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Windies’ Bash

Windies’ Bash

Young Barbadian Hayley Matthews has broken into the top tiers of the player rankings for WBBL|02, while there have been a mixed bowl of performances by the rest of her West Indian compatriots. The rankings, devised by esteemed Bond University Professor Steven Stern – the man who also lends his name to the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Preparing for Rio

Preparing for Rio

Brazil has long been known as a country that can throw a great party. With 77 days to go before the Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, the nation famous for doing things at the last minute faces a novel situation. The venues are ready, but the host does not appear to be. With […]

Sports diet and you

Sports diet and you

“What diet helps you perform at your best?” The eternal question for most if not all high performance athletes. This week we will take a look at some prolific athletes and what fuels their success. Their answers may surprise you… What diet will make me skinny? What diet will help me build muscle? Should I […]