Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (file photo) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two female athletes are among Forbes top ten richest Jamaican-born sports stars. Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and former world and Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown made the September edition of the 10 richest Jamaican born athletes list. According to the report, the number one position belongs to former […]

Bolt makes football debut at pre-season game in Australia

Bolt makes football debut at pre-season game in Australia

GOSFORD, Australia (AFP) — Sprint king Usain Bolt fulfilled a boyhood dream yesterday in making his much-anticipated football debut , exciting fans but tiring quickly in a 20-minute cameo for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. The Jamaican superstar, a huge Manchester United fan, has been handed a chance to train with the A-League side for an […]

Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

BY  South Florida Caribbean News by Howard Campbell LAUDERHILL – Despite a drop in attendance in 2017, the Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament will return to South Florida for a third straight year in August. Jeff Miller, a member of the Jamaica Tallawahs, one of the six franchise teams, said promoters of the CPL have committed their support […]

Yankees will stick with Tyler Austin-Neil Walker combo at first while waiting for Greg Bird to return, GM Brian Cashman says

Yankees will stick with Tyler Austin-Neil Walker combo at first while waiting for Greg Bird to return, GM Brian Cashman says

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 1:53 PM Brian Cashman said Tuesday he has no plans to acquire anyone to play first base in Greg Bird’s injury-related absence, as the Yankees will rely primarily on the combination of Tyler Austin and Neil Walker to handle the position. “We’re going to stay with what […]

Australia cricket scandal: A body blow to an incredulous nation

By Phil Mercer BBC, Sydney  26 March 2018 What were they thinking? It’s a simple question that has consumed many Australians since the nation’s cricket team was engulfed in a cheating scandal in South Africa. This weekend, captain Steve Smith said his team’s “leadership group” had hatched a plan to deliberately tamper with the ball during a Test […]