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Wales repeat!

The script remained unchanged, as Weymouth Wales retained their Barbados Football Association Premier League title for a second consecutive year with a 2-1 thrilling win over Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme (BDFSP) last night at the Wildey, St Michael AstroTurf. When these two teams face each other, blinking is never an option. Amid the excitement, […]

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Soccer Academy into premier league

Barbados Soccer Academy deservingly popped several bottles of champagne after being crowned champions of Division One football on Saturday night at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey, St Michael AstroTurf, St Michael. With showers of blessings pouring down and champagne being sprayed in the air a few moments later, it was a glorious atmosphere as the […]

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Teams jostling for survival

Clayton’s Kola Tonic Notre Dame survived game one of two in the Barbados Football Association Premier League relegation battle with a 5-0 victory against Home Improvement Compton last night at the Wildey, St Michael AstroTurf. The man who was named senior footballer of the year, Zeco Edmee, starred with a brace for Notre Dame along […]

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Belgium’s joy is Brazil’s pain

KAZAN, Russia – Belgium struck early and held off a late Brazil fightback to send the five-times champions tumbling out of the World Cup with a 2-1 victory in an end-to-end thriller today that earned them a semi-final against France. A Fernandinho own goal and a brilliant Kevin De Bruyne strike gave Belgium a spot […]

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Easy WI win against Bangladesh

Winning a Test match in two days and virtually one session must be a wonderful feeling Yet, West Indies know that there is no room for complacency after demolishing Bangladesh by an innings and 219 runs in the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. The match started on Wednesday and was […]

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Crushed!

NORTH SOUND, Antigua – West Indies trounced Bangladesh by an innings and 219 runs in just seven sessions, to record their fifth-largest Test victory ever and grab an all-important 1-0 lead in the two-match series today. The hosts needed just over 1-3/4 hours on the third day at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground to claim […]

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Windies crush Bangladesh by an innings and 219 runs

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – West Indies crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 219 runs in just seven sessions, to record their fifth-largest Test victory ever and grab an all-important 1-0 lead in the two-match series here Friday. The hosts needed just over 1-3/4 hours on the third day at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground […]

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Chess impasse before arbitration

The non-selection of three players and the elimination of one senior player from the Barbados team for the upcoming Chess Olympiad in Batumi Georgia, from September 23 to October 6, 2018, is now heading for arbitration.  Barbados TODAY was reliably informed that members of the Barbados Chess Federation met sometime last night, and the majority […]

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And then there were eight

We have reached the stage of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 where big men cry like girls and after Saturday four more teams would have been reduced to tears while an equal number will jump for joy towards the semi-finals. The round of 16 was bitter-sweet for lovers of the beautiful game as two […]

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Another title for Grantley Prescod

The victory was sweet like a slice of sweetbread for Grantley Prescod Memorial Primary, the new queens of the Pine Hill Dairy National Sports Council’s Primary Schools Netball Competition. It was a historic day for the St Barnabas-based Grantley Prescod team who just last week celebrated as champions of the BICO Football competition and returned […]

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Tigers purr

NORTH SOUND, Antigua – Seamer Kemar Roach’s sensational five-wicket haul inside the first hour sent Bangladesh crashing to the lowest total in Tests in nearly half a century, as West Indies took a stranglehold on the opening Test at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground today. Opting to bowl first on a grassy strip on the […]

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Brazil, Belgium thriller expected

SOCHI, Russia – Belgium’s quarter-final battle with Brazil will be a classic encounter between an unstoppable force and an immovable object when the tournament’s joint best defence comes up against its most free-scoring attack in Kazan on Friday. Brazil have conceded only one goal in this World Cup, the equal most stingy rearguard along with […]

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Bushy Park night challenge

Drivers in the Radical Caribbean SR3 Cup will face a new challenge this Saturday (July 7), when they race for the first time on the recently unveiled 1.28-kilometre/0.79-mile national circuit at Bushy Park during the night. The second round of the regional series follows just two weeks after the season-opener at the Frankie Boodram Wallerfield […]

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Neymar targetted

Brazil forward Neymar has defended himself against accusations he over-acted after a challenge during the 2-0 World Cup last-16 win over Mexico, saying: “I just feel the pain.” Neymar, 26, reacted strongly to an incident in which Mexico’s Miguel Layun seemed to stand on his ankle. Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio said the Paris St-Germain […]

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Crunch time in Premier League

Just like the 2018 FIFA World Cup, a few interesting results materialized on the final weekend of the Barbados Football Association’s Premier League season. Yesterday was the final opportunity for teams to cash in on three points before the league’s playoffs to decide the champions. These will take place next Sunday, July 8 at the […]

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Crumpton Street kings

Harrison College showed Queen’s College who the real kings are with a dominant 66-26 trouncing this afternoon in the final of the Co-operators General Insurance Under-16 Knockout Competition played at the Barbados Community College. This outstanding performance by the Crumpton Street boys will show them what their opponents are made of, as Harrison College and […]

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Belgium win thriller in Rostov

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia – Belgium threw caution to the wind to reach the World Cup quarter-finals as substitute Nacer Chadli scored in the dying seconds against Japan to snatch a 3-2 comeback win today and set up a clash with five-time champions Brazil. The distraught Japanese, who went 2-0 up with goals by Genki Haraguchi and […]

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