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Sealy takes over; Badminton players rewarded

Sealy takes over; Badminton players rewarded

Paul Sealy is now at the helm of the Barbados Badminton Association (BBA). During Thursday evening’s general elections held at the Barbados Olympic Association, Sealy went unopposed taking over the mantle from former president Shari Hope who served for two years. Elius Fanus remains as vice-president while the other new executives of the BBA are treasurer […]

Bright prospects

Bright prospects

“Believe in something or someone more powerful than yourself.” Those were the words of advice given to Barbados’ outstanding badminton players by Glyne Clarke Wednesday evening at the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) when the Barbados Badminton Association (BBA) held its 2017 Junior National Awards Ceremony.  Clarke, manager of the BOA, encouraged the players to set realistic […]

Strong showing at NSC Badminton

Strong showing at NSC Badminton

The St Michael School are the secondary school champions of the 2016 National Sports Council Independence Secondary and Primary Schools Individual Badminton Championship. Today at Kensington Oval Bond the lads from Martindale’s Road held firm, led by national player and team captain Shae Martin, to take the title against the ever-persistent Frederick Smith Secondary School […]

Bajans doing well in badminton tourney

Bajans doing well in badminton tourney

Team 246 continues to fly the flag high at the 2016 Suriname International Badminton Championship. Reigning national singles champion Tamisha Williams booked her spot in the semi-finals of the Women’s Singles with a victory over Anjali Paragsingh from Suriname, 21-5, 21-14. Williams will now face Trinidad & Tobago’s Avril Marcelle in the semifinals. Williams and […]

Barbados shine in badminton tourney

Barbados shine in badminton tourney

Reigning men’s national badminton champion Cory Fanus was among a group of athletes from Barbados to impress in the just concluded Solo championship held in Trinidad and Tobago. Fanus, a member of Shuttlers Badminton Club, brought home silver in the senior men’s open singles and gold in doubles with a more experienced partner in Dakeil […]

Right path

Right path

Thirty medals and an overall fourth position in team competition at the just concluded Caribbean Badminton Championships in Aruba, has provided ample evidence that the sport is heading in the right direction in Barbados.   The Barbados team returned home last night with six gold medals along with 12 silver and bronze respectively. Despite not […]

Young Badminton team in Aruba

Young Badminton team in Aruba

When Barbados’ junior badminton players hit the courts at the Caribbean Badminton Championships (CAREBACO) 2016, in Vondel Laan, Aruba, from Monday, Joshua Valere will be representing Barbados courtesy of Bitt Inc., a Barbados-based digital asset exchange company. “Our mission is to empower people. We don’t take that lightly. We particularly care about empowering the dreams […]

Move on to spread badminton

Move on to spread badminton

The Barbados Badminton Association [BBA] is hoping to have the sport being played in all schools across the island by 2018, says president Shari Hope. Hope was speaking Friday morning during a closing ceremony held at the Barbados Community College for the first ever Shuttle Time Coaching Programme conducted by National Sports Council (NSC) coaches Caroline […]

Shuttlers A and B to contest badminton final

It will be a Shuttlers affair when the final of the David King Memorial Inter-Club Badminton Tournament takes place this Sunday at the Wildey Gymnasium. Shuttlers A and B teams have secured their places in the finals where a new champion will be crowned after their B team played impressively to edge defending champs Pioneers […]

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