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    August 19

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Insurance firm has Sealy covered

17 August 2019

New national 800 metres women’s record holder Sade Sealy will have an opportunity to achieve her dream of qualifying for the Olympics – thanks to Co-operators General Insurance. Read More


Neckles sets another record

17 August 2019

Barbadian Nicky Neckles has set a second world record at the FINA World Masters Championships in South Korea. Read More


Lara, Sarwan to assist batsmen ahead of India Tests

17 August 2019

ST JOHN’S – Former captains Brian Lara and Ramnaresh Sarwan have been tasked with helping West Indies batsmen ahead of the opening Test against India starting here next Thursday. Both will be involved in a preparation camp which gets underway on Friday at the Vivian... Read More


Champs Barcelona lose opener

17 August 2019

BILBAO – Barcelona turned up for Friday’s La Liga opener at Athletic Bilbao parading a fresh-faced side containing expensive new recruits but they left cursing a strike from a rival player they know all too well. Read More


Refs cry foul over fees

16 August 2019

Some football referees are crying foul against the Barbados Football Association (BFA) over monies owed to them since April. According to the match officials, they have not been paid for the past four months, having officiated games in the BFA Premier League, Champions... Read More


Holder: Time for players to step up

16 August 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Captain Jason Holder has urged his players to “take ownership” for getting West Indies over the line, after the Caribbean side slumped to a six-wicket defeat to India in the third one-day international here Wednesday. Read More


32 teams to do battle at Hockey Festival

16 August 2019

THE Barbados Hockey Festival will see 32 teams competing this year. And six of those are overseas participants, says Barbados Hockey Federation secretary Kofi Hinds. Read More


Injured Messi won’t start season

16 August 2019

BARCELONA – Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said he would not risk an unfit Lionel Messi in Friday’s La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao and continued to be non-committal about Neymar re-joining the club from Paris St Germain. Read More


Wildey still awaiting IPL fees

15 August 2019

Wildey has never received any Indian Premier League (IPL) release fees from the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA). Club president Mark Estwick told the Weekend Nation that Wildey has never “received a red cent” from the BCA for the big bucks raked in by all-rounder... Read More


Chess trio see benefits

15 August 2019

Sport is no barrier to progress in academics. Moreover, chess helps with academics. And vice versa. That’s the story emerging from three national junior chess representatives on the list of Barbados scholarship and exhibition winners announced last week by the Ministry... Read More


Zouks are back

15 August 2019

The St Lucia Zouks will replace the St Lucia Stars for the 2019 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season following the recent termination of the participation agreement with the company operating the Stars franchise. Read More


High quality badminton in Barbados

15 August 2019

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) 2019 Tournament got underway today with a cadre of international and regional badminton players. Read More


Uncertainty at Real Madrid

15 August 2019

MADRID – Real Madrid have spent more than 300 million euros (£278.61 million) on new recruits but they head into the new La Liga season clouded by uncertainty and with pressure already building on coach Zinedine Zidane after a worrying warm-up campaign. Read More


Windies whipped

14 August 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Irrepressible India captain Virat Kohli stroked his second successive hundred and 43rd of his career to spearhead a remarkable run chase and send West Indies tumbling to a six-wicket defeat under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method yesterday in the final... Read More


Archer gets Test cap

14 August 2019

LONDON – Barbadian fast bowler Jofra Archer was presented with his debut Test cap but didn’t get the chance to bowl as heavy rain washed out the first day of the second Ashes cricket Test between England and Australia at Lord’s yesterday without a ball being bowled.... Read More


Reg Scarlett passes away in England

14 August 2019

Former Jamaica and West Indies spinner, Reginald Scarlett, passed away today in England, after battling an undisclosed illness. He would have celebrated his 85th birthday tomorrow. Read More


All eyes on Archer ahead of Test debut

14 August 2019

LONDON – England captain Joe Root is thrilled, his opposite number Tim Paine is wary and spin legend Shane Warne anticipates a major challenge for marquee Australia batsman Steve Smith. Read More


Neckles takes gold in new record

13 August 2019

Three-time Olympian Nicky Neckles is still ruling the swimming pool. The Flying Fish Barbados Masters swimmer swam to another record-breaking feat en route to winning the gold medal at the 18th FINA World Masters Swimming Championships in South Korea on Monday. Read More


Paltry Pan Am returns

13 August 2019

Shane Brathwaite fittingly climaxed a half-century of Barbados’ forays at the Pan Am Games with a gold in the men’s 110 hurdles in Lima, Peru. Greggmar Swift barely missed out on taking a bronze in that event, where Barbados earned their first Pan Am gold. Read More


Bid to include cricket in 2028 Olympics

13 August 2019

LONDON – Cricket could be included in the Olympics in the future with the 2028 Games in Los Angeles being the earliest it can be staged, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said on Monday. Read More


Three more years of Formula 1 in Mexico

13 August 2019

MEXICO CITY – Mexico will stay on the Formula One calendar for three more years after a new contract was signed on Thursday, with the sport set to expand to a record 22 races next season. Read More


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