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Gayle force takes Kings XI top of the standings

KOLKATA, India, CMC – Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle uncorked another gem of a half-century as Kings XI Punjab beat Kolkata Knight Riders by nine wickets under Duckworth/Lewis, to storm to the top of the Indian Premier League standings here Saturday. Asked to chase a revised target of 125 off 13 overs after rain […]

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Wins for Cavaliers, Bulls

Defending champions Barbados Lumber Company Lakers are beginning to look a bit shaky having suffered yet another loss, this time 75-57 against Station Hill Cavaliers in the Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Premier League. It was a collective effort from the Cavaliers bench as they commanded the first three quarters 18-11, 38-23 and […]

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Panton’s playground

The buzz around this year’s SOL Barbados Rally is already in the air. But before that extravaganza, several top drivers will get the chance to test their mettle when the Carter’s Pit-Stop Stages runoff in earnest this Sunday. Reigning Barbados Rally Club (BRC) champion driver, Jamaica’s Jeff Panton, launches his title defence seeded at number […]

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Gayle still T20’s boss

MOHALI, India – Superstar opener Chris Gayle has taken aim at detractors following his scintillating hundred yesterday, contending he had nothing further to prove in his career. The 38-year-old blasted an unbeaten 104 off 63 balls – his 21st Twenty20 hundred and sixth in the Indian Premier League – to help Kings XI Punjab end Sunrisers Hyderabad’s unbeaten […]

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NSC fiasco

Some coaches who have served over three decades at the National Sports Council (NSC) are unhappy and are expressing their disgust at the permanent appointment of some of their colleagues who have been at the institution for fewer than ten years. The appointments relate to two specific categories – sessional to temporary and temporary to […]

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Alleyne leads Empire’s assault

Massy United Insurance Empire’s Peter Alleyne was in irresistible form last weekend, as action in the Barbados Hockey Federation’s Division One competition continued at the Hockey Centre, Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. On Saturday, a fantastic beaver-trick from Alleyne led a weakened Empire side to a convincing 6-0 win over Deacons, who were also missing some key […]

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Gayle force still blowing!

Prior to the start of IPL 2018, Kings XI Punjab’s director Virender Sehwag said Chris Gayle would be worth the money spent on him if he were to win his team two or three games. Gayle has now played two match-winning innings in two matches. Four days after his 33-ball 63 against Chennai Super Kings, […]

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Scott returning for Sol Rally 2018

Former Rallycross champion Andy Scott confirmed today that he will drive a newly-acquired Ford Fiesta R5 in Sol Rally Barbados 2018, having had such “a great experience” on his debut last year in a rented Ford Escort MkII. An excited Scott landed in Barbados yesterday from his home in Dumfries, Scotland, just 72 hours after […]

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Pinelands’ night

Barbados Hilton Resort Warriors Sports Club slumped to their first defeat in five games, losing 82-76 to KFC Orange Three Pinelands in the Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Premier League last night at the Wildey Gymnasium. Two of the big men in Pinelands starting five Charles Vanderpool and Junior Moore sizzled last night […]

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Blackbirds finally out the coop

University of the West Indies Blackbirds soared to their first win of the Barbados Football Association Premier League with a 1-0 result against Crane and Equipment Ellerton Football Club on Sunday at the Wildey, St Michael AstroTurf. After four winless encounters, UWI were on the hunt for their first win of the season and they […]

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Team Barbados for Arnold Classic

Hadley Hoyte and Shakira Doughlin are among nine bodybuilding and fitness athletes who will represent Barbados at the Arnold Classic Brazil in Sao Paulo from April 20 – April 22. It’s a historic event that will see local competitors on such a prestigious international stage for the first time in about seven decades. The Barbados […]

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Young football talent on display

It was celebration time all around as various champions were crowned in the Under-13, 15 and 17 age groups of the 2018 Scotiabank National Youth Cup which concluded this past Saturday at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey, St Michael AstroTurf. With the Under-nine and 11 Divisions already decided two weeks ago, it was the turn of […]

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Russell lights up Eden Gardens

Another bludgeoning knock from Andre Russell helped Kolkata Knight Riders to a 71-run IPL victory over Delhi Daredevils on Gautam Gambhir’s return to Eden Gardens today. Jason Roy, who blasted 91 not out from 53 balls in Delhi’s win over defending champions Mumbai Indians on Saturday, was later stumped by Kolkata captain Dinesh Karthik off […]

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Tridents schooled

Combined Schools Tridents were taught a lesson – 105-78 – when they met Barbados Hilton Resort Warriors Sports Club yesterday afternoon in the Co-operators General Insurance Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Premier League played at the Barbados Community College. Jamar Spanner Headley and fellow forward Justin Pile continued their impressive form both scoring 30 points each […]

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Wisden glory for humble Shai Hope

In commenting on his latest award as one of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year, talented Barbados and West Indies batsman Shai Hope said it was a “very humbling feeling”. Hope’s reaction is reflective of the demeanour he continues to exhibit following significant achievements in 2017. His selection was due to his record feat of […]

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No rancour in Lynch’s departure

President of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Conde Riley has confirmed that chief executive officer Noel Lynch is parting company with the local governing body of cricket in the island at the end of the month. Lynch who was appointed to the position of CEO of the BCA two years ago submitted his letter of […]

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Court Warriors

Barbados Hilton Resort Warriors Sports Club held on for a rousing 77-71 triumph when they met table leaders Barbados Lumber Company Lakers last night at the Wildey Gymnasium. That win was just what Warriors’ coach Frederick Bynoe ordered as his team now move onto 15 points, one point behind the Lakers following round two of […]

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