The First Citizens Barbados Open 10 Goal polo tournament continues today at Apes Hill with 2 matches, CIBC First Caribbean vs. Range Rover at 3:15 and Heineken vs. Bulova at 4:30. This is the third day of play of this tournament.  The teams are extremely closely matched with 2 of the 4 matches played so far going into extra time, 1 being won

Duckworth confirms second trip to the Caribbean

 

A record-equalling 10 cars have now been confirmed by the organising Barbados Rally Club (BRC) for the Modified 8-WRC class of Sol Rally Barbados 2012, following recent on-line entries received from former local, regional and international Rally Champions on the event¹s official

Overall Tournament Champion Sally Scofield Gross score 159
Overall Net flight winner Trish Abbot Net score     138
Overall Silver flight winner Brenda Philllips Stableford 82
Overall Bronze flight winner Zarina Belgrave Stableford 64
Day 1 flight winners Lynn DeCambra McLeod
Yvonne Brewer
Edna

Nearly 400 intellectually challenged athletes had their day in the sun Tuesday, filling the track at the National Stadium with joy and accomplishment.  As the Royal Barbados Police Force Band set the stage with music, the teams paraded around track for the opening ceremony, which included the lighting of the Special Olympics Torch.

 

Recent rains promise challenging conditions

 

Crews contesting the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) MudDogs Safari Championship and the Chefette MudDogs Safari Novice Championship are making final preparations for the launch of the new season. The BRC MudDogs March Safari next Saturday (March 17) is the first chance to dust off the

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) launches its 55th Anniversary season in style over the next two weekends. Competitors in high-tech rally machines, four-wheel-drive MudDogs off-roaders and Œdaily driver¹ grass roots autocross cars will kick off their 2012 campaigns, with spectators expected in large numbers, hungry for action after the motor

All of Barbados is invited to National Stadium Tuesday, March 6 to share in the excitement of the Special Olympics National Games Track and Field Meet. The athletes have been training for an entire year for the opportunity to show what hard work and dedication can produce.  In addition to participants from numerous special units across the

Congratulations to Hopefield Stable and Sir David Seale for coming one two in the Sandy Lane Gold Cup.  Dancing David produced the 6th Gold Cup for Sir David and his team and second place went to Stable Lad John Brian.  Jalon Samuel rode the winner.  The 31st running of the Gold Cup was a terrific success and just as popular as ever.

“We’ve been able to look properly at getting the correct permissions. We’ve involved the ICC right from the start and we’re working with NZ and USACA”

 

Plan is to start Twenty20 league in summer 2013

 

Broadcast-quality audio interview with Keith Wyness available for free editorial use at

Tim Pearcey and Neil Shanks, who finished second in last December¹s Roger Albert Clark Rally, will enjoy an all expenses-paid trip to Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10), the Caribbean¹s biggest annual motor sport international. The prize includes free entry and shipping for the rally car, return flights and accommodation for 14 nights for

Please be advised the Cheshire Tour matches scheduled for today at Lion Castle have been cancelled due to rain.  We will try to play tomorrow weather permitting and will advise in the morning.

Regards,
 
Stewart L. Gill
Lion Castle Polo Club
622-7656

Occasional showers could not put a damper on the spirited play at the Police Sports Club in Weymouth Wednesday.  Champions emerged from the Special Olympics National Games Football Tournament with spectacular team play and individual performances. In the five-a-side competition, gold medals went to the Ann Hill School, which topped the Senior

View the new Polo Barbados 2012 magazine in the Polo Section!

Former UK National Rally Champion Roger Duckworth claimed his second consecutive Rallye Sunseeker National victory on Saturday (February 25) and, with it, the chance of a repeat all-expenses paid trip to contest Sol Rally Barbados in his Subaru Impreza WRC. It was his fourth win in the popular southern England event, making it his ³best rally²

James Johnson won the Rockley Open for the second year running 11 shots clear to become the Rockley Champion 2012.  Helen Foster continues her winning streak and won the ladies Champion 2012. Congrats to Helen and James!

