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  • Profiling the 2018 Chevening Scholarship awardees

    September 2, 2018 5:28 AM 12

    A reporter, producer and news anchor at Television Jamaica, with over eight years of experience in the media industry. He's an award- winning journalist, who has been the producer of TVJ's flagship current affairs programme, All Angles, for the past four years. He has also served as a director of the Press Association of Jamaica. Brown is a graduate

  • Shining Light set for big run

    September 1, 2018 4:52 AM 13

    SIX-furlong specialist SHINING LIGHT has only speedy POLLY B to fear in this afternoon's third race, a $1 million claiming event with a spread down to $850,000, which has attracted no-hopers such as Oneil Markland's VIJEETA and YOLOVE, horses who haven't raced since May and can be written off without batting an eyelid. Rounding out the six rivals SHINING

  • Young Jamaicans barely miss out on TT gold

    September 1, 2018 4:52 AM 14

    Azizi Johnson and Tsenaye Lewis came within a whisker of gold at the Caribbean Region Mini and Pre-Cadet Table Tennis Championships on Wednesday in the Dominican Republic. Playing in the final of the Under-11 mixed doubles, Johnson and Lewis lost a thriller to Rafael Cabrera and Shary MuÒoz of the host country. Their performance highlighted a day when Jamaican

  • 'The Brits are coming!' ... England’s 2019 tour of the Caribbean to be one of the biggest

    September 1, 2018 4:52 AM 11

    England's tour of the Caribbean next year will be its biggest tour of the region in a decade, comprising three Test matches, five One Day Internationals (ODIs), and three T20Is. During the two-month tour, which begins in January, Barbados, Antigua, and St Lucia will host the three-match Test Series. Barbados, Grenada, and St Lucia will share the ODIs, and St Lucia

  • Dacres delivers Diamond ... Discus star wins big in Brussels

    September 1, 2018 4:52 AM 11

    After becoming the first Jamaican to win a Diamond League trophy in a field event, Fedrick Dacres is already looking forward to repeating the feat next season after winning big in Brussels yesterday. The national record holder sailed the disc to 68.67 metres to win the men's Discus Throw event in the IAAF Diamond League finals in the Belgian city. His effort

  • JAAA says women's sprint relay team wasn't sanctioned to run at Zurich DL

    September 1, 2018 1:41 AM 18

    Additonally Dr Blake says the quartet did not run in the national colours but in their own individual sponsore kits and that this could pose problems for the puma sponsored JAAA. “If a team is running as team Jamaica, then it must be outfitted in Jamaican national gear and that’s something we insist on,” said the JAAA boss. While noting they have settled

  • Jamaica qualify for squash competition at 2019 Pan Am Games

    September 1, 2018 1:41 AM 11

    Jamaica's men's squash team were beaten 3-0 by Brazil in the consolation playoff of the team competition at the Pan American Squash Championships in the Cayman Islands on Friday. The team had earlier lost out on a place in the semi-final of the competition following a 2-0 loss to their Mexican counterparts. The Jamaican team was in early trouble after

  • Husbands captures Elgin Stakes at Woodbine

    August 31, 2018 5:00 AM 8

    Barbadian Patrick Husbands kept up his strong added-money form at Woodbine when he made all the running aboard 3-2 choice Kingsport to win the Elgin Stakes here Wednesday night. Going a mile and sixteenth for the three-year-old and upward colts and gelding, Husbands got the Sid Attard-trained six-year-old dark bay to the wire by 11/2 lengths in a time of one minute

  • Binnie takes silver at Pan Am Squash Champs

    August 31, 2018 3:06 AM 10

    Jamaica's Chris Binnie has described his history making silver medal run in the men's singles competition at the Pan American Squash Championships in the Cayman Islands on Wednesday night as a stepping stone. Binnie was beaten by number one seed Diego Elias of Peru 11-7, 11-8, 11-5 in the final. Binnie, who is Jamaica and Caribbean’S number one ranked

  • Give me back my hand!

    August 30, 2018 4:35 AM 7

    Pan American Championships Combat Sambo gold medallist Matthew Colquhoun says he needs surgery after learning that the hand injury he has been carrying since the tournament is worse than previously thought. Colquhoun had developed the injury in his gold medal winning performance in July but felt that it was not serious enough to pull out of his upcoming