Category: Sports

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


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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Shai Hope

CRICKET – Windies 303-6 vs BCB XI – 1st day

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies reached 303 for six at the close on the opening day of their two-day tour match against a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI at the MA Aziz Stadium on Sunday. Scores: WEST INDIES 303 for six (Shai Hope 88, Kieran Powell 72, Roston Chase 35, Shane Dowrich 24, Shimron Hetmyer 24; […]

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CRICKET – Matthews powers Windies into semi-finals

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Hayley Matthews burst to life in a special Player-of-the-Match performance as West Indies romped into the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup with a crushing 83-run victory over Sri Lanka here Friday night. Choosing to bat first at the Darren Sammy Cricket Stadium, the reigning champions stormed […]

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Vice-captain Hayley Matthews batted and bowled the West Indies into the World Cup semifinal tonight.


The Sri Lankans felt the full weight of West Indies Women’s engine room as Hayley Matthews, Deandra Dottin and Stafanie Taylor propelled the hosts to an emphatic  83-run victory at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, St Lucia tonight. Batting first on winning the toss, West Indies Women made 187 for 5. In […]

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BFA technical director Ahmed Mohammed (third left, wearing yellow) standing beside former national captain Mario Harte (fourth left) during last night’s training session. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)

Bajans finally have a Harte

Putting aside egos for the greater good of Barbados’ football has led to the return of former captain and forward Mario Harte, talented center-back Ricardo Morris and prolific midfielder Romario Harewood to the senior men’s national team. In 2017 punitive action was taken by the Barbados Football Association [BFA] against Harte and Morris for playing […]

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Team Barbados second in CMRC 2018

Team Barbados successfully defended their second place in the Country Championship standings when the 2018 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) drew to a close at South Dakota in Guyana last weekend. Kurt Thompson was the top-scoring Bajan on the day, with a hat-trick of podium finishes in Group 2, while Mark Maloney ended […]

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Bravo recounts 2014 India tour debacle

On October 17, 2014, India and West Indies played the fourth ODI of a five-match series, in the hill town of Dharamsala. Halfway through the match, news emerged that the West Indies Cricket Board (now Cricket West Indies) had decided to call off the rest of the tour. The WICB communicated to the BCCI that […]

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Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt still mulling over football

Sprint great Usain Bolt says Premier League stars Paul Pogba and Raheem Sterling have encouraged his bid to become a professional footballer. Bolt, an eight-time Olympic champion, is weighing up whether to give up on his career change after failing to agree terms with A-League club Central Coast Mariners. The 32-year-old scored twice in a […]

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Stafanie Taylor

Great escape

Defending a paltry total of 107, West Indies Women bowled and fielded as though their lives depended on it. The effort led to a resounding 31-run win over South Africa at the Darren Sammy Stadium in Gros Islet, St Lucia tonight. Batting first on winning the toss, West Indies Women made 107 for 7 and […]

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Wayne Rooney

‘I didn’t want to leave’

Wayne Rooney says he wanted to finish his career at Manchester United but believes he chose the right time to leave the club. The 33-year-old scored a club-record 253 goals in 559 appearances for the Red Devils between 2004 and 2017. The former club captain departed for boyhood side Everton in July last year after struggling […]

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Champion Stuart Maloney piloting his red Suzuki-powered Radical SR3 RS around the South Dakota Circuit in Guyana over the weekend.

Maloney wins Caribbean SR3 Cup

Barbadian Stuart Maloney has won the 2018 Radical Caribbean SR3 Cup. This is a title success for the only driver to have contested all 73 SR3 Cup races since March 2014. Despite finishing only one of last Sunday’s three races at South Dakota in Guyana, he had a sufficient advantage to hold off his brother […]

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Anisa Mohammed

Eyes on rain, Mohammed tomorrow

GROS ISLET, St Lucia – Reigning champions West Indies will be keeping anxious watch on the skies as they bid to return to the top of Group A, when they face South Africa in a highly anticipated clash of the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup tomorrow night. The hosts easily disposed of Bangladesh in their […]

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