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Baltimore Ravens Heading to Barbados for Youth Football Camp

 Above: Ramon Harewood By the Caribbean Journal staff The Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens are heading to Barbados to begin the Big Mon Elite Athlete Development Camp on April 4. The team’s delegation will be led by Ramon Harewood, an …

From Curaçao to Cuba, 10 Caribbean Baseball Players to Watch in 2013

 Above: Andrelton Simmons The Caribbean’s supreme baseball talent was on full display last month at the World Baseball Classic, when the global tournament’s final game pitted two Caribbean teams against each other: Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. And while …

Cuba, Zambia Talk Sports Cooperation

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Zambia Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili began an official visit to Cuba on Monday. The visit is part of an effort to renew the sports cooperation agreement signed between Cuba and Zambia in 2007, …

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 Above: the Reggae Boyz in action (File photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz played Panama to a 1-1 tie Friday night at Kingston’s Independence Park in a CONCACAF World Cup qualifying match. Marvin Elliott got things started …

 Above: Yadier Pedroso Gonzalez By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuban pitcher Yadier Pedroso Gonzalez, who pitched for his country in the World Baseball Classic in Tokyo last week, was killed this weekend in a traffic accident in Cuba, according to …

 Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister called on a group of retired NBA players to invest in Haiti Saturday during a philanthropic summit in Miami. The event at the Ritz-Carlton …

 Above: Ricky Jean Francois By the Caribbean Journal staff Last year, it was the New York Giants’ Jason-Pierre Paul. Now, it’s Ricky Jean-Francois. For the second straight year, a defensive lineman for the NFC champions is of Haitian descent. The …

 Above: a Diamond League event in Birmingham (Photo: Samsung Diamond League) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has begun exploring the possibility of hosting a Diamond League Track and Field meet, according to Sports Minister Natalie Neita-Headley. The Jamaica Athletics …

 Above: Ramon Harewood By the Caribbean Journal staff After a Caribbean-filled Super Bowl XLXVI last year, this year’s contest between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens returns the region to the global sporting stage. Ramon Harewood, an offensive …

 Above: Haiti’s Grenadiers in action last year By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has risen to 38th in the world, according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings, the country’s highest-ever ranking. Haiti rose one spot from 39th in December. It …

 Above: the One & Only Ocean Club Golf Course at Atlantis By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas will be hosting its first-ever official LPGA tournament this year, according to the LPGA. The Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic will take …

 Above: Former Los Angeles Lakers Magic Johnson and Rick Fox with Bahamian officials (BIS Photo/Peter Ramsay) By the Caribbean Journal staff Hall of Fame basketball player Earvin “Magic” Johnson and fellow Los Angeles Lakers star Rick Fox paid a visit …

 This was a tough one. It’s impossible to argue with the success of Jamaica’s Usain Bolt at this year’s London Olympics. After taking the world by storm in Beijing with three golds, one each in the 100m, 200m and 4×100 …

 Above: Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce Caribbean Journal is proud to name Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce as our 2012 Sportswoman of the Year. Fraser-Pryce, defended her gold medal in the 100m in Beijing in 2008 with a repeat in London, along with …

 Above: Walt “Clyde” Frazier at home in St Croix By Alexander Britell IN THE LATE 1960s and early 1970s, Walt “Clyde” Frazier was New York. His superb run as a point guard for the New York Knicks, during which he …

 Above: Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz in action against Antigua By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz remain the top-ranked Caribbean side, according to the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world rankings. The Boyz are now ranked 50th in the world, ahead of Bolivia …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will be hosting a sports tourism venture with leading travel industry news site TravelMole dubbed the “Legends of Cricket” match. The venture, which is being held in partnership …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Dane Richards scored two goals in the last 12 minutes to lead the Reggae Boyz over Antigua’s Benna Boys in Kingston, 4-1. While the United States won Group A with a 3-1 victory over …