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Strong showing at NSC Badminton

The St Michael School are the secondary school champions of the 2016 National Sports Council Independence Secondary and Primary Schools Individual Badminton Championship. Today at Kensington Oval Bond the lads from Martindale’s Road held firm, led by national player and team captain Shae Martin, to take the title against the ever-persistent Frederick Smith Secondary School […]

Bajans doing well in badminton tourney

Team 246 continues to fly the flag high at the 2016 Suriname International Badminton Championship. Reigning national singles champion Tamisha Williams booked her spot in the semi-finals of the Women’s Singles with a victory over Anjali Paragsingh from Suriname, 21-5, 21-14. Williams will now face Trinidad & Tobago’s Avril Marcelle in the semifinals. Williams and […]

Barbados shine in badminton tourney

Reigning men’s national badminton champion Cory Fanus was among a group of athletes from Barbados to impress in the just concluded Solo championship held in Trinidad and Tobago. Fanus, a member of Shuttlers Badminton Club, brought home silver in the senior men’s open singles and gold in doubles with a more experienced partner in Dakeil […]

Right path

Thirty medals and an overall fourth position in team competition at the just concluded Caribbean Badminton Championships in Aruba, has provided ample evidence that the sport is heading in the right direction in Barbados.   The Barbados team returned home last night with six gold medals along with 12 silver and bronze respectively. Despite not […]

Move on to spread badminton

The Barbados Badminton Association [BBA] is hoping to have the sport being played in all schools across the island by 2018, says president Shari Hope. Hope was speaking Friday morning during a closing ceremony held at the Barbados Community College for the first ever Shuttle Time Coaching Programme conducted by National Sports Council (NSC) coaches Caroline […]

Shuttlers A and B to contest badminton final

It will be a Shuttlers affair when the final of the David King Memorial Inter-Club Badminton Tournament takes place this Sunday at the Wildey Gymnasium. Shuttlers A and B teams have secured their places in the finals where a new champion will be crowned after their B team played impressively to edge defending champs Pioneers […]

Juniors A sweep badminton opponents

Juniors A took a 5-0 sweep over Shuttlers D when the two sides meet on the third night of the ongoing David King Memorial Inter-club Badminton tournament being played at the Wildey Gymnasium. Led by under-19 champions Shae Martin and Amanda Haywood who won their respective singles matches, Juniors A managed to take a 2-0 […]

Badminton tourney serves off

The 2015 David King Memorial Inter-club Badminton Tournament served off last night at the Wildey Gymnasium with a record 13 teams. After a two-year break the competition returned with the national Juniors A team getting their campaign off to a good start when they defeated Pioneers 5-0. In singles action Amanda Haywood was victorious 21-7 […]

Frederick Smith receives sports gear

Students of Frederick Smith Secondary School were recently presented with 20 rackets, two nets and three tubes of shuttlecocks by the Barbados Badminton Association. In an address at the Trents, St James school during the presentation ceremony, president of the association, Shari Hope, said the executive saw a need to assist in the development of […]

Badminton royalty

Andre Padmore and Tamisha Williams are the king and queen of the 2015 Barbados Badminton Association Senior National Championship. Padmore captured his second consecutive title last night when he delivered a stellar performance to come from behind against 2013 champion Bradley Pilgrim who took the first set 19-21 and won the next two sets 21-9 […]

Badminton finalists decided

On the penultimate night of the 2015 Barbados Badminton Association Senior National Championships at the Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex last night, Bradley Pilgrim sent a clear warning that he was back and meant to retake the top spots in both the singles and doubles categories which eluded him almost a year ago. Last July, […]

Champs beaten

The second night of action at the 2015 Barbados Badminton Association’s Senior Nationals Championships produced the first major upset when the defending men’s doubles pairing of Jade Browne and Andre Padmore were ousted by the newly formed combination of Andrew Clarke and Kevin Wood 21-11, 21-13, at the Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex last night. […]

Williams and Padmore dominant in Badminton

On the opening night of the 2015 Barbados Badminton Association Senior National Championships at the Wildey Gymnasium there was absolutely no room for error by the defending men’s singles champion Andre Padmore or the No.1 seeded female Tamisha Williams in their quest for dominance as they drew very tough first round opponents in the form […]

Juniors dig deep to secure badminton spots

The battle lines have been drawn as the third night of the Barbados Badminton Association’s Junior National Championship saw a number of juniors dig deep to secure their places in the finals to be held Sunday afternoon at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. Shae Martin led the charge to book spots in all categories in […]

Badminton juniors continue to impress

Some of the island’s brightest junior stars continued to shine as the action heated up in the Barbados Badminton Association’s Junior National Championships at the Wildey Gymnasium last night as many attempted to position themselves to take top honours. Dominick Scantlebury emerged as one to watch with a perfect record of wins on the night. He […]

Badminton championships get underway

The 2015 National Junior Badminton Championships served off last night at the Wildey Gymnasium with both Amanda Haywood and Shae Martin signalling their intentions for complete dominance with both defending champions making light work of their opposition. The crafty Martin cruised to victories in both the U17 and U19 singles categories by defeating Nathan Linton […]


Shari Hope is now at the helm of the Barbados Badminton Association (BBA) and is the second female to take up the post since Diane Payne back in 2008. Hope, a former national captain succeeded former president Kevin Wood when elections were held on February 20. She told Barbados TODAY one of the association’s main […]

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