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Team Jamaica Bickle Readies For 24th Annual Penn Relays

Team Jamaica Bickle Readies For 24th Annual Penn Relays

New York – Team Jamaica Bickle is preparing for its 24th staging at the annual Penn Relays with a plethora of activities in the weeks leading up to the event. These activities are crucial to the organization’s ability to underwrite its program, one which provides meals, transportation, hotel assistance and medical care for the hundreds […]

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Reggae Boyz Coach, Theodore Whitmore Resigns

Reggae Boyz Coach, Theodore Whitmore Resigns

by Howard Campbell KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s soccer program will soon be on the hunt for a new head coach following the resignation of Theodore Whitmore the former head Coach of the Reggae Boyz. Dalton Wint, general secretary of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), confirmed Whitmore had resigned on April 6. He said the JFF […]

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Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

by Howard Campbell LAUDERHILL – Despite a drop in attendance in 2017, the Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament will return to South Florida for a third straight year in August. Jeff Miller, a member of the Jamaica Tallawahs, one of the six franchise teams, said promoters of the CPL have committed their support for […]

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Former Jamaica and West Indies cricketer Desmond Lewis passes away

Former Jamaica and West Indies cricketer Desmond Lewis passes away

by Howard Campbell ATLANTA – The funeral service for former Jamaica and West Indies cricketer Desmond Lewis will be on April 15 in Atlanta. He died there on March 25 at age 72. Lewis played three Test matches for the West Indies with a topscore of 88 against India, made in the 1970-71 series in the Caribbean. […]

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Young Caribbean Footballers Score To Advance To Flow Skills Finale in Trinidad

Young Caribbean Footballers Score To Advance To Flow Skills Finale in Trinidad

MIAMI – “Consider this the first step on your journey to greatness,” said Garry Sinclair, Flow Caribbean President as he congratulated the twenty-eight young footballers advancing to this weekend’s (March 23-25) Flow Skills Ultimate Football Experience Grand Finale in Port of Spain, Trinidad. According to Sinclair, “These youngsters have the enviable and unique privilege of being […]

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CONCACAF Announces Match-ups for Champion’s League Play 2018

CONCACAF Announces Match-ups for Champion’s League Play 2018

SOUTH FLORIDA – On Wednesday March 7, CONCACAF, (The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) held its draw to determine the preliminary match-ups for the inaugural CONCACAF League of Nations scheduled to begin play in September 2018. All 41 member CONCACAF organizations will be taking part in Champion’s League Play which will be tiered […]

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Kittitian-born “Father of Black Professional Basketball” in the U.S. remembered

Kittitian-born “Father of Black Professional Basketball” in the U.S. remembered

Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts-born, Robert L. Douglas, regarded as the “Father of Black Professional Basketball,” in the United States was as remembered on the anniversary of his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame on February 5, 1972. Douglas, the founder of the New York Renaissance basketball team was born on November 4, […]

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World Cup 2018 Schedule and Most Anticipated Matches

World Cup 2018 Schedule and Most Anticipated Matches

SOUTH FLORIDA – For the first time since 1986, the United States has failed to qualify for the World Cup. They were defeated in the final day of the qualifiers by Trinidad and Tobago placing them in fifth place. The result of this game means that Panama qualified for Russia 2018 for the first time ever. […]

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Jamaican Youngsters set to Dive Off at Inaugural UANA Swimming Cup

Jamaican Youngsters set to Dive Off at Inaugural UANA Swimming Cup

Inaugural UANA Swimming Cup -2108 takes place in South Florida (Coral Springs) CORAL SPRINGS – The Coral Spring Aquatic Complex in Coral Springs, Florida will this weekend host the Inaugural edition of the UANA Swimming Cup 2018 from Friday, January 19th to Sunday, January 21st, 2018. The Union Americana de Natación or UANA is the Regional […]

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Jamaican Brit, Raheem Sterling a driving force in English Premier League

Jamaican Brit, Raheem Sterling a driving force in English Premier League

SOUTH FLORIDA – With a little less than halfway of the current English Premier League Season left, Manchester City sits atop the league, 15 points clear of the 2nd place team, Manchester United and 16 points clear of last year’s champion Chelsea. Undeniably, many games remain to be played. However, if Man City retains the form […]

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