Condividi

No Plan B for Olympics

No Plan B for Olympics


TOKYO – There is “no Plan B” for the Tokyo Games, says International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who reaffirmed his commitment to holding the showpiece event this year in an interview with Kyodo News on Thursday. After the Games were ...

Condividi

Trotman, Drakes, still on board

Trotman, Drakes, still on board


Coaches Emmerson Trotman and Vasbert Drakes have not been dumped by the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA). BCA president Conde Riley said both men were very much part of the set-up and will call the shots in this year’s Regional Four-day First-cl...

Condividi

Knight Riders franchise expanding to United States

Knight Riders franchise expanding to United States


MUMBAI – Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), co-owned by popular Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, has picked up a stake in the city-based Major League Cricket (MLC) in the United States, the Twenty20 league said. The inaug...

Condividi

‘Greatest win ever’ for India at The Gabba

‘Greatest win ever’ for India at The Gabba


Canberra - India's series-clinching victory over Australia at the Gabba is one of their "greatest wins ever", according to former batsman Mohammad Kaif. Injury-hit India chased 328, a Brisbane record, to hand Australia a first Test defeat at the Gab...

Condividi

More players quarantine ahead of Australian Open

More players quarantine ahead of Australian Open


Melbourne – More players were forced into hard quarantine ahead of the Australian Open with officials confirming on Monday that four additional participants, including an athlete, tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) among those arriving in Mel...

Condividi

Reifer looking to develop elite cricket athletes

Reifer looking to develop elite cricket athletes


Newly appointed West Indies Under-19 head coach Floyd Reifer says his vision is not simply to develop a strong cadre of players but to transform the next generation of cricketers into elite athletes. The former West Indies batsman, who has enjoyed...

Condividi

Zango sets world indoor record in triple jump

Zango sets world indoor record in triple jump


Hugues Fabrice Zango became the first athlete from Burkina Faso to set a world record when he posted the longest ever indoor triple jump with a leap of 18.07 metres at an event in Aubiere in France on Saturday. Zango, who won bronze at the World C...

Condividi

Surfers target first Olympics

Surfers target first Olympics


Surfing will make its debut at this summer’s rescheduled Olympic Games in Tokyo and two of Barbados’ leading surfers are hopeful of being a part of the historic undertaking. Professional surfers Chelsea Tuach and Joshua Burke have enjoyed varying ...

Condividi

Drakes, Jordan in Pride squad

Drakes, Jordan in Pride squad


The Barbados Cricket Association announced yesterday that Jonathan Drakes and Akeem Jordan, both 26, have been selected in the Barbados Pride 15-member squad for the West Indies Super50 Cup to be contested next month in Antigua. It is the first ti...

Condividi

Japan places temporary ban on foreign athletes during SOE

Japan places temporary ban on foreign athletes during SOE


TOKYO – Japan will temporarily suspend exemptions allowing foreign athletes to train in the country ahead of the Summer Olympics, Kyodo News reported, as it closes its borders to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases just six months before the Games. ...