Olympic News

Destination Appeal: Summer 2017

Nothing says holiday like a bout of travel. SO lines up the 15 of-the-moment international hotspots that are sure to give you fever this summer...Paris, France More

Davis cracks sub-23sec with peach of a run

Kevona Davis produced another gem as she clocked a sparkling personal best 22.97 seconds (0/5m/s) to win the Under-18 girls' 200m final on yesterday's second and final day of the Puma/JAAA National Junior Championships at the National Stadium. More

Stunning OCG revelation: 'We too have sinned!'

In a stunning revelation last week, the Office of the Contractor General (OCG) admitted it had failed to submit annual reports for 2014 and 2015, something over which it had hounded state agencies for years. More

Disagree with Dr Herbert Gayle, but don't ignore him

We have had our own disagreements with his conclusions at times, but Dr Herbert Gayle, an anthropologist at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, has generally been doing critically important and path-breaking research. More

An affair art of the Art

Jamaica-born German artist Barbara Matthews Von Enger is currently preparing for her major upcoming exhibition at the Twin Gambh in Bad Homburg, Germany in October. More

Portia's broken promises and missed opportunities

Jamaican proverb: Nuh buy puss inna bagTranslation: Do not purchase a pussycat in a bag. More

JP to axe Oxford Road corporate office in new strategy of consolidation

Jamaica Producers (JP) Group will axe some of its facilities over the next three years in a bid to improve the group's bottom line by $200 million annually. More

Mission brings joy to victims of flooding

When Henry Fernandez saw on social media how last month's prolonged rain ravaged sections of the island, he had one thought — how could he help? More

Pitch perfect

AT Sunday's Classics in June, a concert at the University Chapel, Mona campus, soprano Sashekia Brown debuted her rendition of Let The Bright Seraphim, and it was definitely not to be her last performance of this classic from the oratorio Samson by Handel. More

Excelsior revel in schoolgirl football success

After years of playing second fiddle in the ISSA/Locker-room Sports Girls Football Competition, Excelsior High School has now returned to the pinnacle of the championship and are now savouring the fruits of their labours. More




    August 12, 2016
  • 07:30 AM Men's Discus Throw
  • 07:35 AM Women's 100m H Hep
  • 08:05 AM Women's Shot Put
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