Category: Sports

CRICKET – Windies 303-6 vs BCB XI – 1st day

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies reached 303 for six at the close on the opening day of their two-day tour match against a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI at the MA Aziz Stadium on Sunday. Scores: WEST INDIES 303 for six (Shai Hope 88, Kieran Powell 72, Roston Chase 35, Shane Dowrich 24, Shimron Hetmyer 24; […]

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CRICKET – Matthews powers Windies into semi-finals

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Hayley Matthews burst to life in a special Player-of-the-Match performance as West Indies romped into the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup with a crushing 83-run victory over Sri Lanka here Friday night. Choosing to bat first at the Darren Sammy Cricket Stadium, the reigning champions stormed […]

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Vice-captain Hayley Matthews batted and bowled the West Indies into the World Cup semifinal tonight.


The Sri Lankans felt the full weight of West Indies Women’s engine room as Hayley Matthews, Deandra Dottin and Stafanie Taylor propelled the hosts to an emphatic  83-run victory at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, St Lucia tonight. Batting first on winning the toss, West Indies Women made 187 for 5. In […]

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BFA technical director Ahmed Mohammed (third left, wearing yellow) standing beside former national captain Mario Harte (fourth left) during last night’s training session. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)

Bajans finally have a Harte

Putting aside egos for the greater good of Barbados’ football has led to the return of former captain and forward Mario Harte, talented center-back Ricardo Morris and prolific midfielder Romario Harewood to the senior men’s national team. In 2017 punitive action was taken by the Barbados Football Association [BFA] against Harte and Morris for playing […]

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Team Barbados second in CMRC 2018

Team Barbados successfully defended their second place in the Country Championship standings when the 2018 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) drew to a close at South Dakota in Guyana last weekend. Kurt Thompson was the top-scoring Bajan on the day, with a hat-trick of podium finishes in Group 2, while Mark Maloney ended […]

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Bravo recounts 2014 India tour debacle

On October 17, 2014, India and West Indies played the fourth ODI of a five-match series, in the hill town of Dharamsala. Halfway through the match, news emerged that the West Indies Cricket Board (now Cricket West Indies) had decided to call off the rest of the tour. The WICB communicated to the BCCI that […]

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Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt still mulling over football

Sprint great Usain Bolt says Premier League stars Paul Pogba and Raheem Sterling have encouraged his bid to become a professional footballer. Bolt, an eight-time Olympic champion, is weighing up whether to give up on his career change after failing to agree terms with A-League club Central Coast Mariners. The 32-year-old scored twice in a […]

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Stafanie Taylor

Great escape

Defending a paltry total of 107, West Indies Women bowled and fielded as though their lives depended on it. The effort led to a resounding 31-run win over South Africa at the Darren Sammy Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia tonight. Batting first on winning the toss, West Indies Women made 107 for 7 and […]

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Wayne Rooney

‘I didn’t want to leave’

Wayne Rooney says he wanted to finish his career at Manchester United but believes he chose the right time to leave the club. The 33-year-old scored a club-record 253 goals in 559 appearances for the Red Devils between 2004 and 2017. The former club captain departed for boyhood side Everton in July last year after struggling […]

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Champion Stuart Maloney piloting his red Suzuki-powered Radical SR3 RS around the South Dakota Circuit in Guyana over the weekend.

Maloney wins Caribbean SR3 Cup

Barbadian Stuart Maloney has won the 2018 Radical Caribbean SR3 Cup. This is a title success for the only driver to have contested all 73 SR3 Cup races since March 2014. Despite finishing only one of last Sunday’s three races at South Dakota in Guyana, he had a sufficient advantage to hold off his brother […]

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Anisa Mohammed

Eyes on rain, Mohammed tomorrow

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Reigning champions West Indies will be keeping anxious watch on the skies as they bid to return to the top of Group A, when they face South Africa in a highly anticipated clash of the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup tomorrow night. The hosts easily disposed of Bangladesh in their […]

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Jason Holder

Holder out

The struggling West Indies are set to be without the services of their captain Jason Holder for the imminent tour of Bangladesh. A shoulder injury sustained during the recently concluded India tour has robbed the squad of the world’s third-ranked Test all-rounder. And the tall Barbadian fast bowling all-rounder, who celebrated his 27th birthday on […]

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Players from Combermere and Lester Vaughan being separated after things escalated.


The Coca-Cola-sponsored Barbados Secondary School Football Under-19 League match between hosts Combermere School and Lester Vaughan ended prematurely this afternoon after the game turned into a violent confrontation involving players from both teams. Police from the nearby District A Station were called in to placate the situation after the top-flight Division One game got ugly. […]

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Amid the disappointment of the loss, Nicholas Pooran reminded selectors of his quality in the final T20 International.

No excuses from captain Brathwaite

CHENNAI, India – Captain Carlos Brathwaite yesterday refused to be drawn into speculation over what could have been, after West Indies lost the third Twenty20 International in a dramatic last-ball finish. With scores tied on 181 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Manish Pandey (4 not out) and Dinesh Karthik (0 not out) scrambled a single […]

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CRICKET- Heavy rains force abandonment in Gros Islet

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Persistent heavy showers forced the abandonment of the Group A contest of the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup contest between England and Sri Lanka here Saturday. The game was scheduled for a 4 p.m. start but match officials decided at 3:45 p.m. that no play would be possible, especially […]

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Deandra Dottin’s five wickets helped the Windies Women to snatch an unlikely victory.


An inspired spell of fast bowling from all-rounder Deandra Dottin spared West Indies Women blushes, as they defeated Bangladesh by 60 runs in their opening encounter of the 1CC Twenty20 World Cup at Providence, Guyana, tonight. Batting first after being inserted, West Indies Women were restricted to 106 for 8 in their 20 overs in […]

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Stolen (center) is favoured for tomorrow’s feature race.

Focus on Stolen in Breeders Classic

Barbados Thoroughbred Breeders Association sprint champion Stolen heads a field of six in the Mega 6 Breeders Classic Trophy when the third racing season gets started tomorrow. The 1800 meter event will carry a purse of $30 000 plus $8,543.00 in subscriptions and is race 7 on the eight-race card and runs off at 4.15 p.m. Stolen, a five-year-old […]

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