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Bayer Leverkusen coach Heiko Herrlich gushed praises for Jamaica-born Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey who was influential in a 4-1 win over Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The 20-year-old continued a stellar season for the surging Bundesliga club after scoring once and providing one assist in the team’s impressive result.  More than that, however, Bailey […]

Newly crowned WPCL Regional 4-Day champions Guyana Jaguars realized their ambitions of going undefeated for the season following a crushing innings and 81 run win over the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force at Province Stadium on Sunday. A merciless first innings display had already seen the Guyana based team hammer 540-9 declared in response to […]

Jamaica will again be represented at next weekend’s (January 25-27) Armory Invitational in New York. Jamaica will join USA, Canada, France, Trinidad, Guyana, Cayman Island and Grenada at the indoor meet. President of the JAAA Dr. Warren Blake and General Secretary Garth Gayle will also attend the meet. Jamaica men’s team on the 4x200m two […]

The competing nations in the CONCACAF Under 20 Women’s Championship have arrived and will have their first official visits to the Ato Boldon Stadium today prior to tomorrow’s opening of matches in the tournament. There will be no practice sessions before TT faces Haiti at 6.30pm and Canada clashes with Costa Rica from 4pm tomorrow. […]

North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single “unified Korea” flag at next month’s Winter Olympics in the South. They also agreed to field a joint women’s ice hockey team in rare talks at the truce village of Panmunjom. These are the first high-level talks between the two Koreas in more […]

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica is sending a women’s bobsled team to the Olympics for the first time. Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, who drove for the U.S. at the 2014 Sochi Games, will pilot the Jamaican sled in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month. It’ll likely be pushed by Carrie Russell, a sprinter who helped Jamaica win gold […]

After retiring from athletics as one of the sport’s greatest ever, Usain Bolt continues to set his sights on a professional football career. Sprint star Usain Bolt will undergo a trial with Borussia Dortmund in a bid to earn a professional contract at Manchester United. The Jamaican, an all-time athletics legend after winning eight Olympic […]

    Golden State Warriors teammates Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant are neck-and-neck for tops in All-Star balloting among Western Conference players. But they have starkly different opinions on the new format, in which the player who receives the most votes in each conference will serve as a captain, choosing his team from the pool of players voted in as […]

USA coach Pubudu Dassanayake has labeled USA’s upcoming tour of the Antigua for the West Indies Regional Super50 tournament as the team’s “most important preparation” for their upcoming tournaments this year, including the start of the qualifiers for the World Twenty20 in 2020, and the ICC WCL Division Three. “When you are playing those kind of tournaments, […]

The road to the 2018 Winter Olympics keeps getting better, and Team USA’s roster continues to be filled with impressive (and increasingly diverse) young women. This time, 25-year-old speed skater Erin Jackson, of Ocala, Florida, just became the first African-American woman to make Team USA’s long-track speed skating team. Long-track skating differs from the short-track competition by […]


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