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CHAMPS is the Big Show – by HUBERT LAWRENCE

AKEEM BLOOMFIELD. Photo: © 2015, The Gleaner Co. Ltd.

Defending champions, Calabar High School, and Edwin Allen High School won in contrasting style at the March 24 – 28 renewal of Boys’ and Girls’ Championships, respectively. Calabar eked out a narrow win over arch-rival, Kingston College, in the Boys’ section with Edwin Allen claiming Girls’ success as they gathered 321 points, to outlast Hydel (221), St. Jago (219.33) and …

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The Caribbean in Glasgow – the 20th Commonwealth Games – by Hubert Lawrence

Alia Atkinson of Jamaica competes in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke Heat 4 at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

At first glance, Glasgow is hardly a place where you’d expect Caribbean sportsmen to thrive. Yet, despite rainy weather, that’s exactly what happened at the 20th Commonwealth Games in July. Led by Jamaica, Caribbean athletes won 11 gold, 9 silver and 17 bronzes to outstrip the 21 medals won at the 2010 Games. Boxing  Michael Alexander of Trinidad and Tobago …

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West Indies SENIOR TEAMS’ 2014-2015 Schedule

Here’s a look at the West Indies senior teams’ schedule as they embark on an action-packed 2014. It begins with a year of T20 theatrics and culminates with the 2015 fireworks fiesta known as the I.C.C. Cricket World Cup. Enjoy! MEN’S TEAM WEST INDIES host IRELAND Venue: Sabina Park, Kingston – Jamaica 1st T20 – Feb 19 2nd T20 – …

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