Category: Sports

Shai Hope on the go today’s during his half-century.

Sir Garfield: ‘Hope is class’

Legendary all-rounder Sir Garfield Sobers has described West Indies stroke-maker Shai Hope as a player of “class” and says he can become even better with a few adjustments to his game. “I saw him when the president (of Cricket West Indies) asked me to come down and do some coaching with the team for four […]

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Green House are the new champions of Eden Lodge Primary annual inter-house Sports for the first time in 12 years. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay).

Green House are Eden Lodge’s giants again

Green House broke a 12-year spell to dethrone perennial champions Gold House today at Eden Lodge Primary annual inter-house sports held today at Bridgefield, St. Thomas. Green House athletes led by house captain and Under-13 Girls Division champ Ashlyn Simmons ensured that when the curtains came down this afternoon at the 2019 edition of Eden […]

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Infrared winning the feature race with Jalon Samuel in the saddle.

Infrared nets his maiden stakes

Even one-to-one favourite Infrared came good at last, winning his first stakes race yesterday when he made every pole a winning one in the Coolmore Home of Champions feature at the Garrison Savannah. Jalon Samuel sent the chestnut to the front in the 1800-meter race with Ceroc in second in the early stages. With the first quarter […]

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Captain Jason Holder discussing strategy with coach Richard Pybus ahead of tomorrow’s first Test.

No Pybus issues

Captain of the West Indies Jason Holder says it is refreshing working with interim coach Richard Pybus. This, despite the Englishman’s appointment as interim coach of the West Indies team receiving criticism throughout the region since it was announced earlier this month. Speaking to the media this afternoon on the eve of the first Test […]

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Elegant Hotels Annual Golf Tournament has new king

John Minto from Waves Hotel & Spa is the new king of golf of the Elegant Hotels fourth annual Golf tournament that climaxed at the Apes Hill Polo grounds in St James on Friday. Minto, with a score of 34, easily dethroned last year defending champion Pat Mc Donagh of the Colony Club who did […]

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British High Commission hosts reception for cricket teams

There is no greater cricketing excitement for peoples of the Caribbean than when the English Cricket team arrives in the region for a test and One-Day series. Yesterday was no different as the scores of distinguished guest and members of the media were invited to the official residence of the British High Commissioner to Barbados […]

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Pinelands Youth Soccer Academy receives donation

Pinelands Youth Soccer Academy is kicking off the new year with a boost in resources thanks to a donation of a brand new John Deere ride-on lawn tractor from local real estate company, Island Villas Ltd.  Making the presentation to the team on Saturday morning at the Parkinson Resource Centre, Managing Director of Island Villas, […]

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Celestial Storm has point to prove

The Roger Parravacino-trained Grade 1 winner Celestial Storm will be looking for her second grade 1 victory in the final dress rehearsal before the Sandy Lane Gold Cup, The Coolmore Home of Champions stakes on Monday, January 21. A winner of the 2018 Sandy Lane Spa Sprint Trophy the grey five-year-old mare will be stepping up to 1800 meters a distance she is […]

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Windies undaunted

Underdogs or not, West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach is adamant that now is the time for the regional side to beat the visiting England side. The three-match Test series between the two countries starts next Wednesday at Kensington Oval with the West Indies rated down the ladder at number eight on the International Cricket Council’s latest […]

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Stuart Law

Law’s warning

Just days before West Indies take on England in the first Test at Kensington Oval the team’s former coach Stuart Law has sounded a warning to the visitors. Though conceding that England would be “red-hot favourites” going into next week’s first Test, Law said his former charges were fully capable of springing another surprise, just […]

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Blue House in pole position

The results from St. George Primary’s inter-house sports are not yet final pending the cricket ball throw event to take place at the school sometime next week. However, on the conclusion of today’s track races, Blue House on 374 points were ahead of Red House in second position on 354 while defending champions Green House […]

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Shamarh Brooks has received a maiden call-up to the senior West Indies team.

Brooks in

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Darren Bravo’s 27-month exile from Test cricket finally ended today, when he was named in a 13-man squad to face England in the opening Test of the three-Test series at Kensington Oval next week. The left-hander is one of several changes to the squad which suffered an embarrassing whitewash in Bangladesh […]

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Yellow House Tigers are new sports champions of Lawrence T. Gay Memorial Primary.

Tigers roar at Lawrence T. Gay Memorial

Four points separated new titleholders Yellow House Tigers on 254 from last year’s champions Blue House Panthers on 250 when Lawrence T. Gay Memorial Primary held their inter-house sports at the National Stadium today. Having placed fourth last year, Yellow House Tigers roared with determination to ensure that when the final points were announced, they […]

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Adam House celebrate as champions of St Giles Primary inter-House sports for the fourth consecutive year.

Adam House repeat as champions

Victor and victrix ludorum Kadyn Prescod and Rejada Hinds were among the chief destroyers on track today for champions Adam “Blue” House as they lifted the title four years on a stretch during St. Giles Primary School’s inter-house sports. During the annual sports held at the National Stadium today, Prescod and Hinds both in Under-nine […]

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Paradise captain Armando Lashley scored a beaver-trick while Sherian Hoyte (right) who netted a brace looks on. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)

Dismal Dames

Senior national footballer Armando Lashley scored a beaver-trick as Paradise Football Club trounced Clayton’s Kola Tonic Notre Dame 9-0 to record the biggest win of the 2019 Barbados Football Association Premier League season at the Wildey, St Michael AstroTurf last night. Lashley showed brilliant form as he ran roughshod over Notre Dame’s defence with goals […]

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Police officer on duty maintaining order at Kensington Oval today.

Fans expressed disgust with long wait

Frustrated! That was how avid cricket fans said they felt as they stood in line from as early as 8:30 a.m. today to purchase tickets for the highly anticipated West Indies/England series which starts on Wednesday, January 23. The frustrated members told Barbados TODAY they were waiting in line for over two hours and they […]

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Jason Holder

Operation – Beat England

Captain of the West Indies Jason Holder is backing his fast bowlers to be a thorn in England’s side during the upcoming three-match Test series that starts at Kensington Oval later this month. But he wants runs, runs and more runs from his batsmen to do it. “I just think it is a matter for us to […]

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