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Pitch perfect

Pitch perfect

After months of major setbacks, the new hockey turf at Wildey, St Michael will finally be in place by August 1, says Barbados Olympic Association director, Cammie Burke. Wednesday morning Barbados TODAY spotted a team from Pammard Services cleaning off the asphalt and when contacted Burke confirmed that Argentina-based company Forbex, suppliers of the turf, […]

Hockey Tridents finish eighth in tourney

Hockey Tridents finish eighth in tourney

The Hockey Tridents took to the field Sunday for the last time in Tacarigua, Trinidad and Tobago with national pride to play for. In the 1:30 p.m. sun the Bajan boys put everything into avoiding the wooden spoon against Chile. For the first five minutes both teams seemed tentative probing each other sparingly. Chile would have […]

Japan beat Barbados 5-0 in hockey

Japan beat Barbados 5-0 in hockey

The Hockey Tridents took the field Thursday against Japan in their quarterfinal berth of the Hockey World League in Tacarigua, Trinidad and Tobago, and the script seemed to be a replay of the last pool game against Canada. In the first minute Japan found the back of the net through a seemingly routine passage of play, […]

Hard court hockey scores big

Hard court hockey scores big

Last Sunday saw the second day of games for the Purity Hard Court Hockey 5s come off as scheduled at Bagatelle, St Thomas. Here the format defintely lived up to the hype as some 30 goals were scored from the night’s four games. Without question the highlight of Sunday night was the second game which […]

Barbados rout Guatemala

Barbados rout Guatemala

The Barbados Senior Men’s Hockey team bounced back in fine form against Guatemala with a 11-0 drubbing yesterday in the 2016 FIH Hockey World League Round 1 Tournament, being played in Salamanca, Mexico. This came after Barbados’ opening 3-1 loss against USA on Tuesday. Barbados needed a strong win against Guatemala, to boost their chances for […]

Barbados lose opener to US

Barbados lose opener to US

In the opening game of the International Hockey Federation’s World League Round 1 (WLR1), in Salamanca, Mexico Tuesday, after a hard fought first half the Bajan stick-men could not hold back the US or their captain William Holt who sealed the game with a double in the 3-1 win. Both teams were a bit tentative […]

Deacons, Avengers advance to hockey finals

Deacons, Avengers advance to hockey finals

Deacons’ men and Avengers Field Hockey Club women have earned their place in the Barbados Hockey Federation Sevens League final respectively. Combermere School Old Scholars (CSOS) men and women played impressively to reach Tuesday night’s semi-final but neither team was able to gain entry into the final as they lost to Deacons men and Avengers women […]

Hockey champions to be decided Saturday

Hockey champions to be decided Saturday

The final of the 2016 International Barbados Hockey Festival is set and University of the West Indies (UWI) Blackbirds are on their way to defending the Mixed title after edging Du Badd Crew 6-5 on penalties. UWI and A Badd Connection (ABC) were the most impressive of the teams Friday at Kensington Oval. ABC progressed into […]

Hockey festival honours Tony Cozier

Hockey festival honours Tony Cozier

It was all about remembering the late great Tony Cozier at the 31st Barbados International Hockey Festival.  Cozier, known for his domestic, regional and international cricket commentary for more than four decades, was a co-founder of the hockey festival and wore many hats while being president and former chairman of the Barbados Hockey Federation (BHF). […]

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