G-WRC introduced newcomers to the island

 

After an outing in the historic category last year, Britain¹s Steve Perez will return to the World Rally Car class in Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June

9/10) in his ex-Marcus Gronholm Kick Energy Drink Ford Focus WRC07 with regular co-driver Paul Spooner on the notes; it will be

Special Olympics Barbados opens its Annual National Games competitions with a pool full of energy and excitement.  On Monday, February 20, athletes, who have been preparing all year for the opportunity, will dive into the Special Olympics National Games Aquatics Meet. Barbados sports fans are invited to come out and cheer the nation’s top

Four more regular visitors from Europe have confirmed their entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) through the event¹s official web site, www.rallybarbados.bb, bringing to more than 30 their combined total of visits to the island in the past decade.

  Scotland¹s Kenny Hall returns to

Two of the most successful British visitors to the Caribbean in recent years, Paul Bird and Rob Swann, have confirmed their entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) through the event¹s official web site, www.rallybarbados.bb. Entered for the fifth consecutive year, both have also become regular

Once again the 'little' sailing Club in Carlisle Bay put Barbados well and truly on the map and showed the world that anything is possible when you have a committed team of people and a lot of help!

The Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race 2012 Once again the 'little' sailing Club in Carlisle Bay put Barbados well and truly on the map and

2011 SOTY PRIZE WINNERS
UNDER 10 BOYS
1st – Zander Venezia
2nd – Caeleb Rapson
3rd – Darian Pitcher
4th - Axe Garrett
 
UNDER 12 BOYS
1st – Ché Allan
2nd – Zander Venezia
3rd – Jacob Burke
4th – Andrew Rose
 
UNDER 16 BOYS
1st – Joshua Burke

On Saturday 28th. January the International Shotokan Karate Federation of Barbados held its 2011 Annual Awards presentation. This event was sponsored by CIBC 1st. Caribbean Bank and Powerade, a total of 20 students and Instructors were there to receive their awards.

The student awards are determined based on the results of the three

Synergies between niches within the Barbados tourism product continue as the 2012 staging of the annual Cruise to Run will take place next Friday, January 27, with the island’s Brandons area as the backdrop.
This year, which marks the sixth installment of the event, has recorded a commendable number of registrations, which has already

Sol Rally Barbados 2012 entries double up

Rallye Sunseeker, next month¹s opening round of the MSA British Rally Championship, will be the focus of a major push for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) and its island home. The organisers and tourism backers of the Caribbean¹s biggest annual motor sport international will use the award-

So far, elite triathletes from 8 countries are on the Start List for the 2012 Bridgetown ITU Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup scheduled to take place on the morning of Sunday 12th February 2012 on Spring Garden Highway.

 

USA triathletes lead the way with 5 men and 3 women, and there are triathletes coming from Canada, Germany

Fellow Golfer
The BGA has just concluded the 2012 New Year Hamper and thanks the Management of The Rockley Golf  course of Mark, Tony and their team for maintaining the course in very good condition despite the persistent rain. To the Management and staff of Birdies restaurant for the food and beverage service, it was great and will be

On-line Overseas Competitor Information document now available

For the third year in a row, the Turks & Caicos Islands will be represented in Sol Rally Barbados . . . but with a difference. For the 2012 running of the Caribbean¹s biggest annual motor sport international on June 9/10, Paul Horton is shipping his Ford Escort MkI, to

Popular British ace Martin Stockdale heads the list of returning international drivers whose names are among more than 40 entries so far received via the event¹s official web site - www.rallybarbados.bb - for the

2012 running of the Caribbean¹s biggest annual motor sport international, Sol

Motor sport in Barbados is in good health, and making a growing contribution to the island¹s sports-tourism product. For the first time since the Barbados Motoring Federation (BMF) was established in 2000, more than 400 local competitors took part in BMF-sanctioned events during the recently-concluded season . . . and that total is boosted to

Sol Rally Barbados regulations posted on official web site

Fresh from their recent exploits on Rally Jamaica, Celtic crowd favourites Glenn Campbell (Northern Ireland) and Allan McKay (Scotland) have confirmed that they will be returning for the 2012 running of the Caribbean¹s biggest annual motor sport international, Sol Rally

