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Pollard eclipses Brathwaite

Pollard eclipses Brathwaite

Kieron Pollard nicked the battle of big-hitters against Carlos Brathwaite as the Shere Bangla National Stadium was enthralled by both batsman’s six-hitting abilities today. Pollard’s 24-ball 55 – that had six huge sixes – helped Dhaka Dynamites to their third win in a row, this time beating Khulna Titans by four wickets in the final […]

Hockey advance

Hockey advance

Combermerians past and present had mixed fortunes over the weekend as Round 6 of the Barbados Hockey Federation’s Outdoor Classifier continued at the Hockey Centre of the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex at Wildey, St Michael. In women’s action, the BUT clashed with Combermere School Old Scholars (CSOS) and came out second best. They might have […]

Lavine wins Invitational Classic

Lavine wins Invitational Classic

Shaquille Lavine added more silverware to his ever increasing trophy cabinet when he won the Invitational Classic at the Darcy Beckles Bodybuilding and Physique Competition at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Saturday night. Lavine is not the biggest you will find on stage but he is big enough. And, he is invariably well chiselled and […]

Nov 18 – Women’s Football Day

Nov 18 – Women’s Football Day

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) last weekend announced that its third annual Women’s Football Day will be celebrated on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Building on the success of the second women’s day held in 2016, in which all 41 Member Associations within the Confederation united to shine a spotlight […]

Down memory lane with Sir Wes Hall

Down memory lane with Sir Wes Hall

He seemed indestructible once but now there’s a fragility about the West Indian whose 100mph pace and relentless swing propelled him into cricket’s pantheon more than half a century ago. Sir Wes Hall relies on a stick – and friends – for the balance he always displayed when soaring into his delivery stride, the gold […]

Team Barbados in action tomorrow

Team Barbados in action tomorrow

Team Barbados will be represented in all four Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship (CMRC) categories for cars when the 2017 season finale runs off this weekend in Guyana. Reigning group champions Mark Maloney (Gp4/2wd) and Mark Thompson (Gp2) will be joined by former CMRC champion Roger Mayers (Gp4 /4wd) and Tremaine Forde-Catwell (Gp3). Each […]

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 […]

Gayle: ‘They took me lightly’

Gayle: ‘They took me lightly’

West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle has claimed he was taken lightly in mediation proceedings ahead of his successful bid to sue Australian entity Fairfax Media. Gayle succeeded with litigation against the company for an amount yet to be decided, after it published allegations the batsman had revealed his penis to a masseuse, Leanne Russell, […]