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Tag Archives: tennis

  1. Bridgetown U.S. Embassy-Supported Youth Tennis Program hosts Mini-Tournament

    60 aspiring young tennis players from three primary schools participated in a mini tournament recently at the National Tennis Center at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. The tournament was viewed by just re-elected President of the Barbados Olympic Association, Steve Stoute. These students are participants in a youth tennis program supported by the United States […]

    November 20, 2012Education, Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  2. U.S. Embassy-Supported Youth Tennis Program to Hold Mini-Tournament

    60 aspiring young tennis players from three primary schools will take part in a mini tournament on Thursday 15th November, 2012 at the National Tennis Center at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex. The tournament will begin at 10:30 a.m. United States Ambassador Larry L. Palmer and President of the Barbados Tennis Association; Dr. Raymond Forde will speak […]

    November 14, 2012Education, SportsNo comments
  3. Gang of The Jotas – Marjane “Chicken With Plums, Persepolis” Satrapi: Movie HD

    By the “Chicken with Plums“ and “Persepolis” writer-director’s Marjane Satrapi comes “The Gang of the Jotas.” Nils and Didier arrive in the south of Spain to play in a badminton tournament.

    October 24, 2012Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. Montego Bay Dominates PanCaribbeanBank Jr Classic Tournament 2012

    Over 100 high ranking athletes from across the island competed earlier this month at The PanCaribbeanBank Junior Classic Tournament at Tryall Club in Hanover. Leah Brown, Brand Manager, PanCaribbeanBank was delighted at the support from players of regions outside of the corporate area. “PanCaribbeanBank is a long standing supporter of the sport in Jamaica and […]

    September 28, 2012Athletics, BusinessNo comments
  5. ONE MONTH TO GO TO THE LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES: London’s Games will be “a very British affair, on a very global stage” By UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

    One month to go, and London is calling… As the first city to host the Olympics three times, we’re looking forward to welcoming the world to London in the days and weeks ahead. Every Games – from Sydney to Barcelona to Beijing – says something unique and distinctive about the country that hosts them. London […]

    June 25, 2012Olympics1 comment
  6. U.S. Embassy and Partners Launch #Youth #Tennis Program #usa #bridgetown

    Dozens of eager children from three different primary schools got the opportunity to swing a tennis racket for the first time yesterday when a new youth tennis program was launched. Through the project launched by the United States Embassy in association with the Barbados Tennis Association (BTA) and the National Sports Council (NSC), 60 children […]

    April 20, 2012SportsNo comments
  7. Sol Barbados Continue To Fuel Bajan Youth’s Exposure To World Class Tennis

    SOL in Barbados is continuing to make its presence felt in the community and particularly the youth of Barbados with its latest charitable exercise. Last week, Sol made a donation to the Barbados Tennis Association in an effort to facilitate the attendance of students from the Trinity Primary School at the recently concluded Davis Cup […]

    February 16, 2012SportsNo comments
  8. Sol Gives Students An Early Christmas Gift: Tennis this weekend

    Christmas has come early for some of Barbados’ young tennis enthusiasts thanks to the generous contribution of Sol. In an effort to assist in the development of Barbados’ youth through their involvement in sports, Sol has partnered with the Barbados Invitational Tennis Exhibition (BITE) to donate 100 tickets to this weekend’s much anticipated “Barbados’ Tennis […]

    December 8, 2011Featured, SportsNo comments
  9. Venus Williams & Gael Monfils in Barbadian Tennis Exhibition Draws Nigh – Tickets for “Tennis Pon de Rock 2011” On Sale

    With just over a month left to go before the long-awaited “Barbados’ Tennis Pon de Rock” serves off, tennis fans and those wishing to see a spectacular exhibition by some of the world’s best athletes, can now purchase their tickets for the weekend of events scheduled for December 10 and 11, 2011. In fact {CLICK […]

    November 5, 2011Featured, SportsNo comments
  10. Tennis Pon de Rock 2: POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    The end of year injury bug has bitten, resulting in the postponement of ‘Tennis Pon de Rock2’ 2010. Gael Monfils of France has withdrawn on the advice of doctors due to leg and foot injuries. The event, originally scheduled for December 11 & 12 at the Wildey Gymnasium and Sugar Hill Resort was to feature […]

    December 4, 2010Featured, SportsNo comments
  11. Barbadians urged to support charity match “Tennis pon de rock 2” set for Saturday 11 December 2010

    “Tennis pon de rock 2” 2010 is a charitable event aimed at raising funds for the betterment of all Barbadian children, through sports – specifically tennis. Working in conjunction with the Barbados Tennis Association’s Schools Programme, it is our Goal to assist in opening new doors of opportunities for children by building Tennis and sports […]

