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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 […]

Olympic silver medallist killed

Olympic silver medallist killed

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The international track and field fraternity was in mourning after Jamaican-born Olympian Germaine Mason was killed in a motorcycle crash earlier Thursday. Police reported that the athlete, who switched allegiance to represent Great Britain in 2006 and won silver in the high jump at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, crashed along the Palisadoes main […]

Marathon cheat faces Kenyan wrath

Marathon cheat faces Kenyan wrath

Teammates of Kenya’s Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong have condemned her after she failed an out-of-competition drugs test. Sumgong was supposed to run at the Virgin Money London Marathon this Sunday (April 23), where she would have been defending the title she won 12 months ago.  Instead, she is facing a four-year suspension after testing […]

Kenyans dominate Boston Marathon

Kenyans dominate Boston Marathon

Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat produced a Kenyan sweep at the Boston Marathon, winning the men’s and women’s races Monday by conquering the race’s hilly final miles to establish their dominance. Kirui finished in two hours nine minutes and 37 seconds after holding off a challenge by American Galen Rupp in the race’s final stretch down […]

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