Category Archives: Sports

Jamaica’s Dominance at the Penn Relays continues in 2014

Well, Penn Relays 2014 has now ended and the Jamaican High Schools have continued their dominance winning five of the six relays that they competed in. Congrats to Edwin Allen for taking a double (4x100m and the 4x400m) and for the … Continue reading

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Round of 32 Men – Prediction for the Australian Open

Here are my 32 Men for the third round selected before the first serve. Rafael Nadal #1 Gael Monfils #25 Andreas Seppi #24 Kei Nishikori #16 Miloa Raonic #11 Grigor Dimitrov #22 Benoit Paire #27 Juan Martin Del Potro #5 … Continue reading

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Round of 32 Women – Prediction for the Australian Open

Here are my 32 women for the third round selected before the first serve. Serena William #1 Daniela Hantuchova #31 Samantha Stosur #17 Ana Ivanovic #14 Madison Keys #U Laura Robson #U Eugenie Bouchard #30 Sara Errani #7 Na Li … Continue reading

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Do not destroy the Eric Bell Tennis Centre

I have recently heard that there are plans, within a few short months, to dig up the four remaining tennis courts at the Eric Bell Tennis Centre on Marescaux Road, the home of Tennis Jamaica. This location was the home … Continue reading

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Kiwanis Club of Kingston – 2011 Youth in Excellence Project Citation for Winner in Sports

Fedrick Dacres – 1ST Place Sports Our winner in the Sports category is a young man, 17 years of age, who has excelled in Track & Field, in events that are usually dominated by athletes much bigger than he appears … Continue reading

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Professor Beckles, Ernest Hilaire and The Great House Syndrome

I used to think that blacks who had a history of being enslaved would have abhorred anything that resembled the vestiges of slavery. We can recall the plantation and the great house that became a symbol of the power base … Continue reading

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Pay per View Proposed for Jamaican Athletics Championships

It is just two weeks away but I would like to propose to the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) that they immediately try to set up as a Pay per View Event, outside of Jamaica, both 100m events at the … Continue reading

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