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CARIFTA Games XXXXIV (That's a Wrap) - Bling, Bling and More Bling

CARIFTA Games XXXXIV (That’s a Wrap) – Bling, Bling and More Bling

  It was the expected avalanche of podium finishes on the final day of the 44th CARIFTA Games as Team Jamaica’s medal quest went into overdrive ending with a sweep of the mile relays.   Medal Table The real question at the start of the Day 4 (as it has been from Day 1) was […]

Day 3 Review - More Bling in the Medal Chest

Day 3 Review – More Bling in the Medal Chest

  45 Medals and counting Team Jamaica began Day 3 of the 44th CARIFTA Games with 30 medals and were poised to significantly add to their ‘bling’. At the end of the penultimate day, the medal chest was beginning to bulge with 23 Gold, 12 Silver and 10 bronze for a total of 45 medals. […]

CARIFTA Day 2 Review - Mining Gold, Silver and Bronze

CARIFTA Day 2 Review – Mining Gold, Silver and Bronze

Team Jamaica’s GOLD RUSH accelerated as expected on Day 2 as the CARIFTA Games continued with 17 finals being decided. Jamaica closed the day with 15 Gold, 6 Silver and 9 Bronze for a total of 30 medals.   Double Gold in Boys High Jump, Christoff Bryan equals CARIFTA Record National Junior Record Holder for […]

Day 1 Review - 'Cold Cold' as Team Jamaica mines Gold Medal

Day 1 Review – ‘Cold Cold’ as Team Jamaica mines Gold Medal

Devia Brown got Jamaica’s ‘Gold Rush’ on the way at the 44th CARIFTA Games. Brown who won the bronze in 2014 led a Jamaican 1-2 with a throw of 48.78M to win the U18 Girls Discus ahead of team-mate Shyledeen Smith with 44.83M and Serena Brown of the Bahamas (44.20M). Jamaica’s 2nd Gold medal came […]

TEAM JAMAICA'S CARIFTA Gold Rush begins...

TEAM JAMAICA’S CARIFTA Gold Rush begins…

The Easter weekend (April 3-6) will see Jamaica’s athletic prowess once again on display at the 44th annual CARIFTA Games to be held at the Silver Jubilee Athletic Stadium in Bassettere, St. Kitts. Jamaica has dominated the CARIFTA Games topping the medal tables on all but five occasions and it should be business as usual. […]

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O'Hara, Bloomfield, Taylor and Whyte star as Edwin Allen High and Calabar High retain titles.

O’Hara, Bloomfield, Taylor and Whyte star as Edwin Allen High and Calabar High retain titles.

Day 4 of ‘Champs’ closed with a promise of a drama-filled, record-breaking last day showcasing the best Jamaican high school athletes in final after final and the destination of the Boys’ and Girls’ titles still to be decided. Track royalties Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce and Donovan Bailey (1996 – Atlanta Olympics Gold Medalist) were […]

Day 5 Boys Preview: Fasten your seat belts

Day 5 Boys Preview: Fasten your seat belts

Many, especially the throngs of Calabar supporters believe its all over bar the shouting with only an unlikely calamitous collapse on Day 5 standing between the Red Hills Road standard bearers and their 4th consecutive lien on the Mortimer Geddes Trophy, the coveted symbol of boys high school track and field supremacy in Jamaica. Calabar […]

Day 4 Girls Review: Surging St. Jago dominate sprints

Day 4 Girls Review: Surging St. Jago dominate sprints

Edwin Allen High kept on course to defend their title closing Day 4 on top after some dramatic and keenly contested action on the track and in the field events. The Frankfield based institution enters the final day in the driving seat but history has taught them that complacency is not an option. Despite the […]

Girls’ Champs Preview: When the dust settles…

Girls’ Champs Preview: When the dust settles…

Defending champions Edwin Allen fired on all cylinders to easily win Girls Champs in 2014. However, they lost a number of stalwarts including Monique Spencer, Camira Haughton, Marleena Eubanks and Claudette Allen to name a few but such is the depth of the squad that many expect them to take the title back to Clarendon. […]

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Day 2 review: Fortis Falling, Lions Roaring, Two Records Tumble

Day 2 review: Fortis Falling, Lions Roaring, Two Records Tumble

At the end of Day 3, Kingston College (KC) appeared down for the count having suffered a potentially fatal body blow in their quest to tame the lions and cubs of the Calabar. KC’s ace Class Two sprinter Jhevaughn Matherson pulled up in his semi-final of the 200m as supporters of the North Street giants […]

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