LOCAL SPORTS NEWS

Jamaica sports

Throughout our history, Jamaicans have always excelled in sports. We have very great sportsmen and women from Cricket to Football, Tennis to Badminton, Dominoes to Backgammon, