Friday, December 15th, 2017

MOSCOW, Russia: The debate is dead! In the fight to determine the official sprint capital of the world, Jamaica scored a decisive knockout over arch-rival United States (US) and the rest of the globe at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics (WCA) here, adding an exclamation point yesterday (August 18) with two more gold medals […]

MOSCOW, Russia: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the first Jamaican woman to win three gold medals at a senior championship and Usain Bolt also made it a trio of wins after Jamaica’s 4x100m relay teams ended theIAAF World Championships with fireworks and a double gold-medal sweep at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. Bolt’s third gold medal also ensured that he joins Carl Lewis as […]

Freshly minted 100m World champion Usain Bolt is delighted to have regained the title he lost two years ago, but admitted disappointment at not testing his own 9.58-second world record in the 100m final at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics inside the Luzhniki Stadium yesterday. “Overall, it was good. I can’t complain; it was a good run,” Bolt said […]

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica reclaimed the World Championships women’s 100-metre title by winning the final in a world-leading 10.71 in Moscow, Russia a short while ago. Fraser-Pryce won by a big margin to give Jamaica its second gold medal at the championships. The double Olympic champion had lost the title in 2011 with a fourth place finish. […]

In August of 2013, on Ghana’s Emancipation Day, the country will recognize an icon of the Diaspora, Nana Rita Marley, widow of the late superstar, Bob Marley.  This historic event will take place at the nation’s annual Golden Jubilee celebration of OAU/AU and the Pan-African History Festival (PANAFEST), wherein Sister Rita (Nana Afua Adobeya1) will be […]

The prosecutors in Buju Banton’s ongoing high profile drug trial have declined to prosecute juror Terri Wright for criminal contempt. According to a document filed, the United States government has also opposed Buju’s appeal for a new trial. Buju Banton’s attorney Chokwe Lumumba who was recently appointed Mayor in Mississippi has since advised the reggae […]

MOSCOW, Russia:The last time a Jamaican team competed at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, they left with two medals from the 1980Olympic Games. Thirty-three years later, double world record holder and Olympicchampion, Usain Bolt, will lead Jamaica’s 44-member-strong team at the iconic Russian edifice as they launch their latest medal campaign in the Russian capital at the 14th staging […]

All three Jamaicans have advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s 400m at the 2013 World Championships, which got underway today in Moscow, Russia. In heat three, Jamaica’s Stephanie McPherson (50.98) was second to secure one of the four qualifying spots from each heat. McPherson was somewhat satisfied with her performance. “I just wanted to follow my coach’s instructions […]