Month: August 2021

The Reggae Boyz have come a far way from the first players who crawled out of the canefields and backyards to strap on football boots to play Jamaica’s first official match against the Haitians in 1925. These days, modern day players have evolved far from the heavy-set lead-footed slabs of meat and are now fit, …

Football: Reggae Boyz Missing Link? Read More »

They say The Great Wall of China is so grand that it can be seen from outer space. The Berlin Wall was, and famously when that fell in 1989 it marked the metaphoric end of the Cold War. History lesson aside, I’ve most recently discovered another wall that is less notable despite seeming even more …

Track and Field: The 400m Wall Read More »

Craig Butler has never been shy of publicly adoring his adopted son and world-renowned Jamaican football player Leon Bailey. As his manager and confidant, Butler has long fought for the world to see the talents of the young winger who has taken Europe by storm ever since his debut for Belgian club KRC Genk in …

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Many of the younger generation of football fans have drooled over the star-studded enterprise that was La Liga for the best part of the last two decades. However, with the departure of multiple megastars over the last few years, the Spanish league has undoubtedly lost its unique appeal and fans have, of course, taken their …

EPL Now The World’s Best League Read More »

When Elaine Thompson-Herah completed the double double in retaining her Olympic 100m and 200m titles, and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the most decorated Olympian in the 100m as part of an impressive sweep of sprint medals, it was proof that the pendulum has swung in favour of our female sprinters over their male counterparts. There may …

The Sprint Hurdles: The New Wave Read More »

Jamaica has consistently produced top track and field talent for decades, the last decade produced perhaps the greatest collection of athletes. At the very least the single greatest of those is Usain Bolt, and while Bolt and his pals Yohan Blake and Asafa Powell, etc. soaked up much of the spotlight, our women have been …

Strength of the Women Read More »