I, Jimi Payne, president of the Barbados Lacrosse Association, moved home to Barbados in June, 2018 to fulfil a childhood dream of mine.  To introduce the sport of Lacrosse to my homeland.   I fell in love with the game while attending St. Mary’s high school, in Annapolis Maryland.
 At St. Mary’s, the most prominent boys’ team, is

The Sir Garry Sobers Golf Championship continues to be a premier golfing event in the Caribbean, attracting amateur and professional golf players from all over the world. Spanning over four days, the tournament is played over four world-class golf courses in Barbados - Sandy Lane, Royal Westmoreland, and the Barbados Golf Club. View the

Flow King of the Hill, the annual precursor to Sol Rally Barbados, is set for major growth in the second year since its return to the iconic Stewart’s Hill venue in the island’s south-east corner. Scheduled for Sunday, May 24, the event has been adopted by the committee responsible for the parish of St John’s We Gatherin’ celebrations.

Trinidad & Tobago’s David Coelho is the first regional entry confirmed for Sol Rally Barbados 2020, bringing to 10 the number of four-wheel-drive entries so far posted on-line, with huge growth anticipated in those classes, particularly with Sol RB20’s inclusion in the 2020 FIA NACAM Championship. The 31st running of the Barbados Rally Club

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The island’s motor sport family have joined together to pay tribute to Freddie Gale, who died on this week at the age of 71 after more than 50 years involvement in the sport. Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Chairman Mark Hamilton said: “Our Club, the wider motor sport community and - I venture to say - Barbados has lost a stalwart of a man. May he

      England all-rounder Ben Stokes has won the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Player of the Year after a fabulous 12 months that saw him play a decisive role in England’s dramatic victory at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 along with a host of other memorable performances. Stokes, who kept his nerve to smash an

Caribbean prepares for race season opener

Bridgetown, Barbados (10 January 2020): There is still time to sign up for a place at Barbados Sailing Week, which kicks off in just seven days (17-23 January) writes Sue Pelling.

This Caribbean race season opening regatta, that incorporates the Round Barbados Race, is the place to be

The Radical Caribbean Cup is set to expand to six rounds in its third season, visiting all four of the region’s long-standing circuit racing venues for the first time. Published today (January 8), the provisional calendar lists two rounds each in Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago, with the traditional final in Guyana and a new Easter date in

BRC19-21: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 9, 2019

RALLY CLUB COMPETITOR NUMBERS RISE IN 2019
Edward Corbin finally wins Champion Driver title

More than 300 competitors participated in Barbados Rally Club (BRC) events during 2019, around 20 per cent more than last year. As the Club confirmed Edward Corbin as its Champion

 

Countdown to Caribbean race-season opener 

Bridgetown, Barbados (2 December, 2019): With just over six weeks to go before the start of Barbados Sailing Week incorporating Round Barbados Race (17-23 January), now is the time to sign up for a place in the sun and enjoy spectacular racing in this stunning part of the world, 

More than 50 events to be organised by the Barbados Motoring Federation’s (BMF) seven sporting Member Clubs are listed on the provisional 2020 motor sport calendar published today (November 29). The calendar is confirmed against a background of rising numbers of participants: approaching 500 competitors have seen action during 2019 in events

Suleman Esuf and his brother Ahmed will race on Guyana’s South Dakota circuit for the first time this weekend (November 16/17) when they join regular visitor Mark Maloney to compete in the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club’s (GMR&SC) Clash of Champions International Race Meet. The action-packed race programme includes the final round

Geest Line among those recognised for “significant contribution”

Two diehard Welsh rally volunteers will head across the Atlantic for next year’s Sol Rally Barbados after winning the Marshals’ Prize Draw at Get Connected Rali Bae Ceredigion, the first closed-road rally run in the Principality. Laura Sugden, who was confirmed as the

HO2 Construction Winter Rally brings season to an end

Edward Corbin is the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver elect, a title that has eluded the nine-time Class Champion more than once since first losing out to a tie-break in 2003. Victory in his Modified 1 Daihatsu Charmant with co-driver Johnathan Alleyne in last Sunday’s (

Extraordinary Swim Year to Conclude with
8th Barbados Open Water Festival

It’s been a landmark year for open water swimming in Barbados.  The Barbados Aquatic Sports Association (BASA) successfully hosted two major regional meets both with open water swimming races, a local charity took to the sea to

 

 

Bridgetown – Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) Tournament Organisers have today officially announced the winner of an exciting social media campaign in collaboration with their North American Travel Partner, JetBlue Vacations.

