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Dwayne Bravo to film movie debut on his birthday

bravo-movie-debutCaribPR Wire, LONDON, England, Sun. Oct. 6, 2013: West Indies Cricket ODI Captain and one of the biggest sporting stars to emerge from the Caribbean in recent times, Dwayne Bravo, is set to spend his 30th birthday on Monday, October 7th, filming his movie debut in an Indian thriller.

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Namibian Students to study sports in Jamaica

GC-Foster-College 0Kingston, Jamaica- September 7, 2013 - Seven Namibian students will travel to Jamaica this Sunday, 8th September, to begin a 2 to 3 year programme of study on scholarship from the University of Technology and the GC Foster Sports Academy. The programme will include athletics training as well as other professional disciplines.

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Michael Frater for the Business of Sport Int'l Conference

Michael-Frater w460In an historic move, the Business of Sport will this year host, as part of its International Conference, a Collegiate Forum in its ongoing efforts to cultivate in the next generation of sport leaders a business savvy which goes beyond mere podium success and photographed spotlights.

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Jamaican athletes face no threat of being barred from Olympics says JADCO

Dr Winty Davidson KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 23, 2013 - The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) says it has been assured that Jamaican athletes face no threat of being barred from participation in the next Olympic Games or other international events.

 

 

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Portia Hails Jamaica’s Dominance at Carifta Games

portia-simpson-miller-creamJamaica’s Prime Minister and Minister of Sport Portia Simpson-Miller has congratulated the Jamaican athletic team on its outstanding performances at the just concluded Carifta Games in the Bahamas.

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WADA threatens Jamaica with Olympic expulsion

david-howmanThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has threatened to expel Jamaica from the next Olympics and other major competitions if it refuses to address shortcomings highlighted by a senior ex-employee.

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Hunte vs Cameron for presidency today

whycliffe-dave-Cameron-10Today the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will decide if incumbent president Julian Hunte will return to the post for a fourth two-year term.

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Nero repeats in CARICOM 10k

Tonya-NeroCARICOM Secretariat, Georgetown, Guyana -Sunday June 30, 2013 -  Tonya Nero of Trinidad and Tobago retained her title and the Secretary-General’s Trophy at the CARICOM 10k run in her homeland on Saturday.

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Regional cricket under threat from new league format

Former President of the Barbados Cricket Association and West Indies Cricket Board, Captain Peter Short, is not convinced the format of the imminent Caribbean Premier League is the best for the region and fans of the game.

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Jamaica Sports Stars to Receive Development Training

natalie neita headley0The Creative Productive and Training Centre (CPTC) Limited is to provide personal and professional development training for the nation’s sports ambassadors.

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Cameron presents manifesto as race heats up for WICB top job

WEST Indies Cricket Board (WICB) presidential candidate Whycliffe 'Dave' Cameron is recommending the "re-engagement of Corporate Caribbean" as part of the process in growing the cricket product in the region.

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Jamaica Supports Berlin Declaration on Preserving the Integrity of Sports

Natalie-Neita-HeadleyThe Minister without Portfolio (Sports) in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Natalie Neita Headley has reiterated the Government’s full support for the Berlin Declaration on Preserving the Integrity of Sport.

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OTTEY CAN BE A CATALYST FOR SPORTS MEDICINE RESEARCH IN JAMAICA

Jamaica’s sporting prowess cannot be denied. We have four of the fastest men in history and three of the fastest women of all time. We have championship-calibre boxers, world class swimmers, exceptional cricketers, and talented football players.

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West Indies Cricketer Kieran Powell Seals New Deal

Kieran PowellLONDON, England, Mon. May 13, 2013: West Indies opening batsman, Kieran Powell, has sealed a deal with the ultra-exclusive Pinneys Plantation Resort, in the Caribbean island of Nevis.

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Clive Lloyd fails WICB nomination bid

clivelloyd-300x205Dr. Julian Hunte and Whycliffe Cameron of Jamaica will contest the WICB presidential elections after former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd failed in his nomination bid. The elections will be held as part of the WICB AGM in Barbados tomorrow.

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Jamaican cyclist jailed in Trinidad because of nationality?

HORACE-Mcfarlane-1 w360THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade has begun a probe into the status of Jamaican cyclist Horace McFarlane who has been languishing in a Trinidadian prison since September last year.

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Fraser-Pryce is Sportswoman of the Year

Sprint darling Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce walked away as the toast of Jamaica's crop of sportswomen, after Friday night's RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards.

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Built for Bolt - Gold-coloured Nissan GT-R delivered at UWI

Bolt nissanYesterday afternoon, Usain Bolt came to the Mona Bowl, University of the West Indies (UWI), in a black Nissan GT-R. Less than two hours later, he left in a gold-coloured one, grinning.

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Stags deny move for superstar Gayle

NAPIER—Central Districts have quashed reports West Indies batting star Chris Gayle will be brought in for the final two games of the domestic Twenty20 Championship. 

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Jamaica PM Challenges National Sport Council to Influence Sport Development

Portia-PM w460KINGSTON, Jamaica, April Prime Minister and Minister of Sport, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller has challenged members of the reconvened National Council on Sport to influence Government’s decisions and policies on sport development.

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Axeman Walters cuts down Prescott in 7th round

nicholas_waltersKINGSTON, Jamaica - Nicholas ‘The Axeman’ Walters cut down Colombian challenger Daulis Prescott in the seventh round to capture the World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight world title at the National Indoor Sports Centre in Kingston Saturday night.

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