Sports Illustrated predicts five gold for Jamaica

August 03, 2016 in Sports

Respected American magazine Sports Illustrated has predicted that Jamaica will win 11 medals, all in track and field, at the XXXI Olympics that gets underway this weekend in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The American publication is predicting that sprint superstar Usain Bolt will retain his 100m,...

Powell, Walton eye CPL fixtures in Florida

July 30, 2016 in Sports

Jamaica Tallawahs players Rovman Powell and Chadwick Walton are optimistic of continuing their winning streak as the franchise makes its bow in the Florida leg of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The Tallawahs are to play St Lucia Zouks today at the Central Broward Regional...

Drug-tainted US sprinters lead Rio challenge

July 29, 2016 in Sports

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Justin Gatlin will spearhead a trio of drug-tainted US sprinters aiming to spoilUsain Bolt's Olympic swansong as athletics stumbles through the moral maze created by the Russia doping scandal. The 34-year-old Gatlin is the most obvious symbol of the logical...