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    October 21

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Beach Games likely

03 October 2018

A Caribbean Beach Championships may be on stream for 2020, says Cameron Burke. The chairman of the Barbados Independence Invitational Games (BIIG) was speaking to THE NATION after the official launch of the third edition of the November games on Wednesday at the Barbados... Read More


Bajans grab six medals

03 October 2018

Barbados captured three silver and three bronze medals at the Caribbean Table Tennis Championships in Jamaica. President of the Barbados Table Tennis Association Dale Rudder told THE NATION it was the largest medal haul over the last decade. Read More


Matthews feeling confident ahead of ICC WWT20

03 October 2018

TAROUBA, Trinidad − Windies opener, Hayley Matthews, has a good feeling about the upcoming, first stand-alone, ICC World Women’s T20 Championship. “Playing in front of our home crowd, on such a momentous occasion, will be amazing,” Matthews said, referring to the... Read More


No hype at Classic

02 October 2018

The increased numbers of regional competitors and their immense success this year confirmed the Darcy Beckles Classic as a Caribbean showpiece. However, the absence of such local stars as Shakira Doughlin, Hadley Hoyte and Vanessa Jones and the subpar performances... Read More


Centre hit by double drainage fault

02 October 2018

The Barbados Tennis Association has faced a major stumbling block in carrying out its plans to installfour new courts at the National Tennis Centre. After being given preliminary approval by Town and Country Planning to begin work on the structure built in 1992,... Read More


Surf the world

01 October 2018

The future for local surfers lies in international waves. In fact, said the new president of the Barbados Surfing Association, Paul Bourne, if local surfers want to improve and want to have a chance against the best in the world, they need to paddle away from the island’s... Read More


Cawmere KO v’ball champs Chargers

01 October 2018

Chargers will not be defending their Goddard Enterprises Limited senior volleyball knockouts crown in this year’s finals. On Sunday night the 2017 champions Chargers were eliminated at the semi-finals stage by last year’s league kings Cawmere 25-21, 25-23, 19-25,... Read More


Ambris gives 114 reasons

30 September 2018

VADODARA, India – Sunil Ambris made a strong case for selection for this week’s opening Test against India with an attacking, unbeaten hundred as West Indies drew their tour match against the BCCI President’s XI on Sunday. The right-hander, on his first senior tour... Read More


Mohammed’s hat-trick puts Windies in firm control of series

30 September 2018

TAROUBA, Trinidad – Anisa Mohammed’s spectacular hat-trick here yesterday paved the way for an easy West Indies victory as the women grabbed a commanding 2-0 lead over South Africa in their five-match Sandals T20 International Home Series. The 30-year-old Mohammed,... Read More


Tough tour start for Windies

29 September 2018

VADODARA, India – West Indies’ leg-spinner Davendra Bishoo snared three wickets, but bowlers were made to toil on the opening day of their two-day warm-up match against the Indian Cricket Board President’s XI. After winning the toss and choosing to bat, the President’s... Read More


Martial arts action

28 September 2018

Hollywood actor Wesley “Demolition Man” Snipes and former martial arts star Hwang Jang-Lee (Silver Fox) are coming to Barbados next month. They will be among several martial arts celebrities who will be here as part of the Pan Caribbean International Martial Arts... Read More


Out with a win?

28 September 2018

Caribbean figure queen Ramona Morgan will be seeking to bow out of the amateur ranks with a victory at Saturday’s Darcy Beckles Invitational Classic slated for the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Morgan is on a high after capturing the overall title at the Central... Read More


Freediving Association launch postponed

28 September 2018

Due to flooding and the inclement weather the Barbados Freediving Association has postponed its launch event. Read More


‘Hold coaches accountable’

27 September 2018

Former Olympic track and field coach Jerston Clarke thinks the National Sports Council has been a failure and the time has come for it to be restructured. Clarke told the NATION, the Government-run coaching programme has to be overhauled. Read More


Warm welcome for West Indies...

27 September 2018

VADODARA, India – The West Indies team has arrived safely in India for their two-Test series which is scheduled to start on October 4. The Jason Holder-led contingent arrived here on Thursday to a warm reception at the hotel after walking out of the bus amid drum... Read More


Bajan footballers to train in Argentina

27 September 2018

An agreement between the Barbados Football Association and Argentina will allow the national Under-17 footballers an opportunity to train with the top football club in Argentina, the Boca Juniors. Read More


Community push ‘vital’

26 September 2018

Minister of Sport John King is calling for a mammoth launch of sports in the communities. King said that it is important that a major thrust is made across the communities to take local sport to another level. Read More


Bajan girls sweep Swaziland

26 September 2018

It was the turn of Barbados’ women to complete a clean sweep at the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia on Wednesday. The Bajan girls blanked Swaziland 4-0 in the third round of games following crushing losses against Switzerland and Chinese Taipei in their first... Read More


Bajan men bounce back

25 September 2018

Barbados’ men impressively bounced back from their first-round clean sweep defeat against Iran to crush Cameroon 4-0 on Tuesday, the second day of the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia. Read More


CWI meet to talk way forward

25 September 2018

Top heads of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) will meet today in Antigua via teleconference to come up with their next move following Stuart Law’s resignation as head coach of the West Indies team. This was revealed to THE NATION by president of the Barbados Cricket... Read More


Tidy win for Windies women

24 September 2018

Defending World Women’s T20 champions West Indies opened their Sandals International Home T20 series with a 17-run victory over a youthful South Africa team which featured four debutantes, at Kensington Oval on Monday. Opener Natasha McLean led the way for the... Read More


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