Young Swimmer Receives Mayor’s Special Award

On Independence Day (August 6), when typical teenagers were enjoying social outings or time at home with family, 13-year-old Leanna Wainwright was accepting the Mayor’s Special Award for Sport, for her outstanding performance in swimming,…

1952 Olympian to receive ‘Living Legend’ Award

Veteran sprinter Byron LaBeach, a distinguished member of Jamaica's 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games will be honored with a 'Brand Jamaica Living Legend Award' at Jamaica's 57th Independence Black Tie Gala, slated for the Hilton Hotel,…

Statue to be Unveiled in Honour of Olymopian…

The Government of Jamaica is to salute outstanding Jamaican and world athlete, Veronica Campbell-Brown, during Heritage Week later this year, by unveiling a statue in her honour. This was disclosed by Minister of Culture, Gender,…

Serena Williams wins ESPY … again

Female Tennis great Serena Williams has once again won the title of Best Female Tennis Player – make that the 11th time – in the ESPY Awards. The awards which took place Thursday night saw Williams…

Usain Bolt chastises Jamaican male sprinters

Usain Bolt Jamaica’s sprinting legend Usain Bolt has come out in strong defense of his former coach Glen Mills who he says has been disrespected by the athletes whose career he tried to mold. In…

Reggae Girlz crash out of World Cup

Following a 4-1 defeat on Tuesday, Jamaica's Reggae Girlz were eliminated from their first-ever Women's World Cup without a point.  Despite the Girlz' loss, they are still being praised for the valiant effort they put…

Raptors fans go crazy at NBA championship win

Photo credit: Coast Mountain News The Toronto Raptors have done it! Finally they can embrace NBA Championship crown after years and years of missing out. Fans of the team went crazy last night when the…