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Veronica Campbell-Brown Accepts Provisional Suspension, Case “Ongoing”

 Above: Veronica Campbell-Brown By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association confirmed Tuesday that a case is “currently ongoing” Olympic sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown following reports that she had tested positive for a banned substance. The suspension of Campbell-Brown, …

Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown Tests Positive For Banned Substance

 Above: Veronica Campbell-Brown By the Caribbean Journal staff Seven-time Olympic medalist Veronica Campbell-Brown has reportedly tested positive for a banned substance. The test was conducted by the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission during the May 4 Jamaica Invitational. That test was conducted …

Usain Bolt Wins 200M in Oslo

 Above: Usain Bolt By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a second-place finish in the men’s 100M last week, Usain Bolt stormed back into the victory lane on Thursday in Oslo, easily taking the men’s 200M in a stirring 19.79 seconds. …

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 Above: Les Grenadiers (FP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s footballers are for real. That was the message on Tuesday following a miraculous comeback by Les Grenadiers in Brazil, when Jean-Philippe Peguero scored in the 90th minute of play to …

 Above: Derrick Hall and Danilo Medina By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of executives from Major League Baseball’s Arizona Diamondbacks met Tuesday with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina in Santo Domingo. The group, led by Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff For a while, it was looking like Spain would cruise to a 2-0 shutout against Haiti. But in the 75th minute, Wilde-Donald Guerrier made it through Spain’s defenders and put one home, giving Haiti its …

 Above: Independence Park By the Caribbean Journal staff Things were looking brighter when Jamaica’s Jermaine Beckford evened the score at 1 with a goal in the 89th minute. The United States’ Jozy Altidore had put the US ahead in the …

 Above: Digicel Group CEO Colm Delves and WICB President Dave Cameron By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel will be extending its sponsorship of West Indies Cricket for three years, the company announced Tuesday. That will bring its sponsorship of Caribbean …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican sprinter Nickel Ashmeade took first place in the 200 metre men’s race at the Eugene Diamond League meet this weekend in Oregon. Ashmeade, who also took home first place in the 200M at last …

 Above: Warren Weir By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Warren Weir took home the crown in the men’s 200M in New York on Saturday, finishing in 20.11, ahead of Panama’s Alonso Edward and the United States’ Jeremy Dodson. It was …

 Above: the Tryall Golf Course in Jamaica By the Caribbean Journal staff The golf course at the Tryall Club in Jamaica has debuted following a series of renovations. The work included a new putting green, new greens on holes 4 …

 By Marcia Forbes, PhD CJ Contributor A FEW DAYS AGO I attended a conference called “The Business of Sport.” Several representatives from various sporting bodies, including the Olympics Association, ESPN, NFL and West Indies Cricket, were in attendance alongside government …

 Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce won the 200M women’s race Friday in her return to Diamond League racing in Doha. The two-time Olympic gold medalist finished in 22.48 seconds, just ahead of …

 Above: Drayton Florence By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of National Football League Players will tackle a different sport when they participate in a soccer exhibition in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. NFL players Ronnie Cameron, Drayton Florence, Jr, Akin Ayodele, …

 They may be the only places in the West Indies where you intentionally avoid the sand. Indeed, the Caribbean has some of the world’s most beautiful golf courses, and golf tourism continues to grow in the region. Of course, when …

 Above: Usain Bolt By the Caribbean Journal staff What if Usain Bolt had a brother who was twice as fast? That’s the premise of the Jamaican gold medalist’s latest advertising pitch for US-based cable company Comcast, in which he runs …

 Above: Kirani James By the Caribbean Journal staff Kirani James returned to the track exactly like he left it last summer, winning the 400m at the inaugural Chris Brown Invitational in Nassau this weekend. James finished the 400m in 44.72 …

 Above: the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — It is not so much a museum as an ongoing archaeological excavation. For decades, some of the world’s greatest cricketers have passed through the …