Category: Sports

Maria ‘Flower’ Cumberbatch scores a layup while her captain Sade Clarke (right) looks on.

Tridents turmoil

Preferred Insurance Brokers Pinelands won effortlessly, 70-46, over Combined Schools Lady Tridents when the 2018 #1 Beauty Supplies and Beauty Exchange Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Women’s League continued last night at the Wildey, St Michael Gymnasium. Pinelands, the reigning double crown champions coached by Chris Holder, are top of the standings with 12 points and […]

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Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell

Sports money probe in Grenada

St GEORGE’S, Grenada – Amidst a controversy over unpaid monies to service providers and athletes, Prime Minister of Grenada Dr Keith Mitchell has called for Grenada Invitational Inc. to account for the monies which it spent on the athletics meet. Grenada Invitational Inc., which spearheaded the organising of the Grenada Invitational, is reported to have failed […]

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Alex Davis with a record-breaking smile after taking one of four records at Vertical Blue 2018 in the Bahamas.(GP)

Diving association in the works

Divers in Barbados will have a representative body when the Barbados Free Diving Association is launched next week Friday, September 28, at the National Aquatic Center in Wildey, St Michael. It is a non-profit association that will seek to represent the interest of divers across the island and the man behind it all Alex Davis […]

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Dwayne Stanford scored for Runway Duty Free. (FP)

Goals aplenty in airport tourney

Fifteen goals were scored in the four matches played last night on the second day of the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) Football Tournament. Playing at the Maurice King Complex in Briar Hall, Christ Church, GAIA Inc. kept their unbeaten status with a 3-1 victory over Group A rivals Goddard’s Catering. Goddard’s Catering took the […]

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Warrens spiker Anicia Wood with a shot past Carlton’s defence. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay).

Winning Warrens

Pan American Life Insurance Warrens Sports Club served Phoenix Security Services Carlton Club their third straight loss when the Goddard Enterprises Limited Senior Knockout continued last night at the Wildey, St Michael Gymnasium. Carlton have so far contested three games and failed to register a single win, which is the opposite situation to Warrens who […]

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Infrared is expected to engage Celestial Storm in a stiff battle.

Celestial Storm brewing this weekend

Infrared and Celestial Storm will have an epic face-off in a field of seven in the Final handicap, the feature race on the last day of the second horseracing season for 2018. They will be going the sprint 1100 meters trip this Saturday in a race with a purse of  $18 500. It is the final race on the nine-race card […]

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Jofra Archer

Archer still soaring

LONDON – Sussex’s Barbadian fast-bowling star Jofra Archer moved his tally for the season to 42 scalps, after his four-wicket haul triggered a late Warwickshire collapse today. The 23-year-old finished with four for 66 as Warwickshire, resuming the second day at Hove on 308 for two in their first innings, were bowled out for 440. […]

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Lyon’s Maxwel Cornet wheels away after scoring past City’s Ederson.

Man City lose opener to Lyon

Manchester City’s Champions League campaign got off to a poor start as the Premier League champions suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat against Lyon at the Etihad Stadium today. Maxwel Cornet drilled the French visitors ahead after Fabian Delph failed to cut out Nabil Fekir’s cross. City, who are favourites to win this season’s competition with […]

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(Left to right) Jacob Kelly, Joshua Kelly and Greg Vanderpool.

Kelly rules the road

Joshua Kelly topped category 1 as the Barbados Cycling Union held its final road race of the 2018 season on Sunday. Thirty-five cyclists started the race outside of Bushy Park on the 10.1km St Philip road course. The conditions were very hard for the cyclists, with showers and gusty winds for the first half of […]

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Barbados Davis Cup player Haydn Lewis speaking on the way forward for lawn tennis.

Poor mindset

For too long in Davis Cup tennis, Barbados has remained a group two-minded nation, and senior national player Haydn Lewis says this needs to change as a matter of urgency. Barbados was promoted to the Americas Zone Group l three times in Davis Cup history only to be relegated once more having lost 0-4 on […]

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Delight for Masabata Klaas (left) and anguish for Shemaine Campbelle (right) who was last out in the Windies innings.

Proteas draw first blood

South Africa women defeated the West Indies by 40 runs in the first game of a three-match One Day International series at Kensington Oval yesterday evening. The match which was scheduled to start at 9.30 a.m. was delayed for half an hour due to a heavy morning shower. The Proteas women who were sent in to bat […]

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Trinbago Knight Riders celebrate the retention of their Twenty20 crown. Trinidad Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley (third left) joins in.

Red force

TAROUBA, Trinidad – Not even rain could prevent Trinbago Knight Riders from successfully defending their Caribbean Premier League crown as they trounced Guyana Amazon Warriors by eight wickets in last night’s final, to clinch their third title in four years. Asked to chase a paltry 148 at the Brian Lara Stadium, TKR overcame a lengthy […]

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Trinbago Knight Riders retain CPL title

  SOURCE :CPL: Trinbago Knight Riders successfully defended their Caribbean Premier League title on Sunday after beating Guyana Amazon Warriors by eight wickets at the at the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba. This was also Trinbago Knight Riders’ third CPL title in four years. After scoring 66 in the last year’s final, opener Colin Munro was […]

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South Africa defeats Windies women at Kensington Oval

SOURCE – CMC – South Africa women defeated the West Indies women by 40 runs in the first One Day International at Kensington Oval on Sunday. Scores: SOUTH AFRICA: 201 for nine in 50 overs (Sune Luus 58, Dane van Niekerk 46 not out, Laura Wolvaardt 45; Stafanie Taylor 3-37, Deandra Dottin 2-36). WEST INDIES: […]

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Caribbean Football Union appoints new administrative consultant

  The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) has announced the appointment of Theresa Pitcairn as an administrative consultant. The CFU said that Pitcairn succeeds former General Secretary Neil Cochrane, whose substantive contract ended on July 31, 2018. Cochrane remained with the organization for an additional month to facilitate a smooth transition to his successor. Pitcairn, an […]

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Davis Cup: Barbados relegated to Group Two

  For the third time in Davis Cup history, Barbados has been relegated to Group Two. It was a mountain to climb for the Radisson Barbados Davis Cup team who lost 4-0 against Ecuador on the second and final day of the Americas Zone Group l Second Round relegation play-off tie. The national side lost […]

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Darian King with a return shot during his match against Emilio Gomez of Ecuador. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)

Court crisis

Relegation looms for the Radisson Barbados Davis Cup team as they trail 0-2 against Ecuador in their Americas Zone Group l Second Round Play-off Davis Cup tie which commenced today at the National Tennis Center. The presence on court of Darian King, Barbados’ number one seeded player and ranked 186 in the world in singles, […]

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