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Damion Lowe transferred to Norway from US club

KRISTIANSAND, Norway (CMC) — Jamaica midfielder Damion Lowe was expected to arrive in this Norwegian city on Friday, following his transfer move to first division club, IK Start. The 24-year-old Lowe was transferred from the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the United Soccer League on Wednesday, following 18 appearances in all competitions in his first season…

Sakima Mullings Wins Wray and Nephew Contender 2017

Sakima Mullings Wins Wray and Nephew Contender 2017 Mullings won by way of a Knock Out in Round Six of the contest. At yesterday’s weigh-in Mullings, who came in at 154 in his semi-final bout and looked a bit sluggish, weighed in two pounds less. Rose, who has a knockout option pending, weighed in at…

Jamaica Loses 2-1 to USA in Gold Cup Final 2017

Jamaica Loses 2-1 to USA in Gold Cup Final 2017 Heighlights The U.S. men’s national team captured its sixth Gold Cup title with the Americans capturing the trophy on Jordan Morris’s 88th-minute winner, which delivered a 2-1 triumph over upstart Jamaica at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, Wednesday night. Jozy Altidore opened the scoring…

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…