It's 10 years since Jimmy Grant died
Jamaica Observer

Today marks the 10th year since legendary athlete and track and field coach James “Jimmy” Grant died of cancer.He was 60 when he died on Monday, July 23, 2007.Grant was head women's track and field coach of the...

Past The Finishing Post
Jamaica Gleaner

Weather: Fine Track: GoodRace 1 1100 M (Purse $650,000) NB5-Y-O...

FINA re-elects top two officials
Jamaica Gleaner

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP):Despite fresh bribery allegations on top of long-standing accusations of wrongdoing, Kuwaiti official Husain al-Musallam was re-elected for another term as senior vice-president of swimming's world...

Five wins for Sprintec
Jamaica Gleaner

Athletes from Sprintec Track Club, already in London for next month''s IAAF World Championships, were in action at the Loughborough Permit Meet yesterday.Five athletes - Ronda Whyte, Natasha Morrison, Yanique Thompson,...

Knight-Wisdom frustrated at FINA World Champs
Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica's Yona Knight-Wisdom is frustrated after going out at the first round in the men's 3-metre springboard diving event at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, last Wednesday.Knight-Wisdom finished 28th...

Lunar Rocket too hot for rivals
Jamaica Gleaner

LUNAR ROCKET yesterday made a smashing return off a five-month layup, going gate to wire at 1200 metres in the 10th race, winning by a wide margin against four-year-olds and upwards, non-winners of three races.Running for...

Allison takes first gold at CYG
Jamaica Gleaner

Shanette Allison captured Jamaica's first gold medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) in The Bahamas yesterday.The Holmwood Technical High student clocked 13.26 seconds to win the women's 100m hurdles event. Allison...

Fray hits hat-trick as Ja's women win 10-0
Jamaica Gleaner

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC):Marlee Fray struck a hat-trick as Jamaica scored five times in each half to hammer Curacao 10-0 in a CONCACAF Caribbean Women's Under-20 Group B qualifier on Friday night.St Lucia's late withdrawal...

Stephenson shines at Marquis Downs
Jamaica Gleaner

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan CMC):Trinidadian Shawn Samuel rode three winners and Jamaican Neville Stephenson, two, as Caribbean jockeys dominated the seven-race programme at Marquis Downs on Friday.Riding at the western...

Impressive 200m win for Taylor
Jamaica Gleaner

Christopher Taylor clocked an impressive 20.38 seconds to mine gold in the 200 metres at the XIX Junior Pan American Championships in Trujillo, Peru, yesterday.Overall, Jamaica picked up three more medals on yesterday's...

Advantage JDF!
Jamaica Gleaner

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) have the advantage over Melbourne CC after claiming first-innings honours on day one of the two-day Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup final at Sabina Park yesterday.Electing to bat...

Butler: I am the best man for JFF's top job
Jamaica Gleaner

Founder of the Phoenix All Stars Football Academy Craig Butler has hit back at those who argue that he would better serve Jamaican football as a youth development coordinator rather than as president.Butler, who has vowed...

UCJ accredits Midland Bible Institute theology, psychology degrees
Jamaica Observer

People wanting to pursue higher studies in theology or psychology now have an additional option with the recent accreditation by the University Council of Jamaica of the first degree programmes offered by Midland Bible...

Young people need to be taught to become leaders
Jamaica Observer

It is commonly held that the youth are the leaders of tomorrow, but it is not an automatic qualification. Getting there requires training and being equipped with specific tools necessary to blossom into the role.With that...

The truth about international students and 'FULL' scholarships
Jamaica Observer

“College admissions”. The big bad words that many students — and parents — face at the end of high school. With all the sources bombarding us when it comes to the college application process, finding...

$20-m scholarship for culinary teachers
Jamaica Observer

Four hundred and fifty Jamaican culinary educators from secondary and tertiary institutions have been awarded scholarships for skills training totalling $20 million.

How to write an application letter that gets noticed — Pt 2
Jamaica Observer

Dear Tabia:As indicated last week, this second of our two-part response will look at the content of your letter as well as its layout and organisation.

Guidance counsellors to tour Canadian schools
Jamaica Observer

Four guidance counsellors from Jamaica and one each from Cayman and the Bahamas will tour eight universities and colleges in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and New Brunswick early next month.

Summer of code
Jamaica Observer

Some 30 young girls from six different primary schools in Kingston & St Andrew have been spending their summer learning to write computer programs and studying animation.In a coding camp sponsored by Seprod...

In love with volunteerism
Jamaica Observer

He has been received by Queen Elizabeth II and has won endorsement from the Governor General, but those experiences pale in comparison to the time he volunteered at a nursing home in St Mary.It was the end of the summer...

Natalie wins!
Jamaica Observer

Critical Care nurse at Cornwall Regional Hospital Natalie Hylton Levy recovered from her third-place finish last year to cop the 2017 Nurse of the Year award at the Jamaica Pegasus on Friday.“I am extremely excited!...

He was my hero
Jamaica Observer

(The following is a tribute given by Grant's friend, and retired athlete Ray Harvey at the service of thanksgiving 10 years ago) I first met Jimmy Grant at Kingston College (KC) in 1960. I was 15 and Jimmy not yet...

Hislop, Elcock fail to medal at Pan Am
Trinidad Guardian

T&T’s Akanni Hislop and Jerod Elcock failed in their bid to capture silverware in the 200 metres event of yesterday’s Pan American Junior Track and Field Championships at the Estadio Chan Chan in Trujillo...

T&T Scarlets win RAN title
Trinidad Guardian

WALTER ALIBEY   T&T’s Women Rugby team, known better as the ‘T&T Scarlets’ yesterday were crowned champions of the Women’s 10’s Rugby America North Championship in Florida USA, when it...

Jamaica Tallawahs sold
Trinidad Guardian

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise, the Jamaica Tallawahs, has been sold to Worldwide Sports Management Group which will take up ownership immediately and will be in charge of the team for the upcoming Hero...

Taylor clocks 20.38 to win gold at Junior Pan Am
Jamaica Gleaner

Christopher Taylor won Jamaica's first gold medal at the X1X Junior Pan Am Championships in Trujillo, Peru today.     Competing in the half lap event for the first time at an international meet, the Taylor...

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