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August 13, 2018 7:20 PM Dacres stars on final day of NACAC Champs for Jamaica

A championship record 68.47 metres from Commonwealth Games men's discus champion Fedrick Dacres highlighted Jamaica's 12 medals on Sunday’s third and final day of the NACAC Senior Track and Field Championships in Toronto, Canada. 2015 World Championship and 2016 Olympics 400m bronze medallist Shericka Jackson was also among the gold medal winners for Jamaica 3

August 13, 2018 4:50 AM Koepka denies Woods PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka is impossible to overlook now, winning the PGA Championship yesterday with machine-like precision to go along with his back-to-back US Open titles. With roars for Woods unheard anywhere this side of Augusta National, Koepka kept his cool and ran off two birdies on the back nine at Bellerive right after Woods closed within one shot. Koepka 4

August 10, 2018 10:58 PM No trade off between speed and process – Holness

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister Andrew Holness has stressed that there must be a speedier process of bureaucracy in Jamaica in keeping with Government policies and procedures. Speaking at the official opening of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Head office in Jamaica yesterday, Holness said while the country grapples with the notion that the process 2

August 10, 2018 5:19 PM Bolt to train indefinitely with Australian football club

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt will join Central Coast Mariners for an "indefinite training period", the Australian Club announced on Tuesday. The Jamaican, an eight-time Olympic champion and the 100m and 200m world record holder, will not be guaranteed a professional contract at the club. Bolt, who retired from athletics in 2017, will link up with the A-league

August 8, 2018 5:46 AM Expired passport with valid US visa

Q: My old passport has already expired. My visa to travel to the United States is still valid but is still in my expired passport. Do I need to apply for a new visa with my new passport? A: No. If your visa is still valid you can travel to the United States with your two passports as long as the visa is valid, not damaged, and is the appropriate type of visa required 1

August 6, 2018 6:26 AM Unity Walk against gun violence

Jamaican-born singer and community activist Honourable Jah Paul, right name Paul Haughton, bearing the black, green and gold of his homeland, was at the head of a Unity Walk against gun violence in Brooklyn and adjacent communities in New York on Saturday. Paul, who was recently in Jamaica to promote his music and participate in a peace concert staged 16

August 6, 2018 5:14 AM Alvarez punishes Kovalev to win title

Eleider Alvarez rocked Sergey Kovalev with a right that dropped the Russian on his rear. After three years of waiting for a light heavyweight title fight, Alvarez left Kovalev crumpled on the canvas, enveloped by a victory celebration. He dropped Kovalev three times in a brutal seventh round and won the 175-pound championship by knockout at Hard Rock Hotel 4

August 5, 2018 4:49 AM Bluebird jet boat floats again, 51 years after fatal crash

The famed jet boat Bluebird returned to the water yesterday for the first time since a 1967 crash that killed pilot Donald Campbell during a world speed-record attempt. Watched by well-wishers including Campbell's daughter Gina Campbell, the sleek blue hydroplane was lowered into Loch Fad on Scotland's Isle of Bute, where it will undergo low-speed tests 6

August 5, 2018 4:49 AM Atlanta's Martinez sets MLS record

ATLANTA (AP) - Josef Martinez scored twice for Atlanta United to set an MLS record with 45 goals in his first two seasons, and Tosaint Ricketts had a stoppage-time goal for Toronto FC in a 2-2 draw yesterday. Martinez passed Stern John (44, 1998-99) for most goals in his first two seasons. The Venezuelan striker has 26 goals this season, one short of the MLS record 5

August 5, 2018 4:49 AM Dutch to defend women's field hockey title vs Ireland

The Netherlands reached yet another Women's World Cup field hockey final after beating Australia in a shootout yesterday. The Dutch conceded a penalty corner goal with seven minutes left but prevailed in a shootout 3-1 to foil the Australians' bid for a first world title in 20 years. In their fifth successive final today, the Dutch will defend the title 5