Richard Kessio won his second Barbados Marathon in the Powerade Run Barbados Series but not after a lengthy deliberation by the organizers after the brilliant Kenyan runner went off course at Speightstown. Kessio and 2nd-placed Curtis Cox from Trinidad and Tobago were both guilty of the mistake, but having run farther than would have been

The Barbados Turf Club wishes to advise that an inspection of the race track following the running of race seven (7) on the raceday of Saturday 10 December 2011, revealed significant damage in certain waterlogged areas. On the advice of the inspection team The Directors took a decision to abandon the raceday which had been scheduled to be held

A ray of Barbados sunshine pierced the UK November gloom when Lord Dholakia hosted an event promoting links between the two countries and launching the ‘2012 76th Anniversary Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race’ and the ‘1st Classic Transatlantic Race to Barbados.’

 

The event was held on 30th November, Barbados Independence Day

OPEN MEN

1st   Ben Bourgeois   ( USA)

2nd  Asher Nolan   ( USA)

3rd  Jordan Heaselgrave  (Barbados)

4th  Bruce Mackie   (Barbados)

 

OPEN WOMEN

1st  Maud Le Car   (St. Martin)

2nd  Maria Kuzmovich  (Puerto Rico)

3rd  Chelsea Tuach   ( Barbados)

4th  Chelsea Roett

Fellow Golfers
Unfortunately we have to report that the first day of the RBC Classic was completely rained out; based on present forecasts, Sunday will also be dominated by persistent showers.
In an effort to ensure that the players and sponsors have the possibility of two great days of golf, we have opted to reschedule the event

See Andy Murray take on David Haye and Barbados' own road tennis champion.

The DHL North America and Caribbean Rugby Association International Sevens Tournament at the Garrison Savannah was devastated by a deluge of rain for most of the Saturday that turned the grounds into a quagmire. It says much for the tournament organizers and particularly the players that they completed the busy two-day schedule in atrocious

The Nation Newspaper has teamed up with the Barbados Tourism Authority to sponsor the Nation Funathlon 2011, which features a 10K run and 10K walk. The Run Barbados series starts on Friday 2 December with the Gatorade/Better Health Magazine Fun Mile at St. Lawrence Gap and finishes with the marathon two days later. First started in 1983 it

West Indies Masters easily won the Clobi Cup after winning the first two matches in the three-match series at the Kensington Oval. Several thousand spectators attended each game and were treated to some vintage cricket from the fitter and more focused Caribbean team. Gordon Greenidge and Curtley Ambrose were big favourites with the fans, but

Proud owner of St Nicholas Abbey, Larry Warren with his son Simon, accepting the Saddle Cloth and Head Collar of the Breeder's Cup 2011 winner St Nicholas Abbey from Derrick Smith, his wife Gaye Smith, champion trainer Aiden O'Brien and champion jockey, the youngest ever to win the race at 18 years old, Joseph O'Brien.  Mr Smith shares

The Barbados Rally Club (BRC) has made an early start on its International promotion for Sol Rally Barbados 2012 (June 9/10) by announcing that the winners of next month¹s Roger Albert Clark Rally, Britain¹s most demanding historic event, will receive an expenses-paid trip, valued at US $9,000 (around £5,600), to compete in the Caribbean¹s

Marshals among 70 awardees at Annual Prizegiving

More than 70 members of the island¹s motor sport fraternity were honoured at the Barbados Rally Club¹s (BRC) Annual Prizegiving on Saturday evening (November 12) at Mahogany Ridge, St Thomas; awards included return tickets to the UK and Œstaycation¹ weekends at Seafoam Haciendas,

I.S.K.F. Barbados held it’s National Karate Tournament on the 5th November, this Tournament was sponsored by PowerAid and attracted one hundred and four karatekas from five local clubs namely Avalon Karate club Masujaha Karate Club, Queen’s College Karate Club,  Barbados Shotokan Karate Club and UCKC Martial Arts.

The Tournament  was

Pamela Hiles being interviewed at World Travel Market in London on the new www.sportingbarbados.com website.

Barbados Minister of Tourism Hon. Richard Sealy launched the new Sporting Barbados website www.sportingbarbados.com at World Travel Market this afternoon with UK Vice President Sales and Marketing Petra Roach and other tourism dignitaries in attendance.

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