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Crop Over golf tourney next month

Nissan will partner with the Barbados Golf Club to host the Crop Over Golf Tournament. The tourney, the first major golf tournament sponsored by Nissan, will be held at the Barbados Golf Club on Saturday, July 25, 2015. The tournament will be a team event, each team consisting of two players, and will be played […]

Online contest launched

Exciting and creative! That’s how Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Stephen Lashley views the new Barbados TODAY Crop Over Superstar Competition officially launched at his Haggatt Hall office this morning. Declaring that his ministry and the National Cultural Foundation were fully on board with the contest, he stressed it was the kind of private […]

Swimming official pays courtesy call

Dr Julio Maglione, president of the Pan American Sports Organization, recently paid a courtesy call on Barbados Olympic Association president, Steve Stoute and toured the Barbados Olympic Museum. Dr Maglione, who is also the president of the International Swimming Federation, was in Barbados to attend a General Assembly of the Central American and Caribbean Aquatics […]

Advice for athletes

The Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA) this week hosted a High-Performance Workshop at the Barbados Beach Club for local athletes heading to this year’s Pan American Games in Toronto, and Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa. The goal of the workshop was to help prepare the athletes mentally for the rigours of these games. The lead facilitators, […]

Ban Ki-moon coming

Young people across the Caribbean will have a rare opportunity to directly state their concerns to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon when The University of the West Indies (The UWI) hosts a UN youth symposium at Cave Hill campus next Friday. The UN Chief will be in Barbados for the 36th CARICOM Heads […]

36 tourism scholarships announced

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) has awarded a record number of scholarships to 36 Caribbean students for a total of US$141,800 in funding to enable them to pursue higher education in the hospitality and tourism fields. Madeline Layne, who will be going to Johnson & Wales to pursue culinary studies, was […]

Barbados among top finishers in Tobago event

Barbados’ Oein Josiah and Elisa Whitehouse gave a good account of themselves over the weekend at the MASSY Rainbow Cup Triathlon in Tobago. Barbados did not disappoint with podium performances in both the male and female Olympic sprint distances, which also involved entrants from Martinique, Canada, Germany, Venezuela and Grenada, among others. Josiah, sponsored by […]

University welcomes Budget announcement

Principal of the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Eudine Barriteau, has welcomed Government’s promise of financial support for low income Barbadian students, as announced by Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler in his budget presentation last evening. Professor Barriteau noted that since the introduction of the new tuition fee […]

WIPA, WICB on same page

In the wake of West Indies’ shambolic Test series performance against Australia, the pay structure impasse that developed last year among some international players, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) appears to have been settled. In a release today the WICB revealed that the board and the WIPA […]

Another CGI winner

Consumers’ Guarantee Insurance Co. Limited (CGI) has announced the second lucky winner of its ‘Win Free Insurance Promotion’. The winner, Veronica Powell of Christ Church, said she could not believe she had won the competition and was thrilled to receive her prize of free home insurance for a year from Dwayne Holder, CGI’s operations/underwriting manager. […]

$100,000 to school music

Students in some of the island’s schools will soon be better honing their skills in instrumental music through a donation to the National Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Music In Schools Programme. The Multinational Fair and the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation on Friday last made available to the programme the sum of $100,000. Sharen Lady Carmichael and […]

‘Bizzy’ and Sir David to be conferred with honorary degrees

Former Chief Justice Sir David Simmons and leading businessman Ralph “Bizzy” Williams are among outstanding Caribbean nationals who will be awarded honorary degrees by the University of the West Indies (UWI) at its annual graduation ceremonies. In a release issued today, the UWI said 21 public figures would be acknowledged for their outstanding achievements and […]

Sandals joins Golf Experience

Golf Experience Caribbean is partnering with Sandals Resorts International as title sponsor for its 2015 International Pairs Caribbean series of qualifying tournaments. The winning two-person team from each qualifier will earn an all expenses paid trip to represent their country at the International Pairs World Finals at the Denia Marriott Golf La Sella Resort & […]

Sol supports parenting workshop

My Child And I, a Barbadian-based charity working to help families and youth throughout the Caribbean, is proving that parents need guidance too. The advice came by way of the successful culmination of its regional Free Parenting Workshop series, held at Hilton Barbados. With a target-breaking 100 parents enrolled in the workshop, the session asserted local […]

Chefette behind Awesome Sunday

Younger patrons of Gospelfest will have lots to look forward to during the 2015 season. One of the highlights will be the Chefette-sponsored One Awesome Day, which comes off on the final day of the festival on Sunday. For that event at Farley Hill National Park, an area will be set aside for kids to […]

LIME backing for Gospelfest

LIME, Barbados’ leading telecommunications provider, has once again thrown its full support behind Gospelfest. The annual festival, which celebrates Christian values through music and dance, got under way last weekend with a thanksgiving service at Bethel Pentecostal Church in Drax Hall, St George. “Gospelfest has served our community well for more than two decades, and […]

4,500 plus in Chefette Fun Run

Over 4,500 supporters of the Chefette Fun Run came out on Sunday for the biggest charity event so far for the year. Every year, this family event attracts fitness enthusiasts and people of charitable spirit, including those from corporate Barbados, schools and community groups. They put their favourite calorie-burning hobbies of running, walking, skating or riding […]