 

The lucky winner, Jade McGrath, has received a JetBlue Vacations package for two

Describing Zane Maloney’s British F4 Championship win as “right up there with the very best” of his team’s triumphs, Trevor Carlin was one of many in the motor sport world on both sides of the Atlantic lauding the Bajan teenager after last weekend’s thrilling finale on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit. Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF)

Turner’s Hall to Apes Hill stage returns after 10 years

The final round of the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Driver’s and Class Championships, the Winter Rally on October a27, will be sponsored by the Turks & Caicos Islands-based business HO2 Construction. With a return to a stage venue not used in 10 or more years and the customary

 

 

 

Aqaba, Jordan (October 7, 2019)

Matthew Wright has been a steady fixture on the triathlon world stage this season. Jumping 15 places to 140th in the World Rankings after recently competing at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend; Matthew is on a mission to be in the top 70 by May

Barbados praised for “advanced motor sport environment”

Britain’s Tom Preston is the first overseas driver to take advantage of the relaxation of the age cap for World Rally Cars entering Barbados Rally Club (BRC) events. Although disappointed at missing out on a second victory in the Wales Rally GB National, which he led for five of

The Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) earned praise for the island’s “very advanced motor sport environment” during a Regional Train the Trainers Course organised by world governing body, the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) in Panama City last month. More than 30 participants from 19 countries attended the two-day course (

All happnin’ at Barbados Sailing Week 2020

Thrilling start planned for Caribbean season opener

Bridgetown, Barbados (1 October, 2019): Next year, for the first time in many years the course of Barbados Sailing Week’s signature event – the Round Barbados Race – will track the fleet anti-clockwise. This means as well as the 22

Class field battles for the places in an action-packed day

While a class field of drivers squabbled over the places behind him, Dane Skeete won both directions of Sunday’s (September 29) double-header Barbados Rally Club (BRC) Winter Sprint. Settled over a 3.95-kilometre course between Lamberts and Pickerings, rounds five and six of

Read returns to Rally Club action; Esuf makes his rallying debut

While those drivers who have their eye on the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 Champion Driver title will be concentrating on maximising their points score in Sunday’s (September 29) double-header BRC Winter Sprint, there is little doubt that the focus of the island’s

Double-Header Sprint in the north this weekend

The only eligible driver with a 100 per cent record so far this season, Modified 1 points leader Edward Corbin (Daihatsu Charmant) tops the table in the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) Champion Driver title chase. With four rounds run and three to go, starting with the BRC Double-Header

High praise for “enjoyable event” from winning crew

Navigational Rally veterans Leslie Alleyne and Chris O’Neal added another victory to their already impressive record on Saturday (September 14) when they won the Super-S Lubricants September Safari, an event Alleyne described as “certainly one of the more enjoyable events in many

Closed-road successes for Sol Rally Barbados Escorts

Chefette Restaurants is to sponsor the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) innovative Marshal Exchange Incentive Programme, organised in partnership with last Sunday’s (September 8) Rali Bae Ceredigion, the first closed-road stage rally in Wales. Three Bajan marshals will travel to the 2020

 

 

 

Bridgetown – Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) Tournament Organisers have today officially launched the event to the public by announcing a range of exciting new partnerships, just three months out from the highly-anticipated opening kick-off.

 

 

This year, the longest running Club

Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) President Andrew Mallalieu has added his voice to those of local sponsors Bushy Park Barbados, Rock Hard Cement and Sol in applauding 15-year-old Zane Maloney on his induction into the British Racing Drivers’ Club’s (BRDC) Rising Stars scheme. Founded in 1928, the BRDC is one of the world’s most exclusive

SUPER-S LUBRICANTS SEPTEMBER SAFARI SATURDAY
Three Driver Challenges, as crews drive from day into night

With a new title sponsor, three Driver Challenges and the biggest entry for more than two years, Saturday’s (September 14) third round of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship promises to

Page 1of 1NOTICETO:ALL STAKEHOLDERSFROM:SECRETARY/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERDATE:THURSDAY AUGUST8TH,2019SUBJECT:ABANDONEDRACEDAY–THE BTC RACING FRATERNITY RACEDAYPlease be advised that due to insufficient entries for a number of the races which were scheduled on the programme of the Eighth Raceday of the Second Racing Season 2019–The BTC Racing

Two years, nine teams, 27 series, 72 Test Matches   ·       Jimmy Anderson: “The ICC World Test Championship is a brilliant initiative” ·       Virat Kohli: “India will be fancying their chances in the WTC” ·       Tim Paine: “If the WTC ensures countries make Tests a priority, that’s good news for the game” ·       World Test Championship FAQs

