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Canadian-born Jamaican receives World Cup Young Player Award

8 July 2015

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Canadian-born Jamaican receives World Cup Young Player Award

FIFA’s Technical Study Group adjudged 19-year-old Canadian-born Jamaican footballer, Kadeisha Buchanan, as the Hyundai Young Player of recently concluded Women’s World Cup tournament in Canada. Not surprising, since the Canadian defender had previously received positive assessments regarding her defensive skill set from the group, following her U-17 and U-20 outings. She is the second recipient […]

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35 million pounds ‘Sterling'; Raheem ranked Europe’s U-21 MVP

8 July 2015

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35 million pounds ‘Sterling'; Raheem ranked Europe’s U-21 MVP

According to a Soccerex study, Jamaican-born, England national Raheem Sterling is the most valuable player under 21 in Europe. Twenty-year-old Sterling, who boasts more than a dozen caps for England, has previously been shortlisted for the Professional Footballers’ Association Young Player of the Year on two occasions. Soccerex put the striker atop their list with […]

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Jamaica’s ice hockey team shines in Canada

8 July 2015

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Jamaica’s ice hockey team shines in Canada

The Jamaica Olympic Ice Hockey Federation (JOIHF) is arduously building an ice hockey team to represent Jamaica in the upcoming winter games. The dream was set into motion over the July 4th weekend, when a team of players – hand-picked from among 2014 summer tryouts – made it all the way to the finals of […]

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Gayle crowned king of IPL sixes

14 April 2015

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Gayle crowned king of IPL sixes

Jamaican T20 run machine Chris Gayle hit his 200th six in the Indian Premier League (IPL) during a breezy knock of 21 for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 13. Gayle is 66 sixes clear of his nearest rival in the IPL, Suresh Raina, who has accumulated 134 sixes […]

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Jamaican Patrick Chung secures Super Bowl glory

2 February 2015

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Jamaican Patrick Chung secures Super Bowl glory

Patrick Chung, the Jamaican-born strong safety for the New England Patriots, is now a proud of owner of a Super Bowl championship ring after helping his team achieve a 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX on February 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. The 5-11, 210-pound athlete, who […]

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Samuels savours ton against South Africa

30 December 2014

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Samuels savours ton against South Africa

West Indian batsman Marlon Samuels expressed his elation over scoring a brilliant, match-saving 101 against the number one test team, South Africa, on the fourth day of the second Test at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth, South Africa on December 29. Sharing in a record 176-run stand with fellow centurion Kraigg Braithwaite (106), Samuels […]

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Brown aims for Top 50 in 2015

28 December 2014

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Brown aims for Top 50 in 2015

German-Jamaican tennis player Dustin “Dreddy” Brown has his sights firmly set on breaking into the ATP World Tour‘s Top 50 in 2015 and advancing to the second week of a major for the first time in his career. Brown, who finished the best season of his career with a ranking of 89 in 2014, disclosed his […]

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Jamaican golfer Wesley Brown registers world ranking

16 December 2014

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Jamaican golfer Wesley Brown registers world ranking

Jamaican golfer Wesley Brown is now ranked 1548th in the world. According to Official World Golf Ranking rules, Brown had to court consistency to accumulate the required points over a two-year period in order to enter the ranking. In August of this year, Brown helped himself to two National Golf Association (NGA) tournament titles in […]

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Jamaican Alia Atkinson: first black woman to win world swim title

6 December 2014

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Jamaican Alia Atkinson: first black woman to win world swim title

Earlier today, Jamaican Alia Atkinson (@AliAtki) swam into the history books. Atkinson became the first black woman – and first Jamaican swimmer male or female – to win a world title in the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) era. #460051398 / gettyimages.com   #460051988 / gettyimages.com   #460054330 / gettyimages.com Atkinson won the 100m breaststroke […]

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Rally Jamaica: Start your engines!

17 November 2014

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Rally Jamaica: Start your engines!

Jamaica Millennium Motoring Club’s Rally Jamaica 2014 (@JamaicaRally) shifts into motion on Saturday, November 22 at the Tru Juice VIP Lyme venue in Bog Walk, St Catherine. Eighteen (18) teams (listed below) are scheduled for the ramp start during the opening ceremony.

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Strong start to second season for Samardo

15 November 2014

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Strong start to second season for Samardo

Jamaican hoop star Samardo Samuels has made a solid start to his second season in the Italian Basketball League, leading his club EA7 Emporio Armani Milan in three major statistical categories after the first five games. The 6’9”, 268-pound power forward/centre is the team’s top scorer with 14.8 points per game, and is also the […]

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Jamaica finishes 2nd in Clipper Race 2

13 October 2013

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Jamaica finishes 2nd in Clipper Race 2

Despite claiming line honours in Race 2 of the 2013–14 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, Jamaica Get All Right was relegated into second place after a time redress of 1 hour and 11 minutes moved PSP Logistics into pole position. After 5,000 miles of racing and 27 days at sea, Race 2 culminated in […]

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