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  1. Africa to Brooklyn rower invited to NYC Columbus Day Parade

    He didn’t sail the Niña, Pinta, or Santa María. On his 4th try, Don Victor Mooney, of Kew Gardens Hills, President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project departed from Maspalomas, Canary Islands, an archipelago located off the coast of West Africa. Twenty-one months later, he arrived at New York’s Brooklyn Bridge aboard Spirit of Malabo by […]

    October 13, 2021SailingNo comments
  2. Tennis Rackets Serve Love At US Open

    On the USA’s Faith HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, there was a prayer service held at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to remember one of the greats of the game, Arthur Ashe, who died of AIDS-related pneumonia in 1993 at age 49. Ashe was the first Black tennis player to win singles titles at the […]

    September 7, 2021SportsNo comments
  3. Virginia Sculptor sends image of Arthur Ashe Monument for tribute to the tennis legend

    Paul DiPasquale, Master Sculpture, of Richmond, Virginia has granted H.R. 1242 Resilience Project, one time authorization to reproduce the iconic Arthur Ashe Monument for a tribute to the tennis legend. H.R. 1242 Resilience Project plans to reproduce the image on a banner and have it on display during the 2021 US Open. We feel this […]

    September 5, 2021SportsNo comments
  4. Sharpton joins sidewalk prayer at US Open

    On Sunday morning, Rev. Al Sharpton took a call from Don Victor Mooney, a Kew Gardens Hills resident and President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project on his radio program heard nationwide. With fifteen seconds to make a Hail Mary request to one of America’s leading Civil Rights Activist, Baptist minister, founder and President of the […]

    September 1, 2021Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Queens Man Brings Arthur Ashe Day Back to U.S. Open

    In lieu of U.S. Open cancelling Arthur Ashe Day due to COVID-19, Don Victor Mooney of Kew Gardens Hills and President of H.R. 1242 Resilience Project, hopes to keep Arthur Ashe legacy relevant in these challenging times. Arthur Ashe advocated the power of education. In Richmond, Virginia, a bronze statue depicts him surrounded by children, […]

    August 20, 2021SportsNo comments
  6. Still going strong: Serena Williams and her enduring champion status

    There are few names as synonymous with their sport as Serena Williams and tennis. Along with her sister Venus, Serena has brought women’s tennis to a new level of speed and physicality over the last 25 years or so, all while becoming one of the most decorated player in the history of the women’s game, […]

    September 4, 2020Featured, SportsNo comments

    Windward’s tennis team ended their undefeated season on Sunday August 23rd, when they were victorious over Ocean View Tennis Club. Playing at the National Tennis Centre under sunny skies, the defending champs were immediately put under pressure, losing the women’s doubles match between the team of Chloe Weekes & Kristina Evelyn against Hannah Chambers & […]

    August 28, 2020SportsNo comments
  8. BOA President Sandra Osborne receives ITF Award 2018

    President of the Barbados Olympic Association Inc. (BOA), Sandra Osborne, QC, was one of 12 persons recognized for service to the game of Tennis at the 2018 International Tennis Federation Annual General Meeting (AGM) held recently in Orlando, Florida. The awards are given annually at the AGM to outstanding tennis administrators, coaches, officials and players. […]

    October 3, 2018Events, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Blackman and Gollop Primary School receives developmental prize from Sol

    The students of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School have been crowned the ‘Tennis Champions‘ of Sol’s recently concluded, punch card promotion. The school received a developmental prize compliments Sol, the leading supplier of energy products in the Caribbean. The ‘Tennis Champions’ punch card promotion was designed to raise awareness for the Sol Primary Schools […]

    January 3, 2016SportsNo comments
  10. Barbados Tennis Association 2015 Sol Nationals Closing Ceremony

    Sol, the leading supplier of energy products in the Caribbean, is a proud sponsor of the 2015 Sol Open and ITF Grade 5 Seniors/Super Seniors Nationals Tennis Tournament, a primary highlight of the Barbados Tennis Association’s (BTA) sports calendar. Gina Cummins, Sales and Marketing Manager of Sol (Barbados) Ltd., recently presented a cheque to Patricia […]

    November 4, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  11. Barbados Tennis Association 2015 Sol Nationals – Day 2 via Harry MacKenzie

    The match of the day was Robert Hayden v Lloyd Slocombe. Hayden (U16), one of our junior players, came up against Lloyd Slocombe (O45), one of our veteran players, in what turned out to be a topsy-turvy match where the momentum swapped back and forth between the players throughout the match. Hayden got off to […]

    September 27, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  12. 2015 SOL Open & ITF Grade 5 Seniors/Super Seniors Nationals

    Last night marked the start of this year’s Sol Open Nationals and ITF Seniors/Super Seniors tournament Matches Played (25th Sep) Men’s Open Romani Mayers v Renaldo Gibson 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 Matthew Weir (8) v Harry MacKenzie 6-0, 6-0 Men’s Over 35s Richard Marsh v Derek Scutt 6-0, 6-2 Men’s Over 45s Craig Smith (3) v […]

