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Aussie women take crown


THE THRILLING finish that was missing from the men’s ICC World Twenty20 final was provided for the women’s version last night.In a match that went down to the wire, Australia prevailed in a tense conclusion, beating New Zea...

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T20 triumph


THE MOTHER COUNTRY chose Little England yesterday to finally make history on world cricket’s stage.England, the county which invented the sport and hosted the first three World Cups, are proud holders of a global title for ...

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Sir Garry’s innings


It was truly a Knight to Remember when 35 years of knighthood for Barbados’ lone surviving National Hero, the Right Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers, were celebrated with a gala dinner and tribute on Saturday night at the gymn...

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Swift by name and nature


Sprint hurdler Greggmar Swift stunned the field to win the men’s 100 metres last Saturday night at the National Stadium during the staging of the 10th Austin Sealy Invitational Trac Classic.Showing no signs of the injury wh...

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Simmons ends Pine slump


SO MUCH FOR Ramon Simmons’ slump and any hopes Pinelands might fall into one.The national swingman had a Premier League basketball season high 28 points and added a game-saving block for good measure, as the Pine rebounded ...

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Collingwood praises his men


by HAYDN GILLA SPRINT among England teammates from the dug out to the middle to embrace captain Paul Collingwood told  the story.The capture of the  ICC World Twenty20 that won them their  first ever global title meant the ...

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Forde misses out on medal


Barbados’ top international cyclist, Barry Forde, did not medal in Friday’s sprint event at the 2010 Pan American Cycling Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico. But his coach Gary Neiwand, is not in the least concerned. I...

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Gay breaks straight 200m record


MANCHESTER  – American sprinter Tyson Gay broke a 44-year-old world mark for the 200 meters on a straight track yesterday.Gay ran 19.41 seconds into a slight headwind on a specially constructed track in Manchester, shaving ...

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T20 FINALE


by HAYDN GILLFOR THE second time in three years, the eyes and ears of the cricket world will be on Barbados and Kensington Oval.A packed ground of 14 000 and a global television audience of more than one million viewers wil...

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Obama rooting for LeBron


WASHINGTON, DC – Include President Obama as another Chicago Bulls fan rooting for LeBron James to move to Chicago, Illinois.“He doesn’t want to tamper,” senior adviser to the president – and former Bulls season-ticket holder – David Axelrod said.“But...