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5th place for Elaine Thompson, won’t be a pain

5th place for Elaine Thompson, won’t be a pain

By Professed Greatness  NEW YORK – We now have a figure from Central Manchester that we can be proud of in the form of one Elaine Thompson, after the disappointment of Security preacher Peter Bunting. Not to be confused with the famous producer Errol Thompson or de alien wha come inna de 80s movies. 5th […]

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Nostalgia of Bourda Oval, Guyana

Nostalgia of Bourda Oval, Guyana

By: Prof Ravi Chaturvedi* TORONTO, Canada – Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC), Bourda Oval stadium is a cricket ground in Georgetown, Guyana, used by the West Indies and the Guyanese cricket team for Test, territorial and CPL matches. The ground is one of the two cricket stadiums in the South American mainland and is uniquely surrounded […]

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Alia Atkinson completes Independence Breaststroke Golden Double

Alia Atkinson completes Independence Breaststroke Golden Double

Ali Atkinson rounding into World Record form By Tony Morrison BERLIN, Germany – Monday, August 7 was celebrated as a public holiday for the 55th Independence Day for Jamaicans as the 6th of August fell on a Sunday. So after providing 200 scm breaststroke Gold for Independence on the actual day Alia Atkinson provided another emphatic […]

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‘Usain Bolt has made Jamaica proud’, says Bartlett

‘Usain Bolt has made Jamaica proud’, says Bartlett

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says, sprint legend Usain Bolt will go down in history as one of the greatest athletes of our time. The statement follows the athlete’s final individual race in his career at the 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, where Usain Bolt received a bronze medal. […]

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Alia Atkinson opens 2017-2018 Swimming World Cup Series with a win

Alia Atkinson opens 2017-2018 Swimming World Cup Series with a win

RUSSIA – Jamaican World record holder Alia Atkinson opened her 2017-2018 FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup Season with her 25th career win in the 50 metre breaststroke today in Moscow Russia. After cruising to make the make the final with a time of 29.73 she would face long time rival and former World Record holder Lithuanian […]

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Memories of Kensington Oval, Barbados

Memories of Kensington Oval, Barbados

By Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi* TORONTO, Canada – As my British West Indies Airways (now Caribbean Airlines) flight from Heathrow started descending towards into Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport, the pale green sugarcane fields and the countryside lined by boaba, poinciana, mahogany, frangipani and cabbage palm trees provided a picturesque sight of an insular country, situated […]

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Jamaica Tallawahs under new ownership, Worldwide Sports Management Group

Jamaica Tallawahs under new ownership, Worldwide Sports Management Group

BOCA RATON – The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise, the Jamaica Tallawahs, has been sold to Worldwide Sports Management Group who will take up ownership immediately and will be in charge of the team for the upcoming Hero CPL season. The Tallawahs are the current Hero CPL champions and they will begin the defense of […]

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Queen’s Park Cricket Club, the Caribbean Nucleus of Cricket

Queen’s Park Cricket Club, the Caribbean Nucleus of Cricket

By Prof. Ravi Chaturvedi PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – As my fingers were ready on my laptop to pen down my nostalgia of the Queen’s Park Cricket Club (QPCC), a quote of Amy Bloom, a American writer and psychotherapist’s novel ‘Away’ came rushing to my mind, “The past is a candle at great distance: too close […]

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Mayor of Lauderhill ready for Cricket’s Big Event: Hero CPL 2017

Mayor of Lauderhill ready for Cricket’s Big Event: Hero CPL 2017

LAUDERHILL – The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be back in Lauderhill, Florida, for the second successive year, and the city’s Mayor, Richard Kaplan, has spoken about what it means for Lauderhill to host the tournament for four matches on August 5 and 6. “It means carrying out our mission of bringing cricket to […]

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Jamaican teen, Justin Sirgany to compete at Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix

Jamaican teen, Justin Sirgany to compete at Mobil 1 Sports Car Grand Prix

F4 U.S. driver Justin Sirgany visits Canadian Tire Motorsport Park INDIANAPOLIS – More than 30 drivers, including Jamaican Justin Sirgany, are slated to compete at the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix July 8-9. Less than a month after competing at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda will travel across […]

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