Category: Sports

West Indies Cricket on the Rise: Youth, Focus, Discipline Can Yield Bright Future

By Bradley Jacks, Contributing Writer As a  young fan of West Indies cricket I have been following the ongoing series between The West Indies and England attentively. Expectations are extremely low these days when entering a test series against one of

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Saluting Novlene Williams-Mills, Jamaica’s Wonder Woman

Most of the attention in the athletics world has been devoted to the retirement of Usain Bolt at the end of the recent World Championships in London. It was to be expected, considering the stature of the man. What most

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What Went Right for #TeamJamaica at the #London2017 World Champs

The 2017 World Championships in London, England, have finally come to an end, and not a moment too soon. To understate the obvious, things did not go well for Team Jamaica at this meet. At all. In fact, everything that

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Something to Smile About: 12 Uplifting Jamaica World Champs Facts

Things have not been going as planned for Team Jamaica at the London 2017 World Championships, and spirits are a bit low among local athletics fans. Has our decade-long surge of dominance come to a screeching halt? First, we had

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Bronze is the New Gold: Usain Bolt’s Legacy Still Intact

No one could have predicted it. Or, rather, no one would have even dared. For to suggest that Usain Bolt—sprint king, legend, god amongst men—would fail to defend his 100m crown in his last individual race on the international stage

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What’s Right With Jamaica? Asafa Powell

Today’s What’s Right With Jamaica focus will be on track and field icon Asafa Powell. The Gleaner’s #MakeItLegendary video gives some seriously cool information about him. Please check it out! How thankful are Jamaicans for Jamaica? It’s a wonderful country

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What’s Right With Jamaica? 18 Guinness World Records

What’s Right With Jamaica? Jamaicans have always considered themselves to be exceptional, and this is evidenced in how their infectious culture has diffused to pretty much every corner of the globe. Even the Guinness Book of World Records bears testament

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#Infographic: How Much do Jamaican Schools Spend on Champs?

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Euphoric: 28 New Records Set at Champs 2017

Twenty-eight. That’s how many old records were broken and new records set at the 107th ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships in 2017. It was an epic display of skill, spirit and spunk. Here’s a listing of the details for each,

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Euphoric: Terri-Karelle’s Champs 2017 Takeaways

It’s over. Five days. Twenty-eight new records. Countless emotional highs. The glory and excitement of 2017’s staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys & Girls’ Athletics Championships has left us in a haze of euphoria. Terri-Karelle Reid, Miss World Jamaica 2005, Gleaner brand

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