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You don’t have to be the most avid cricket fan to have the “Chris Gayle vs Jamaica Tallawahs management” fiasco in your consciousness. Two weeks ago it was announced that Gayle was released from the franchise, and while it came as a shock to many, no one could have anticipated all that would unfold in …

Principle or pettiness? You decide… Read More »

Recall October 2012, perhaps the only time since the start of the 1980’s where the West Indies team and the governing West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), now Cricket West Indies, were all on the same page in trying to achieve a particular goal. It was extremely short lived but let us not understate the fact …

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With the campaign for the 2022 FIFA World Cup scheduled to start later this year, it’s time for us to throw on our Reggae Boyz hats and rejoin the bandwagon. This is the time in which the national senior men’s football coach, Theodore ‘Tappa’ Whitmore and the Jamaica Football Federation [JFF] hierarchy will  “look at …

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Spectator sports and participatory sports all make for good entertainment and friendly rivalry. Once there is a sporting activity, there is bound to be some interest from individuals or groups. Jamaica has long been involved in sports whether as a spectator or as a participant. This would have gone way back to the first quarter …

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Jamaica’s very own Leon Bailey is recognized as one of the most talented young football players in the world. Rising to prominence with Koninklijk Racing Club Genk in Belgium a few years ago, where he announced his presence in magnificent form by scoring a thirty-five yard effort in a UEFA Europa League matchup against Rapid …

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The impact of the deadly virus COVID-19 has been felt dramatically around the world. It has reached a stage where we are potentially looking at one of the most poignant moments in our entire history, with thousands of persons dying worldwide due to the contraction of this very dangerous infection. However, Jamaica’s response to the …

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The importance of a great center back pairing in modern day football has become somewhat of a necessity for any team that wishes to obtain long term success. Without one, it is seen as an impediment to winning trophies, as the center backs serve as the baseline on which teams are formed, especially those partnerships …

Lowe and Topey, Jamaica’s Puyol and Pique? Read More »

On February 9, 2020, the last of the four commissioned statues was added to Independence Park in Kingston. The sculptor, Basil Watson, made the last statue in the likeness of Asafa Powell, who was once the fastest man in the world. Powell’s statue joins Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Veronica Campbell-Brown, and Usain Bolt which were all created …

Are Statues still a “THING”? Read More »

Thanks to athletes like Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Veronica Campbell Brown and Elaine Thompson, Jamaica has, over the past two decades, cemented its legacy as the ‘Track and Field’ hub of the world. Of course, we have managed to produce many other great athletes during that time, who went on to represent us …

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