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Gems ready to play after Covid-19 scare

Gems ready to play after Covid-19 scare


in Scotland GLASGOW – Final preparations for the first netball Test between World No. 13 Barbados and World No. 8 Scotland Thistles, starting at 2:30 p.m. (East Caribbean Time) today at the Emirates Arena, were disrupted after a COVID-19 scare ove...

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Windies-Sri Lanka Test delicately balanced

Windies-Sri Lanka Test delicately balanced


GALLE – A couple bits of sharp fielding from West Indies set back Sri Lanka to 46 for two in their second innings after off-spinner Ramesh Mendis triggered another batting collapse from the Caribbean side in the second Test on Wednesday. After bei...

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Gems ready to flex muscles

Gems ready to flex muscles


GLASGOW – A confident Bajan Gems squad begin their tour of Scotland with a warm-up match against a Sirens Development Squad today at the Emirates Arena. Following three successive days of intense training at the Glasgow Club indoor court, head coa...

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Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or for seventh time

Lionel Messi wins Ballon d’Or for seventh time


Paris St-Germain and Argentina forward Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or – awarded to the best footballer of the year – for a record seventh time. Messi, 34, helped his country win the Copa America, his first international honour, and has scored 40 g...

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Chase strikes after solid start from Sri Lanka

Chase strikes after solid start from Sri Lanka


GALLE – Roston Chase made the breakthrough for West Indies after openers Pathum Nissanka and Dimuth Karunaratne made hay while the sun shone and led Sri Lanka to 113 for one in their first innings in the second Test on Monday. Chase, bowling his u...

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Kirby gets bronze in backstroke

Kirby gets bronze in backstroke


Barbados now has its first Junior Pan American Games medal. Former Carifta aquatics gold medallist Jack Kirby won bronze in the men’s 100-metre backstroke final at the Hernando Botero O’byrne swimming pools tonight in Cali, Colombia. Kirby, who...

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Brathwaite: Discipline key to overcoming Sri Lanka spin attack

Brathwaite: Discipline key to overcoming Sri Lanka spin attack


Galle – West Indies Test captain Kraigg Brathwaite says discipline, defending balls and staying at the crease for extended periods will be key for his squad as they seek to combat the Sri Lankan spin attack and end the year with a victory in their fi...

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Kirby in medal hunt in the pool

Kirby in medal hunt in the pool


Jack Kirby will have the chance to win Barbados’ first medal at the inaugural Junior Pan American Games in Cali, Columbia. Kirby has advanced to the final of the men’s 100-metre backstroke event after finishing second in group serie 3. He goes ...

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Palmeiras keep Copa Libertadores crown

Palmeiras keep Copa Libertadores crown


Palmeiras beat fellow Brazilians Flamengo 2-1 in extra time to retain their Copa Libertadores football title at the Estadio Centenario in Uruguay. Substitute Deyverson pounced on an error by Andreas Pereira to slot the winner five minutes into extra...

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Gems seek best combination

Gems seek best combination


 in Glasgow, Scotland The Barbados senior netball team engaged in their first court session yesterday with the players quickly getting into stride at the chilly Glasgow Club at Tollcross here in Scotland. Coaches Margaret Cutting and Adrian Cra...