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Slow start likely for track season

Slow start likely for track season


Local track and field coaches say it will be a tough assignment to adequately prepare athletes for the April 24 start of the new season. In fact, national coach Alwyn Babb believes there will be a decline in the number of competitors for the first...

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Athletics going to Usain Bolt

Athletics going to Usain Bolt


The unsatisfactory condition of the National Stadium track has forced the Athletics Association of Barbados (AAB) to stage the first three meets of the new track and field season at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. Last month, officials at the AAB a...

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Biles may go for one more Olympic Games

Biles may go for one more Olympic Games


After thinking hard about hanging on another year to compete at the COVID-19 delayed Tokyo Olympics, four-time gold medallist gymnast Simone Biles said on Wednesday she just might stick around for another three years for the 2024 Paris Summer Games. ...

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Worry over opening partnership

Worry over opening partnership


West Indies chief selector Roger Harper said one of the areas of concern for the selection panel coming out of the international home series against Sri Lanka in Antigua was the lack of a stable opening partnership in the Test team. Harper gave a ...

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Coach ready for action

Coach ready for action


BARBADOS CRICKET ASSOCIATION (BCA) head of coaching and high performance, Hendy Springer says he wants to get players on the Barbados men’s and women’s teams moving again before they move into a programme of skill enhancement training. This follow...

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14 more eligible for Tridents

14 more eligible for Tridents


At least 14 English-born footballers of dual-nationality are eligible to represent the Barbados senior national football team on international duty. Sheffield United and former Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster, Chelsea goalkeeper Jamal Blackman, N...

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Women’s world half marathon record smashed

Women’s world half marathon record smashed


Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich smashed the world half marathon record on Sunday, clocking a time of one hour, four minutes and two seconds at the N Kolay Istanbul Half Marathon to shave 29 seconds off the previous mark. The 26-year-old, a winner in 2017...

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French Open could be postponed

French Open could be postponed


PARIS – French Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu said it was possible the French Open could be postponed for the second year amid the COVID-19 crisis. France entered a third nationwide lockdown on Saturday to contain the coronavirus spread, altho...

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Election issue ‘dented CWI image’

Election issue ‘dented CWI image’


Chief Executive Officer of Cricket West Indies (CWI) Johnny Grave says modernising and improving the governance of the regional board will play a major role in rebuilding the image stained by a series of events surrounding the postponed CWI elections...

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Barty defends pandemic ranking

Barty defends pandemic ranking


MIAMI – Ash Barty dismissed suggestions that she had unfairly held on to the top ranking while opting not to compete on the WTA Tour for most of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the pandemic preventing many from competing on the tour since ...