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Spring king Usain Bolt led his team to victory at the inaugural Nitro Athletics in Australia. Held over 3 days at the Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne Australia, the Nitro Athletic series, was touted as a blend of traditional and modernized track and field events, designed to provide more than 2 hours of non-stop action. The […]

Jamaica sprint champion Yohan Blake, has stepped up to support national tennis development. On Wednesday, the World Championship 100m gold medalist donated high-tech tennis racquets to children at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre in Kingston via his YB Foundation. The new tennis racquets, named Babolar, are so high-quality and high-tech, that they come with instructions.  […]

Barbados and The Bahamas will host test matches and the upcoming CONCACAF Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers. Beginning tomorrow, Barbados will host its International Beach Soccer Showcase, which will serves as a warmup to the CONCACAF Beach Soccer World Cup qualifiers. Teams from Antigua & Barbuda, England, Guyana, Guadeloupe, and Trinidad & Tobago are to […]

Jamaica has its first medal in an International martial arts competition. On Feb 1st, Jamaica’s Shauna-Kay Hines captured a silver medal at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) US Open Para Taekwondo Championships. Hines – who was Jamaica’s first ever contestant in the championships, competed alongside 19 other athletes from 6 countries; Canada, France, India, Mexico, […]

The first of Usain Bolt’s Australian Nitro Series has been deemed a success. Held at Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium last Saturday, the premiere meet of the Nitro Athletics series, featured 6 teams competing in non-traditional track and field events. Following the new fast paced, TV friendly, format of Twenty20 cricket, Nitro delivered an exciting, high energy […]

A Caribbean born U.S. football player, helped the New England Patriots win its 5 Super bowl. Last night’s Super Bowl LI (51) will go down in history as one of the best ever, after the New England Patriots came from behind to force the first-ever overtime in Super Bowl history, and defeat the Atlanta Falcons […]

2 West Indies cricket legends will join ESPN as commentators covering the Super50 Tournament. Antiguan Sir Curtly Ambrose and Jamaica Jeff Dujon will be part of the ESPN’s commentary panel bringing exclusive coverage of the WICB’s Regional tourney. Ambrose and Dujon will join the commentator’s panel – which consists of former West Indies opening batsman […]

Jamaica’s 4x400m women’s relay team from the 2012 London Olympics is set to have their medals upgraded from bronze to silver. Team Jamaica will benefit because Russia was disqualified, after one of its members tested positive for a banned substance. Yesterday the International Olympic Committee (IOC), announced that retesting of Russian runner Antonina Krivoshapka’s samples […]

Another Jamaican athlete has been banned for a doping violation. Yesterday, Jamaica and West Indies cricketer Andre Russell, was banned from the sport for 12 months by the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel. Russell received the ban for breaching anti-doping regulations by not filing his whereabouts when called for testing between January and September 2015 – […]

Sprint champion Usain Bolt has returned his 4x100m relay gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Bolt – along with the other members of Jamaica’s 2008 men’s 4x100m relay team, are to surrender their gold medals to the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) as instructed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Last week, the IOC announced […]


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