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Sir Andy Roberts and Clive Lloyd

Lloyd, Sir Andy backing Team Skerritt

West Indies cricket greats former captain Clive Lloyd and Sir Andy Roberts have added their voices to those supporting Ricky Skerritt and Dr Kishore Shallow who are vying for the presidency and vice-presidency respectively of Cricket West Indies (CWI). In a release today, Lloyd said the 10-point “Cricket First” plan put forward by Skerritt and […]

Bayley’s Primary returned to winning ways when they captured the overall NAPSAC boys’ title.

Monarchs!

The city of Bridgetown St. Giles Primary are queens for the second consecutive year while Bayley’s Primary after a two-year hiatus returned to rule as kings when the 2019 National Primary Schools Athletics Championship concluded today at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. The athletes of Bayley’s Primary were outstanding to lift the boys’ title with […]

Nathan Skeete looks to turn before scoring a brilliant right foot goal for Barbados Under-17 against visiting St. Kitts and Nevis. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay).

Momentum!

Two first-half strikes from midfielders Devonte Richards and Nathan Skeete propelled Barbados’ Under-17 squad to a 2-0 victory over St. Kitts and Nevis yesterday at the Wildey, St Michael AstroTurf. The countries in preparation for the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Under-17 tournament played two international friendly matches where Barbados […]

Barbados athletes win special olympics world games gold

Barbados picked up two gold medals on Saturday afternoon, on the first day of the athletics competition in the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Abbygaile Mayers claimed the first medal for her country when she ran the 200m in a time of 26.25 seconds at the Dubai […]

David Coelho will be back for Sol Rally Barbados 2019.

Coelho returning for rally challenge

Trinidad & Tobago’s David Coelho is the first regional entry for Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, while confirmation of American George Sherman’s participation brings to 10 the number of overseas entries so far shown in the online entry list. Campaigning his Ford Fiesta R5, Coelho […]

Police on duty afer the attack on the mosque

Tigers heading home after attack

Bangladesh’s tour of New Zealand has been called off following a terrorist attack on two Christchurch mosques, in which at least 40 people have been killed. The players and other members of the touring party are safe, in lockdown at their hotel; some of them were on their way to one of the mosques for […]

GCB president Anand Sanasie (right) has made it clear why his board is backing incumbent CWI president Dave Cameron (center) and vice-president Emannuel Nanthan (left).

Cameron’s the man

President of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Anand Sanasie has taken umbrage at remarks made by Cricket West Indies (CWI) presidential candidate, Ricky Skerritt, who criticized the GCB for not giving him a chance to make his case as to why he should be the next president of the CWI. Sanasie, who is also a […]

Dr Donovan Bennett says the JCA will listen to Ricky Skerritt and Dr Kishore Shallow even though it too nominated Dave Cameron and Emmanuel Nanthan to head Cricket West Indies.

Fair play

Ricky Skerritt and Dr Kishore Shallow can expect better treatment in the homeland of Cricket West Indies president Dave Cameron, than they received from the cricket boards of Barbados, Guyana and the Windward Islands. The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) today distanced itself from the stance taken by the three territorial cricket boards and indicated it […]

John Sealy was lauded for his invaluable contribution to the Barbados Rally Club and to motorsport. (FP)

Stalwarts saluted; new system introduced

The introduction of a new world-class rally management system and a renewed focus on support for human resources within island motor sport were among the headline items at the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) recent annual general meeting. Addressing the membership at the Barbados Clay Target Shooting Association (BCTSA) Clubhouse at Searles, Christ Church, chairman Mark […]

Jason Holder

Holder pleased with team’s progress

Captain Jason Holder says he is pleased with the development shown by West Indies ahead of the World Cup and hopes to use the Tri-Nations Series in Ireland to put the finishing touches on preparations for the showpiece. Against all odds, the Windies twice came from behind to draw their five-match one-day series against world […]

(From right) Ricky Skerritt and Dr Kishore Shallow at last night’s discussion with facilitator David Ellis and the UWI’s Amanda Reifer.

Skerritt’s swipe

Cricket West Indies (CWI) is becoming a “Cameron-centric organization” and less of a cricket-centric entity. That’s the view of Ricky Skerritt who is challenging Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron for the post of president of the governing body of cricket in the region. In an address last night to a gathering of cricket administrators, stakeholders and fans at […]

Ralph Gonsalves

CARICOM meets with ICC

St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister and Chairman of the CARICOM sub-committee on cricket, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, is happy with the progress his organization is making with regard to restructuring Cricket West Indies (CWI). CARICOM and the International Cricket Council (ICC) met officially to address the governance of West Indies cricket recently and, according […]

Jofra Archer

Archer causing team ripples

With the spectre of Barbadian-born Jofra Archer looming large, Trevor Bayliss has been buoyed by the reaction of those players already in the current line-up. Archer, who completes his qualification for the national team on Sunday, is set to be named in England’s preliminary World Cup squad which is submitted on April 23. He will […]

Top teams tussle

Senior national men’s captain Rashad Jules provided the lone goal as Barbados Defence Force Sports Programme defeated Crane and Equipment Ellerton Club 1-0 to consolidate themselves top of zone two standings of the Barbados Football Association’s Premier League.      The former three-time defending champions BDFSP and Empire Club continue to jostle for the top spot […]

CRICKET – Gonsalves backs Skerritt, Shallow as ‘very good’ choices for CWI leadership

CMC – Outspoken St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, has labelled Ricky Skerritt and Dr Kishore Shallow as “two very good candidates”, in reaction to news the duo will be contesting the top posts in Cricket West Indies presidential elections later this month. Skerritt, a former Cabinet minister in St Kitts, […]

England’s Barbados-born fast bowler Chris Jordan blew threw the West Indies middle-order.

Disgraced!

England wrapped up a T20I series win with a 137-run thrashing of the West Indies today at Warner Park in St Kitts – a blistering bowling display dismissing the hosts for just 45, the second-lowest international T20 score ever. Having been put in to bat, England too struggled early on, slipping to 32 for 4 […]

Nikita Miller honoured

The Jamaica Cricket Association celebrated Nikita Miller on his 100th first-class game prior to the start of the Jamaica Scorpions and Barbados Pride match that commenced at Sabina Park yesterday. The 36-year-old off-spinner made his debut for Jamaica against the Leeward Islands in Discovery Bay, St. Ann from January 7-10, 2005. During that time, he […]

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