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Barbados vs Trinidad & Tobago in Netball

  It was a close, keenly fought contest but #TeamBarbados lost to Trinidad & Tobago in Netball Pool B Match 2 – the match ended 38-37.  

#TeamBarbados competes in Women’s Judo

19 year old Onoh-Obasi Okey of Barbados competed in the Women’s -48kg Bronze Medal Contest A in judo. She was defeated by Australian Amy Meyer. Congrats Onoh-Obasi!!! #TeamBarbados

Triathletes do well in Men’s Final

The results are in! Congrats to Jason Wilson and Matthew Wright who competed in the Men’s Triathlon today. Jason placed 18th and Matthew 20th against some of the best in the world. Great job by #TeamBarbados See official times below:   

Commonwealth Games Officially Declared Open

With the formal declaration by Her Majesty the Queen, the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland has officially begun.  Bearing the flag for Barbados this time around was Shane Brathwaite, Barbados’ World Youth Gold Medal Octathlete.  He was followed directly by Chef de Mission, Cameron Burke and the athletes and officials that are representing Barbados in 12 sporting disciplines. The […]

Triathletes Ready to Rock in Glasgow

  #TeamBarbados is ready to shine tomorrow as triathletes Jason Wilson and Matthew Wright gear up for the Men’s Final. These outstanding young gentlemen have both impressed on the world stage and we are looking forward to cheering them on in Glasgow. The final is scheduled for tomorrow July 24 at 15:00 pm (Glasgow time) […]

Swimmers Ready

The swimmers held their final practice session today ahead of tomorrow’s competition . Lani and Alexis will swim the 200M Freestyle and Chris the 100M Backstroke.

Swim Team Get Their First Taste of the Competition Pool

The Competition Pool

The Swim team got their first taste of the competition pool. Manager Samantha Clarke said they swam in the afternoon after they arrived in Glasgow to loosen up their muscles after the long plane ride. Clarke commented that the aquatic centre is “is a lovely facility.”

Shari Watson Leading Barbados Team at the Commonwealth Games

Shari Watson, Badminton Team Captain

The Badminton team has a wealth of experience behind them. This is the third consecutive games for Captain, Shari Watson and Mariama Eastmond while Dakeil Thorpe and Andre Padmore will both be participating in their second Commonwealth Games. Members of the team got some pre-Commonwealth Games warm-up action when they competed in the SOLO Senior […]

Barbados Commonwealth Games Contingent Head to Glasgow

Barbados Commonwealth Games contingent left for Glasgow Scotland on Thursday July 17, 2014.  The majority of the teams were present, however, Rugby, and some other athletes will be joining the group in Scotland.  Barbados will be contesting twelve sports: Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling Road andTrack, Judo, Netball, Table Tennis, Weightlifting, Shooting, Rugby and Triathlon.  […]

Four Males to Represent Barbados in Shooting

Barbados Shooting Team 2014

Four males will represent Barbados in Shooting including Marlon Best, Bernard Chase, Louis Estwick and Ronald Livingstone Sargeant. The team manager is Curtis Smith. Smith was the Manager for the Small Bore Rifle and Pistol teams to Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia in 2006 and Delhi, India in 2010 as well as several CAC and […]

Barbados Netball Team Ranked 9th in the World

Barbados Netball Team 2014

Barbados is currently ranked 9th in the world by the International Federation of Netball Associations. Over the past year Barbados has played a number of warm up matches including: Tri-Series in Northern Ireland: October 2013 (4 games – vs. Northern Ireland; St. Lucia and Botswana ). Tri-Series in Trinidad: February 2014 (2 games – vs. […]