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THIS WEEK IN SPORTGLOBE: Warren Weir to change course in 2014

Published:Friday | March 14, 2014 | 7:33 PM

Weir to change course in 2014

He may be the second best athlete in the world over 200m but now the World Championships silver medallist Warren Weir looks set to return to the 110m hurdles - the event which made him a star during his Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Boys’ Championships days at Calabar High School in Jamaica.

No CPL matches for Jamaica

Despite being defending champion, Jamaica is unlikely to be allowed to host any matches in the upcoming season of the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 Cricket Competition if something is not done, and soon, about the lighting situation at Sabina Park, SportGlobe has learnt.

Step it up! Schaefer warns football stakeholders

National senior football coach Winfried Schaefer is adamant that Jamaicans need to raise the bar across all levels of the game if the global status of the country is to improve.

Really Mr Schaefer?

Is the call by Reggae Boyz coach, Winfried Schafer, for world sprint king Usain Bolt to join the Reggae Boyz team a serious one or is coach Schafer joking? Could Usain Bolt conceivably become a Reggae Boy? asks Oral Tracey.

The tax axe falls

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) imposed a tax of $3000 per annum for all referees about five years ago. Referees at all levels had to pay this tax before a licence could be granted to them.

Editorial - A crack in the mould

We are disappointed with the recent parting of ways between former national senior netball coach Oberon Pitterson-Nattie and Netball Jamaica following the breakdown of contractual arrangements between the coach and local governing body.

Five questions with Sir Andy Roberts

Sir Anderson Montgomery Everton Roberts is a former Antigua and West Indies fast bowler, who was the first Antiguan to play Test cricket for the regional team, leading the way for his famous countrymen Vivian Richards, Richie Richardson, and Curtly Ambrose.

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