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Rain washes out Masters final

09 August 2020

Heavy rain in the south-east of the island and a downpour at 12:20 p.m. yesterday caused the abandonment of the final of the Masters Over-40s Cricket Competition at Foursquare Oval, St Philip. Read More


Ronaldinho closer to leaving Paraguay

08 August 2020

ASUNCION – Former World Cup winner Ronaldinho Gaucho moved a step closer to ending his Paraguayan ordeal on Friday when prosecutors said they would not oppose a “conditional suspension” of the case that would allow him to return to Brazil. Read More


Clubs force BFA to change course

08 August 2020

By a vote of 37-2, clubs have forced the Barbados Football Association (BFA) to reopen the nomination process, thereby necessitating the postponement of tomorrow’s elections. Read More


Sutherland asks for time

07 August 2020

“Give me seven days!” That was the request which new Minister of Sport Dwight Sutherland made to a cross section of sports associations attending a National Sports Council meeting on Wednesday night at the Wildey Gymnasium. Read More


Chess team set for online Olympiad

07 August 2020

Barbados will face Honduras when they enter the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad today. Read More


WADA to reduce time for recreational drugs

06 August 2020

MONTREAL – Athletes testing positive for recreational drugs out-of-competition will be banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for one to three months instead of two years when the policy is changed next year, officials said on Thursday. Read More


CPL group tests negative for COVID-19 in Trinidad

06 August 2020

The Hero Caribbean Premier League players, officials and administrators have arrived in Trinidad and Tobago and have been tested on arrival. All 162 members of the party who travelled into Trinidad have tested negative for the virus. Read More


Lara dispels coronavirus rumours

06 August 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Batting icon Brian Lara on Wednesday shot down rumours he had tested positive for COVID-19. Read More


No Bale in Real’s Champions League squad

05 August 2020

MADRID – Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale was left out of their 24-man Champions League squad for Friday’s last-16 tie at Manchester City, casting doubt on his future at the club. Read More


Tridents get a new coach for CPL campaign

05 August 2020

KINGSTON – Andrew Richardson has embraced his new role with Barbados Tridents, and hopes he can help the reigning Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions chart a winning strategy in the upcoming campaign. Read More


Nadal skipping US Open

05 August 2020

NEW YORK – World number two Rafa Nadal confirmed that he will not defend his U.S. Open crown this year at Flushing Meadows as organisers released the singles entry list for the Grand Slam. Read More


Australia postpone series with West Indies

04 August 2020

MELBOURNE – Cricket Australia (CA) said on Tuesday it had agreed with the West Indies Cricket Board to postpone the Twenty20 series against the Caribbean side scheduled in October. Read More


Todt has mixed feelings over Hamilton breaking Schumacher’s records

04 August 2020

LONDON – Jean Todt, who presided over Michael Schumacher’s golden years at Ferrari, says he would have to congratulate Lewis Hamilton if the Briton smashes the great German’s Formula One records – even if he would prefer them to remain intact. Read More


Deacons closing in on titles

04 August 2020

Deacons moved closer to repeating as Division 2 men’s and women’s champions when the Goddard Enterprises Volleyball League continued with a key triple-header on the Deacons’ court on Sunday. Read More


Footballers can now be sent off for coughing

03 August 2020

LONDON – Players who deliberately cough at opponents or referees can be shown red or yellow cards under new guidelines issued by England’s Football Association (FA) amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More


Rowley: No public risk from CPL

03 August 2020

Port Of Spain – Teams and officials are set to start arriving here today for the Caribbean Premier League (CPL)scheduled to bowl off later this month, but Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has assured the country that the staging of the Twenty20 franchise tournament will... Read More


Kyrgios withdraws from U.S. Open

02 August 2020

WELLINGTON – Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the U.S. Open tennis tournament, and again criticised some of his fellow professionals for their decisions to ignore health advice during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More


Arsenal lift FA Cup

02 August 2020

LONDON – Arsenal skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice to help his side secure a 2-1 win over 10-man Chelsea in the FA Cup football final on Saturday for a record-extending 14th crown in the competition – and a spot in next season’s Europa League. Read More


New cricket facility at Tichbourne

02 August 2020

A major breakthrough has been made to ensure the further development of cricket on the island. Read More


Austin lands double

01 August 2020

Winnipeg – Barbadian jockey Nirone Austin inched towards double figures in the new Assiniboia Downs season when he starred with a double on Wednesday’s seven-race card at the western Canada racetrack. Read More


Community Shield on August 29

30 July 2020

LONDON – The Community Shield, the traditional curtain-raiser to the Premier League season, will take place at Wembley on August 29, England’s Football Association (FA) said on Wednesday. Read More


Should Government provide back-to-school assistance for parents who lost their jobs because of COVID-19?