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Suki two games behind

10 October 2019

Sergio Scarpetta 2, Ronald “Suki” King 0. The World Three-Move-Restriction draughts championship match between Barbadian Ronald “Suki” King and Italian title holder Sergio Scarpetta had a dramatic turn at the Grand Salle of the Tom Adams financial Centre last night... Read More


Revellers win first Women’s T10 match 

10 October 2019

Stafanie Taylor powered her NLCB Revellers to an impressive eight-wicket victory over Courts Gladiators in the CPL Women’s T10 NLCB Challenge clash today at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad. Read More


Reifer signs one-year deal with Surrey

10 October 2019

LONDON – Promising teenaged Barbadian allrounder Nico Reifer has penned a one-year rookie deal with English county Surrey for the upcoming 2020 campaign. Read More


Chinese organisers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

10 October 2019

SHANGHAI – Chinese organisers on Wednesday cancelled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a growing dispute over a tweet by a team official supporting the recent protests in Hong Kong. Read More


Five Bajans in CPL women’s matches

10 October 2019

Five Barbadians have been named in one of the squads for the two women’s T10 matches that the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be hosting today and Saturday at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad. Read More


‘Aim for higher level’

09 October 2019

President of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), Randy Harris, is challenging member associations (MA) to take football to the next level throughout the region. He threw out the challenge during the Caribbean Football Executive Programme’s graduation ceremony at the... Read More


Small team expected to make impact

09 October 2019

Never mind the size, this team has capable competitors. So says Roger Boyce, head coach of the eight-member Barbados team for this year’s Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Bodybuilding, Men’s Physique, Bikini Fitness and Figure Championships set for this weekend... Read More



09 October 2019

Over the summer, intern Nikhil Uttamchandani interviewed some of Barbados' young sportsmen and women. In this edition of Youth Spotlight, he talks to sprinter Darian Clarke. Read More


ECB makes major investment in women’s cricket

09 October 2019

LONDON – The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a funding boost for women’s cricket of 20 million pounds over the next two years in a bid to increase grassroots participation and make cricket a gender-balanced sport. Read More


Night of surprises

08 October 2019

Defending champions Progressive took an early lead in the 2019 Goddard Enterprises Limited Division One volleyball race which began on Monday night at the Wildey Gymnasium. Read More


Babb: 2020 could be our year

08 October 2019

Next year’s summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, could be a standout year for Barbados in track and field as long as the athletes remain in good shape. That’s the view of coach Alwyn Babb, who led the six-member contingent to the World Athletics Championships in Doha,... Read More


Smith, Warner return to Aussie T20 squad

08 October 2019

PERTH – Australia on Tuesday named Steve Smith and David Warner in their Twenty20 squad for home series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan as selectors firm up plans for next year’s World Cup on home soil. Read More


Spin, runs up front, key to Warriors’ success

07 October 2019

Guyana Amazon Warriors’ captain Shoaib Malik has revealed the secret behind their unprecedented 11-match winning streak in this year’s Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 Cricket Competition. Read More


Dom queens ousted in big upset

07 October 2019

There was a major upset when the National Dominoes Association’s Men’s and Women’s Pairs Tournament slammed off on Sunday at the Wildey Gymnasium. Defending women’s champions Susan Jean-Baptiste and Charmaine Durant were ousted by the unheralded pair of Katrina Howell... Read More


Tridents flayed in qualifier 

07 October 2019

BARBADOS TRIDENTS’ quest for a place in the Hero Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 final was put on hold yesterday at Providence Stadium in Guyana after their bowlers felt the wrath of Brandon King’s blazing bat. Read More


Pinelands queens again

07 October 2019

A TREMENDOUS three-pointer by captain Tamisha Flatts ensured Preferred Brokers Insurance Pinelands are basketball queens again. Read More


Ali wins gold in Women's 100m hurdles

06 October 2019

The United States stormed to a gold and silver finish in the Women’s 100 metre hurdles at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Nia Ali produced a personal best time of 12.34 seconds to win the race ahead of fellow American, Kendra Harrison who clocked 12.46... Read More


Holding backs return of cricket to Pakistan

05 October 2019

KARACHI – West Indies legend and prolific commentator Michael Holding has endorsed the full return of international cricket to Pakistan after a week-long visit to Karachi. Read More


V’ball finals postponed

05 October 2019

Volleyball fans who were anticipating the climax of the Goddard Enterprises senior knockout finals will have to wait another week as they have been postponed due to the unavailability of the Wildey Gymnasium. Read More


Real extend lead as Hazard gets first goal

05 October 2019

MADRID – Eden Hazard finally scored his first goal for Real Madrid as his side beat second-placed Granada 4-2 in a highly entertaining game at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday to go four points clear at the top of La Liga. Read More


Tridents against Amazon Warriors in first CPL qualifier

05 October 2019

Barbados Tridents will take on the unbeaten Guyana Amazon Warriors at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow, hoping to take the first spot in the final of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) tournament. Read More


Should the current age of retirement (67 years) be increased?