Alia beats the heat to win second gold

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Swimmer Alia Atkinson secured Jamaica’s second gold medal at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia after winning the women’s 50 metres butterfly last night.Atkinson won the event in 26.60 seconds. The 29-year-old…

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Goule in spotlight again

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Following her impressive National 800 metres record run of 1:56.15 in Monaco two days ago, Natoya Goule will head seven Jamaicans, including four national champions, in action on today’s final day of the two-day Diamond League meet in London.Goule…

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Fraser-Pryce is hot

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Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce produced a big performance in London yesterday as she continued her comeback in the sport after giving birth to her son, Zyon, on August 7 last year.The ‘Pocket Rocket’ clocked a season’s best 10.98 seconds to take the women’…

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Throws godfather in India

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Michael Vassell, the godfather of the local throws movement, is in India.Vassell has been recruited to help an area in India to raise its standard in track and field. The experienced coach will be based at the Andrah Pradesh Centre of Excellence for…

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Tony Becca | Two in a row, but at whose expense?

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The past few weeks have been refreshing ones for West Indies cricket and especially so for its fast bowlers, who, despite the opposition, should remind fans of the glory days, which so many are longing to experience once again.First it was big…

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Goule maturing, wants more

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Six-time Jamaica 800 metres champion Natoya Goule has two goals. She wants to win medals and to help Jamaica become a world power in middle distance running. That’s the view of her coach, Mark Elliot, who believes that the next cycle of big…

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CAC gold breathes new life into Atkinson

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BARRABNUILLA , Colombia:National swimming icon Alia Atkinson expressed satisfaction after her biggest signal yet to being on the right path to recovery following her gold medal in a Games record time of 1:06.83 in the women’s 100m breaststroke at…

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Skipper Holder wants consistency

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, (CMC):Captain Jason Holder yesterday urged a bigger effort from his specialist batsmen, stressing that this would be crucial since West Indies would be targeting scores in excess of 300 in the three-match one-day series against…

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Past The Finishing Post

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Track: Good Weather: FineRace 1 1000 M (S) (Purse $650,000) NB5-Y-O…

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Easy for Excelsior in AFNA final

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Goal attack Hasana Williams turned in a brilliant all-round performance to lead Excelsior High to an easy 46-27 victory over Holmwood Technical in the final of the Americas Federation of Netball Associations (AFNA) Champion of Champions High Schools…

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