Olympics

Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian knows the power of representation. The Jamaican Olympic bobsledder, who was born in the United States but is competing for Jamaica at the PyeongChang Games, started to answer a question Saturday about the importance of diversity in sports during a news conference in South Korea when she started to choke up. It’s important that […]

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 […]

St. Kitts & Nevis veteran sprinter Kim Collins has announced he will retire after the IAAF World Championships in London. 41-year-old Kim Collins – who has competed professionally for St. Kitts & Nevis for more than 22 years, has earned 5 world medals over 10 World Championship appearances – including gold in the 100m in […]

A Jamaican has been hired as a head swimming coach at the State University of New York (SUNY) Stony Brook. On Monday the institution announced that Jamaican Olympian Janelle Atkinson is now the head coach of Women’s swimming, as well as a diving coach. SUNY Stony Brook recently reinstated it’s women’s swimming & diving program […]

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, […]

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 […]

Sportsmen and women in Trinidad & Toabago have been honored for their 2016 achievements. Last Thursday, just before the new year, the T&T Olympic Committee (TTOC) held its 19th annual awards ceremony to show its appreciation for its national athletes. Javelin thrower Keshorn Walcott, was named Sportsman of the year for following his 2012 Olympic […]


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