Canada-born Jamaican equestrian Samantha Albert will get Jamaica's 2012 Olympics campaign under way today when she features in the individual eventing competition at the historic Greenwich Park - London's oldest Royal Park.
National Housing Trust (NHT) defeated National Water Commission (NWC) by six wickets in the second round of the Best Dressed Chicken 30-over KO competition last Sunday at the NWC ground, Mona.
The Fitzroy Glispie-trained FABULOUSCONNECTION is poised to win today's straight-five feature for the Grooms' Association Trophy (claiming $350,000-$300,000) ahead of SABINA at Caymanas Park.
Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Asafa Powell and Veronica Campbell-Brown are quite accustomed to commanding attention wherever they go, however, they have been sharing the spotlight with some of the country's brightest young talent here, as Jamaica's upcoming stars get in on the Olympics.
South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sees only blurred colours and lines when he peers toward the target about 76 yards away, arrow at the ready. It doesn't stop the legally blind Olympian from hitting the grapefruit-sized yellow centre - again and again and again.
WOW! That's all I can say to last night's amazing opening ceremony of the Olympic Games here in London. Soul, technology, intrigue, action; it was all there as London put its best foot forward in a clear sign to the world that the city was ready to deliver on its promise of the most successful Games ever.
A year has passed but the pain lingers. Jermaine Gonzales has endured one of the most frustrating careers; up in 2001 and 2002 when he took bronze medals at the IAAF World Youth and World Junior championships, respectively, Commonwealth gold in 2006 and a national record run, to the lows of years of injury and an agonising fourth-place finish at last year's IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Daegu, South Korea.
Excitement and euphoria fill the air as expectations run high on the likely performance of Jamaica's team at this year's Olympics. Hours before the opening ceremony of the summer Olympic Games in London, England, reigning Olympic 100 and 200 metres champion and world record holder, Usain Bolt, gave Digicel Olympic Diary an insight into what motivates him to succeed and what the world can expect from him at this year's Olympics.
Openers Chris Gayle and Kieran Powell plundered career-defining hundreds with dominant batting, putting West Indies in a superior position against New Zealand in the first Test yesterday.
Jamaica booked a spot in the semi-finals of the 14th senior Women's Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association Championship, despite crashing to a five-set loss at the hands of hosts US Virgin Islands here on Thursday night.
Defending champions Tivoli Gardens Wizards will battle Pure Playaz in today's feature quarter-final match of the Flow/National Basketball League (NBL) at the University of Tech-nology (UTech) auditorium, starting at 7:45 p.m.
Dwight Clair, the Granville Jaguars head coach, praised his team's gutsy performance on the weekend, which saw them becoming the first Western Conference team to qualify for the Flow NBL national play-off quarter-finals.
Trinidad and Tobago will face teams from England and Sri Lanka as they seek to qualify for this year's Champions League Twenty20.