Allan Cole Jr remembered as a loving individual

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Allan Cole Jr, son of legendary Jamaican footballer Allan ‘Skill’ Cole, was remembered as a loving and caring individual who inspired and influenced the lives of all he came across in a positive way.The former Excelsior High School Manning Cup team…

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Intercol puts GPA scrap on hold

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Jamaica Intercollegiate Sports Association (Intercol) General Secretary Laurence Garriques said that the association is putting on hold, plans to disregard student athletes’ grade point averages (GPA) as an eligibility requirement for participation…

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England, Slovakia top UEFA Group F

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Slovakia won a three-way fight for second place in Group F of European qualifying for next year’s World Cup, thanks to a 3-0 victory over Malta and the 2-2 draw between Slovenia and Scotland yesterday.England, which were already sure of first place…

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Browne: Regional 4-Day provides great scouting chance

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ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC):Chief selector Courtney Browne believes that the extended Regional 4-day season has allowed his panel to better gauge the quality of players being considered for international duty.Speaking ahead of the new season which…

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Goule dedicates Digicel 5k win to niece

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At one of the largest-ever turnouts in support of Jamaica’s special-needs community, Olympian Natoya Goule and rising star in long-distance running Oshane Archibald copped the top spots in the women’s and men’s Run categories at the sixth annual…

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Nadal claims China Open title

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Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios of Australia 6-2, 6-1 yesterday in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year, and Caroline Garcia defeated soon-to-be-No. 1 Simona Halep 6-4, 7-6 (3) in the women’s event.Top-ranked Nadal, who was…

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Hamilton inches closer to F1 title in Japan

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SUZUKA, Japan (AP):Championship leader Lewis Hamilton won the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday, taking a major step towards winning his fourth Formula One (F1) title.The Mercedes driver crossed the finish line 1.2 seconds ahead of Malaysia GP winner…

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Lack of development capital hinders region, says New Fortress boss

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Chairman of New Fortress Energy Wesley Edens said that despite various challenges, Jamaica and the wider Caribbean are ripe for investment.”The need for capital investment (in Jamaica) is gigantic, (but) it’s a good environment to invest in,” Edens…

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Introduction of LNG - to Jamaica will spur development - Matalon

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Chairman of the Office of Utilities Regulation (OUR), Joseph Matalon, says the emergence of a natural gas sector in Jamaica is a development that is long overdue for many reasons. Among other things, he says, it is a potential game changer for the…

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Diana Stewart to receive AmCham President’s Award

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Stewart’s Automotive boss Diana Stewart will be crowned with the prestigious President’s Award at the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica’s (AmCham) seventh Jamaica Business and Civic Leadership Awards.The ceremony dovetails as a celebration of…

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