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Published:Tuesday | June 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey, Contributor

Despite the corruption tsunami currently rocking the administrative hierarchy of world football, the show must and will go on.The first high-profile FIFA tournament since the spiralling turmoil began kicks off later this week in Chile.Jamaica's...

Published:Tuesday | June 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey, Contributor

With former CONCACAF President and FIFA vice-president Austin 'Jack' Warner, as well as the man who was his immediate successor in those two prestigious positions, Jeff Webb, being two of the most prominent figures at the centre of the scandal that...

Published:Tuesday | May 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey

Having made a deliberate attempt to look beyond the sensational and emotional outpouring surrounding the recent reports that track and field coaches within the Jamaican high-school system are signing endorsement deals on the behalf of student...

Published:Monday | May 18, 2015 | 11:10 PMOral Tracey, Contributor

The 2015 World Champion-ships sprint off in the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing China in the last week of August, the same historic venue where Usain St Leo Bolt propelled himself to superstardom with his marauding record-breaking performances in the...

Published:Tuesday | May 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey

The widespread disgust, anger and disappointment expressed by several boxing fans across the globe in response to the highly touted and extensively promoted 'fight of the century' between Floyd 'Money' Mayweather and Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao are...

Published:Tuesday | May 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey

There is a strange theory that has been making the rounds in recent sports discourse, that the greatness of an individual player in a team sport cannot be dependent on the team winning titles and trophies.Implicit in that flawed theory is that a...

Published:Tuesday | April 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey

The 11th-hour withdrawal of Waterhouse Football Club from honouring its first-round fixtures in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championships in Trinidad and Tobago has again, among other things, brought into sharp focus the dire and...

Published:Tuesday | April 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey

The mini-controversy which erupted last Wednesday night at the Chinese Benevolent Association (CBA) after the first-round J. Wray...

Published:Tuesday | April 7, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey

The now infamous action of Calabar High School star athlete and team captain, Michael O'Hara, in displaying his undershirt with the conspicuous tag line of Digicel, at an event which was part sponsored by telecoms competitor LIME, has stolen almost...

Published:Tuesday | March 31, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey

Jamaica's Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Grace-Kennedy Boys and Girls' Athletic Championships, popularly and singularly known as 'Champs', has evolved over several decades into the unique global event it is today.As Champs...

Published:Tuesday | January 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMOral Tracey

Without any credible opposition, contradiction or worthwhile controversy, World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight boxing champion, N

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