Category: Sports

Poisoned chalice

Former Barbados all-rounder Franklyn Stephenson believes coaching the West Indies senior men’s team must be the most frustrating job in the world and adds he was surprised Stuart Law lasted so long at the helm. Stephenson’s comments came a day after the resignation of Law who took up the position as coach of West Indies […]

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Dave Cameron

Cameron seeking seamless transition

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Cricket West Indies president, Dave Cameron, says he is hoping for a “seamless transition” following the shock resignation of head coach Stuart Law. The Australian said yesterday he would leave the post at year-end, following tours of India and Bangladesh in the coming months, to take up the head coach position with […]

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Rocco Bowen rules once again at Emerald Downs.

Bajan king of Emerald Downs

AUBURN, Washington – It was only fitting that Barbadian jockey Rocco Bowen won the final race of the 2018 Emerald Downs season, as part of a double on yesterday’s 11-race card. After all, the 29-year-old dominated the five-month campaign, finishing with 109 wins to be formally crowned champion for an unprecedented third season in the […]

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Stuart Law (right) quits as West Indies head coach

Law walks

Cricket West Indies will soon be on the hunt for a head coach of the senior regional team after Australian Stuart Law tendered his resignation from the post with effect from January 2019. Law’s resignation means he will remain with the Windies team for the upcoming away series against India and Bangladesh. He will then […]

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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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