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Jamaica Unveils New Puma Bobsleigh Uniforms, Readies For Competition

 Above: Winston Watt offers a sneak peak of the bobsleigh team’s new kit By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Bobsleigh Team has unveiled its new uniforms for Sochi, as the group readies for the start of competition on Sunday. The …

Panama to Host Games Between Yankees, Marlins in March

 Above: Rod Carew Stadium in Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff The New York Yankees and the Miami Marlins will play a two-game series of exhibition games in Panama City next month, the clubs announced Thursday. The two-game series will …

Caribbean Idea: Could the Caribbean Host the Olympic Games?

 WHILE THE Caribbean has become relatively accustomed to dominating at the Summer Olympics, this year’s crop of Caribbean winter athletes has us thinking. With all of the Caribbean’s continued success in international athletics, why couldn’t the region (or one of …

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 Yes – the Caribbean has Winter Olympians — and probably more than you think. A group of athletes from the region have headed to Russia to compete in the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, from young upstarts to grizzled veterans. …

 Above: Peter “Adam” Crook By Alexander Britell Is it getting a little sunnier in Sochi? The Jamaican bobsled team now has some Caribbean company: for the first time in more than three decades, the British Virgin Islands has a Winter …

 Above: Winston Watt in action By the Caribbean Journal staff Cool Runnings is back. The Jamaican bobsleigh team has officially qualified for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, with a two-man team comprised of veteran Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon, …

 Above: the Jaguar F-Type S (all photos by CJ) THE FAR reaches of New Providence. The northern coast of Trinidad. The salt flats of Bonaire. The Caribbean is full of spectacular roads, and our new Caribbean Style section will be …

 Above: Richard Bevan By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Premier League has named Richard Bevan its new chairman. The regional cricket league held its inaugural season over the summer, hosting more than 250,000 fans across six countries, even drawing …

 Above: Xander Bogaerts By the Caribbean Journal staff The Boston Red Sox won the American League pennant on Saturday night, with a lot of help from Aruba. It might have been hard to believe a few months ago, but the …

 Above: the Reggae Boyz By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica played Panama to a scoreless draw in World Cup qualifying on Friday night at the Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama City. Panama outplayed the Reggae Boyz, putting two shots on …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff After the founder of the Caribbean Premier League said regional carrier LIAT cost the league “millions of dollars,” LIAT is now firing back. CPL Founder Ajmal Khan told the Barbados Sun that LIAT’s service was …

 Above: Chris Gayle By the Caribbean Journal staff The Limacol Caribbean Premier League has named its “Team of the Tournament,” a group of the best 12 cricketers who competed in this year’s inaugural season, according to a panel of experts. …

 Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce By the Caribbean Journal staff No one can beat Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce on the track right now. The Jamaican sensation continued her sterling summer with a first-place finish in the 200M at the Zurich Diamond League meet on …

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff It wasn’t the victory he wanted, but it was start. Thursday’s second-place finish at the 400M in Zurich did represent an improvement for Grenada’s Kirani James as he seeks to rebound from …

 Above: Victoria Duval By the Caribbean Journal staff The second time around was a far different story for Victoria Duval. The Haitian-American phenom, who lost in straight sets to Kim Clijsters in her debut last year in Flushing Meadows, beat …

 Above: Chris Gayle (Photo: CPL) By the Caribbean Journal staff One season of the Caribbean Premier League T20 is in the books, and the Jamaica Tallawahs are the league’s inaugural champions. The Tallawahs, led by West Indies star and Jamaica …

 Above: the Limacol CPL By the Caribbean Journal staff The Limacol Caribbean Premier League seems to have been been a success thus far for Caribbean cricket — but it may be helping other cricket markets, too. New Zealand batsman Martin …

 Above: Gerard Butler By the Caribbean Journal staff Scottish actor Gerard Butler has joined Mark Wahblerg in buying a stake in Caribbean cricket. Butler has taken an equity interest in the Jamaica Tallawahs team in the Limacol Caribbean Premier League, …