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Reds win, Spurs held

Jonjo Shelvey saved Liverpool’s blushes with two goals in an entertaining Europa League group game at Young Boys today in Bern, Switzerland. Juhani Ojala inadvertently headed into his own net to put Liverpool ahead before poor defending let Raphael Nuzzolo fire in an equaliser. Reds debutant Andre Wisdom’s header restored the visitors’ lead, only for […]

Bravo: Playing smart key to T20 success

COLOMBO – West Indies batsman Darren Bravo says playing “smart” cricket will be the key to success in the ongoing World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka. “The aim is always to get better at what you do. If you keep it simple and play it smart you will get success,” Bravo, 23, said. “I have played […]

India survive scare

Afghanistan put up spirited fight but go down to heavyweights

HPC give it up

KHULNA, Bangladesh – Spinners Yannic Cariah and Veerasammy Permaul shared eight wickets, but the Sagicor High Performance Centre had to settle for a tense draw with the Bangladesh Cricket Board Academy in their tour match today, following a brave hundred from opener Soumya Sarkar. Leg-spinner Cariah was the most impressive Sagicor HPC bowler, grabbing 5-79 […]

Chelsea held at home

LONDON – Manchester United gave their fans a 1-0 victory over Galatasaray while defending champions Chelsea hung on for a 2-2 home draw against Juventus in Group G qualifying play in the Uefa Champions League this evening. In other matches, the Scottish side Celtic played to a scoreless draw with Portuguese powerhouse Benfica; Barcelona barely […]

Two from two

armstrong, clarke win september muddogs safari
Chris Armstrong and Wayne Clarke have done it again.
The winners of the opening round of the Barbados Rally Club’s MudDogs Safari Championship back in March, Armstrong and Clarke added a second victo

Mustor magic

Robin “The Undertaker” Mustor in his Mackeson Team Xray XB 9 opened the Radio Operated Auto Racers Season 4 with a hat-trick of victories over the weekend at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex, Wildey, St Michael raceway. Competing in the 1:8 off road “modified” class, Mustor sent a strong signal to his rivals that with […]

Watson destroys Ireland

Shane Watson produced a superb all-round display

CFU cup chase

Jones: BFA to fork out $275, 000 to host Barbados leg of CFU Cup

Competition heats up on the court

by Marissa Lindsay Action in the Barbados Workers Union 2012 Netball Competition continued last night at the Netball Stadium with Barbados Lumber Company UAC playing against Stars Combined in the first game of the night in Zone B. UAC won 31 to 28 over Stars. In the first quarter it was all about UAC who […]

Bowlers put HPC in control

KHULNA, Bangladesh – Veerasammy Permaul and Carlos Brathwaite followed up the Sagicor High Performance Centre’s ruthless batting with purposeful bowling to give their side the upper hand over the Bangladesh Cricket Board Academy in their tour match today. Left-arm spinner Permaul has been the most successful Sagicor HPC bowler with 3-69 from 22 overs and […]

Off to a flyer

HAMBANTOTA – Hosts Sri Lanka coasted to a crushing 82-run victory over Zimbabwe in the opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup in Hambantota today. Having lost the toss and been inserted by Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka posted a total of 182-4 from their 20 overs with a fourth-wicket partnership of 94 between Kumar Sangakkara (44) […]

Organiser: Bigger, better golfing in 2013

The island’s leading golf tournament, the United Insurance Barbados Open, will be bigger and better next year coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the event. Following the 29th annual tournament which concluded last Sunday at The Country Club at Sandy Lane, Chief Operating Officer of United Insurance David Alleyne assurred local and visiting golfers that […]

Will SA choke again?

There is a C-word that comes to mind whenever major tournaments come around and Team South Africa show up.

Out to WIn it

In a different era, in such a competition, a team blessed with the talents of the likes of Chris Gayle, Ravi Rampaul, Dwayne Smith, Dwayne Bravo, Marlon Samuels and Fidel Edwards would be real favourites to win this World Twenty20 Tournament. But Gayle and Samuels debuted for the West Indies in 2000, Edwards and Rampaul […]

No great expectations

Just a few years ago the state of cricket and its organisation were so chaotic in Zimbabwe that cricketing and government administrators agreed to put a hold on their playing of Test cricket and confined the country to the shortened formats of the international game. They are now back in the fold in all forms […]

All eyes on hosts

The title of “chokers” is worn unwillingly by the South Africans and perhaps it’s because they believe another international side should at least share it. Sri Lanka, the 1996 World Cup champions, have been to three international cricket finals over the last six years and have lost them all. In the 2007 World Cup final […]