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CARIFTA bound

CARIFTA bound

The lads of Martindale’s Road, St Michael finally made it over the mountain. That is according to coach Gabriel Burnett who expressed his joy at finally lifting the Boys 2017 Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship trophy. When the team for the 2017 Flow CARITA Games scheduled for Curacao, April 15-17, was announced Friday afternoon seven […]

Kings and queens!

Kings and queens!

The boys of St Michael School have finally tasted victory in the Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship while Christ Church Foundation School (CCFS) have repeated as queens for a second consecutive year. The SMS cougars, double crown champions of the Frank Blackman zone, accumulated 313 points to run away with the boys title ahead […]

Foundation, St Michael leading the way

Foundation, St Michael leading the way

Defending girls champions Christ Church Foundation School have so far set the pace but reigning kings Lester Vaughan are trailing the St Michael School in the boys’ competition. The two-day Powerade Barbados Secondary Schools Athletics Championship finals ran off Thursday at the National Stadium with Foundation accumulating 181 points, ahead of Scotiabank Springer Memorial on 150.20 […]

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 […]