Assistance for former national sports reps coming — sports minister

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange says her ministry is in the process of establishing a special fund to assist former national sports representatives who have fallen on hard times. Grange has directed Sports Development Foundation (SDF) to set aside money for the special fund while she finalises the team that […]

India look to extend home run against bubble-weary England

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India will hope to have recovered from their dramatic victory in Australia to maintain their formidable home record against England who have boldly placed players’ well-being above team prospects in the four-test series beginning tomorrow. An injury-ravaged India conjured one of the greatest comebacks in the history of the game in […]

MP urges: Pray for boxer

Sports Jonathan Ramnanansingh 29 Minutes Ago Boxer Michael Alexander – Sureash Cholai Cumuto/Manzanilla MP Dr Rai Ragbir has called on the national community to pray for the full and speedy recovery of national boxer Michael Alexander. Alexander remains in critical condition at the Port of Spain General Hospital Intensive Care Unit after he was involved […]

Honours shared – Barbados Today

Left arm sprinner Jomel Warrican snatched three wickets but veteran all-rounder Shakib-al-Hasan anchored two critical late partnerships to keep West Indies at bay on the opening day of the first Test in Chattogram today. Cruising on 119 for two with tea approaching at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Bangladesh suffered two major setbacks when Warrican […]

Olympics will happen ‘however coronavirus evolves’ – Tokyo 2020 chief

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — The pandemic-postponed Olympics will go ahead this summer “however the coronavirus evolves”, Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori said yesterday, brushing aside doubts about the event. Organisers, Japan’s Government and Olympic officials are trying to shore up support for the Games despite a surge in infections around the world, less than six […]

NBA roundup: Fred VanVleet’s record 54 points lift Raptors

Fred VanVleet set a club record with 54 points, including a career-best 11 3-pointers in 14 attempts, as the visiting Toronto Raptors defeated the Orlando Magic 123-108 on Tuesday night. Toronto’s previous club record was 52 by DeMar DeRozan. VanVleet’s 54 points were the most ever by an undrafted NBA player, surpassing the 53 scored by Moses […]

Warrican proves Windies’ main threat

In the build-up to this Test match, Bangladesh’s four-pronged spin attack and Rahkeem Cornwall captured most of the airwaves, column inches and bytes. Nobody mentioned Jomel Warrican, the left-arm spinner from St. Vincent. Like Cornwall, Warrican had also been among the wickets in the warm-up match against the BCB XI. He was actually one of […]

Racing Review – Saturday, January 30, 2021

FORMER champion jockey Dick Cardenas returned in double form from what is reported to be a short assignment overseas. A 14-length winner of the opening event, Helicoptor is bred, owned and trained by veteran Gordon Lewis who has two legitimate excuses for defeat in the previous appearance. Firstly, the colt got off to an untidy […]

‘Mastering crucial moments could make the difference’- Imlach

Wicketkeeper/batsman, Tevin Imlach believes the Guyana Jaguars will need to master the art of winning critical moments of the game if they are to lift the Regional Super50 title this year. The 24-year-old is one of several newcomers to the South American side for the upcoming tournament which begins  Sunday. “We discussed as a team. […]

Wong tops COTECC ranking

Sports Jonathan Ramnanansingh 6 Hrs Ago CAMERON Wong is the highest ranked girls’ Under-14 player in the Central American and Caribbean Tennis Confederation (COTECC). Wong surged to the top of the regional rankings after producing several commendable performances on the local competitive circuit over the past three months. The youngster heads two other female nationals […]