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Ball-tampering is not part of the West Indies team or regional cricket culture. That’s the assertion of the president of the Barbados Cricket Association, Conde Riley, in the wake of the scandal that has enveloped Australian cricket and led to the imposition of 12-month bans on former Aussie captain and vice-captain Steve Smith and Dave Warner […]
Five Barbadian young ladies head to the 2018 CARIFTA Swimming Games in Jamaica to represent their country in the little-known sport of Artistic Swimming. Synchronized swimming was officially renamed in 2017 by the governing body FINA. Samaiyah Forde (14), Nia Morris (13), Hailey Mahy (13) and Gracie Foster (12) were part of the historic team […]
When history is created one must celebrate. So with that in mind, it was like Grand Kadooment for the St Alban’s Primary School this morning. Students, teachers and parents sang, jumped, waved and danced in the surrounding districts of Weston, St James and the Garden, to popular calypso songs in celebration of the school’s first-ever NAPSAC […]
Steven Smith and David Warner, formerly captain and vice-captain of Australia, have been banned from playing international and domestic cricket for 12 months by Cricket Australia for their roles in the pre-meditated plan to tamper with the ball during the Cape Town Test. Warner is banned from captaincy for life, and Smith for 12 months […]
Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme captain and Barbados’ top central-defender Ricardo Morris has landed a professional football contract with Wairarapa United in New Zealand. Having had a semi-professional stint last year in the United States with Tulsa Athletics Football Club, Morris, currently on suspension by the Barbados Football Association for alleged indiscipline, is just happy […]
Pan American International Insurance Warrens Sports Club registered a close five-point victory 79-74 over Combined Schools Tridents in the ongoing Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Premier League at the Wildey Gymnasium yesterday. The initially rampaging Tridents squad applied offensive pressure to lead 20-18, 39-38 and 61-59 after the first three stanzas. But that […]
Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth Stephen Lashley says Government is considering a series of initiatives to further develop sports and the youth in Barbados. “In direct response to the economic and social benefits of sports to Barbados, Cabinet would very soon be considering a National Sports Policy that is designed to strengthen our sports […]
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Disappointed, surprised and unfair! This is how Christ Church Foundation’s track and field coach Seibert Straughn has reacted to the school’s sprint queen and top athlete Hannah Connell being left out of a 26-member Barbadian team set to travel to the CARIFTA games scheduled for April 30 – March 2 in the Bahamas. It’s a […]
A stunning first-half free-kick by captain Aaron Cumberbatch and a neat finish from Raheem Archer were all it took to crown the Alexandra School as kings of the Coca-Cola Barbados Secondary Schools’ Football League Under-16 Knockout competition. Playing at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex yesterday evening, Alexandra came up against arch-rivals Frederick Smith and defeated […]
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The dream is very much alive for Nathan Skeete. The standout national youth footballer and Combermere student has been announced as one of the two winners of the 2018 Flow Skills Challenge, paving the way for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Old Trafford to see Manchester United play live at the ‘Theatre of Dreams’. Skeete, a […]