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Ref brushing up on swear words


RUSTENBURG - The Brazilian referee and his assistants who will take charge of the England-United States match at the World Cup have been studying English-language obscenities the players might use. Carlos Simon - who will r...

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Mascoll steps up

Mascoll steps up


CARIFTA GAMES GOLD MEDALLIST Anthonio Mascoll broke the 20-year national junior record in the 800 metres last weekend as he continued preparation for various international track meets later this year. On June 5, almost 20 y...

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Good showing by young gymnasts

Good showing by young gymnasts


NINETEEN GYMNASTS and 22 medals. It’s the latest success story of the Barbados Amateur Gymnastics Association. Their 19-member team recently returned from last weekend’s Trinidad and Tobago Invitation after a credible perfo...

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Sarwan named WIPA’s Player-Of-The-Year

Sarwan named WIPA’s Player-Of-The-Year


PORT-OF-SPAIN - Stroke-maker Ramnaresh Sarwan walked away with top honours when he copped the Player-Of-The-Year award at the West Indies Players' Association Awards Ceremony here on Tuesday night. The award was one of two ...

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Chance for Gayle, Shiv to shine


CAPTAIN CHRIS GAYLE and Shivnarine Chanderpaul will carry the West Indies' hopes of ending their losing run against South Africa in the three-match Test cricket series bowling off in Trinidad and Tobago, today. Gayle, in ...

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Ganga gets Trinidad government job


PORT-OF-SPAIN - National cricket captain Daren Ganga has landed a top post in the Sport Company of Trinidad and Tobago. This was revealed by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar at the West Indies Players' Association (WIP...

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Alleyne in schools netball final


The Alleyne School needed extra time to secure their spot in today’s final of the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Netball League Under-15 Competition.  In the semi-finals held on Tuesday at the Netball Stadium, Alleyne came fro...

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Olympic Day about public


This year’s Olympic Day celebrations are all about engaging the general public of Barbados. Under the theme Move, Learn, Discover, Barbadians will be encouraged to take part in sporting activities, learn about sports and di...

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Maximum wins charity regatta

Maximum wins charity regatta


COLIN SYMES and the crew of the First Caribbean-sponsored Maximum took the overall honours in the Caribbean Money Market Brokers (Barbados) Ltd (CMMB) sponsored second annual Barbados J24 International race for charity sail...

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Gibson sees light at end of tunnel


PORT-OF-SPAIN – Head coach Ottis Gibson said yesterday his battered  West Indies were trying earnestly  to put the nightmarish One-Day series behind them as they prepared for the three-Test series against South Africa start...