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Matthews to feature in T10 matches

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor has been named to lead the NLCB Revellers, one of two teams which will contest two inaugural T10 matches in the Caribbean Premier League this week. The matches will also see the return of Hayley Matthews. The Barbadian opener did not feature in West Indies […]

Death knell?

Women’s basketball in Barbados is in the doldrums. It is in a state where it is on the verge of dying unless the Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) comes up with ways for its resurgence. The 2019 #1 Beauty Supplies and Exchange Women’s League season saw one of the worse ever turnouts with only three […]

Major plans for beach wrestling

Barbados not only won a historic bid to host the Pan American Beach Wrestling Championships from May 29 to 31, 2020, but it has also been chosen to host the world ranking series in 2021. In a recent interview with the president of the Barbados Wrestling Association Rollins Alleyne and Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. representative […]

Tino Best believes CWI did the West Indies team an injusice by dismantling the coaching and selection team only weeks before the World Cup.

Who will it be?

Former Barbados and West Indies fast bowler Tino Best and veteran cricket commentator Joseph “Reds” Perreira are predicting that Phil Simmons will be the new head coach of the West Indies team. But both have agreed that cricket icon Desmond Haynes must be allowed to contribute to West Indies cricket in some form. Haynes, Simmons […]

Deserving dozen

A magnificent strike by Shakerie Mottley ensured underdogs Pride of Gall Hill emerged victorious 1-0 against University of the West Indies Blackbirds and finished top of Group C with seven points in the qualifying round of the Capelli Sport Super Cup. The ongoing Capelli tournament [worth BDS$50, 000 for the champion team and a car […]

King’s ton puts Warriors in final

PROVIDENCE, Guyana – The Guyana Amazon Warriors predictably maintained their unbeaten streak, notching their 11th win on the trot in a comfortable 30-run victory over the Barbados Tridents yesterday to book their place in the final of the Caribbean Premier League. Led by an outstanding unbeaten century from opener Brandon King, the Warriors posted a […]

Tons for Elgar, de Kock

Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock struck centuries to help South Africa avoid the threat of a follow-on and reach 385-8 at stumps on day three of the first Test against India today. The Proteas resumed in some trouble on 39 for 3 in reply to their hosts’ first-innings of 502 for 7 declared, but […]

Sad St. Catherine facing demotion

While the foremost focus is at Queen’s Park for the local derby between Spartan and Empire in Series 6 of the BCA Elite division three-day Championship starting tomorrow, Crane Resort St. Catherine and their loyal supporters must be hoping and praying for a big change in fortunes to avoid relegation for the first time. At […]

Warriors’ way

Barbados Hilton Resort Warriors laid claim to their maiden Barbados Amateur Basketball Association Second Division Knockout title when they trounced VR Carrington Construction Challengers 76-67 last night at the Wildey Gymnasium. Talented point guard and captain of Warriors Nicholas King registered a game-high 24 points, 16 of which were scored in the first quarter for […]


A Jamaica Tallawahs squad that started the 2019 Caribbean Premier League season with Chris Gayle, Rovman Powell, Oshane Thomas, Andre Russell, Glenn Phillips and Chadwick Walton, and ended with the likes of Dwayne Smith, Jerome Taylor and Liton Das, suffered their final insult when they were dismissed for 79 in 16.3 overs by the rampant […]

Tridents ease to win over Knight Riders

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Their bowlers set it up and their batsmen led by Johnson Charles’ steady half-century formalised a crucial, seven-wicket victory for Barbados Tridents over defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League last night. Charles struck five fours and two sixes in a top score of 55 from 47 […]

Desmond Haynes

Final pick

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Barbados and West Indies batting legend Desmond Haynes will face off against former head coach Phil Simmons and current interim coach Floyd Reifer in the race to be the next full-time head coach of the West Indies men’s team. Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced today that Haynes, Reifer and Simmons had […]

Gayle, Pollard to feature in The Hundred

Eoin Morgan, Steve Smith, David Warner and Chris Gayle are among the names confirmed in the draft for The Hundred. In total, 20 of the world’s best cricketers have so far been confirmed to take part in the brand-new domestic tournament set to be launched next summer, between July 17 and August 16. The new-concept […]

Caribbean jockeys in the spotlight

FORT ERIE, Canada – Jamaica-born Kirk Johnson grabbed the headlines with a pair of wins to lead Caribbean jockeys plying their trade at the Fort Erie racetrack on yesterday’s race card. Riding on the nine-race card, the long-standing reinsman captured the first two races on the card before Christopher Husbands and fellow Barbadian Keveh Nicholls […]

Lyles win 200m gold

A rousing US gold medal treble ignited a pumping Khalifa Stadium on day five of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 today. On an unforgettable night for the world’s heavyweight track and field nation, Noah Lyles stormed to 200m success, Donavan Brazier blitzed to a record-breaking 800m victory and Sam Kendricks edged a rip-roaring […]

Miguel Cummins quits WI cricket

West Indian fast bowler Miguel Cummins has signed a three-year Kolpak deal with Middlesex, ruling him out of contention for future international duties. Cummins has played 14 Tests and 11 ODIs, with his most recent West Indies appearance coming in the Antigua Test against India in August. The 29-year-old had a brief spell as an […]

Husbands’ quality to the fore again

TORONTO, Canada – For the second straight weekend, ace Barbadian rider Patrick Husbands swept both stakes races on a Woodbine card when he won the CAN$150 000 Grade 3 Durham Cup and Ontario Derby at the prestigious Toronto Oval. The 46-year-old first partnered with 5-2 choice The Great Day in race three to win the […]