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Haywood gets full scholarship

Haywood gets full scholarship

One of Barbados’s most outstanding squash players Amanda Haywood has earned a full scholarship to the University of Virginia where she will study finance for the next four years. The 17-year-old St Michael School student told Barbados TODAY she was thankful and extremely excited about the opportunity to work with South African Mark Allen, a […]

Sabbath sports?

Sabbath sports?

The idea of the Barbados Secondary Schools Athletic Championship (BSSAC) finals being held on a weekend is an idea the BSSAC committee isn’t quite set to run with for the upcoming 2018 track and field season. But it is definitely being considered for 2019 once all the stakeholders including the Barbados Association of Principals of […]

Primary kings

Primary kings

First-time finalists St Stephen’s Primary dethroned two-time champions St Cyprian’s Boys’ 2-1 to lift the 2017 Cave Shepherd/Berger Paints/A One Supermarkets National Primary Schools’ Road Tennis Championship title. Not only did zone five winners St Stephen’s add the Lance Bynoe team trophy, named after the father of road tennis in Barbados to their heavily-laden cabinet, […]

Chase wins community tourney

Chase wins community tourney

Former Barbados and Paradise footballer, Anthony ‘Charlie’ Chase, took home the top prize when the 2017 Ralph Thorne Christ Church South Road Tennis Tournament climaxed Sunday night at the Dover hardcourt. The 56-year-old veteran Chase won 3-1 against an opponent half his age in Trevor ‘Taz Duffy’ Mayers to secure the trophy and $750 cash […]

Goodbye, Marcia

Goodbye, Marcia

Former Barbados Olympian Marcia Trotman finished a strong race on earth by getting to know God and those who attended her funeral service this afternoon at the Wildey Gymnasium were encouraged to do the same. The athletic fraternity came out in their numbers to pay their final respects to the outstanding athletics coach and a […]

Referees complete intensive course

Referees complete intensive course

The newly revamped Barbados Football Association referees’ recruitment course has produced 11 participants who graduated yesterday at the official closing ceremony held at the BFA’s Wildey, St Michael headquarters. During his address, general secretary of the BFA Edwyn Wood told the referees this line of work was not for the timid and they must be […]

Sport impasse

Sport impasse

Graydon Sealy, a school that has produced many of Barbados top basketball players, has found itself at the centre of controversy with the National Sports Council (NSC). And it seems no resolution is in sight anytime soon as both parties are yet to meet to discuss the situation surrounding one of Graydon Sealy’s players, Rinaldo […]

A star is born

A star is born

Teenage striker Dishon ‘Eto’ Howell struck a brace for Barbados as the senior men’s team came from behind to register a thrilling 3-2 victory this past weekend against hosts Bermuda. The 16-year-old St Leonard’s schoolboy who recently had a three-week stint with Manchester City Football Club said on arrival with the team last night at […]

Clubs say no to UWI offer

Clubs say no to UWI offer

University of the West Indies Blackbirds football team’s desire to play in familiar territory at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex is being viewed as a disadvantage to many of the teams in the Barbados Football Association Women’s League.  This all came to light when correspondence between the BFA and UWI revealed that the teams including […]

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