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Usain Bolt Leads Jamaica to Gold Medal in 4x100M Relay

 Above: Usain Bolt By the Caribbean Journal staff Usain Bolt is on top of the world right now. Bolt anchored Jamaica to a thrilling victory in the men’s 4x100M relay at the World Championships on Sunday, holding off the United …

Usain Bolt Wins Gold in 200M at World Championships in Moscow

 Above: Usain Bolt By the Caribbean Journal staff Usain Bolt won the men’s 200M at the World Championships on Saturday with a world-leading time of 19.66. Bolt ran to a dominant victory to give him a repeat of his performance …

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Wins 200M at World Championships

 Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a sprinting sweep for Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who took home the gold medal in the 200M in Moscow on Friday. Fraser-Pryce’s victory came after a gold in the women’s 100M …

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 Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce’s finish (Graphic: SEIKO Photo Finish) By the Caribbean Journal staff Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won the gold in the women’s 100M at the World Championships on Monday. Fraser-Pryce, the two-time reigning Olympic champion in the 100M, finished in …

 Above: Minister Natalie Neita Headley By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is “committed” to developing and preserving integrity in sport at all levels, Minister Without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Natalie Neita Headley, said this week. The …

 Above: CPL play on Tuesday By Michael W EdghillCJ Contributor Sport is big business, especially in the Western Hemisphere. Forbes recently released its annual list of the most valuable sport franchises in the world. The value of the franchises that made …

 Above: the Soca Warriors By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s Soca Warriors stunned favourite Honduras Monday night with a 2-0 shutout victory. The Soca Warriors’ Kenwyne Jones scored a goal in the 48th minute on a penalty and …

 Above: BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston By the Caribbean Journal staff The game wasn’t pretty, and neither was the result for Haiti. In an often ugly, contentious game in Houston, El Salvador topped Haiti, 1-0 on a penalty kick rebound …

 Above: Sports Authority Field at Mile High By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique followed up its surprising victory over Canada last week with a hard-fought, 3-1 loss to Mexico in Colorado. Mexico got off to a quick 2-0 lead, with …

 Above: Belize’s footballers By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize followed up a blowout loss to the United States with a heartbreaking defeat against Costa Rica in Utah on Saturday. In a hard-fought game, Costa Rica’s only goal came on an …

 Above: Chris Wondolowski By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba fell to the United States, 4-1, in a Gold Cup match on Saturday in Utah. Cuba’s footballers struck first in the game, with Jose Nieto Martinez putting one home in the …

 Above: Haiti and Trinidad face off in Miami (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI – On a damp field at Sun Life stadium, Haiti’s Jean-Eudes Maurice was simply unstoppable. The Le Mans forward scored two goals to lead Haiti’s Grenadiers …

 Above: Belize’s footballers (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize and Cuba each suffered defeats on Tuesday in their Gold Cup opening matches. Belize fell to the United States, 6-1, while Cuba lost to Costa Rica, 3-0. The United States’ …

 Above: the Soca Warriors in action By the Caribbean Journal staff A late goal by Kenwyne Jones gave Trinidad and Tobago a 2-2 tie with El Salvador in its Gold Cup opener on Monday. Rodolfo Zelaya scored both goals for …

 Above: Les Grenadiers By the Caribbean Journal staff Despite outshooting Honduras, Haiti lost its Gold Cup opener on Monday, 2-0. Haiti had 17 shots to just six by Honduras, along with 10 corner kicks to just one by Honduras, but …

 Above: Martinique celebrating the victory By the Caribbean Journal staff It took until extra time, but Martinique sent a strong message to the football world in the Gold Cup opener on Sunday. Fabrice Reuperne’s lefty shot from just outside the …

 Above: Usain Bolt in Paris By the Caribbean Journal staff Usain Bolt and Kirani James reminded the crowd in Paris this weekend why they’re the best in the world at their craft. Bolt set a meet record at the Paris …

 Above: Novlene Williams-Mills (centre) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican sprinter Novlene Williams-Mills won a bronze medal in London last summer despite dealing with breast cancer, she revealed in an interview with the Daily Mail. Williams-Mills learned of the diagnosis …