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6 disciplines added to 2024’s Barbados National Senior Games (NSG)

As the 20th edition of the National Senior Games begins in another two months, local seniors will have an additional six new arenas to display their talents. Jasper Blades – coordinator of the 2024 NSG, said motorsports, badminton, cricket, football, volleyball (both beach and court) and bodybuilding will feature in the May 5-20 event, bringing […]

TV series and 6 new disciplines added to Barbados National Senior Games

People Empowerment & Elder Affairs Minister Kirk Humphrey revealed the dates for the Barbados National Senior Games, it took place at the Vauxhall Senior Citizens Village in Christ Church. These Games are an important facet of the Ministry’s “Active Ageing Policy” which aims to encourage senior citizens to adopt healthy lifestyles, in aid of reducing […]

Launch of 2024 Barbados Triathlon Calendar, while Sports Ministry considers Exit Strategy for Retiring Competitors

Dr Garth McIntyre – New President of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) declared at One Barbados Place how the 2024 Barbados Triathlon calendar will feature three major regional and continental events: The World Triathlon Americas Triathlon Cup, 17th March. World Triathlon Development Regional Cup and Training Camp, 2nd-7th July CARIFTA Triathlon, Aquathlon & […]

New Flag Races To Paris Olympiad – Americas Men

There is a clear front-runner in the race to claim the Americas male New Flag Olympic slot. In contrast to the Asian race, in which Jason Tai Long Ng and Ayan Beisenbayev are a hair-width apart in the world rankings, Matthew Wright has a considerable margin in the Americas contest. With a buffer of almost […]

CARIFTA Triathlon comes to Barbados in 2024

One hundred and fifty (150) athletes, their families and supporters are expected in Barbados come August next year when the 6th CARIFTA Triathlon & Aquathlon comes back home to Barbados in 2024.  First staged in 2017 in Barbados, the event has so far been held in Tobago (2018), Jamaica (2019), Bermuda (2022) and the Bahamas […]

Athletics | Surprise Win for Bajan Triathlete at Elite US Meet

by Bajan Reporter / March 22nd, 2023 Barbadian Triathlete Luke McIntyre took gold at the recent Clermont Draft Legal Challenge, in Florida, fighting off challenges from other top youth triathletes from around the US and further afield. Held annually in March, the Clermont Draft Legal Challenge attracts the top youth triathletes from across the United […]

Athletics | THE NATIONAL SENIOR GAMES ARE BACK!

by Bajan Reporter / March 21st, 2023 For the first time since 2019, Barbados is set to host the National Senior Games 2023, from June 10 to 25. This year’s games will see participants taking part in 15 disciplines, along with the introduction of two new ones – volleyball and swimming. It will also see […]

Athletics | CARIFTA GOLD BONANZA FOR BARBADOS

by Bajan Reporter / January 1st, 2023 Barbados continued to shine on the regional and international sports scene when a small team showed their mettle at the recent Carifta Triathlon in Bermuda.  With a massive point lead, the Bajans soundly trounced teams from around the Caribbean at the event which consisted of a Triathlon, Aquathlon, […]