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Bolt wins in Ostrava

Bolt wins in Ostrava

Usain Bolt overcame a slow start to win the 100 meters at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting today as he gears up for a final world championships in London this summer. In his second 100m outing of his final season, the Jamaican was slow out of the blocks but jumped ahead before the halfway point […]

Blake wants Bolt’s baton

Blake wants Bolt’s baton

2011 World Champion Yohan Blake has again stated the case for being the man best able to fill the boots of training partner and world’s fastest man Usain Bolt when he leaves the sport this season. A few years ago Blake would have seemed the natural choice to replace his compatriot and Racers Track Club […]

Athletes make their case at nationals

Athletes make their case at nationals

Some of Barbados’ premier athletes graced the National Stadium over the weekend in the annual National Athletics Championships. With a number of meets in the horizon including the Pan American Juniors, the Commonwealth Games and the World Championships, the athletes had significant incentive to perform to their best on the track and field. Among those […]

De Grasse gunning for Bolt

De Grasse gunning for Bolt

Andre De Grasse isn’t interested in taking over from Usain Bolt as the world’s best sprinter when the eight-time Olympic champion retires later this year. He’s ready now. “I’m trying to win this year. I feel like I have a great chance and that’s what I want to do,” De Grasse told The Associated Press […]

Forde soars but Mona rule

Forde soars but Mona rule

Barbadian sprinter Fallon Forde is now the fastest athlete throughout the entire University of The West Indies. Forde starred for UWI, Cave Hill, as Mona ran away with the track and field title at the 2017 UWI Games on Saturday at the Usain Bolt Sports Complex. Forde, running the sprint double, fought off the fierce […]

‘Bolt the greatest ever’

‘Bolt the greatest ever’

English rising star Adam Gemili has hailed Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt as hands down the greatest sprinter of all time. Despite achieving complete dominance of the sport over the last decade others have pointed to Americans Jessie Owens or Carl Lewis as the greatest of all time.  For Gemili, however, it is difficult to argue […]

CARIFTA Games 2017 review

CARIFTA Games 2017 review

In spite of a few who travelled to Curacao recording personal bests, Barbados’ athletes at the 2017 Flow CARIFTA Games in Willemstad noticeably underperformed. The 28-member Barbados team had overall 12 medals inclusive of four gold, four silver and four bronze to show from this past weekend which makes their performance one of the worse […]

Much work to be done by athletes

Much work to be done by athletes

Barbados’ overall performance at the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games held in Ergilio Hato Stadium, Willemstad Curacao, is testimony that more work is needed. The Barbadian athletes and coaching staff arrived today at the Grantley Adams International Airport about 6.30p.m. They fell eight medals short of the 20-gained last year in Grenada. The 28-member team captured […]

Gold for Rasheem Griffith

Gold for Rasheem Griffith

By Morissa Lindsay Rasheem Griffith looked set to claim Barbados first gold medal at the 46th Flow CARIFTA Games being held at Ergilio Hato Stadium located in Willemstad, Curacao. The Coleridge and Parry Schoolboy clocked 53.35 in the Under-18 Boys 400m hurdles to qualify with the fastest time, And as predicted he returned in the […]

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