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Leacock takes silver at Penn Relays

29 April 2017

RIVALDO LEACOCK has himself another medal. The top junior distance hurdler came good this morning at the highly-acclaimed Penn Relays, placing second in the 400 metres hurdles for high school boys in Philadelphia. Competing in the second of two timed finals, the... Read More


Bajan Belle wins 400m hurdles at Penn Relays

28 April 2017

BARBADOS’ Olympian Tia-Adana Belle grabbed the gold medal for St Augustine’s University in the women’s 400-metre hurdles championship division on Thursday's opening day of the Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Raleigh, Philadelphia. Her winning season-best time of... Read More


‘We can hold own’ in 4x100

27 April 2017

ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION OF BARBADOS (AAB) vice-president Noel Lynch believes Barbadian sprinters can hold their own. His comments came while congratulating the Barbados team on winning a silver medal in the men’s 4x100 metres relay at the IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas... Read More


Pakistan beat Windies to end losing streak

25 April 2017

KINGSTON – Yasir Shah proved Pakistan’s match-winner as they ended a six-Test losing streak to beat West Indies by seven wickets in the first match in Jamaica on Tuesday. Leg-spinner Yasir picked up six for 63 as the West Indies were dismissed for just 152 in their... Read More


Carifta yes if Stadium ready

24 April 2017

GOVERNMENT will give the green light for the staging of the 50th anniversary of the CARIFTA Games in Barbados in 2021. But Minister of Sport Stephen Lashley has cautioned it depends on the completion of a new National Stadium in that four-year time frame. “It... Read More


Barbados men qualify for World Championships in 4x100 relay

22 April 2017

BARBADOS HAVE beaten the odds to get an automatic spot in the IAAF World Championships later this year in the men’s 4x100 metres relay. Qualifying with the slowest time for the final at the IAAF/BTC World Relays tonight in The Bahamas, Barbados finished second in... Read More


Barbados men in 4x100 metres final

22 April 2017

TEAM BARBADOS are through to the finals of the men’s 4x100 metres in the IAAF/BTC World Relays in The Bahamas. Earlier tonight, the quartet of Mario Burke, Ramon Gittens, Nicholas Deshong and Burkheart Ellis Jr clocked 39.26 seconds in the third and final heat, running... Read More


Barbados to compete in World Relays this weekend

21 April 2017

OLYMPIAN RAMON GITTENS will spearhead a five-member Barbados team to the IAAF/BTC World Relays in The Bahamas over the weekend. The others are 2015 CARIFTA sprint champion Mario Burke who is now at the University of Houston; 2017 CARIFTA Games 100 metres silver medallist... Read More


Mary off the mark

20 April 2017

LOCAL ATHLETICS isn’t changing course on Mary Fraser. The Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) has defended the decision to leave the popular middle distance runner off its CARIFTA Games squad, citing her late registration and failure to reach the qualifying marks... Read More


Warm welcome for Carifta track team

20 April 2017

THE CARIFTA GAMES track field team managed just 12 medals, but many supporters were waiting to meet them when they returned on Tuesday night from Curacao and the 46th edition of the annual regional meet. Family members, friends and fans were at Grantley Adams International... Read More


A Sanctuary for victory

20 April 2017

WHO SAID church isn’t fun? On Easter Monday six churches competed for the Kindred Inter-Church Sports title at the National Stadium. Sanctuary Empowerment Centre won the event with 718 points, finishing ahead of Covenant Life Teaching Centre with 701 and Restoration... Read More


A hard row to hoe

19 April 2017

WILLEMSTAD – New head coach Adrian Thorne is neither downright disappointed nor despondent with Barbados’ display at the Flow CARIFTA Games which ended Monday night. Thorne said he always set high standards but it was unfortunate there were sub-par performances from... Read More


Coaches happy U-17 is back

19 April 2017

Track and field Coaches across the country are breathing sighs of relief after the CARIFTA Congress agreed to revert to the original Under-17 and Under-20 age groups for the CARIFTA Games. These divisions were institutions at the Games for years before a change four... Read More


Josiah wins for good cause

19 April 2017

Runners and race walkers alike came out in support of the third annual Melanie Kristin Price Foundation 5K run/walk last Sunday. The foundation was established in 2014 in memory of Price, with the goal of putting education within reach of people in need and assisting... Read More


12-medals for Barbados at CARIFTA Games

18 April 2017

BARBADOS FINISHED with 12 medals overall when the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games climaxed at the Ergilio Hato Stadium here Monday night. The Barbadian athletes only gained three more medals on the final day but it was a case of double delight as Jonathan Jones and the Under-18... Read More


No more Under-18

18 April 2017

WILLEMSTAD – It will be back to the original Under-17 and Under-20 age groups when the CARIFTA Games are held in The Bahamas next year. This follows a successful resolution proposed by Barbados that was agreed to by 22 of the delegates during yesterday’s CARIFTA... Read More


Flow CARIFTA Games: Final medal standings

17 April 2017

Final Medal count at the 46th FLOW CARIFTA Games in Curacao. Read More


Junior boys hunting gold in 4x400

17 April 2017

BARBADOS’ athletes Nathan Fergusson and Tre Hollingsworth advanced to today’s final of the Under-18 Boys’ 110-metre hurdles during a short morning session on the final day of the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games at the Ergilio Hato Stadium here Monday. Fergusson finished... Read More


Gold comes on the second day

17 April 2017

AARON WORRELL and Rasheeme Griffith captured Barbados’ only gold medals so far at the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games at the Ergilio Hato Stadium here Sunday night. At that stage, Barbados had nine medals, two gold, four silver and three bronze. The lion-hearted 19-year-old... Read More


Flow CARIFTA Games 2017: Day 3 Schedule

16 April 2017

SCHEDULE for the final day of the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games on Monday, April 17, in Willemstad, Aruba. MORNING SESSION 9:00: Girls 100 Metre Hurdles Under-18 Semi-finals 9:20: Girls Long Jump Under-20 Final 9:24: Boys High Jump Under-20 Final 9:26: Girls... Read More


Griffith wins back-to-back gold in hurdles

16 April 2017

RASHEEME GRIFFITH won Barbados’ first gold medal at the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games with a powerful run in the Under-18 boys’ 400-metre hurdles. When Griffith crossed the finish line at the Ergilio Hato Stadium in 51.64 seconds, it meant he had successfully defended... Read More


Instead of an announcement via the Throne Speech, should Barbadians decide via referendum whether the country becomes a republic?