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Windfall for King?

20 August 2018

The wind may play a part at this year’s US Open. Advantage: King. Barbados’ top tennis player Darian King believes the current overcast and windy conditions in Flushing Meadows could actually work out in his favour after growing accustomed to playing at a gusty National... Read More

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Knight Riders gain revenge over Tallawahs with victory in final-ball thriller

20 August 2018

Javon Searles slapped the final ball of the night for four as Trinbago Knight Riders produced their second successive unlikely Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) run-chase to gain revenge on Jamaica Tallawahs with a four-wicket victory in Florida. Andre Russell’s... Read More

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‘Time for pro’ hockey players

19 August 2018

New Minister of Sport John King says he hopes one day coming soon to see the best hockey players in Barbados ply their trade in the top leagues around the world. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 33rd Barbados Hockey International Festival at the Wildey AstroTurf... Read More

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Hetmyer sets up Warriors for thumping victory over Tallawahs

19 August 2018

Shimron Hetmyer blasted the third fastest Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) century of all time as Guyana Amazon Warriors recorded a thumping 72-run victory over Jamaica Tallawahs, who lost their last eight wickets for just 35 runs in Florida. The Tallawahs had... Read More

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4 more karate gold for Bajans

18 August 2018

Barbados collected four more gold medals at the International Karate Daigaku World Cup at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex on Saturday. Competing in the team enbu segment in front of a home crowd, they gained medals in both the Male and Female 12-15 divisions,... Read More

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Pollard leads from front as Stars end two-year wait for victory

18 August 2018

A maiden T20 hundred from skipper Kieron Pollard at last propelled St Lucia Stars to a first Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) victory in 15 matches as the disappointment of 24 hours earlier was washed away in a dominant 38-run victory over Barbados Tridents. The... Read More

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Karate team grab three golds

17 August 2018

Barbados came away with three gold medals on the first day of the Karate World Cup at the Wildey Gymnasium on Friday. Displaying outstanding defences and counter-attacks in the team bunkai segment, the squad, which has always been strong in Shotokan karate tournaments,... Read More

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Kraigg to play for Nottinghamshire

17 August 2018

LONDON – West Indies opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite has signed a deal to play for Nottinghamshire in the Specsavers County Championship run-in. Brathwaite will go straight into the squad for Saturday’s away match against Hampshire and will also face Surrey at... Read More

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Talma to launch book

17 August 2018

Brian “deAction Man” Talma has released a preview of his book The Brain Smiles And The Life Sings: The Last Of The Bronze Class. The autobiographical account highlights some of Talma’s experiences growing up mixed race within the Barbadian society while exploring... Read More

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Bravo miracle knock takes Knight Riders to thrilling victory

17 August 2018

An outrageous 94 not out off 36 balls from Darren Bravo, ably supported by Brendon McCullum (68 from 42), propelled Trinbago Knight Riders to an extraordinary victory over St Lucia Stars as the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) produced another miracle match in which... Read More

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Long road ahead for hockey

16 August 2018

Hockey is far from down for the count, but Barbados Hockey Federation (BHF) president Mark St Hill has acknowledged it is going to take some time to rebuild this country as a viable destination for the sport. Considering that hockey had been set back by the absence... Read More

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Babb: Invest in relays

16 August 2018

Barbados is starting to reap the rewards in relays on the international scene and the national association should pick runners specifically for those events rather than cobbling together teams. Coach Alwyn Babb made this suggestion coming out of the summer athletics... Read More

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ON THE BALL: Saeed needs to say so long to Cavs

16 August 2018

I try my best not to use this space to point players in any direction. They pay to play after all, as opposed to being paid to play. But I think I’ve held my tongue on this matter long enough now. Saeed Norville needs to leave Station Hill. Like right now! Read More

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Patriots topple as Tallawahs stay perfect

16 August 2018

Early pacesetters Jamaica Tallawahs made it three wins from three in the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with a 47-run victory over St Kitts and Nevis Patriots on a night when run-scoring appeared at times almost impossible while at others six after six rained... Read More

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King: It’s a mind game

15 August 2018

It’s not the physical aspect Darian King is concerned about. Barbados’ top tennis player said he’s concentrating on his mental focus for the upcoming US Open following an up and down season that has seen him drop some very winnable matches. Read More

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Stars fall again as Tallawahs make it two wins from two

14 August 2018

After Andre Russell’s miraculous one-man show to see off the Trinbago Knight Riders it was far more of a team effort as Jamaica Tallawahs secured a second Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) victory of the season with a six-wicket success over St Lucia Stars, whose... Read More

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Lakers win sixth league title

14 August 2018

Apparently Warriors only delayed the inevitable. The title is staying in Husbands. Lumber Company Lakers are still the kings, as co-MVPs John Jones and Chiamaka Browne both had double-doubles as part of the champs’ 68-51 Game 5 victory in Monday’s Co-operators General... Read More

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Local team ready for big splash

14 August 2018

Barbados stands a good chance in the pool at the Goodwill Swim Championships set for this weekend at the Aquatic Centre. This was communicated by president of the Barbados Amateur Swimming Association, Tony Selby, during a media briefing ahead of the competition,... Read More

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Diver sets new records

14 August 2018

Free diver Alex Davis has established four new national records for Barbados. During the Vertical Blue Competition at Deans Blue Hole in Long Island Bahamas, he recorded new times across three disciplines with the deepest at 92 metres which is 301 feet. Read More

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Warriors force Game 5

13 August 2018

The finals have gone the distance again. Hilton Barbados Warriors forced that Game 5 after all, even without scoring, having held off Lumber Company Lakers for the final two minutes of Sunday’s 75-72 victory in the Co-operators General Insurance Premier League finals... Read More

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Hope and Reifer seal a winning start for the Tridents

12 August 2018

Barbados Tridents made a winning start to their 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign as Shai Hope’s maiden T20 half-century and a five-wicket haul for Raymon Reifer secured a 30-run win over Guyana Amazon Warriors. After seeing both openers dismissed... Read More

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