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Queen’s Baton on Barbados leg

Queen’s Baton on Barbados leg

The Queen’s Baton is in town and Monday morning during a 10k road relay, representatives of national federations, schools and prominent sports personalities passed the baton through districts in St Michael. The baton relay started in March at Buckingham Palace and will travel on an epic 388-day journey through all 70 nations and territories of […]

Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in Jamaica in emotional farewell

Usain Bolt wins final 100m race in Jamaica in emotional farewell

Usain Bolt marked an emotional farewell at a sell-out stadium in Jamaica by winning his final 100m on home soil. The 30-year-old will bring down the curtain on his illustrious career when he retires in August after the World Championships in London and began his goodbye in front of 30,000 adoring fans in Kingston. An […]

Talent in fifth Kids Series Race

Talent in fifth Kids Series Race

The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted the fifth Kids Series Race of the season and the first qualifier for the upcoming October CARIFTA Championships last Sunday. The first ever CARIFTA Triathlon and Aquathon Championships will be held here on October 7 and 8. The age groups will range from juniors (age 16-19) and […]

UWI Games get started

UWI Games get started

The 2017 University of The West Indies (UWI) Inter Campus Games got underway Thursday evening with Professor Clive Landis labelling the sporting extravaganza as “unique games” that brought together four separate campuses to host one sporting competition. In an opening ceremony attended by Professor Eudine Barriteau, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Cave Hill Campus, Professor Sir Hilary […]

Bajan Ninja Warriors

Bajan Ninja Warriors

Twenty-three-year old Lee Knight and 17-year-old Malachi Mayers were all smiles after emerging proud winners of the adult and youth segment of The Barbados Ninja Throwdown 2017 which was held last Saturday. The event was organized by former American Ninja Warrior competitor Delano Hinds.  Knight told Barbados TODAY he was drawn to the competition because […]

Athletes rewarded

Athletes rewarded

CARIFTA gold medallist Aaron Worrell was among several athletes recognized for their outstanding performances at the 2017 Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship (BSSAC). More than 100 records were broken this year and that is perhaps a new record in itself with 33 in the field and 69 on track. During a presentation ceremony held […]

Thompson the ace in Shanghai

Thompson the ace in Shanghai

Sprint fans are in for a treat at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting on May 13 when some of the fastest men and women on the planet will be burning up the track in the hunt for early season points in the IAAF Diamond League. Eight Olympic finalists will appear in the men’s 200m and […]

IAAF-Barbados takes silver in men’s 4x100m relay

IAAF-Barbados takes silver in men’s 4x100m relay

If you can keep your head when all around are losing theirs, then yours is the world relays title. Okay, that wasn’t exactly how Rudyard Kipling put it all those years ago, but never did the English writer’s words ring as true as in Nassau on Saturday night as the United States’ men’s 4x100m squad […]

Athletes ready for Sunday’s triathlon

Athletes ready for Sunday’s triathlon

This Sunday the Spring Garden Highway will be abuzz with activity with the staging of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes’ CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup Series. At a media briefing this morning local federation president Darren Treasure said the triathlon would see entrants competing in the age group category, as well as elite men […]

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