JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: February 21st – 27th, 2015

CAMPBELL-BROWN TO BE HONORED AT BEN FRANCIS INVITATIONAL—02/21/15
Veronica Campbell-Brown, seven-time Olympic medalist, is scheduled to be the honoree at the staging of the Vere Technical High fifth Ben Francis Track and Field Invitational in Clarendon. The event will feature a motorcade for past Vere students from May Pen to the venue. She will then be presented with a special award of recognition.

HEAD OF WADA IMPRESSED BY JAMAICA—02/25/15
The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Craig Reedie, stated that he was satisfied with the efforts made by Jamaica’s Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) and impressed with the agency’s moves toward improving its drug-testing programs. He said he thought JADCO had done “extremely well” and that WADA was “proud” of what the organization accomplished.

CLASH EXPECTED FOR JACKIE BELL TITLE—02/26/15
Anthony Patrick, the FC coach of Waterhouse, warns that his team is in a “mean mood” and that Barbican FC should watch out when the two meet at the KSAFA/Jackie Bell knockout title competition. Waterhouse has beat Barbican twice before in the Premiere League

WINDIES TARGET SOUTH AFRICA IN WORLD CUP—02/27/15
Chris Gayle, batsman for the West Indies, and the entire team will attempt to break through a run of poor results and extend their wins when they play South Africa in a critical Group B match in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup. South Africa defeated the Caribbean side 5-0 four years ago in their last World Cup competition.