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CARIFTA Swimming results for Jamaica

CARIFTA Swimming results for Jamaica

  Medal results: Boys 11-12 200 Free: Bronze – Nicholas Vale Boys 15-17 200 Free: Silver – Nico Campbell Boys 15-17 50 Fly: Bronze – Sidrell Williams Girls 15-17 100 Back: Bronze – Danielle Booth Boys 15-17 100 Back: Bronze – Keanan Dols Girls 11-12 400 IM: Silver – Laura Limsang Girls 15-17 400 IM: […]

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Yona Knight-Wisdom: Diving For Jamaica!

Yona Knight-Wisdom: Diving For Jamaica!

Chapeltown’s Yona Knight-Wisdom, whose father was born in Kingston, is officially Jamaica’s number one diver and has high hopes of joining Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake at the opening parade ceremony of the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Yona made his debut for Jamaica earlier this year when he competed at an international meeting in Dresden, […]

JAM vs TRI CARIFTA 2013 Championship Water Polo Match

JAM vs TRI CARIFTA 2013 Championship Water Polo Match

Photos by Maurice McIntyre         Photos by Maurice McIntyre

Better medal haul for Jamaica in Swimming

Better medal haul for Jamaica in Swimming

The National Aquatics Centre was briefly plunged into darkness six finals into the ultimate evening of competition at the 28th staging of the Carifta Swimming Championship. An announcement followed over the public address system, asking that the grandstand to the far side be evacuated. As the youngsters who became excited by the possible danger piled […]

Jamaican diver gets support from Reggae Reggae Sauce

Jamaican diver gets support from Reggae Reggae Sauce

HAILING FROM Leeds but representing Jamaica, the main goal for three-metre diver Yona Knight-Wisdom is to represent the Caribbean country at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil. But like every sportsperson, the price of success is not cheap and the 17-year-old from Chapelton needed financial support to assist him with achieving his dream of […]

AtKinson and other Olympians Dominate at Speedo Southern Sectionals on Day 2

AtKinson and other Olympians Dominate at Speedo Southern Sectionals on Day 2

Alia Atkinson, the fourth-place finisher in the Olympic final of the 100 breast, won that event today with a 1:08.64 representing South Florida Aquatics. The Jamaican has been faster this season with a 1:08.51 win at the Arena Grand Prix in Orlando. Two other Olympians were also in the top three: Sweden’s Rebecca Ejdervik, representing […]

Bolt, Fraser Pryce, Jamaica's Sportsman, Sportswoman of the Year, 2012

Bolt, Fraser Pryce, Jamaica’s Sportsman, Sportswoman of the Year, 2012

As widely anticipated, Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce were named the RJR Sports Foundation’s Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at the awards ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel on Friday night. Bolt, who became the first man to successfully defend both sprint titles at the London Olympic Games, took the male award ahead […]

Alia Atkinson Wins First-Ever Medal for Jamaica at World Championships

Alia Atkinson Wins First-Ever Medal for Jamaica at World Championships

Alia Atkinson won the silver medal Thursday in the Women’s 50m breaststroke in Istanbul, Turkey at the FINA World Swimming Short Course Championships, giving Jamaica their first-ever medal at the event. The 24-year-old Atkinson finished with a time of 29.67 seconds securing her silver medal and place on the podium. She has the rights to […]

ALIA ATKINSON DIPS UNDER 30 SECONDS

ALIA ATKINSON DIPS UNDER 30 SECONDS

ON DAY 2 OF CANADA CUP Alia Atkinson racked up another 2 victories on day 2 of Canada Cup in Etobicoke, ON. Alia won the women’s 50 breast in Canada Cup record time of  29.87; a record which she previously set in the preliminaries earlier in the day.  Martha McCabe and Tera Van Beilen were second & […]