Jamaican institution partners Nigeria on maritime education
A development that can be described as historically significant took place recently when the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) based in Kingston, Jamaica signed a series of Memoranda of Understanding with Nigerian educational institutions that will enhance cooperation between the Caribbean institution and Nigeria’s educational sector. The initiative, which received the support of the Nigerian Government…
Anthony Joshua storms Jamaica, keeps fit in gym
Anthony Joshua showed off his ever-imposing physique while on holiday in Jamaica as he continues to soak up the sun during his brief hiatus away from the ring. The IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champions of the world overcame his most recent challenge back in September when he felled Alexander Povetkin in the seventh round…
Rainbow Medical Centre trains doctors, other health workers on diabetes foot
Determined to equip Nigerian doctors, other health workers and people living with diabetes with basic knowledge and skills on diabetes care and to stem the steady increase of diabetes foot, a major complication of diabetes mellitus, in the country, Rainbow Specialist Medical Centre, a private hospital with focus on the management of diabetes and other…
Blake set to face Bolt's wrath after Commonwealth flop
Sprint legend Usain Bolt on Thursday accused fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake of "panicking" in the Commonwealth Games 100 metres final -- and can't wait to tease him about it.
Reflections on brotherly love
In July of this year, my younger brother, Raphael Douglas Barrett (Rae), Grenadian-born resident of Jamaica, travelled to Nigeria.
Jamaican speedster Bolt says retirement will be a joy
Usain Bolt has no regrets as he prepares to hang up his spikes in August and says he is looking forward to watching the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a spectator.
Jamaican sprinters brace for life after Bolt
Usain Bolt's imminent retirement is a blow for athletics, but a new generation of Jamaican sprinters is ready to try to fill his golden shoes, Olympic champions Elaine Thompson and Omar McLeod said Friday.
Bolt loses gold as IOC strip Jamaica of 2008 relay win
Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals Wednesday when the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games after Nesta Carter was caught doping.
‘Nigeria can challenge Jamaica, United States in athletics but the structure must change’
Recently, the Reform Committee set up by the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, came up with the same submission, adding a caveat that only patriotic and informed Nigerians should be given the task of leading the effort at revival.