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Barbados’ team named for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

There will be a strong contingent of athletes representing Barbados at the XXII Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held between July 28 and August 8, 2022. Commonwealth Games Barbados has announced a 65-member squad of 42 females and 23 males, slated to compete in 12 disciplines, including athletics, boxing, cricket and netball, in Birmingham, England. […]

Dominica star Brendan Williams makes history as new CGF Athletes Advisory Commission Chair

Former high jump star Brendan Williams of Dominica has been confirmed as the new Chair of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Athletes Advisory Commission (AAC), becoming the first Caribbean athlete in history to lead the athletes commission of a major International Sports Federation.  Williams, who competed for Dominica in the Commonwealth Games at Delhi 2010 […]

45 Athletes Head to 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia

All 68 members of the Barbados contingent participating in the Commonwealth Games have now taken up residence in the Games Village. The Barbados Flag was officially raised in the village yesterday April 3 at 4 pm. Overall, the village is now well populated with almost all countries resident. Chef de Mission, Cameron Burke said that […]

Barbados announces Commonwealth Games flag bearer

Barbados Olympic Association Inc. took the opportunity of the observance of Commonwealth Day Monday, March 12 to officially announced Barbados’ flagbearer for the XXI Commonwealth Games being held in Gold Coast Australia from April 4 -15. The honour has been bestowed on junior squash champion, Meagan Best. Athletes standing in procession awaiting the arrival of […]

Swim Team Get Their First Taste of the Competition Pool

The Competition Pool

The Swim team got their first taste of the competition pool. Manager Samantha Clarke said they swam in the afternoon after they arrived in Glasgow to loosen up their muscles after the long plane ride. Clarke commented that the aquatic centre is “is a lovely facility.”

Shari Watson Leading Barbados Team at the Commonwealth Games

Shari Watson, Badminton Team Captain

The Badminton team has a wealth of experience behind them. This is the third consecutive games for Captain, Shari Watson and Mariama Eastmond while Dakeil Thorpe and Andre Padmore will both be participating in their second Commonwealth Games. Members of the team got some pre-Commonwealth Games warm-up action when they competed in the SOLO Senior […]

Barbados Commonwealth Games Contingent Head to Glasgow

Barbados Commonwealth Games contingent left for Glasgow Scotland on Thursday July 17, 2014.  The majority of the teams were present, however, Rugby, and some other athletes will be joining the group in Scotland.  Barbados will be contesting twelve sports: Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling Road andTrack, Judo, Netball, Table Tennis, Weightlifting, Shooting, Rugby and Triathlon.  […]

Four Males to Represent Barbados in Shooting

Barbados Shooting Team 2014

Four males will represent Barbados in Shooting including Marlon Best, Bernard Chase, Louis Estwick and Ronald Livingstone Sargeant. The team manager is Curtis Smith. Smith was the Manager for the Small Bore Rifle and Pistol teams to Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia in 2006 and Delhi, India in 2010 as well as several CAC and […]

Barbados Netball Team Ranked 9th in the World

Barbados Netball Team 2014

Barbados is currently ranked 9th in the world by the International Federation of Netball Associations. Over the past year Barbados has played a number of warm up matches including: Tri-Series in Northern Ireland: October 2013 (4 games – vs. Northern Ireland; St. Lucia and Botswana ). Tri-Series in Trinidad: February 2014 (2 games – vs. […]