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...

Changes need to be made to West Indies cricket
Trinidad Newsday

In Dharmasala when West Indies abandoned their tour of India, signalled an unprecedented escalation of tensions between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), recently renamed Cricket West Indies (CWI), and its players....

TT girls beach soccer squad clinch gold at Commonwealth Youth
Trinidad Newsday

TRINIDAD and Tobago won another gold medal at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas, as the junior girls soccer team edged Jamaica in the final, yesterday. TT won the contest 5-4 to win this country's third medal...

TT 4x100m relay team place third in Peru
Trinidad Newsday

TRINIDAD and Tobago snatched a bronze medal in the boys 4x100-metre relay event at the Pan American Junior Championships in Peru, yesterday. The TT quartet earned bronze in 39.90 seconds, after finishing behind winners...

Cain fails to advance at Para Champs 200m
Trinidad Newsday

NYOSHIA Cain could not deliver the same performance in the women's T44 200m event at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London, England yesterday. Cain, who copped bronze in the women's T44 100m event on...

Talparo, Five Rivers register narrow wins at Norman’s Windball
Trinidad Newsday

TALPARO and Five Rivers both escaped with narrow victories when the 2017 edition of the Norman's 12-over Windball Cricket League bowled off at the Tacarigua Community Centre Ground, recently. Playing against Lances Bar,...

Carter starts FINA World Champs campaign today
Trinidad Newsday

NATIONAL swimmer Dylan Carter will compete at the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, today. Carter will compete in heat six of the men's 50-metre butterfly aiming for a spot in tomorrow's final. He...

Lara teams up with bmobile to assist TT Under-15s
Trinidad Newsday

BMOBILE AMBASSADOR Brian Lara paid a final visit to Trinidad and Tobago's Under-15 Regional 50-over champion team at the National Cricket Centre in Balmain, Couva, on Thursday. The legendary West Indian batsman saw it fit...

Past The Finishing Post
Jamaica Gleaner

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

West: Zimbabwe another chance for development
Jamaica Gleaner

HARARE, Zimbabwe (CMC):Head coach Graeme West is expecting another tough series when the West Indies Under-19s square off against their Zimbabwe counterparts in three Youth One-Day Internationals starting here today.The...

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...

Tony Becca | Back in the fold, but for how long?
Jamaica Gleaner

After years of infighting that led to quarrels, strikes, stand-offs, and eventually, the gradual erosion of the once mighty West Indies team, Cricket West Indies and the West Indies Players Association have finally come...

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...

Rose Bowl showdown - Boyz, Mexico clash in Gold Cup semi-final
Jamaica Gleaner

The 2017 version of the Reggae Boyz is a band that the entire country can be proud of. The beat has not been the most rhythmic, but they have done enough to remain on stage and keep some of the crowd interested.This...

SPISE reaches 100
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF), a non-profit organisation promoting science and technology in the Caribbean, has announced reaching the 100th student milestone for its prestigious...

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...

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