Category: Sports

Deandra Dottin

Dottin jumps to number two in T20 rankings

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Veteran West Indies star Deandra Dottin is now the world’s number two-ranked all-rounder in Twenty20 Internationals. In the latest rankings announced earlier this week by the International Cricket Council the 27-year-old had jumped two spots to second, following her exploits in the recent ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in the […]

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Jason Holder

Ideal choice

Jason Holder’s leadership qualities and outstanding on-field performances has made him the ideal person to lead West Indies at this critical juncture. This is the view of former Barbados and West Indies fast bowler Ezra Moseley who believes even though West Indies have faced difficult times of recent, the 27-year-old Barbadian capable of leading the […]

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Good Shepherd players and staff celebrate their achievement of reaching the final.

Gooding steers Good Shepherd

Captain Oliver Gooding took two wickets and scored an unbeaten 35 runs as Good Shepherd Primary beat Reynold Weekes Primary by eight wickets on Tuesday, to book their place in the final of the National Sports Council Guardian Group Herman Griffith Primary Schools Competition. Reynold Weekes, runners-up last year to defending champions Bayley’s Primary, posted […]

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Goal-scorer Kevin Samuels (second from left) comes under pressure from a Notre Dames defender. (Photo by Morissa Lindsay)

Dramatic draw

National striker Zeco Edmee and substitute Daniel Rowe netted twice in the space of three minutes as Clayton’s Kola Tonic Notre Dame came from behind to snatch a 2-2 draw against Barbados Soccer Academy in the Premier League on Sunday night. Staring at defeat with less than four minutes left in the contest at the […]

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Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton caps title-winning season

ABU DHABI – Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to end the season in which he clinched his fifth World Championship on a high. It was the 11th victory of the year for Hamilton, who dominated the race with a controlled drive Hamilton performed ‘doughnut’ spins after crossing the line, before he and […]

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Proverbs post 74 on Day 1 of RBC GOLF Classic

Former champion Simon Proverbs fired early warning shots on the first day of the 2018 RBC Classic at the Barbados Golf Club on Saturday. Proverbs, the 2012 champion, kept himself among the main contenders with a two-over-par 74 that left him well-positioned  to fight with his challengers over the final 18 holes on Sunday. Driving well […]

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Gandalf the one to beat tomorrow

Connections of 2018 Massy United Derby winner Gandalf will be going after the horse of the year honours when he tackles the top rated horses for the first time in the inaugural running of the J B Simpson Classic Handicap sponsored by Carlton A1 Supermarket tomorrow. The J B Simpson Classic is the feature race on the […]

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Jomel Warrican (third left), who has so far taken six wickets in the match, is congratulated by teammates after claiming another Bangladeshi wicket.

Windies fightback

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh – Left-arm spinner Jomel Warrican and offspinner Roston Chase took two wickets apiece to lead a West Indies fightback against Bangladesh at the end of day two in the first Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium today. Warrican and Chase, along with fellow spinner Devendra Bishoo accounted for all five Bangladesh wickets to […]

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Delissa Kimmince celebrates after dismissing Stafanie Taylor yesterday.

West Indies Women hurt by batting

It was a big disappointment to watch West Indies Women as they lost by 71 runs to rivals Australia Women in the first semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 Championship in Antigua yesterday. With all the hype surrounding the match, especially since West Indies were the defending champions and Australia were their victims by eight […]

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Last rites - West Indies tailenders Shamilia Connell and Shakera Selman congratulate the Aussies on their semi-final victory.

Heartbreak

ST JOHN’S, Antigua –  Australia dethroned the West Indies Women and booked a place in Saturday’s Women’s World Twenty20 final with a crushing 71-run victory in the first semi-final at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua tonight. Stunned by the Caribbean side in the 2016 final in Kolkata, the three-time champions were at their […]

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LeBron James has been on a tear in recent times.

James wins on return to Cleveland

LeBron James scored 32 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out seven assists to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a come-from-behind 109-105 win over the Cavaliers in his return to Cleveland last night. The Lakers, sparked by James, went on a 16-3 run late in the fourth quarter to erase a 99-91 Cavaliers lead. […]

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Steven Leslie

Leslie: ‘Barbados goofed on World Cup’

The massive crowds witnessed at Caribbean venues during the ongoing ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, should fill Barbadians with a sense of regret, having missed the opportunity to be among the countries to host matches. This is the view of director of cricket for the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA), Steven Leslie, who in an interview […]

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Glory beckons

West Indies Women and Australia face off in tomorrow’s semifinal of the ICC World Twenty20 Tournament with victory the only option for both. It makes for a tantalizing encounter. West Indies Women have played unbeaten in the tournament, and have been imbued with the spirit and support of thousands of West Indian fans who have […]

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Sir Viv, Lloyd support WI Women’s glory bid

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Two of the greatest players in the game’s history have thrown their full support behind West Indies women, in their bid to win the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup on home soil. Sir Viv Richards, who is listed among the top five greatest cricketers of all time and Clive Lloyd, regarded […]

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Huge crowds have been following the progress of the West Indies Women in the World Cup.

Women’s World Cup a huge hit

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Tournament director Jennifer Nero has hailed the organizing committees of the ongoing ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup in St. Lucia and Guyana, following the completion of group stages in those two territories. Nero, who is also a director of Cricket West Indies, said the tournament has attracted record numbers of […]

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Stuart Law

Early exit

ST JOHN’S. Antigua – It would appear that Stuart Law could not wait to be rid of the West Indies team. The Australian, who quit his position as coach in September, was scheduled to end his stint after the tour of Bangladesh but has apparently ended his stint prematurely. The 50-year-old Law has not travelled […]

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Mario Harte

Finally!

Former captain Mario Harte marked his return to the national side with a goal as Barbados’ senior men’s football team won their first match of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football Nations League last night. Faced with a must-win situation having failed to secure a win in the tournament heading into […]

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