P.K. Subban retires from hockey

P.K. Subban retires from hockey

Veteran defenseman Pernell Karl Subban announced his retirement from hockey on Tuesday after 13 seasons in the NHL. He is one of five children of Jamaican immigrants Karl and Maria Subban. His brothers –Malcolm and Jordan – are professional hockey players. Malcom is a goaltender with the Sabres and Jordan, who has played in the […]

Aaron Brown wins silver and bronze in Diamond League finals

Aaron Brown wins silver and bronze in Diamond League finals

Hours following his spectacular season-ending performance Thursday evening on the track at the Diamond League Final in Zurich, Aaron Brown talked about his soaring confidence. It began to grow, the veteran Canadian sprinter said, late in the season when he was competitive with 18-year-old phenom Erriyon Knighton and his American teammate Marvin Bracy, who were […]

Shericka Jackson beats Shelly-Ann Fraser in 100m for the first time

Shericka Jackson beats Shelly-Ann Fraser in 100m for the first time

Shericka Jackson beat Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a 100m race for the first time, ending the five-time world champion’s season-long winning streak. Jackson nipped her compatriot on the line to win the event at the Allianz Memorial Van Damme Diamond League meet in Brussels on Friday. It was the eighth time the women were lining up […]

Get to know Grenadian javelin champ Anderson Peters

Get to know Grenadian javelin champ Anderson Peters

Grenadian athlete Anderson Peters is well known throughout the sporting world for his stellar performance in the men’s javelin event in many international competitions.  Peters is a force to be reckoned with in his sporting field and with so many medals already under his belt, here are 10 things to know about the Grenadian javelin […]

Guyanese Nicolette Fernandes wins a World Masters

Guyanese Nicolette Fernandes wins a World Masters

Nicolette Fernandes created history when she became the first Guyanese to win a World Masters squash title, defeating South African, Slyoli Waters, 3-0 to clinch the Women’s 35-plus division title at the World Masters Squash Championship in Poland. Needing to win her final round-robin encounter to clinch the title, Fernandes defeated the South African in […]

Shadd Ceres is keeping her options open

Shadd Ceres is keeping her options open

Trinity Shadd-Ceres is one of Canada’s top young track and field athletes, and arguably one of Team Ontario’s busiest at the Canada Summer Games. But track is only half of the 15-year-old’s athletic repertoire. While one of her goals is to eventually own the Canadian long jump record, she’s also an accomplished volleyball player who […]

Jamaica, Trinidad celebrate combined 120 years of independence with Brampton cricket match

Jamaica, Trinidad celebrate combined 120 years of independence with Brampton cricket match

By Stephen Weir As our guest photographer Horace Thorne likes to say, “Cricket Lovely Cricket.” He was in the Andrew McCandless Park in Brampton earlier this week taking pictures of Cricket Lovely Cricket at a very special Anniversary Cricket Match between a team representing the island of Jamaica and a team representing Trinidad and Tobago […]

Anguilla celebrates Zharnel Hughes’ gold at European Champs

Anguilla celebrates Zharnel Hughes’ gold at European Champs

Anguilla born athlete Zharnel Hughes is being celebrated on the island as he picked up his second individual title at the European Athletics Championships in Munich, Germany. Hughes won the men’s 200-metre sprint in a season’s best time of 20.07 seconds.  His fellow team Great Britain member,Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, placed second and Italian Filippo Tortu was […]

Jamaica to host 2022 Senior Caribbean Squash Championship

Jamaica to host 2022 Senior Caribbean Squash Championship

Julian Jervis of the Cayman Islands, Chayse McQuan of T&T and Khamal Cumberbatch of Barbados are three of the top male squash players registered to challenge Jamaica’s Chris Binnie for the Individual male title at the 37th running of the Caribbean Senior Squash Championship. The one week tournament scheduled for Kingston, Jamaica,  August 21 – […]