Category Archives: Sports

Michael Holding retires from cricket commentary

After more than 30 years in radio, Michael Holding has retired from cricket commentary. According to BBC Sport, Holding has been engaged with international cricket as a player and official since 1975, when he began working for Sky Sports. He retired from playing in 1987 with 391 international wickets. The 67-year-old Jamaican is regarded as […]

Fraser-Pryce set a new world record in Switzerland.

BELLINZONA, SLOVENIA — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce finished her season on a high note on Tuesday, setting a meet record of 10.78 seconds (0.5m/s) in Bellinzona, Switzerland, at the World Athletics continental tour silver series competition. Fraser-mark Pryce’s of 10.80 seconds was her eighth this season, and she joined Natoya Goule as Jamaican champions in the competition. […]

Thompson-Herah wins Diamond League final

Thompson-Herah wins Diamond League final

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah capped off a stellar 2021 season by winning the Wanda Diamond League 100m final on Thursday at the Letzigrund Stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, in a Weltklasse meet record time of 10.65 seconds (0.6m/s). Thompson-Herah swept through the pack with a devastating second half of the race, with Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith […]

Rain ruins opener after SA strike early blow in women’s match against Windies

Rain ruined the first Twenty20 International between West Indies Women and South Africa Women here Tuesday, resulting in a no-result. West Indies were asked to chase 136 for win and had reached 21 for one in the third over of their reply when the game was called off due to severe weather. The hosts had […]

Fine form!

Elaine Thompson-Herah, a five-time Olympic winner, led a trio of Jamaicans to victories at yesterday’s Paris Diamond League meet at Charléty stadium, as she bounced back from a setback to compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on Thursday. Fraser-Pryce did not compete in yesterday’s race, claiming exhaustion as the reason for her absence. Thompson-Herah surpassed Fraser-meet Pryce’s record […]

Jamaicans are dissatisfied with Nike’s support for their Olympic athletes.

Jamaicans and other track and field fans are venting their frustrations online, vowing to boycott Nike unless Olympic champion and fastest woman in the world Elaine Thompson-Herah is treated with respect. At the Eugene Diamond League race on Saturday, Thompson-Herah, who signed a professional contract with the American sportswear company in 2016, ran the second-fastest […]

At the World Under-20 Championships, Tina Clayton and Hibbert were lauded as standout performances.

Tina Clayton and Jaydon Hibbert, two of Jamaica’s 40-member athletics team, have been praised by technical leader of the championships, David Riley, for their outstanding accomplishments at the World Athletics Under-20 Championships recently held in Nairobi, Kenya. The two were among the five people Riley deemed deserved special mention at the event, which saw Jamaica […]

Record Herah.

Elaine Thompson-Herah, Jamaica’s two-time Olympic Games sprint double champion, took another giant step toward immortality in the 100m yesterday when she lowered her national record and world-leading time to 10.54 seconds (0.9m/s) after destroying a quality field at the refurbished Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Thompson-Herah dropped her own national mark of 10.61 seconds, which […]

Exceptional work!

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) dubbed it the “Route to Roots,” and the island’s top junior athletes performed admirably at the World Athletics Under-20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. They added seven medals yesterday to the four they had won in the previous four days of the championships, bringing their total to 11, one short […]