Olympic News

Seeking My Dream for Gold Cup feature

Seeking My Dream, the all-time leading money earner and double winner of the Diamond Mile — local racing's richest racing event returns to the track for another crack at the Gold Cup Stakes highlight on a trophy-studded Heroes' Day racing extravaganza at Caymanas Park today. More


ANDREW HOLNESSPrime MinisterGreetings my fellow Jamaicans: More

Festival 2018 plans take shape

PLANNING has begun for next year's staging of the Jamaica Festival Song Competition. The 2018 installation should see a revamped and exciting event which will boost the nation's spirit during the Independence period and beyond. More

Justice denied!

Dear Editor,There has recently been renewed reviews of the operations into Tivoli Gardens in May 2010. The three-person panel, after one year and 10 months, delivered a two-volume report of nearly 1,000 pages. The report was sent to the governor general in early June 2016 and passed to the prime minster and Cabinet. More

Jamaica needs more every day heroes

The usual pomp and pageantry will accompany today's celebration of National Heroes' Day, especially at King's House, where 171 Jamaicans will be conferred with national honours and awards in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the country. More

Garvey researcher says 'Butch' Stewart's ancestors influenced national hero

AS the nation celebrates its heroes today, researcher Joy Douglas says she has unearthed information showing that both the great-grandfather and the great-great-grandfather of Gordon Butch Stewart had significantly influenced the character and thinking of National Hero Marcus Mosiah Garvey during his childhood. More

Everyday (S)HEROES

EVERY year we celebrate our heroes on the third Monday in October, and we also use the time to acknowledge other Jamaicans who are worthy of national honours and awards.But while many battles for equality, freedom and justice still remain to be won, we often forget the countless ways in which women are heroes every day. More

Marcia Skervin: The motivator

SHE is a passionate 'people person' who prides herself on being motivational and inspirational to everyone she comes in contact with.In fact, her employees will tell you she is easy to talk to, has an infectious personality, and always has a word of encouragement. More

Dating the single mom

MANY single mothers, no matter how intelligent, successful and beautiful they may be, tend to feel below par on the dating market. The mere fact of their status as mothers can actually be a deal breaker for some men – even those with children of their own. More

Positive U-17 Reggae Girlz depart for Haiti

The bulk of Jamaica's Under-17 Women's delegation were scheduled to depart the island this morning en route to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, for the final round of the CONCACAF Caribbean Football Union Qualifiers.The 15-member group, which travelled via Florida, United States, is set to arrive in the Haitian capital later today. 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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