    November 25, 2010Featured, Sports7 comments
  12. Barbados Celebrity Match on Sugar Hill – “Tennis pon de rock 2” to feature top male players

    Local sports lovers are set for a treat with world class tennis returning this December, featuring 3 of the top 20 ranked ATP male players. B.I.T.E (Barbados Invitational Tennis Exhibition) with the sanctioning of the BTA (Barbados Tennis Association) will host “Tennis pon de rock 2” 2010 highlighted by 2009 US Open Champion Juan Martin […]

    November 16, 2010Featured, SportsNo comments
  13. TENNIS POISED TO RECLAIM PROMINENCE IN BASSETERRE WITH ASSISTANCE FROM CARACAS

    Three weeks of tennis skills development concluded with a promise to streamline the growth of that sport in St Kitts. Director of Sports Dave Connor told SKNIS that his Department is working closely with the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on a number of initiatives designed to revive player and public interest in […]

    August 11, 2010Sports, Travel1 comment
  14. Serena Transfers skill to Cricket? Tennis Pon De Rock 2009 December 7, 2009Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. Tennis Pon De Rock – Serena on the Swing

     

    December 7, 2009Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. What slipped the referees: Serena Williams boogie-boarding in Barbados, very titillating indeed!

    She decided if she was enjoying sea, sand & sun – then the proper thing to do is make a clean breast of it – what better with good ol’ Bajan seawater?

    December 6, 2009Controversy, Featured, Sports1 comment
  17. Serena Williams pledges to return to Barbados – BITE 2009 ‘Tennis Pon De Rock’

    All thanks to BITE – for those of you who missed “Tennis Pon De Rock” here’s Serena Williams in a postmortem of the Exhibition Match. Hundreds of Bajans came out to Sugar Hill!

    December 2, 2009Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. Serena Williams & Jeff Tarango Vs. Haydn Lewis & Caroline Wozniacki

    Tennis Enthusiasts – for those of you who missed “Tennis Pon De Rock” here’s some action at Royal Westmoreland’s Sugar Hill resort. Hundreds of Bajans came out to see great exhibition tennis!

    December 2, 2009Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Caroline Wozniacki also pledges to return to Barbados – BITE 2009 ‘Tennis Pon De Rock’

    All thanks to BITE – for those of you who missed “Tennis Pon De Rock” here’s the Danish No 4 in the world analysing the Exhibition Match. With her is Bajan Tourism Minister Richard Sealy. Hundreds of Bajans came out to Sugar Hill and were pampered like royalty!

    December 2, 2009Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. Serena Williams “Tennis Pon De Rock (Barbados)”

    In this video – this the latter stage of “Tennis Pon De Rock” at Royal Westmoreland’s Sugar Hill Resort, you’ll see Serena favour her left leg. Wary of the media, she braved hundreds of Bajans who came out to see great exhibition tennis despite fighting off a cold as well!

    December 2, 2009Sports, Video GalleryNo comments
  21. Sweet Victory at Sugar Hill’s ‘Tennis Pon De Rock’: Serena triumphs over Wozniacki despite mild flu, leg injury

    — The crowd went cell-phone and webcam nuts and turned piranha, oy! I did not even TRY to abridge the madding crowd!

    Some of the Media were not too far off…

    November 30, 2009Sports4 comments
  22. Tennis Pon De Rock 2009

     

    November 30, 2009Photo GalleryNo comments
  23. TRAILER: NCF and Barbadian Authors, Main Guard, PLUS – why delay in New Posts

    It’s been a while Since I could hold my head up high and it’s been a while Since I first saw you It’s been a while since i could stand on my own two feet again and it’s been a while since i could call you… That’s the group Staind before they get fully raw […]

    November 22, 2009Featured, NewsNo comments
  24. BARBADIANS HAVE CHANCE TO MEET SERENA WILLIAMS – “Tennis Pon De Rock” November 28 & 29, 2009

    Tennis Lovers – please see attached details for “Tennis Pon De Rock” at both Wildey Gymnasium and Sugar Hill. {CLICK ON FLYER TO READ BIGGER} Come on out and see some 1st Class tennis!

    November 6, 2009SportsNo comments
  25. ESPN2 Caribbean Highlights: January 30th-February 5th

    Important Notes 2009 Australian Open Tennis: Semifinals & Finals Men’s NCAA College Basketball SportsCenter Friday Night Fights ? ? Friday, 1/30 1:00am????????? SportsCenter- Live 2:00am????????? SportsCenter- Live 6:00am????????? Mike and Mike in the Morning – Live 10:00am ESPN First Take – Live 12:00pm SportsCenter – Live 1:00pm????????? SportsCenter – Live 3:00pm????????? 2009 Australian Open: Men’s […]

    January 30, 2009Cinema, SportsNo comments