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Drug Test Proves Positive – Sherone Simpson

Sherone Simpson, Jamaican Beijing Olympic 100 metres silver medallist  has confirmed that she was notified on on Sunday that she returned a doping violation at the country’s National Championships last month. “I was notified on July 14, 2013 that my urine sample taken at the National Senior Championship, June 21, 2013 after the 100m finals returned a positive analytical finding […]

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Yanique Thompson Qualifies At World Youth Games

Jamaican sprint hurdler Yanique Thompson showed her class with a second Youth Leading time in two months in qualifying forThursday afternoon’s world title final in the Ukraine. Thompson clocked 13.10 seconds minutes after American Dior Hall had run 13.16, undercutting the Jamaican’s previous mark of 13.23 seconds. Rushelle Burton who ran a personal best 13.37 in qualifying from her semi-final will […]

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West Indies Team To face Pakistan In Guyana

The West Indies Board’s Selection Panel on Thursday named the 13-man squad for the upcoming One-Day Internationals against Pakistan in Guyana. The matches will be played at the Guyana National Stadium on Sunday, July 14 and Tuesday July 16. The series will also mark the return of international cricket to Guyana after a one year absence and will include five One Day Internationals […]

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Can The Windies Continue Their Winning Ways?

West Indies is set to move one step closer to the final of the Celkon Mobile Tri-Nation one-day international series when they take on India at Port of Spain, Trinidadad and Tobago, on Friday, July 5. Coming from a celebrated victory over India after their first clash at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica, last week, West Indies will again look to […]

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Gayle’s Blast Puts West Indies Ahead

The “man of the hour,” Christopher Henry Gayle blast his way to his 21st One Day International Century to lead West Indies to a comfortable victory over Sri Lanka in the first match of the tri-nation cricket series at Sabina Park on Friday afternoon. Gayle’s exciting knock of 109 from 100 balls includes 9 fours and 7 sixes. This allowed the WI […]

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Freddy Adu − A Man On A Mission

    Today, sports is increasingly organized, regulated and governed to ensure a fair competition and a just outcome. Moreover, it has become an arena where not only heroes are made but also money and lots of it, one may add. It is therefore not surprising to see children demonstrating interest in and practicing sports at an early age under […]

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Chris Gayle – The Goliath Of Cricket?

Christopher Henry “Chris” Gayle was born September 21, 1979, in Kingston, Jamaica. He started his cricket career at Lucas Cricket Club in Kingston and has moved on since then to cement his place not only in Jamaica and West Indies cricket history books but also in the annals of world cricket. His exploits on the cricket pitch make opposition bowlers […]