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Springer eyeing future senior call-up

Fast-bowling all-rounder Shamar Springer sees the current Caribbean Premier League and the upcoming Cricket West Indies Super50 Cup as the ideal platforms to launch his bid for international selection. The livewire 21-year-old snapped up three crucial wickets as Jamaica Tallawahs snatched a dramatic five-run win over Barbados Tridents at Kensington Oval on Monday night. Tallawahs […]

Broken Tridents

It appears the Barbados Tridents have a patent for losing games at Kensington Oval in the Caribbean Premier League. Last night they suffered their eighth consecutive ignominious defeat at the Oval, when they lost a close encounter by five runs against the Jamaica Tallawahs. Chasing a paltry total of 128, the Tridents scored 122 for […]

Chargers dominate archrivals Deacons

Chargers were plugged into all with a straight-sets 3-0 victory over long-time rivals Deacons when the Barbados Volleyball Association Goddard Enterprises Limited Senior Knockout Competition continued last night at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium. Coached by Lerone Knight and captained by former outstanding Barbadian player Sharon Bovell, Chargers were unstoppable winning 25-22, 25-13 and 26-24 against […]

Sterling impacting on racism in football

Raheem Sterling’s comments on racism will be seen as a milestone and have already affected media reporting, according to Fare executive director Piara Power. Manchester City attacker Sterling’s decision to speak out after he was racially abused in a Premier League game at Chelsea in December 2018 was praised by the chief of Fare, an […]

Husbands’ sizzling form continues

TORONTO, Canada – Veteran Barbadian jockey Patrick Husbands maintained his imperious added-money form at Woodbine on Saturday, sweeping both feature races on the 11-race card in front-running style. The seven-time champion first partnered with hot favourite Owlette to win the CAN$100 000 Victorian Queen Stakes in race seven, and then returned in race nine with […]

Showtime

Striker Jabarry ‘Papi’ Chandler accounted for the lone match-winning goal as Empire Club snatched a 1-0 victory over St. Andrew Lions when the 2019 Capelli Sport Super Cup continued last night at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey, St. Michael, AstroTurf. As the rain pelted down, the opening half of the nightcap game ended in a […]

Warriors hand Tridents another loss

Unbeaten leaders Guyana Amazon Warriors brushed aside Barbados Tridents by 12 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern in a rain-hit affair, to reach the Caribbean Premier League playoffs with four games left in the preliminary round. Chasing a meagre 139 at Kensington Oval last night, Amazon Warriors were cruising at 77 for two after 10 overs when rain […]

Goal rush

Paradise Football Club made an early statement as they destroyed Fitts Village 8-1 compliments a hat-trick each from Chai Lloyd and Armando ‘Suga’ Lashley in their opening game of the 2019 Capelli Sport Super Cup. During last night featured game played at the Barbados Football Association’s Wildey, St. Michael, AstroTurf, Paradise became the second team […]

Four chosen for Doha

Top Barbadian hurdler Shane Brathwaite headlines a team of four athletes – two women and two men – who will represent Barbados at the upcoming World Championships in Doha, from September 27 to October 6. Brathwaite will compete in the 110m hurdles. His qualifying performance that is also a season’s best is 13.31 seconds and […]

‘Stop asking me about retirement’

Veteran Windies batsman Chris Gayle has voiced his annoyance regarding constant speculation surrounding his future, particularly as it relates to expected retirement plans. Gayle, who turns 40 tomorrow, announced that he planned to retire from the sport following the ICC World Cup a few months ago.  The player, however, seemed to have a change of […]

Warriors’ streak

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Red-hot Guyana Amazon Warriors extended their unbeaten start to the Caribbean Premier League season while inflicting yet another blow to Jamaica Tallawahs’ playoff hopes, with a commanding 81-run victory last night. Sent in at Sabina Park, Amazon Warriors marched to 218 for six off their 20 overs – their highest ever CPL […]

FIFA issues archaic Iran ultimatum

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has demanded that Iran end its ban on women attending football matches. The 49-year-old Swiss said the governing body was “expecting positive developments” before Iran’s next home match in October. He stopped short of threatening to suspend Iran, a move human rights groups have called for after the country failed to […]

Man City back to winning ways

Manchester City bounced back from their shock Premier League defeat at Norwich by launching their Champions League campaign in style with a deserved 3-0 victory at Shakhtar Donetsk today. Humbled at Carrow Road on Saturday evening, the English champions were imperious in Ukraine against an initially tenacious, but ultimately inferior, opponent. Riyad Mahrez opened the […]

Title chase

Former Barbados Davis Cup player Kodi Lewis’ bid to reach the championship match of the 2019 SOL Barbados Open Tennis Nationals was denied by former St. Lucia star Akeem Gustave last night at the National Tennis Centre in Wildey. Lewis, the older brother of national number two seed Haydn Lewis, lost the men’s semifinal in […]

Aussie women win Twenty20 series

Australia’s women won the International Twenty20 series after thrashing the West Indies Women by nine wickets in the second match at Kensington Oval last night. Set a paltry 98 to win the match and the series, Australia made a mockery of the run chase by scoring 98 for one in 14.3 overs. Opener Alyssa Healy […]

Root: ‘Still learning to handle Jofra’

Joe Root has admitted he is still learning how best to handle Jofra Archer and cautioned against expecting too much of England’s newest fast-bowling talent, after a debut series in which Archer collected 22 wickets from four Tests while showcasing both searing pace and impressive control. Archer helped set up victory at The Oval with […]

England’s new gold nugget

Jofra Archer says that his first taste of Test cricket this summer has whet his appetite for future engagements, after his haul of 22 wickets at 20.27 helped to secure a 2-2 draw in his maiden series against Australia. Speaking in the wake of England’s 135-run win in the fifth Test at The Oval, Archer […]