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King, Atherley repeat as champions

King, Atherley repeat as champions

Nathan King and Eboni Atherley repeated as Primary Schoools champions of the National Sports Council Schools Badminton Championship for a second consecutive year, after winning their respective finals at the Wildey Gymnasium yesterday. A student of Blackman and Gollop Primary, King emerged victorious in the best-of-three final, beating Aaron Massiah of Charles F. Broome Primary, […]

Wins for Fanus, Wood in badminton

Wins for Fanus, Wood in badminton

The action heated up Thursday night as the Barbados Badminton Association Senior National Championships continued at the Shuttlers Badminton Club Hall, Ealing Grove, Christ Church. First on the court was men’s singles play where defending champion Cory Fanus came up against Andre Padmore. Fanus had a very slow start to the game and was down […]

Juniors for badminton tourney

Juniors for badminton tourney

Nine of Barbados’ best junior badminton players are ready to compete against some of the world’s top badminton players at the upcoming Pan Am Junior Championship. The rackets of the Bajan juniors will be tested when competition hits off July 21-28 in Markham, Toronto, Canada, as they go in search of medals to turn their […]

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 […]

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