Roger Mayers and Max Ferri were crowned the champions
of Rally Barbados 2005, the biggest motor sport event in the Caribbean.
Alpheus offer two Rally options for you to enjoy
this fantastic Rally Carnival.
In a region where cricket has traditionally had
a stronghold, Football has gradually been making incursions into
the consciousness of sports fans. Barbados
is taking football seriously with an enthusiastic youth team
that is doing well in international fixtures.
Winning a set against the Barbados teams at the
Caribbean Volleyball Championships is proving as difficult as getting
a no-confidence motion passed against the Government.
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tennis courts can be found throughout the island and tennis
is played competitively at all levels.
In Barbados Sugar Bay properties enjoy the facilities
of the David and John Lloyd tennis village at Sugar
Hockey Festival always lives up to its reputation as one of
the best of its type in the world. Hosted annually at the Wildey
Astroturf this years Festival promises to be as competitive as the
The going is already tough for the Barbados contingent
at the 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia in March
2006. The women's hockey team, in their first ever appearance at
the Games, were beaten 4-0 by Canada
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Let the work begin!" was the call of Stephen
Alleyne, chief executive officer of World Cup Barbados, and workmen
moved in with a giant machine and demolished the sightscreen in
front of the Peter Short Media Centre at the Kensington Oval on
June 18th 2005. At 10:13 a.m. the coral stone sightscreen at the
Malcolm Marshall End of the Oval came tumbling down. It was the
start of demolition of the Oval to make way for a new, ultra-modern
28 000-seat stadium which will host the final of the 2007 Cricket
World Cup Barbados chief executive
officer Stephen Alleyne ( below right), Prime Minister Owen Arthur
(centre) and Sir Garfield Sobers showing their delight after Barbados
was awarded the World Cup final.
Barbados finally earned their first
gold medal of the 2006 CARIFTA Swimming Championships And then they
went one better! For the first two days of action, Bajan fans had
only Raymond Edwards' silver to shout about, but the screams could
be heard across Wildey after Barbados claimed two golds on their
most dominating day of the championships. First, Chelsea Gellineau
won the 50-metre freestyle, then hearing-impaired student Marsha
Watson (above with mum Marjorie) gave Bajans double delight, powering
to victory in the 15-17 butterfly for her first CARIFTA medal..
Cycling - Barry Forde
The impressive Barry
Forderode away with gold in the keirin at the Pan American
Cycling Championships in Argentina delighting Keith Yearwood, president
of the Barbados Cycling Union following his silver medal at the
World Cycling Championships.
Garfield St. Auburn Sobers was a supreme batsman,
he could bowl pace or spin and was a brilliant fielder as well as
being a superb captain. He is without a doubt the worlds greatest
Dwayne Smith, the lively medium-pacer pressed into
service because of the known inability of Dwayne Bravo to bowl similar
stuff, doubled his number of Test wickets with three.
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Music in Barbados covers a wide spectrum. From an
early age Barbadians learn to appreciate calypso, soca and reggae,
at school and special occasions they are introduced to the classics
and at church, music is the expression of joy and faith.
The inaugural Barbados Music Awards was a resounding
success and those in the music industry, the public and, importantly,
the media have all been showering praise on Ronnie Morris and his
team at Timeless Barbados Entertainment Agency..
Barbados has many excellent properties for sale,
some adjacent to world class golfing facilities, others that have
private floodlit tennis courts or are situated on the polo ridge.
There are also several beautiful country and historical properties
set in the lush interior of the island as well as stunning luxury
developments, both beachfront and inland, as well as marina real
estate for sale.
This featured property sits on approximately 2 acres
of land in a small cul-de-sac in the noted Sandy Lane Estate.
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Water Sports holiday
is blessed with contrasting conditions, ideal for a variety of watersports.
The mighty Atlantic
waves fit for the champions that train there... while the sparkling
invites exploration above and below and provides a sunset moment
that is always spectacular.
cruises evoke the good life with a day or evening cruise that
is both fun filled and relaxing.
waters and brisk breezes make sailing
an exhilarating experience,
Hiking in Barbados takes you through cane fields,
gullies, tropical forests and coastal communities to explore the
unique geological and social structure of Barbados. Along the way
you will meet friends, enjoy healthy exercise and observe the delicate
balance of the unique heritage and environment of Barbados Hiking
tours are for all ages and levels of fitness!! Our friendly, knowledgeable
guides will let you take Hikes at your pace and pace of your group,
so ensuring that you will see and experience all the treasures of
this small corner of paradise.