JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: January 3rd – 9th, 2015

TIVOLI GARDENS WINS RED STRIPE PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH—01/05/15Tivoli Gardens achieved a victory in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) match with a score of 1 to 0 thanks to Weston Forrest at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex. The defeat was another in a string of five defeats for Forrest’s former club Waterhouse. Forrest had a […]
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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: December 27th – January 2nd, 2015

PHILLIPS, REGGAE BOYZ DEFENDER, TO JOIN REAL SALT LAKE—12/27/14Demar Phillips, a defender with the Reggae Boyz, is ready to join Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer. Phillips, 31, will end his five years of play with the Norwegian team Aalesunds FK, where, in 2009 and 2011, he won the Norwegian Football Cup. His contract […]
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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: December 20th – 26th, 2014

MORRIS WINS JAMAICAN BOXING TITLE—12/22/14Khadel Morris won the Jamaican amateur welterweight boxing title in Montego Bay. He is likely to represent Jamaica in the next Pan American Games in 2015. Morris, 29, is originally from Jamaica and now lives in Brampton in Canada. CHRISTMAS TREAT HOSTED BY BOLT, FRASER-PRYCE—12/24/14Two of Jamaica’s most famous athletes, Usain […]
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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: December 13th – 19th, 2014

SPENCER AND RICHARDS READY TO TAKE TOP SPOTS—12/13/14Kaliese Spencer, 400-meter hurdles champion from Jamaica, and O’Dayne Richards, Jamaican shot put star, are ready to take on their competitors at the 2014 Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) Scotiabank Golden Cleats Awards. It is expected that Spencer will take the Jamaican top female athlete award for the […]
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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: December 6th – 12th, 2014

ATKINSON TIES WORLD RECORD IN SHORT COURSE WORLD—12/06/14Jamaica’s Alia Atkinson achieved a tie for the world record in the first Short Course World Championship held in Jamaica. Jamaican history was made when Atkinson won first place in the 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:02:36 to tie the world record at the first short-course competition […]
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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: November 29th – December 5th, 2014

REGGAE BOYZ FIRST CARIBBEANS INVITED TO COPA AMERICA—11/30/14Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz are the first team from the Caribbean to receive an invitation to the Copa America tournament, the oldest continental competition in football. The tournament has been held for 98 years. The Boyz will face Uruguay, Argentina, and Paraguay in Group B. JAMAICA BEATS TRINIDAD BY […]
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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: November 22nd – 28th, 2014

JAMAICAN ATHLETES STRUGGLE AT CAC GAMES—11/25/14Jamaican athletes have struggled to achieve medals at the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Veracruz, Mexico. They did not win any medals after ten days of participation in the competition. Hopes of the track and field athletes changing this situation were dashed as Jamaicans were beaten in the […]
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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: November 15th – 21st, 2014

JAMAICAN WOMEN’S BOBSLED TEAM COMPETES—11/15/14A women’s bobsled team from Jamaica has competed in an international competition for the first time in more than ten years. KayMarie Jones, the driver, and Salcia Slack, brakewoman, ranked last in a slate of 13 sleds completing two runs in Park City, Utah, at the North American Cup event. The […]
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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: November 8th – 14th, 2014

SUNSHINE GIRLS BEAT ENGLAND FIVES—11/09/14The Sunshine Girls of Jamaica defeated the England Fives 27 to 26 on day Two of the FAST5 Netball World Series in Auckland, New Zealand. According to Stacian Facey of Jamaica, it was an “ugly win,” but the team is happy with the victory. JAMAICA RULES SAMUELS INELIGIBLE—11/10/14The Jamaica Cricket Association […]
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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: November 1st – 7th, 2014

ATKINSON, LE CLOS CHALLENGE WORLD RECORDS AT WORLD CUP—11/01/14Alia Atkinson and Chad Le Clos challenged world records at the opening day of the last round of the World Cup in Singapore. Atkinson of Jamaica reached had a time of 10:02:54 in the 100-meter breaststroke, the second fastest time in history, setting the Americas continental record […]
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