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Some of the members of Barbados’ Under-15 Football Team.

Young footballers up to the challenge

A disciplined approach and competitive attitude are the ingredients head coach Marlon Harte intends to use when Barbados compete in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Boys’ Under-15 Championship at the IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida. The junior Bajan Tridents are based in division one and will compete against Portugal, Jamaica […]

Head of the Academy of Sport, UWI, Amanda Reifer

Fresh focus

A strategic focus, new ideas and way of thinking are what national sports administrator Amanda Reifer intends to pilot once elected as secretary of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA). Reifer, the head of the Academy of Sport, University of the West Indies, has for the first time thrown her hat in the ring to run […]

Matthew Forde had a five-wicket haul in the Barbados victory.

Barbados beat Guyana in U19 cricket

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – Barbados toppled title-holders Guyana while Trinidad and Tobago edged Jamaica in a thriller, to register wins in the second round of the CWI Under-19 Championship today. Playing at Arnos Vale Stadium, Barbados chased down 125 to win by three wickets while at Park Hill, Jamaica came up short by a run […]

Jason Holder

Holder supports Test championship

West Indies captain Jason Holder has thrown his support behind the newly-launched ICC Test Championship, stressing that the longest format of the game remained the ultimate test of character and expressing a desire to see West Indies build on their success against England earlier this year. The ICC, cricket’s world governing body, yesterday launched the […]

Conde Riley and Joel Garner

Garner seeking to unseat Conde Riley

Conde Riley’s tenure as president of the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) is under serious threat from a familiar face. Retired West Indies great and former BCA president Joel ‘Big Bird’ Garner says the BCA is in dire need of leadership and as a result he says that he will be challenging Riley for the presidency […]

Barbados’ young athletes returned from El Salvador last night, Brieanna Boyce (front row, fourth left) came third in the Under-15 girls and Tia Applewhaite (fifth, left) won under-13 girls division. (Picture by Morissa Lindsay)

Young athletes show their mettle

Barbados’ performance at the second North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Associations Age Group Under-13 and 15 Championship held over the weekend in El Salvador was tremendous, says manager Marvo Burke. Team Barbados finished in the second position overall behind Trinidad and Tobago. Tia Applewhaite won overall gold in the Under-13 Girls pentathlon while […]

Barbados’ male team returned home last night all smiles with their gold medals. Coach Elwyn Oxley is at right. (Pictures by Morissa Lindsay)

Top performers

The Barbados youth volleyball team rolled back the years with exceptional performances to reach both finals against Suriname with the boys capturing gold and the girls silver overall in the recently concluded Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association [CAZOVA] Championship held in Jamaica. Former senior Barbados captain and boys’ coach Elwyn Oxley was impressed and happy with […]

Captain Shamarh Brook’s half-century was the only score of note in the hosts’ dismal second innings. (FP)

All fall down

NORTH SOUND, Antigua – A sudden, familiar batting collapse saw West Indies A squander a strong position and leave India A with a straightforward path to victory on Saturday’s final day of the opening four-day “Test” in Antigua. Cruising at 130 for two in their second innings after having erased the first innings deficit of […]

Jofra Archer (right) speaking with Barbados TODAY columnist Keith Holder.

Archer talks about England’s World Cup success

Barbados-born, new England fast bowling star Jofra Archer spent a hectic one week at home as he savoured success in the just concluded ICC World Cup in England & Wales, before returning to London to prepare for the imminent Ashes series against Australia. Last Saturday during the opening day’s play of Series 2 in the […]

Chris Woakes (with ball) dismantled Ireland with figures of 6 for 17.

Irish eyes are crying

England bowled Ireland out for 38 to win the four-day Test by 143 runs in three days and avoid being on the end of a stunning upset. Ireland, playing their third Test, were chasing 182 for a famous win today, only to be demolished by Chris Woakes and Stuart Broad in perfect conditions for seam […]

Much is expected of captain and all-rounder Nyeem Young.

Campbell expects Under-19s to do well

Coach of the Barbados Under-19 team Sherwin Campbell is expecting the side to do well in the Cricket West Indies Regional Under-19 tournament One Day Championship which takes place in St Vincent and the Grenadines from July 25 to August 11. The squad is lead by West Indies Youth team medium-pace all-rounder Nyeem Young and […]

Miguel Cummins was the best of the West Indies A’s bowlers.(FP)

Damage control

NORTH SOUND, Antigua – Test pacer Miguel Cummins struck twice in the day’s final over as West Indies A clawed their way back into the opening four-day “Test” after India A had taken the upperhand on day two of the contest in Antigua today. The Barbadian right-arm fast bowler removed Gowtham Krishnappa lbw for six […]

Nightwatchman and regular number 11 Jack Leach plays a classy drive during his 92.

Ireland positioned for shock win

England’s Test against Ireland hangs in the balance despite nightwatchman Jack Leach making 92 at Lord’s today. Leach’s second-wicket stand of 145 with Jason Roy, who hit 72, looked to have nullified the damage of England being 85 all out in their first innings. But Leach missing out on becoming the first England nightwatchman to […]

Weightlifting official Justin Cummins

Mission to breathe life into weightlifting

Former Barbados record holder Justin Cummins recently returned home from the 2019 Pacific Games held in Apia, Samoa, where he had the distinction of officiating as one of two technical controllers in the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. Cummins, who broke the national javelin record in 2008 and represented Barbados at the Pan American Games in […]

(From left) Chef de mission to Tokyo 2020 Cameron Burke, accounts development manager of IGT Global Services Limited, Patrick Clunis, Japan’s ambassador Teruhiko Shinada and BOA vice-president Ralph Johnson. (Picture by Morissa Lindsay)

Countdown to Tokyo 2020 begins

The Barbados flag is 365 days away from being paraded at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and a ceremony was held today to celebrate the one-year countdown at the Barbados Olympic Association [BOA] office in Wildey, St. Michael. It was a joint occasion held during the countdown as IGT Global Services Limited and BOA also […]

Water polo coach Ryan Forde urging on his charges during the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Federation Championship. (Picture by Morissa Lindsay)

Forde’s antidote

Barbados has sporting potential, but to reach the next level, children in the country need the necessary tools to take them there, says water polo head coach Ryan Forde. In an interview with Barbados TODAY after Barbados placed second overall on home soil at the 2019 Central American and Caribbean Swimming Federation Championship (CCCAN) held […]

Age group gold medallists (from left) Under-11 girls champion Phoebe Gittens, Under-19s queen and king Meagan Best and Khamal Cumberbatch and Under-13 star Ebony Atherley. (Picture by Morissa Lindsay)

Barbados juniors retain squash title

Barbados’ talented pool of junior squash players ruled the courts with an overall third consecutive title when the 2019 Junior Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) Championships took place at Queen’s Park Cricket Club in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The reigning champions returned home yesterday afternoon with four age-group gold medals led by Under-19 […]

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