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Ford loses $80 000 in equipment to thieves


ONE WEEK AFTER winning a Pan American medal, Barbados’ top international cyclist lost something of even more value.Barry Forde has suffered the loss of $80 000 in bicycles and equipment after thieves broke into his residenc...

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SA keep grip

SA keep grip


by EZRA STUARTin DominicaSOUTH AFRICA’s stranglehold over the West Indies continued yesterday after the hosts gave yet another shambolic batting display.The South Africans clinched the five-match Digicel One-Day Internation...

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Gibson: Batting coach needed

Gibson: Batting coach needed


by EZRA STUARTin DominicaSIMPLE BATTING mistakes are hurting the West Indies cricket team.But rather than a quick fix, head coach Ottis Gibson believes a long-term batting coach could solve the below-par batting woes which ...

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‘Shill’ tipped for Test look-in


WEST INDIES coach Ottis Gibson gave another hint that Dominican  off-spinner Shane Shillingford may be selected for the first Test against South Africa in Trinidad and Tobago,  June 10-14.When asked by journalists about the...

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Trents and Brittons Hill win


by Renaldo GilkesThere were outstanding victories for Trents and Mackeson Brittons Hill when the Barbados Football Association’s Division 2  and 3 play-offs continued last Thursday night at the National Stadium. Trents plac...

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West Indies ‘no world-beaters’

West Indies ‘no world-beaters’


by Kenmore BynoeThe Caribbean is not producing cricketers who are capable of being world-beaters!  That is according to the CEO of the West Indies Cricket Board, Dr Ernest Hilaire.  Hilaire, speaking during a panel discussi...

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Jamaica violence sends cricket to Trinidad


The unstable climate in Jamaica’s violence-torn capital of Kingston has forced the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to make changes to the schedule for the Digicel series with the touring South Africans.In a release issued ...

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East meet west in Div 2 action


by EZRA STUARTTHE BATTLE for soccer supremacy among the junior clubs continues at the National Stadium tonight.Haynesville, who played unbeaten to win the Slake Lime Zone with a record 14 victories and eight draws, battle W...

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Manning out of Sol Rally


by Trevor ThorpeTrevor “Electric Micey” Manning will miss Sol Rally Barbados this weekend.The flamboyant driver and winner of the event in 1999, said ongoing engine problems and lack of adequate sponsorship were at the root...

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Stage set for Sol Rally

Stage set for Sol Rally


by Trevor ThorpeGiant-killers will come into sharp focus as an impressive field assembles in Barbados this week to contest the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) blue-riband event, the Sol Rally Barbados, this weekend.In Group SM9...