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Germain Mason Olympian Dies in Bike Accident

Germain Mason Olympian Dies in Bike Accident       Germain Mason Olympian Dies in Bike Accident along the Norman Manley Highway in Kingston. Germaine Mason (born January 20, 1983 in Kingston) (Died April 20, 2017) is a Jamaican-born track and field athlete competing in high jump. In 2006, he switched sporting allegiance, and now…

KCOBA Champs 2017 Message

Fortis, “…. It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year….” Nelson Mandela once said “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but rising every time we fall”. With just a few days to go before the start of the 2017 Boys and Girls’ Athletic Championships, I write these few words…

CHAMPS 2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ISSA BOYS AND GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIPS

CHAMPS 2017 ORDER OF EVENTS ISSA BOYS AND GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIPS TUESDAY TIME 1:00 PM         EVENTS                                                           ST     LONG JUMP               CLASS 1  BOYS         ATUS     PRELIMS 1:00 70 metres HURDLES   CLASS 4    GIRLS PRELIMS 1:40 SHOT PUT THROW  CLASS 2    GIRLS PRELIMS 1:25 80 metres HURDLES  …

One Love charity football set for March 1

The 36th staging of the Digicel Bob Marley One Love Masters and Celebrities charity football matches are set for the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex on March 1, starting at 3:00 pm. The popular Ash Wednesday football extravaganza organised by Clive “Busy” Campbell, will see proceeds going to the Boys’ Town Basic School in Trench Town…

All set for Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run

The 19th staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run kicks off tomorrow in New Kingston, with close to record-breaking runners, walkers and wheelchair participants set to take part. The 5K charity road race is aiming to raise $60 million for the 2017 beneficiaries, Bethlehem Home for abandoned children, Spanish Town Hospital Special Care Unit and…

Digicel Grand Prix Athletics Championship Starts Tomorrow

  Kingston: All is set for tomorrow’s official start of the highly anticipated 2017 Digicel Grand Prix Athletics Championship, which gets out of the blocks with the Western Championship at the Montego Bay Sports Complex. The five-meet Digicel series has a prize package totalling $15 million in scholarships and prizes for top athletes and their…

Usain Bolt was named 2017 Laureus World Sportsman

Usain Bolt was named 2017 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year at a ceremony in Monaco yesterday. Bolt, who successfully defended his Olympic 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay titles to leave Rio as one of the 2016 Olympic Games’ biggest heroes, received the honour for a record-equalling fourth time. The 30-year-old Jamaican won previously in…

Elain Thompson signs on as brand ambassador with Flow

FLOW’s Carlo Redwood (left) shows new brand ambassador Elaine Thompson one the many products she will help promote at FLOW’s headquarters in Kingston yesterday. (Photos: Leo Hudson) Double Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson could not contain her joy after she was signed by telecommunication firm FLOW as their first female brand ambassador. Thompson, 24, who…