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Mexico World Cup Morale Boost


HERZOGENAURACH, Germany  — Mexico’s extensive schedule of 12 games in preparation for the World Cup has boosted team morale, particularly a 2-0 victory over defending World Cup champion Italy. It was Mexico’s first victory ...

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WI Test team selected, Benn in

WI Test team selected, Benn in


GRENADIAN pacer Nelon Pascal and Dominican off-spinner Shane Shillingford have been named in the West Indies' 14-man squad for the first Digicel Test against South Africa at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad, from June 10 ...

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Boxing out in cold


WITH JUST OVER three months to go before Barbados stages the AIBA World Women's Boxing Championship 2010, there is concern that it is not receiving the public profile of the recently concluded ICC World Cup T20. Joyce Bowen...

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Foundation edge Springer

Foundation edge Springer


A NEW CHAMPION will be crowned in the Under-15 section of the Barbados Secondary Schools' Netball League. Last Thursday at the Netball Stadium, Foundation School knocked out defending champions Springer Memorial with a 20...

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Combermere clinch regular season title


ONE DOWN, one to go. Combermere are inching ever closer towards a Co-operators General Insurance Under-16 basketball championship, as Chiamaka Browne and Joshua Cadogan scored 11 points apiece to secure the regular season t...

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Amanyara aiming high


AMANYARA WILL BE seeking to continue her impressive run of form, when she sets out to conquer the ladies in the Barbados Fillies Guineas at the historic Garrison Savannah today. This indomitable filly, owned by Melrose raci...

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Asafa in winning form in Europe


OSLO, Norway - Asafa Powell ran a wind-aided 9.72 seconds yesterday to win the 100 metres at the Diamond League's first European meet in Oslo. The Jamaican set the year's fastest legal time last week, clocking 9.83 in O...

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Wood is new badminton chief


SEVERAL CHANGES were made to the executive committee of the Barbados Badminton Association at the recent annual general meeting at the office of the Barbados Olympic Association. The new president is Kevin Wood of the Shutt...

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Venus and Serena Win French Open Doubles

Venus and Serena Win French Open Doubles


PARIS — Venus and Serena Williams have won their fourth consecutive Grand Slam doubles title and 12th overall by beating Katarina Srebotnik and Kveta Peschke 6-2, 6-3 at the French Open.The top-seeded Williams sisters’ vict...

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Striker on target

Striker on target


THE ACTION IS HEATING up in the annual BICO Primary School's Football Competition that has now reached the play-off second-round stage. West Terrace, who were runners-up in Zone 2, blanked Hillaby Turners Hall 6-0 to go to...