SPORTS NEWS

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The Saint Lucia Boxing Association (SLBA) wants to use the sport as a means to help rehabilitate prison inmates. Newly installed SLBA President, David ‘Shakes’ Christopher pointed to the Bordelais Correctional Facility, saying there are a lot of young men there and “boxing is a good tool to create better citizens and champions out of […]

Jamaica’s 2008 Olympic 4x400m relay team has been disqualified for doping and may be stripped of their gold medals. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been retesting hundreds of samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics with new technology, and yesterday disqualified Jamaica’s relay team from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, after one of its members, […]

A St. Lucian Soca artist has been freed after serving almost 8 years in jail for murder. Yesterday Jonathan St. Rose – known as Soca artist ‘Ninja Dan’, was released from prison after the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Appeal accepted his appeal against a 20 year-jail sentence. Last year, Ninja Dan and 2 men […]

Jamaica’s female bobsled team has earned its first medal in competition. Last week, driver Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and brakeswoman Carrie Russell, won bronze at the North American Cup Bobsleigh and Skeleton competition in Lake Placid, New York. The North American Cup staged its Bobsleigh and Skeleton competition in 4 legs. Beginning last November, the first and […]

2 Dominican Major League Baseball players were killed in separate car accidents on the same day. Pitcher for the Kansas City Royals, Yordano Ventura and former Cleveland Indians third baseman, Andy Marte, both died on Sunday at home in the Dominican Republic. Reports are that 25-year-old Yordano Ventura, was driving through thick fog and lost […]

PUMA has extended its support for Jamaican athletes and signed 8 new up and coming track and field stars sponsorship deals. Puma has been a long-time partner of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association and the Jamaica Olympic Association. Along with Usain Bolt, the global sports brand supports Kaliese Spencer, Asafa Powell, and young track and […]

Jamaica’s number one female tennis player will train at a world renowned tennis academy in Canada. 14-year old Michaela Stephens will attend Ace Tennis Academy in Burlington, Canada on a three-month scholarship beginning next Monday, January 23. Stephens’ former national coach and current President and Director of Ace Tennis Academy, Douglas Burke, offered her the […]

2 Windies Women have been nominated for ESPNcricinfo Awards. Barbadians Deandra Dottin and Hayley Matthews are both nominated for the 2016 Performance of the Year Award. Dottin for batting and bowling and Matthews for batting. The two were very instrumental in leading the Windies women to last year’s T20 championship and are currently playing abroad […]

The English FA Cup is touring the Caribbean region. Current Emirates FA Cup holders Manchester United has partnered with Flow Caribbean to bring the trophy to regional football fans this month. During its Caribbean tour, fans will be able to take photos and participate in activities to win prizes from Flow and Manchester United. On […]

Trinidad & Tobago’s National team coach has resigned after only 1 month. Last week, Belgian Tom Saintfiet announced his resignation – just ahead of World Cup Qualifiers after losing 3 of 4 contests. 2 of the loses came in Caribbean Cup playoff series, causing T&T to fall out of contention for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. […]


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