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Running for charity

Elite Sports and Ufukuzo Barbados’ distance running programme gets into full gear on Sunday. The two entities are collaborating for the Step-It-Up Run Series which will consist of 5K, 10K and 15k races in Belleplaine, St Andrew. The series starts on a 5K loop at Belleplaine at 4 p.m. and there will be a number […]

Young WI win again

BRISBANE – West Indies continued to impress in the International Cricket Council’s Under-19 World Cup, thrashing Papua New Guinea (PNG) by nine wickets at Endeavour Park, last night. PNG were bowled out for 116 in 41 overs after winning the toss and choosing to bat. Only three batsmen managed to reach double-figures, and that included […]

Hero's welcome for Keshorn

Trinidad and Tobago’s gold medal Olympian Keshorn Walcott returned home from London today and was hailed at the Piarco International Airport before a motorcade accompanied him to his Toco home.
The teenager left the airport a multi-millionaire, afte

Bolt for Big Bash?

aussie cricket team leaving door open to sign up track star
MELBOURNE – Usain Bolt has spoken of his desire to play in the Big Bash League this year, and the Melbourne Stars are keeping the door open to potentially sign him to play cricket.
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Taylor up for award

West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor has become the first woman to be nominated for the ICC Cricketer of the Year award after being included in the 2012 long list for the ICC’s top accolade. This is the first time the men’s and women’s voting academy and awards have become fully integrated and puts Taylor, who […]

Pietersen's troubles continue

The next significant date in the current dispute between Kevin Pietersen and the ECB is looming on Saturday with the deadline for England to name their World Twenty20 squad. Confidential negotiations are still ongoing and Pietersen’s representatives have not given up on him being considered for the squad if the situation is resolved. Pietersen was […]

OECS pull off upset golf win

The Dominican Republic led from the very first day until the final holes when it suffered a stunning collapse while the OECS team remained steady down the stretch to pull off the upset and win the Hoerman Cup for the first time at the August 6 to 12 RBC 56th Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships in […]

Combermere take lead against St. Leonard's

by Marissa Lindsay A first innings batting collapse by St. Leonard’s Boys gave Combermere the advantage on the first day of their three-day LIME Under-15 Championship final played at Wildey, St Michael today. Combermere won the toss and elected to send St. Leonard’s Boys in to bat on a wicket which offered much assistance to […]

Shot put winner to give up gold medal

Olympic women’s shot put champion Nadzeya Ostapchuk has been stripped of the gold medal she won at the London Games a week ago after testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid.
Two urine samples taken from the Belarussian before and after her wi

A look back at London

More enduring memories of the 2012 london olympics
1/ If David Rudisha had competed at an Olympic Games where there was no Usain Bolt, he would have been the personality of the summer. Rudisha did the unthinkable when he won the 800-metres in 1 mi

End of an era

Bahamas break US’ 28-year 4×400 reign.

Summer Nights hitting the tarmac

All the star players in the battle for the prestigious title of champion driver in the Barbados Rally Club’s Virgin Atlantic Championship are in action this weekend. Nearly 30 crews are listed on the provisional running order for the BRC Summer Nights Tarmac Stages, which runs off tomorrow. The seventh of 10 rounds, it comes […]

Windwards in charge

On a hard wicket that offered much support for the fast bowlers, Windward Islands have the upper hand on the second- day of the three-day match after dismissing Guyana for 147 in 52 overs and responding with 127 for three in their Regional Under-19 Cricket encounter at Queen’s Park. Windward Islands, after winning the toss […]

Yuvraj back after cancer

Bangalore – Yuvraj Singh is set to return to international cricket after months of cancer treatment. Yuvraj has been included in India’s squad for the World Twenty20 tournament and before that event, which begins in Sri Lanka next month, will line up against New Zealand in a two- match T20 series on home soil. The […]

OECS on Dominican Republic's tail

The hosts Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ team surged yesterday and pulled within three strokes of the Dominican Republic in the race for the Hoerman Cup at the RBC 56th Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships at Royal St. Kitts Golf Club. Raymond Percival’s outstanding second round 69 led the OECS squad to the best team score […]

Shooting action this weekend

Members of the Barbados Rifle Association will be in action at the Waterford, St Michael shooting range once again tomorrow. After a lengthy lay-off, shooters returned to action last Saturday with a static match and competitors will be involved in a combo match tomorrow. There will also be shooting on August 18. Among the shooters […]

1,2,3 party

Jamaicans broke into wild celebrations in the streets of the capital yesterday as they watched the island’s sprinters pull off a historic clean sweep of the 200-metres at the London Olympic Games Usain “Lightning” Bolt, 25, and Yohan “The Beast” Blake, 22, or the “Double B” duo as they have been dubbed in Jamaica, left […]

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