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Barbados Under-19 Team To Participate In South African Tournament

Barbados will be represented at the inaugural Under-19 Cricket Tournament being held at the University of Pretoria, in South Africa. Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, Charles Griffith, greeted the members of the Barbados Select 11, this morning at the Ministry, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael. Minister Griffith impressed upon the team members that this …

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Elaine Thompson-Herah clocks fastest women’s 100m in the world this year

Five-time Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah clocked the fastest women’s 100m in the world this year at the Golden Games in California. Jamaica’s Thompson-Herah won her semi-final in 10.89 seconds in what was her first outdoor 100m of the season. She then opted out of the final, which was won by American Twanisha Terry in a …

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Improved sport facilities to boost youth development, sports tourism

Last year, the ministry identified several sport facilities to undergo construction, among them the Leonora track and field ground in Region Three. New stands and bucket seats will be installed with works scheduled to be completed by mid-year. Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Charles Ramson, M.P, in a recent interview disclosed that remodelling of …

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Barbadian Cyclist Congratulated For Signing Professional Contract

Minister of Sports, Youth and Community Empowerment, Charles Griffith, has congratulated cyclist Joshua Kelly for being the first Barbadian male to be signed to a pro domestic cycling team. During an online press conference this morning, Minister Griffith, speaking from his Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael office, told Mr. Kelly that it is “always …

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Barbados Sports Minister To Hold Talks With UNPFA’s Caribbean Director

The Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment is willing to work closely with the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) to help provide the necessary training and information for young people. UNFPA is the sexual and reproductive health agency of the United Nations.   Speaking at a meeting on Monday at the Ministry’s Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall office, …

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Jonny Bairstow hits hundred on day two of England warm-up game against Cricket West Indies President’s XI 

England declared on 466-6 in their first innings, with Jonny Bairstow finishing unbeaten on 106 and Dan Lawrence hitting 83; the home side reached 48-2 by the close of play, with Jack Leach claiming the only wicket along with a Craig Overton run out Jonny Bairstow hit a fine, unbeaten century on the second day of England’s …

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