Rally Barbados regular Paul Horton of the Turks & Caicos Rally Team debuted his recently-acquired Citroen C3 Rally2 at the MGJ Engineering Brands Hatch Winter Stages on Saturday (January 21), as the UK motor sport season got under way in very cold but sunny conditions. The event was won by John Griffiths in a Ford

The awesome Barbados Open Water Festival is back November 8th - 12th, 2023.
 
Online entries are open, register today and make your plans to join us in Barbados! https://raceroster.com/series/2023/46121/barbados-open-water-festival-2023
 

Global superstar DJ, Team Boss at Carl Cox Motorsport and self-confessed “petrol-head” Carl Cox visited Bushy Park Barbados earlier this month during a nostalgic trip to the island. After enjoying the St Philip facility’s Karting and Swift Ride Experiences, he gave a wide-ranging interview on various topics from his

The Barbados Rugby Football Union Executive is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Whipple as the National Men’s 15 and 7-a-side Head Coach. Joe has been a stalwart and constant feature in the game of rugby for some 20 years, coaching at the National and Regional Levels since 2001.
He was the successful Head Coach in 2005 when the

Event schedule for the Barbados Sailing Week
 
 
Saturday, 14 Jan
Dinghy Series (10 am at Carlisle Bay)
Race event for the best local sailors younger than 16 years
Remote Controlled Dragon Flite 95 Class (10 AM at Golden Pond)
Remote-controlled boat races
 
 
Sunday, 15 Jan

In support of the 25th anniversary of Sporting Barbados magazine I have compiled 25 favourite or stand out diving or marine life related insights of Barbados. Whether you’re a scuba diver or just a holiday- maker I hope that these brief highlights will entice you to keep coming back to this beautiful island of sandy beaches, rum punches and the

The Sandy Lane Charitable Trust (SLCT) has been around for over 15 years and their primary mission is – “Helping the under privileged children of Barbados” by whatever means necessary. 
The past two years have been rather challenging for many of us and for the SLCT it was no different. Despite the obstacles, SLCT has remained resilient

“Sustainability is something that we take very seriously.” This affirmation comes from the Project Manager at the Apes Hill Golf Resort and Community, Donovan Bagwell, as he describes the major undertaking of redesigning the 18-hole Championship golf course. Apes Hill Barbados is not just building another green; they’re building an eco-system,

Ann Thylen moved to Barbados 10 years ago...Joining Rockley Golf Club was the best thing she did! 
 
What brought you to Barbados and Rockley Golf Club? 
 
Oh, this will be a long answer... 
 
About 10 years ago my husband and I retired and decided to move to beautiful Barbados. 
It was a dream we had

Jina Scheper has recently taken over as CEO at Barbados Golf Club and is looking forward to the challenge! She shares some of her plans with SB! 
 
Tell us a bit about your background? 
 
I am Canadian in origin and have lived in Barbados for the past 17 years having lived in St. Lucia before. My professional background

Sporting Barbados caught up with Sean Edey – Royal Westmoreland PGA Golf Professional to find out some insights into Royal Westmoreland Golf Course and Club! 
 
Sean, take us through your golf journey to being the first and only Bajan British qualified PGA Golf Professional? 
 
It is very interesting being the first and

Many people believe Sandy Lane Golf Resort is the jewel in Caribbean golf and with good reason. It has three golf courses in pristine condition overlooking the west coast of Barbados, and has been the iconic haven of the rich and famous for many years. Sandy Lane Hotel has often been quoted as the most prestigious destination in the world for

The future of Equestrian Sports in Barbados is looking very bright if the 2022 performances of the Children’s Dressage Team and the youthful Regional Jumping Team are proof ofthings to come. These two winning teams had no rider older than sixteen and although the Regional Jumping Challenge is open to competitors of all ages, three young riders

Barbados is small, but man are we mighty. 166 square miles of pure sweetness - a pin prick on the map of the world. And we are filled with unique and fascinating things to experience, fuelled by warm and welcoming people… who most often greet you with a frosted glass of rum punch in hand! Who could be bad to that?
 
I recently met a

Barbadian Johnathan Austin is one special young man. Now 19 years old, he has spent a large part of his young life battling a long term chronic condition called Gastroparesis, in which the stomach cannot empty in the normal way. He once lived with a gastric pacemaker in his stomach and has

Welcome to the 25th anniversary edition of Sporting Barbados! One year delayed due to Covid, but back - bigger - and better than ever.
 
My husband came up with the idea of Sporting Barbados. He visited Barbados from Northern Ireland in 1984 - before the days of the ‘world wide web’ - on a cricket tour. He was ‘bowled’ over by the

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has joined motor sport fans the world over to mourn the passing of American motor sport icon Ken Block, who died in a snowmobile accident in Wasatch County, Utah, yesterday (January 2) at the age of 55. A statement from Hoonigan said: "It's with our deepest regrets that we can confirm that Ken Block passed away in

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has changed the dates of next year’s 33rd edition of its premier event to avoid a direct clash with a number of international rallies including rounds of the World Rally Championship and Motorsport UK British Rally Championship. Rally Barbados 2023 will now run on June 10/11, with the Rally Show and King of the

Barbadian Calem Maloney is the new Caribbean Junior Karting Champion. After three days and 12 hard-fought races at Bushy Park Barbados over the weekend (November 4-6), he defeated Trinidad & Tobago’s Rylie Ramroop by a margin of just nine points, with Jamaica’s Zander Williams a further six behind. The lone female in the 16-strong field of

The premier event on the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes calendar was contested by 80 athletes, more than half of which flew in from abroad to compete at the 32nd National Triathlon Championships on Sunday, October 23rd, 2022. Held at the Brandons Beach and the Mighty Grynner Highway, several seasoned triathletes and persons bold

Seventeen karters aged from 11 to 17 from Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago will face off at Bushy Park Barbados next month (November 4-6) in the second Caribbean Junior Karting Academy Trophy (CJKAT). Funded by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile’s (FIA) Sport Grant Programme, it will be contested by a quality field selected

BFIT has launched a funding program aimed at assisting triathletes who are at various stages of development. “The return to competition post COVID has brought race opportunities back online in the region and internationally.  After two years of uncertainty and little racing there is a need to invest and reinvigorate the development pipeline,

Trinidad & Tobago’s Zachary Boodram, Fyzool Madan and Ravi Singh will compete in the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) for the first time this weekend (October 8/9) as a record-breaking grid assembles for round three at the Fast Parts Caribbean Circuit Racing Invitational. Competing on home ground, they will line up with fellow-countryman and RCC

Trinidad & Tobago’s Zachary Boodram, Fyzool Madan and Ravi Singh will compete in the Radical Caribbean Cup (RCC) for the first time this weekend (October 8/9) as a record-breaking grid assembles for round three at the Fast Parts Caribbean Circuit Racing Invitational. Competing on home ground, they will line up with fellow-countryman and RCC

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