Rivals still expect to see Bolt in Rio

Jul 3, 2016

Rivals still expect to see Bolt in Rio

It’s a sport built on speed, and at U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on Saturday, sprinters wasted no time drawing conclusions about Usain Bolt’s summertime itinerary. The consensus: He’ll be in Rio. For the second straight day, the Jamaican sprinter’s hamstring was Topic ...

Bolt hurt in Jamaican trials

Jul 2, 2016

Bolt hurt in Jamaican trials

Usain Bolt’s Olympic quest is in doubt, after the sprint superstar left his country’s national championships with a hamstring injury shortly before he was going to run the 100-meter final. And that was just one part of a bizarre night at National Stadium. Bolt’s ...

Mexico defeats Jamica to reach Copa America quarterfinals

Jun 10, 2016

Mexico defeats Jamica to reach Copa America quarterfinals

When Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez headed home an early goal for Mexico, he set off a seismic celebration at a Rose Bowl packed to bursting with green-clad fans. He also sent Copa America’s other home team rolling toward the next round. Chicharito scored on a ...

Jun 4, 2016

Jamaican sprinter Carter fails 2008 doping re-test

Jamaican Olympic sprint relay gold medalist Nesta Carter has returned a doping violation for a banned stimulant after the re-testing of 454 samples from the 2008 Games, two sources familiar with the case told Reuters. The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) said in a statement ...

Mar 4, 2015

Jamaica girl chopped to death by attacker at her home

A 14-year-old Jamaican girl has been chopped to death in the yard of her family’s home as she got ready for school. Authorities say Kayalicia Simpson was killed early Tuesday in the eastern parish of St. Thomas. The teenager had apparently left the house ...

U.S. court backs family over Bob Marley T-shirts

Feb 22, 2015

U.S. court backs family over Bob Marley T-shirts

A U.S. court has sided with Bob Marley’s family, which sued a company that sold shirts depicting the reggae legend, in a case with potential ramifications for merchandise of other deceased stars. The estate of the Jamaican icon had filed a suit after low-cost ...