Jamaican Kaliese Spencer-Carter to Receive Olympic Medal After Russian Runner Stripped of 2012 Gold

Jamaican Kaliese Spencer-Carter to Receive Olympic Medal After Russian Runner Stripped of 2012 Gold

By Staff Writer, Jamaicans A decade after receiving the gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles event at the 2012 London Olympics, the winner, Natalya Antyukh of Russia has been disqualified and stripped of the medal for doping. This means that the 2012 silver medalist, Lashinda Demus of the United States, will be presented with the […]

Barbados & The Bahamas Talk Sports

Barbados & The Bahamas Talk Sports

Cricket Match in Barbados, West indies. (Shutterstock) By Fabian Belgrave, GIS Barbados Any effort by The Bahamas to learn more about Barbados’ sports programs will be supported. Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, Charles Griffith, gave this assurance to High Commissioner of The Bahamas to Barbados, Leslia Miller-Brice, when she paid a courtesy call […]

St. Lucia Placed Third in Windwards Cricket Super 50

St. Lucia Placed Third in Windwards Cricket Super 50

DAREN SAMMY CRICKET GROUND, ST LUCIA, UAE-13th SEPTEMBER 2017: The Daren Sammy cricket ground named after the ex captain of the West Indies cricket team. (Shutterstock) Dominica batting first scored 199 in 46 overs. St. Llucia in reply reached 200 for 4 in 32.3 Stephen Naitram topscored with 95, Ackeem Auguste contributed 53, and Sabinus […]

Sagicor Pledges Continued Support for Grassroots Cricket Program

Sagicor Pledges Continued Support for Grassroots Cricket Program

Sagicor has thrown its support behind the Northern Cluster Grassroots Cricket Program based at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Beausejour. Mr. Eon Phillips, Assistant Vice President, Eastern Caribbean Operations and Branch Manager for Saint Lucia visited the group’s summer training camp where he made a donation to Coach Alton Crafton. Mr. Phillips noted that […]

12 Quotes From Athletes That Transcend Sports

12 Quotes From Athletes That Transcend Sports

By Inspiring Quotes For many of us, sports are a way of life, and the people who play them professionally are revered as celebrities. And why not? With their focus, grit, discipline, and resilience, athletes redefine the limitations of the human body. Little wonder then that people pay close attention to what they have to […]

St. Lucia to Participate in Commonwealth Games From This Week

St. Lucia to Participate in Commonwealth Games From This Week

Thirteen athletes will represent Saint Lucia at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, from 28th July to 8th August 2022. They are: ATHLETICS • Julien Alfred – Women’s 100m and 200m • Delan Edwin – Men’s 100m and 200m and Men’s 4x100m Relay • Stephan Charles – Men’s 100m and Men’s 100m Relay • Sandisha […]

JAMAICA | Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Leads a Jamaican 100m Clean Sweep at the World Athletics Championships 2022 in a Time of 10.67 Seconds

JAMAICA | Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Leads a Jamaican 100m Clean Sweep at the World Athletics Championships 2022 in a Time of 10.67 Seconds

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica wins the women’s 100m during the Wanda Diamond League 2022, Meeting de Paris (Athletics) on June 18, 2022 at Charlety stadium in Paris, France. (Shutterstock) By WiredJA News Team The Jamaican women have done it again, by producing yet another historic Track and Field clean sweep. This time in the final […]

It’s Now Dr. Usain Bolt as UK University Awards the Fastest Man Alive an Honorary Doctorate

It’s Now Dr. Usain Bolt as UK University Awards the Fastest Man Alive an Honorary Doctorate

By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans Jamaican Olympic champion sprinter and the “fastest man alive” Usain Bolt has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Brunel University in London. Bolt is familiar with Brunel University as he trained there several times during his career, including preparations for the 2012 London Olympics where he won three gold medals. He […]

David Rudder, Sir Viv Receive CARICOM Order

David Rudder, Sir Viv Receive CARICOM Order

By MPE Caribbean Report Calypso revolutionary David Michael Rudder of Trinidad & Tobago (pictured left) and former West Indies captain and batting sensation Sir Vivian Richards of Antigua and Barbuda were among four recipients of the prestigious Order of the Caribbean Community (OCC) at the opening ceremony of the 43rd Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, in Paramaribo, Suriname […]

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