New national junior record holder Grant looking to go faster

New national junior record holder Grant looking to go faster

ON Saturday, May 4, Kiara Grant wrote her name in the history books as she became the fastest Jamaican junior female athlete over 100m when she finished second in 11.11 seconds at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Outdoors championships. The Norfolk State University sophmore lowered the previous best of 11.12s set by Veronica Campbell Brown […]

Former Windies fast bowler says CWI needs urgent governance reform

Former Windies fast bowler says CWI needs urgent governance reform

Legendary West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding (Photo: CMC) PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Outspoken fast bowling legend, Michael Holding, has welcomed the recent leadership change atop Cricket West Indies but says the regional governing body now needed to undergo serious constitutional change if it was to escape the cycle of poor governance, which […]

Noel Gray recalls heroics at first Gibson Relays in 1973

By Howard Walker, Senior staff reporter

Noel Gray recalls heroics at first Gibson Relays in 1973

First Gibson Relays in 1973 showing the victorious 4x400m Boys Open Relay team from Kingston College. The individuals are from left to right: Maurice Lawrence, Ronald Gray, Charles Headlam and Noel Gray. (Photo: Courtesy of the Gibson McCook relays) In 1973 Noel Gray brought the house down for Kingston College (KC) at the then inaugural […]

Jamaican Diaspora Women (West Hartford, Connecticut) Qualify for 2019 World Cup in France

Jamaican Diaspora Women (West Hartford, Connecticut) Qualify for 2019 World Cup in France

West Hartford, Connecticut – Chantelle and Allyson Swaby are making history. “Six months ago I never thought that anything like this would ever happen. It honestly happened so quickly,” said Chantelle. The 20 and 22-year-old sisters will be one of the first to do something no one has ever done before. They’ll be going to the […]

India beat West Indies by 224 runs in 4th ODI

India beat West Indies by 224 runs in 4th ODI

India players celebrate after the wicket of West Indies batsman Shai Hope during the fourth one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and West Indies at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on October 29, 2018. (Photo: AFP) MUMBAI, India (AFP) — Opening batsman Rohit Sharma slammed a dominant 162 to set up India’s crushing […]

Kaur to lead India for Caribbean World Cup

Kaur to lead India for Caribbean World Cup

Windies Women go through their paces at a training session at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium recently. (Photo: Observer file) MUMBAI, India (CMC) — Experienced stroke-maker Harmanpreet Kaur will lead India to November Women’s Twenty20 World Cup in the Caribbean, in a strong 15-member side named for the ICC stand-alone tournament. The 29-year-old, who has played […]

Jamaican American Shawn Rhoden is the 2018 Mr. Olympia

Jamaican American Shawn Rhoden is the 2018 Mr. Olympia

He is the oldest bodybuilder to win the title, at the age of 43. Shawn “Flexatron”, “Jamaican Muscle Machine” Rhoden (born April 2, 1975) is a Jamaican American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He is the current reigning Mr. Olympia champion and winner of the 2018 Mr. Olympia after defeating seven-time Mr. Olympia champion Phil Heath. Born […]

Outstanding athletes rewarded with TT$5 million

Outstanding athletes rewarded with TT$5 million

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Olympic javelin champion Keshorn Walcott was among a group of athletes who received TT$5 million from the Trinidad Government for their outstanding performances at the recently concluded Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games. Triple gold medal­list cy­clist Nicholas Paul and shot put­ter Cleopa­tra Borel, were also among those who […]