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Wray & Nephew Contender series semis & finals set for Mico University

Contender series semis & finals set for Mico University   Mark Kenny, executive producer, , noted that his team and sponsors, Wray & Nephew White Overproof Rum, are excited about the new location at 1A Marescaux Road in Kingston, because they believe the outdoor venue will allow them to better serve Contender fans. “We’ve seen…

Captain Horace Burrell is dead

Captain Horace Burrell is dead Burrell died overseas this afternoon after a long struggle with illness. Burrell was 67 years-old. Known as a strong leader, Burrell a captain in the Jamaica Defence Force rose to prominence with the military team before being elected to the JFF presidency in 1994. Burrell was instrumental in Jamaica’s qualification…

Grace Kennedy Education Run targets $9.5 million

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GraceKennedy Don Wehby said that the company is looking to use its GK Education 5K Run/Walk to aid its plan to send 10,000 children to school in the next few years. The Run/Walk, which is also officially sponsored by The Gleaner Company (Media) Ltd, gets under way at 6 a.m.…

Penn Relays 2017 Schedule of Events Saturday

2017 Schedule by Event Saturday Select an event to view start list. Running Events 401 Olympic Development Men’s 10k Racewalk 7:00 AM 402 Masters Men’s 10k Racewalk 7:00 AM 403 Junior Men’s 10k Racewalk 7:00 AM 404 Olympic Development Women’s 5K Racewalk 8:00 AM 405 Junior Women’s 5K Racewalk 8:00 AM 406 High School Girls’…

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…