    September 26, 2015SportsNo comments

    HBO brings audiences one of the most anticipated comedies of the year, 7 Days in Hell. The sports mockumentary unites comedian Andy Samberg and “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington as sworn arch-rivals who meet for the longest and greatest tennis match of all time: a seven-day, five-set marathon that took literally everything out of […]

    July 8, 2015SportsNo comments
  14. Barbadian Women encouraged to see Road Tennis as great exercise

    One of the organisers of the Touch of Class Women’s Road Tennis Tournament is encouraging women to see exercise as a “way of life“. Juliet Worrell, Public Relations Officer of the Barbados Road Tennis Association said women, especially with the roles they play both within and outside the home, need to “get out there” and […]

    June 23, 2015HealthNo comments
  15. Barbados Tennis Ace Aims At Wimbledon

    BARBADOS IS likely to be represented at Wimbledon this summer by Darian King. According to his brother and coach, Chris King, the 23-year-old, having achieved a ranking of 251, stands every chance of being invited to qualify for the most famous tennis championships in the world. According the UK’s Voice Online, the coach said: “The […]

    May 24, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  16. Scotiabank Junior International Tennis Tournament serves up excitement

    160 junior tennis players from around the world converged on the National Tennis Centre, which began March 28th, for the Barbados Scotiabank Junior International Tennis Tournament 2015. The tournament concludes April 3rd. Over 36 countries including Barbados will take part in this 21st successive International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior world ranking tournament hosted by the […]

    March 31, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  17. Sol sponsors Barbados Tennis Association’s Schools Tennis Programme

    Sol, the leading supplier of petroleum products in the Caribbean, is signalling its commitment to developing the sport of tennis in Barbados. The company, which has operations in 23 territories across the region, recently entered into an agreement with the Barbados Tennis Association to sponsor the Association’s Primary Schools Tennis Programme. Since 2012, the Barbados […]

    February 14, 2015SportsNo comments
  18. Columbus Business Solutions (CBS) brings Squash into Technological Age

    Columbus Business Solutions (CBS), the business arm of Columbus Telecommunications Barbados Limited, is bringing squash in Barbados into the age of technology and all its possibilities. The Barbados Squash Club recently signed on with CBS to have the entire Club Wi-Fi-enabled so that all patrons and players alike can have access to FREE super-fast internet. […]

    September 22, 2014Featured, SportsNo comments

    Once again Republic Bank is pleased to sponsor the Barbados Tennis Association’s Annual Interclub Tennis Tournament. Now in its fifth year the tournament is again keenly contested with Summerhayes Club seeking to retain its title for the sixth consecutive year. Senior Manager, Retail Services, Sharon Zephirin accompanied by Managing Director and CEO, Ian DeSouza presented […]

    March 31, 2014SportsNo comments
  20. Blow for Barbados Sports Tourism: Dream Cup Now Postponed ’til 2014

    The Dream Cup tennis tournament scheduled for November 28 to December 1, 2013, in Barbados, has been postponed until 2014 on a date to be confirmed in the near future. This postponement has resulted from player injury, which will prevent the hosting of the inaugural Dream Cup Barbados. In a statement released on November 15, […]

    November 24, 2013Sports, TravelNo comments

    The Dream Cup Barbados will showcase four (4) of the world’s best tennis players, including Grand Slam Champions Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro along with Richard Gasquet and Nicolas Almagro. Barbados will be the center of the tennis universe Independence Weekend with four of the premiere tennis players in the world competing from […]

    October 8, 2013SportsNo comments
  22. Malavita, or “The Family” (2013) – Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones & Robert De Niro Movie HD July 21, 2013Crime, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    The annual Republic Bank Interclub Tennis Competition came to a close on Saturday, 25th May 2013 at the Tennis Centre in Wildey. Victorious for the fourth straight year was the team from Summerhayes, defeating Ocean View 50 games to 35. The results were as follows:- Men’s Singles – Dylan Hall (Summerhayes) Ladies Singles – Joelle […]

    June 6, 2013SportsNo comments
  24. First road tennis competition at ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd. brings staff closer together

    ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd.’s first road tennis competition has been hailed as instrumental in bringing members of the group closer together and increasing networking opportunities. The competition, which was won by Nolan Stuart of Trimart Supermarkets in a match against Llewellyn Straker of Bryden Stokes Ltd., attracted 19 participants from five of the group’s subsidiaries […]

    April 28, 2013SportsNo comments
  25. Festivities at Barbados Port Inc. as New Road Tennis Courts Unveiled

    It was fun and fanfare at the Barbados Port Inc. (BPI) while two on-site road tennis courts were just unveiled in the car park of the Administration building. Following a prayer and short welcome, Mr. David Jean-Marie, Chief Executive Officer of the BPI, kicked off the festivities with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “The BPI has a […]

    April 21, 2013Events, SportsNo comments