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Photo: Canadian javelin thrower Jarrett Chong, despite being the lone competitor in the event was able to focus and deliver a new personal best of 67.26m on his very first attempt.

 

 

 

 

Despite a very low spectator turnout and a small number of entrants, all of the athletes who performed at the inaugural staging of the Jamaica Administrative Athletics Association (JAAA) Under-18 Invitational Meet were happy to be associated with the event.

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Photo: Jamaica goal defence Vangalee Williams leaps to prevent New Zealand from scoring at the Commonwealth Games in Australia in April. Jamaica defeated New Zealand for the first time in a competitive game to win the bronze medal. 

 

 

 

The INF World Rankings annual update sees an historic change within the top three.  For the first time ever, England move into second place, making this the first time that the top two hasn’t included both Australia and New Zealand.

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Photo: Akeem Bloomfield - "Puma is a wonderful company and I am really looking forward to a long lasting relationship with them.”

 

 

 

 

Akeem Bloomfield became the latest top rated Jamaican track athlete to sign a professional contract with leading sports brand Puma. The Auburn student athlete decided to forgo the rest of his athletic scholarship to turn professional after what was a sparkling season at the collegiate level for him.

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Photo: Shantel Bailey on the ball for Jamaica in a recent match played against Barbados. Jamaica won the game 3-2 

 

 

 

 

Concacaf announced Thursday that the Concacaf Caribbean Women's Qualifier Final Round will be held in Kingston, Jamaica between August 25 and September 2. 

The Qualifiers will include five countries Trinidad and Tobago; Bermuda; Cuba; Antigua and Barbuda and Jamaica. Three of this five will qualify for the Concacaf stage of the Qualifiers to be held in October in the USA. 

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Photo: Christopher Taylor (left) leans at the line to stop the clock at 20.49 to finish first in the Men's 200m at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet at the National Stadium on Saturday. LaShawn Merritt (centre) finished second in 20.70 and Alex Wilson of Switzerland (right) finished sixth in 20.95.

 

 

 

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Photo: Jodi-Ann Thomas plays a through pass for Jamaica during their 3-2 win over Barbados in their friemdly series recently. 

 

 

 

 

The recent call up to the national women’s team came as quite a surprise for Jodi-Ann Thomas. With most senior players suffering from a lack of inactivity due to the absence of a league last year, the former UWI Women’s FC player had not kicked a ball in anger for quite a while.

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Photo: Jamaica's goalkeeper Chris-Ann Chambers reacts quickly to avert the danger as Maria Torres bears down on goal. Torres who was the tournaments leading scorer with 4 goals got the lone strike to down Jamaica as Cuba won the tournament with two wins while Jamaica were runners-up with a win over bottom place Barbados.

 

 

 

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Photo: Goal scorer, Maria Torres brings the ball under control while under pressure from Kishawna Robinson in the top of the table clash between Cuba and Jamaica in the CFU Women's Challenger Series at the Waterhouse Stadium. Cuba won the game 1-0 courtesy of the lone strike from Torres. 

 

 

 

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File Photo: Kemar Lawrence scored a beautiful free kick against Mexico to lead Jamaica to a 1-0 win over defending champions Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals on Sunday. Jamaica will face the USA in the final on Wednesday night.

 

 

 

A peach of a free kick from Kemar Lawrence and a string of fine saves from Andre Blake guided Jamaica to a 1-0 upset win over defending champions Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals Sunday night.

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Photo: Ladale Richie comes in to replace the suspended Kevon Lambert in central midfield for Jamaica in their Gold Cup semifinal clash with Mexico.

 

 

 

 

Jamaica will face Mexico in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup today starting at 8:00pm local time, in a bid to make back to back visits to the finals of the region’s top football tournament. This will be the third time since 2015 that the two countries are facing each other as the both teams met in the final in 2015 where Mexico won 3-1.

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