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Jamaica-born Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey continued a rich vein of form as the Bundesliga club climbed back into second spot following a 2-0 win over Mainz on Sunday. Fresh on the heels of another outstanding display in the previous week it was Bailey who once again opened the scoring.  The Jamaican hammered home his […]

Windies captain Jason Holder is one of five players that has been given a retainer contract across all formats in the latest move by Cricket West Indies (CWI) to improve the incentives for players to represent the region. Under new stipulations, players will be offered contracts in three classes, which have been labelled as the […]

Added to the female team of bobsledders in PyeongChang, South Korea, Jamaica will be sending Anthony Watson to take part in the Skeleton at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Jamaica has never had a skeleton athlete at the Winter Olympics before but according to president of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation, Chris Stokes, the broadening of […]

Following her win in the 60-metre dash at the Queens/Grace Jackson meet at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday, double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson said she is looking forward to another great indoor season. Thompson clocked 7.18s to win a close race over MVP teammate Christania Williams (7.19) in the race that was run […]

Jamaican record holder Asafa Powell will make his first appearance indoors since copping silver at the 2016 World Indoor Championships when he lines up in the 60m at Saturday’s Millrose Games inside the New Balance Track and Field Centre at The Armory in New York. Powell, who is continuing his comeback after a lengthy layoff due to […]

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon is providing a rare triple treat this week. On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a super moon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn’t been a triple lineup like this since 1982, and […]

Prison officers fearing for their lives have started staying away from duty in the wake of the murder of their colleague Davendra Boodooram, who was killed after leaving work at the Port-of-Spain State Prison on Friday. Others claim that their lives were being threatened. In an interview yesterday, one of Boodooram’s colleagues said some officers […]

Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has just announced that fresh general elections will be held March 13. The PM made the announcement this evening at a rally for his ruling party, the New National Party (NNP). Dr. Mitchell has held his seat since 2013 when in the previous general election, the NNP swept parliament […]

To show their commitment to Marley’s life, legacy and cultural significance, Grant said Irie Jam Radio will host an ‘earthstrong’ celebration, billed ‘The Birth of A King’, on Tuesday, February 6, at SOB7s Club in Manhattan. The event will feature the performance of a rising superstar out of Kingston, recording artiste Dre Island, who will […]

A year before he chose Zion in 1981, Jamaica’s most famous son Robert Nesta Marley, OM hailed the transformation of Rhodesia into Zimbabwe with a stirring performance at the Independence Day celebrations in Salisbury. On April 21,1978 at the One Peace Concert in Kingston, he united then Prime Minister of Jamaica Michael Manley and leader […]


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