundred in nearly a year while Shai Hope passed 50 for the first time in 13 innings, but it was speedster Shannon Gabriel’s devastating four-wicket burst which rocked Bangladesh and put West Indies on course for... Read More

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St Kitts’ Warner Park being refurbished for upcoming international cricket matches

05 July 2018

BASSETERRE − Efforts by the Ministry of Sports to minimise the damage to the field at the Warner Park Cricket Stadium from the large crowds that attended the 2018 nightly concerts of the St Kitts Music Festival were mostly successful according to Anthony Wiltshire,... Read More

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National let-down

04 July 2018

Barbados’ National Athletics Championships are not on the right track as the country’s marquee meet and should be overhauled. United States-based long-standing men’s 400 metres record holder Elvis Forde has bemoaned the state of track and field and facilities in... Read More

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Bangladesh bowled out

04 July 2018

Bangladesh were bowled out for their lowest Test score in the first cricket match against West Indies earlier today at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. West Indies won the toss and took the field on the first morning, bowling out Bangladesh for 43 before lunch.... Read More

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Two more golds in swimming

03 July 2018

Roan Baker and Luis Sebastian Weekes continue to lead Barbados’ gold medal rush at the Central American and Caribbean Amateur Swimming Confederation (CCCAN) Swimming Championships in Aruba. The two swimmers struck gold for the second time as Barbados increased their... Read More

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Bravo leads Hawks win, Gayle fails again

03 July 2018

TORONTO – Dwayne Bravo produced a solid all-round effort to hand Winnipeg Hawks their second victory but superstar Chris Gayle failed for the straight game though his Vancouver Knight also posted their second win, in the Global T20 Canada league on Monday. Playing... Read More

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Commonwealth says, cricket to promote peace and development

03 July 2018

Representatives of government, diplomats, celebrities and religious leaders will help the Commonwealth kick-off a new cricket initiative. Dubbed Peace at the Crease, the programme will use the popularity of cricket as a tool to promote peace, bring communities together... Read More

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Kolij win KO title

03 July 2018

Kolij definitely got their crown. Led by First Division players Kyrone Alexander, Simeon Maynard and Chikosi Boardi, Harrison College regained the Co-operators General Insurance schools' basketball knockout title by winning Monday’s lopsided final. Playing at the... Read More

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Body beauties

01 July 2018

When the dust settled, the shapely Shakira Doughlin (centre) had preserved her status as the queen of bikini fitness at the National Championships on Saturday night at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Read More

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Jackson, Levy and Dacres cop gold, Blake's struggles continue

01 July 2018

PARIS – While the Jamaican trio of Shericka Jackson, Ronald Levy and Fedrick Dacres all copped gold medals at the Paris Diamond League event on Saturday, Yohan Blake finished down the pack in the men’s 100m. Jackson raced to victory in the 200 metres in a personal... Read More

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Russia beat Spain on penalties to reach World Cup quarters

01 July 2018

MOSCOW − Hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 on penalties on Sunday to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals where they will face either Denmark or Croatia. Russia keeper Igor Akinfeev saved Koke’s and Iago Aspas’ spot kicks in their first ever penalty shootout to send... Read More

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Barbados women seeking last game hockey win

01 July 2018

BRIDGETOWN – Barbados will have a final chance to secure an elusive victory when they meet arch rivals, Trinidad and Tobago in the final match of the Tri-Nation Women’s Hockey Series at the Wildey Turf here Sunday from 4:30 p.m. The Barbadian women have failed to... Read More

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Goal-shy Bajans bow to Trinidad

30 June 2018

Bajans love cou cou on Saturdays but the national senior women’s hockey players weren’t in an eating mood yesterday morning at the Wildey Hockey Turf. But they were still left with a bitter taste in their mouths when they were served some callalloo as Trinidad and... Read More

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Villa, Rangers battle for glory

30 June 2018

Guardian Group Pride of Villa and C.O. Williams Rangers will battle at the Netball Stadium from 7:30 on Sunday night for the senior netball knockout crown. Villa, who have never won the title and Rangers, who last held the crown in 2012, their 50th year of existence,... Read More

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Bravo brothers fire Hawks to comfortable win

30 June 2018

TORONTO, Canada – Former West Indies Test left-hander Darren Bravo struck an explosive half-century while older brother Dwayne Bravo shone with the ball, to guide Winnipeg Hawks to a 46-run victory over Montreal Tigers in the second match of the Global T20 Canada here... Read More

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Brilliant Cavani brace earns Uruguay 2-1 win over Portugal

30 June 2018

SOCHI, Russia – Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored twice to earn the South Americans a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in their World Cup round of 16 clash on Saturday and set up a quarter-final against France. Cavani put Uruguay ahead in the seventh... Read More

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Mbappe double sees France past Argentina in 4-3 thriller

30 June 2018

KAZAN, Russia – Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals in four minutes to send France charging into the World Cup quarter-finals and Lionel Messi home with a thrilling 4-3 win over Argentina on Saturday. The 19-year-old forward’s electric pace caused Argentina problems... Read More

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Squash coach basking in success

29 June 2018

The historic victory at the Pan Am Junior Squash Championships in Brazil has put Barbados at the centre of the squash world. Excited coach Rhett Cumberbatch made the observation after the team returned home. Last Saturday, the girls pulled off an outstanding performance... Read More

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Henry, Sealy best on court

29 June 2018

Shaquan Henry turned up in the team decider and seized the male individual contest in straight sets for The Ellerslie School yesterday to once again sweep both titles, while Tiana Sealy emerged the female champion in an all-Lodge final during the A1 Supermarkets/Burger/KFC... Read More

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