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These Caribbean Athletes Shone Brightly At Penn Relays 2017

These Caribbean Athletes Shone Brightly At Penn Relays 2017
St. Elizabeth Tech of Jamaica won the high school boys 4×800 championship in 7:33.27. (Penn Relays/Twitter image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, PA, Sun. April 28, 2017: The sun shone as brightly as the Caribbean athletes who excelled at the 123rd running of the annual Penn Relays...

Caribbean Sports News In Brief

Caribbean Sports News In Brief
Published on Apr 27 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Sports, Top Stories, United States
Flashback – The Bahamas participates at Penn Relays 2014. (Hayden Roger Celestin image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending April 28, 2017. Penn Relays 2017...

No Surprise As Jamaica Stands Out At IAAF World Relays

No Surprise As Jamaica Stands Out At IAAF World Relays
Jura Levy, Shericka Jackson, Sashalee Forbes and Elaine Thompson of Jamaica pose on the podium after finishing first in the Women’s 4 x 200 Meters Final during the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 at Thomas Robinson Stadium on April 22, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images...

Caribbean Sports In Brief – Caribbean-Born Player To Watch In The NBA

Caribbean Sports In Brief – Caribbean-Born Player To Watch In The NBA
Jamaican-born British Olympian Germaine Mason, is dead at age 34, after crashing his bike on a Jamaica highway. (Instagram image) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 21, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week...

Jamaican-Born NFL Player Skips Trump White House Invite

Jamaican-Born NFL Player Skips Trump White House Invite
Published on Apr 19 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, Jamaica, Sports, United States
Donald Trump with the New England Patriots during a celebration of the team’s Super Bowl victory on the South Lawn at the White House April 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. April 20, 2017: Jamaican-born...

Caribbean Sports In Brief – Jamaican-Born Athlete To Run For Japan In Nassau

Caribbean Sports In Brief – Jamaican-Born Athlete To Run For Japan In Nassau
Published on Apr 12 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, Sports, Top Stories
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. April 13, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending April 13, 2017. World Relays Bahamas The count-down has begun to the IAAF/BTC World Relays in the Bahamas. The Relays is set for April 22-23,...

Caribbean Sports In Brief

Caribbean Sports In Brief
Published on Apr 06 2017 // Breaking News, Caribbean, Features, Sports, Top Stories
Kingston, Jamaica-born retired Hall of Famer and NBA star, Patrick Ewing, is returning to the world of work as head coach of his alma mater. News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 7, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this week ending April...

This Caribbean-Roots NFL Player Owns 25 Dunkin’ Donuts Franchises

This Caribbean-Roots NFL Player Owns 25 Dunkin’ Donuts Franchises
Haitian American NFL player Ricky Jean Francois poses with a Dunkin’ Donuts coffee on Twitter. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. April 3, 2017: A Caribbean-roots player in the National Football League (NFL) is insuring his future after football with ownership of a whopping...

West Indies Lose T-20 Series To Pakistan Despite Win Saturday

West Indies Lose T-20 Series To Pakistan Despite Win Saturday
Evin Lewis led the Windies to win on Sat. April 1, 2017. By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Mon. April 3, 2017:  A chance at leveling the T20 international in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad seemed like a reality for the West Indies Sunday morning but by afternoon, that dream was dead. After...

Caribbean Sports In Brief – A Diaspora Organization Still Struggles To Support Athletes & More

Caribbean Sports In Brief – A Diaspora Organization Still Struggles To Support Athletes & More
Published on Mar 30 2017 // Caribbean, Sports, United States
West Indies’ Chadwick Walton (top) collides with Pakistan’s Ahmed Shehzad as he secures his wicket from a run-out attempt during the second of four-T20I-match between West Indies and Pakistan at the Queens Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad, on March 30, 2017. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty...