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  1. Barbados Triathlon Team to Contend 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

    The staging of the 2022 Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay Triathlon on Sunday 31 July in Sutton Park, Birmingham, will be historic for Barbados, marking the first time the island has competed in this event. Athletes who made the qualifying criteria for the Mixed Relay are Matthew Wright, Niel Skinner, Zahra Gaskin, and Chara Hinds – […]

    July 14, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  2. CGF confirm Victoria, Australia as host of 2026 Commonwealth Games

    The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has confirmed that the 2026 Commonwealth Games will be hosted by the State of Victoria in Australia. The announcement follows a successful exclusive dialogue period between the CGF, Commonwealth Games Australia (CGAus) and Victoria, where an exciting proposal to stage the major multi-sport competition across the State was agreed. The […]

    April 21, 2022AthleticsNo comments

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted its second National Aquathlon Championships. In partnership with title sponsor Rascals Barbados Waterpark, the event took place along Brandon’s Beach and the Mighty Grynner Highway late last month. The highly anticipated Championships was welcomed by avid triathletes and catered to over 50 competitors across 6 categories, ranging […]

    April 11, 2022Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  4. Young Barbadians compete at Clermont Draft Legal Challenge

    The Draft Legal Challenge, USA’s launchpad for triathlon’s best talent, saw six emerging athletes from Barbados compete in the two-day open event in the beautiful Lake Louisa State Park of Clermont, Florida. Unlike the warm crystal clear waters of the Caribbean sea, the Bajan upstarts were greeted by a ‘Beware of the Alligators’ sign and […]

    March 14, 2022AthleticsNo comments
  5. CIBC FirstCaribbean puts support in Chefette’s ‘Fun Run’

    CIBC #FirstCaribbean is partnering with Chefette Restaurants by giving assistance to the Chefette Fun Run Charity once more! Lisa Carter expressed appreciation for the unwavering support of the bank to the Fun Run, especially when it could not take its usual format due to the pandemic. We look forward to working with CIBC FirstCaribbean and […]

    August 20, 2020Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. 2019 Barbados National Aquathlon Championships

    The very young, rising stars and experienced comprised the field of over 40 athletes who competed in calm waters and flat roads free of traffic, providing ideal conditions for the 2019 Barbados National Aquathlon Championships. Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted it’s 3rd Aquathlon event in collaboration with the Barbados Olympic Association BiiG Games […]

    December 10, 2019Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  7. Register Now For Run Barbados 2019!

    Download the Cave Shepherd Card Mobile App and enjoy easy access to your account and more On The Go! Available now in the Google Play and Apple App Stores. In the event that you forgot your CS Online password, kindly select the “Forgot Password” link on the login page or contact our 24 hour Customer […]

    October 23, 2019Athletics, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Barbados #1 Triathlete Matthew Wright finishes in the top 10 at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend

    Matthew Wright has been a steady fixture on the triathlon world stage this season. Jumping 15 places to 140th in the World Rankings after recently competing at the 2019 Aqaba ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup in Jordan last weekend; Matthew is on a mission to be in the top 70 by May next year to place […]

    October 8, 2019Athletics, Breaking News, FeaturedNo comments
  9. Labour Minister attends Port St Charles Sprint Triathlon

    The Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) hosted yet another Age Group Sprint and Sprint Relay over the weekend at Port St. Charles Yacht Club, St. Peter. BFIT welcomed Labour Minister & the MP for St. Peter – Colin Jordan, who attended among many other supporters on a hot day for the second annual Triathlon […]

    July 16, 2019Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  10. BFIT keeps it Rolling: Bushy Park Duathlon 2019

    The first Duathlon of the year on the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) event calendar took place last weekend, June 16th, 2019 at the Bushy Park Racetrack. The leading circuit-racing facility in the English-speaking Caribbean more commonly known for showcasing race car speed, the manoeuvring expertise of rally-car drivers and also host of many […]

    July 1, 2019AthleticsNo comments

    The President of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes (BFIT) has hinted a global contest will be brewing next Sunday at the Spring Garden Highway for the 28th National Triathlon… The BFIT President also said when the cut-off point will be for any late entries; – Mr Treasure assured the journalists not only a special […]

    October 8, 2018Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  12. Trinidadian Running Marathon to Raise Half a Million for Myanmar’s Poorest

    Trinidad and Tobago national Ishwar Persad will be running the Bagan Temple Marathon on November 25th, to raise $½ million (CDN$100,000) for programmes that will help Myanmar’s poorest. Ishwar’s global-running fundraisers and volunteer work are also currently featured in the Fall 2017 edition of The Catalyst, an international magazine on global volunteering. The magazine is […]

    November 3, 2017AthleticsNo comments
  13. AVENGERS 2: Age Of Ultron – Characters, TV Spot

    Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Bettany, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans – with voice of James Spader as Ultron

    March 25, 2015Books, Video GalleryNo comments

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: I have no idea, and most detractors will heartily agree, but wasn’t this new offshoot from Tourism Authority supposed to SAVE money? This outsourcing, does it stay in Barbados? Or are foreigners – who may or may NOT, be thought of as pandering to to ruling party interests – accessing funds which could […]

    November 18, 2014Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  15. Grenadian marathoners successfully complete runs in New York and Grenada for charity, ‘reachwithin’

    It was double success for Grenadians on Sunday, 2 November 2014 when runners in both New York and Grenada successfully completed marathons to help raise funds for the charity, reachwithin, which supports vulnerable Grenadian children and their caregivers . Grenadians Philomena Robertson and Anderson Simon took to the chilly streets of New York alongside over […]

    November 6, 2014Athletics, FeaturedNo comments
  16. From disappointment to victory – the determination of 2 Grenadian marathon runners

    The great poet, Maya Angelou said, “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” Jerry Bascombe and Dennis Mason must have been paying attention because when they discovered that, due to unfortunate circumstances, they were unable to participate in this years TCS […]

    November 3, 2014AthleticsNo comments
  17. 5:30 am start time announced for 11th UWI SPEC International Half-Marathon

    Director of The UWI St. Augustine’s Sport and Physical Education Centre (SPEC), Major David Benjamin announced that for the 11th International Half-Marathon, scheduled for Sunday 26th October 2014, the starter’s pistol will sound at 5:30 a.m., and not at the usual 6:00 am. This was announced as The UWI St. Augustine hosted the launch of […]

    August 6, 2014AthleticsNo comments