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Foundation, HC show their class

Foundation, HC show their class

Christ Church Foundation and Harrison College emerged Friday as zonal champions of the 2017 Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship. Resuming the second and final day of the Esther Maynard Zone at the National Stadium, the Foundation girls came from behind in the standings to capture the title with a total of 479 points, finishing ahead […]

Special stars shine at National Games

Special stars shine at National Games

There were all winners today at the Carlton Sports Club with the staging of the 39th annual Special Olympics Barbados National Games. More than 600 athletes drawn from various special units, schools and independent institutions took part in the games that involved both track and field events. The games are the biggest event in the […]

Springer’s ladies mount serious challenge

Springer’s ladies mount serious challenge

Former champions Scotiabank Springer Memorial ended day one of the Esther Maynard Zone with a ten-point lead over Christ Church Foundation School (CCFS), the reigning Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship (BSSAC) queens. After leading for the majority of Thursday’s proceedings in both the girls and boys at the National Stadium, Foundation lost their grip with what […]

Fraser-Pryce erases Ottey’s record

KINGSTON –– Jamaica’s pocket rocket, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, grabbed the headlines at the 29th edition of the Atletica Mondiale meeting in Padua yesterday, when she broke Merlene Ottey’s meeting record in the 100m. Just three days after winning at the IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich, the double Olympic 100m champion and seven-time World Championships gold […]

Fraser-Pryce dominates 100 metres again

 Twice Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce streaked to victory in the Diamond League women’s 100 metres final on Thursday with a time of 10.93 seconds against a head wind on a cold, blustery evening.  The 28-year-old Jamaican, who dyed her hair green for her successful world title defence in Beijing last month before reverting to black […]

Bolt’s decision day

Usain Bolt has said he is unsure how his pelvic injury will cope with the rigours of possibly running two 100m races at tomorrow’s Anniversary Games. The Olympic champion has raced once over the distance this year, clocking a pedestrian 10.12 seconds in April. “I have worked hard in training so we will see how […]

Focus on Bolt on Friday

LONDON ––Usain Bolt will be the focus of attention this Friday at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games London Diamond League meet inside the Olympic Stadium. The Olympic and world champion will face a solid test in the 100m, as he tries to work himself into shape following bothersome injury over the past few months. Bolt, who […]

Olympic hopefuls

Olympic hopefuls

If everything goes according to Carl Lewis’ plans, Mario Burke and Tristan Evelyn will soon be standing on the Olympic podium. That’s because Lewis, one of the greatest sprinters of all time, believes the island’s two young and upcoming athletes have the potential to become two of the world’s best sprinters. Speaking to Barbados TODAY while […]

King Carl

King Carl

Barbadian athletes, elite or otherwise, will get a once in a lifetime opportunity to interact with former Olympian Carl Lewis over the next two days. The United States-born legend touched down at the Grantley Adams International Airport this afternoon around 1.45 p.m. along with fellow University of Houston coach William Blackburn who was greeted by […]

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