Multiple Guyanese and Caribbean Champions Kristian Jeffrey and Andrew King are the first overseas drivers confirmed for the Williams Industries International Race Meet at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend of August 31/September 1. The highlight of the facility’s 2019 circuit racing season, the meet is organised by Bushy Park Motor Sports

Decision welcomed by overseas competitors

World Rally Cars built before the end of 2016 will now be eligible for Barbados Rally Club (BRC) events, following an overwhelming vote by the membership in favour of an amendment to the Club’s 2019 to 2021 Vehicle Regulations. Last evening’s (Tuesday) well-attended EGM at the Barbados Clay

 

 

 

Port St. Charles, Barbados – The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted yet another Age Group Sprint and Sprint Relay this past weekend, Saturday July 7th, 2019 at Port St. Charles Yacht Club, St. Peter.

BFIT welcome the Honourable Minister of Parliament and Representative for St. Peter

India v New Zealand semi-final delivers world record 25.3 million concurrent views on Hotstar 6 billion video clip views recorded across ICC digital and social platforms The International Cricket Council today released TV and digital viewing figures for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup group stage and semi-finals, setting new TV and digital

 

West Indies won their final match at the World Cup with a 23-run victory over Afghanistan 

West Indies won just twice at this World Cup – against Pakistan and Afghanistan 

West Indies’ batsman Shai Hope says the team must learn from their experience at this World Cup after winning just

Patels win Class B in Shelbury Construction June Safari

Two new names were added to the Roll of Honour of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) longest-running event at the weekend (June 29/30) when Ben Norris and Kirk Watkins won the Shelbury Construction June Safari. After a close overnight contest through all but one of the island’s

Three routes, two Driver Challenges, 200 kilometres

Crews contesting the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) 2019 Chefette MudDogs Safari Championship are making final preparations for the toughest challenge of the year. With three routes totaling almost 200 kilometres, two tough Driver Challenges and a route that touches all but one of the

Dramatic weekend for 30th running of Club’s premier event

On their debut in the event’s World Rally Car class, Dane Skeete and Tyler Mayhew won Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event; after a weekend of high drama and a rarely-seen level of attrition among the front-runners, their

 

West Indies beat Pakistan by seven wickets at Trent Bridge 

Jason Holder and his bowlers troubled the Pakistan batsmen with their pace

It was like turning back time in Nottingham on Friday at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, as the modern-day West Indies evoked memories of their

Near-record entry list for 30th running of BRC’s premier event Following their fourth consecutive victory in Flow King of the Hill at its new location of Stewart’s Hill last Sunday, Jamaica’s Jeffrey Panton and Michael Fennell Jnr are top seeds for the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. The entry list of 98 cars for

Huge crowds attend final Sol RB19 shakedown at Stewart’s Hill Jamaica’s Jeff Panton and Mike Fennell re-wrote the record books again yesterday (Sunday) with their fourth straight victory in Flow King of the Hill, the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) annual Sol Rally Barbados shakedown. Having trailed England’s Rob Swann for the first three runs,

Rally Central comes alive at Bushy Park
Since the first European competitors arrived in the island earlier this week to be reunited with rally cars they last saw at the UK port of Dover in early May, the final countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2019 is in full swing. With the Rally Show this Saturday (May 25) launching 10 days of intense

Showcase for Sol Rally Barbados competitors and sponsors
There will be something for everyone at The Rally Show, when it returns to the Banks Playing Field at Wildey for the second year next Saturday (May 25); once again, the Show will run from 1.00pm to 6.00pm. Building on the success of last year’s switch of venue, the organisers

Encouraging upturn in island competitor numbers
Local drivers chasing points in the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) 2019 Driver’s and Class Championships are heading in to the most important two weekends of the year. As Flow King of the Hill (May 26) and Sol Rally Barbados (May 31 - June 2) draw ever nearer, on-line ‘countdowns’ are fraying

Record-equalling 22 female participants from seven countries
Four newcomers to rallying in the Caribbean are among the record-equalling 22 female participants in Sol Rally Barbados 2019, the 30th running of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event. While England’s Cheryl Spencer is this year’s only driver, the list of co-drivers

 
30 April 2019, St Andrews, Scotland and Liberty Corner, NJ, USA: Golf’s new World Handicap System (WHS), which is designed to bring the game of golf under a single set of Rules for handicapping and provide a more consistent measure of players’ ability between different regions of the world, remains on track for implementation

At a glance
New for 2019
• Sol RB19 is the first edition of the BRC’s premier event to run with the RallySafe event management system, which the Club rolled out for the first time at its Shakedown Stages in April. Developed in Australia and deployed on all rounds of the World Rally Championship (WRC), RallySafe provides a

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