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Jamaica creates history at FIBA Americas

15 September 2013

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Jamaica creates history at FIBA Americas

The JamrockerZ, the Jamaican men’s national basketball team, made history in its first appearance in the 2013 FIBA Americas Championship in September by advancing to the second round and scoring major upsets against two teams ranked in the top ten in the world in the process. The Sam Vincent-coached JamrockerZ finished 8th in the 10-team […]

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Wilmots featured in UK band’s music video

27 August 2013

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Wilmots featured in UK band’s music video

Family, camaraderie, conquering waves and continuing proud traditions are among the themes explored by UK electropop/psychedelic rock band Fenech-Soler in their new music video “Last Forever”, which features Jamaica’s first family of surfing – the Wilmots. Directed by Luke Monaghan, the video follows 15-year-old Ivah Wilmot as he walks the path of his famous surfer/musician […]

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Locals take top honours at Makka Pro 2013

28 July 2013

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Locals take top honours at Makka Pro 2013

Jamaica’s Icah Wilmot, Elim Beckford and Garren Pryce emerged winners of the Men’s Open, Women’s Open and Junior divisions respectively at the Makka Pro Surf Contest 2013, which was held at the Makka Surfing Beach in the Yallahs community of Southaven in St. Thomas on July 20 & 21. Icah is now a two-time winner […]

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Raynor King Memorial Stages Rally at Frome

21 July 2013

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Raynor King Memorial Stages Rally at Frome

Drivers will today (July 21) launch an all out assault on the marl roads that cut through the cane fields of Frome, Westmoreland, as they compete for top honours at this year’s staging of the Raynor King Memorial stages rally. The event is set to start at 9:00 am from the yard of the Frome […]

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Tru-Juice calls on Jamaicans to run for a cause

20 May 2013

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Tru-Juice calls on Jamaicans to run for a cause

On Sunday, June 2, the lively town of Bog Walk in St. Catherine will welcome scores of runners when Tru-Juice presents its inaugural “Run for Your Cause” charity race. The event features a 5K Run/Walk, which begins at 7:00 am, and a mountain bicycle race that commences at 8:30 am. Only mountain bikes that meet […]

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Volleyball action at the UWI Sands

25 April 2013

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Volleyball action at the UWI Sands

The Jamaican duo of Shedeiky Hamilton-Barnes and Kai Wright of the Venus Volleyball Club emerged as the top female team at the second annual University of the West Indies (UWI)/Pelican Beach Volleyball Invitational tournament, which was held on April 13 and 14 at the UWI Sands on the Mona Campus. Hamilton Barnes and Wright defeated […]

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Panton secures seventh Rally Jamaica win

9 December 2012

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Panton secures seventh Rally Jamaica win

The punishing and gruelling Rally Jamaica 2012 pushed man and machine to the limit, but in the end Jamaican driver Jeffrey Panton and co-driver Mike Fennell Jr. conquered the course in a Ford Focus WRC, ensuring the return of the championship trophy to home soil. Last year’s winner, Jamaican-born Trinidadian driver John Powell and co-driver […]

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In search of the Ultimate Jamaican Fighter

30 November 2012

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In search of the Ultimate Jamaican Fighter

The Grants Pen Peace Park on Grants Pen Road will be the venue for the third staging of the Ultimate Jamaican Fighter (UJF) on December 7, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. The event, which will feature men and women fighting freestyle on a mat, is an initiative of the Jamaica Mixed Martial Arts Association (JMMAA) that […]

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Keenly contested karting at Palisadoes

20 November 2012

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Keenly contested karting at Palisadoes

On a day that provided perfect weather conditions for karting, young phenom Joshua Sirgany put in a perfect performance to eclipse Peter Moodie Jr. and secure a hold on the coveted Abe Ziadie Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to the driver with the highest points tally for the year. The competition, which was held on […]

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Beach volleyball champs crowned

11 November 2012

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Beach volleyball champs crowned

The weekends of exciting and fiercely contested matches culminated in victory for the men’s team of Ryck Webb and Gatasheu Bonner, and the women’s team of Shadeiky Hamilton-Barnes and Kai Wright in the finals of the Just Bet/TVJSN Beach Volleyball Competition on November 3 at Barbican Beach. Bonner and Webb topped Donovan Richards and Dellan […]

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Reggae Boyz shock USA

8 September 2012

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Reggae Boyz shock USA

When the referee blew the final whistle in the FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Jamaica and the United States on September 7, the partisan crowd inside the National Stadium in Kingston rose to its feet and erupted into a chorus of rousing cheers and joyous celebrations. History was made as the Reggae Boyz registered […]

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Scenes from Makka Pro 2012

28 July 2012

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Scenes from Makka Pro 2012

Armed with their boards and a shared passion for the sport, local and international surfers descended on Makka Beach in Southaven, Yallahs, St. Thomas on July 21 & 22 to master the waves and secure bragging rights, cash and Western Atlantic Pro Surf tour points at the 6th staging of the Makka Pro surfing competition, […]

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