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Hockey festival reaches semifinals

Hockey festival reaches semifinals

Defending men champions Look Fuh Points, veterans A Bad Connection and mixed team Sentry Insurance Rockets – three powerhouses in local hockey – will look to bully their way into the Barbados International Hockey Festival finals. In a quest to do the double at the 32nd edition being sponsored this year by Barbados Tourism Marketing […]

Fast flicks

Fast flicks

Defending veterans’ champions, Y’s Guys produced another convincing win this morning in the ongoing Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.-sponsored Barbados International Hockey Festival. The tournament now in its 32nd year continued today at the Barbados Football Association’s AstroTurf, Wildey, St Michael. Y’s Guys, seeking to lift the title for a second consecutive year, looked good on […]

Canada chastise Hockey Tridents

Canada chastise Hockey Tridents

After two minutes into the Hockey Tridents’ last pool game at the Hockey World League Round 2 in, Tacarigua, Trinidad and Tobago Tuesday evening, the score was 2-0 to Canada, Ho-Garcia having found the back of the nets twice. Just over an hour later the Tridents had slumped to a 10-0 whipping. Following a respectable showing […]

Mixed fortunes for Bajans

Mixed fortunes for Bajans

Team Barbados have had a mixed start to the 2017 FIH Men’s Hockey World League Round Two in Tacarigua, Trinidad and Tobago. Opening their tournament against Chile, the local boys went down 2-1 in a gutsy showing for the aquamarine and gold. The lone item came from national standout Akeem Rudder from a penalty corner […]

Road Hockey 5s hit halfway mark

Road Hockey 5s hit halfway mark

After three weeks of competition the Wonder Barbados Road Hockey Tournament is shaping up for an exciting finish. With all the teams in pool A sitting on two games, Simplex Trading Vikings are top of the table on six points, ROGCOL Enterprises Royals with a win and a draw follow them with four points. CM […]

Barbados miss Round 2

Barbados miss Round 2

Needing a win against hosts Mexico to have a chance at qualification for World League Round 2, to be held in Trinidad and Tobago in 2017, the local stickmen put together an impressive display of grit, determination and discipline as they came from a goal behind to snatch a 2-1 victory on Saturday. Having also […]

Teams continue tussle for supremacy

Teams continue tussle for supremacy

Fareham Hockey Club from England had much reason to celebrate after capturing their first win at the 31st edition of the Barbados Hockey Festival played Wednesday at Kensington Oval. The visitors came up against home side Barbados Defence Force (BDF) in Men’s B action around 9 a.m. and came out on top with a convincing 3-0 […]

Plenty excitement in hockey festival

Plenty excitement in hockey festival

At the end of today’s second day of the Barbados Hockey Festival things are very close in the Men’s A and the Mixed B groupings with all teams on three points with the scores available as at publication time. In the Women’s A grouping after two games each BDF and Maple are close on four […]

OLYMPICS – Brits win hockey gold

OLYMPICS – Brits win hockey gold

Britain beat defending champions the Netherlands today to take home their first women’s Olympic gold medal, winning 2-0 in a tense penalty shootout following a hard fought 3-3 draw. After topping the podium in Beijing and London, the Dutch were hot favourites going into the Rio Games. Despite winning every game to finish top of […]

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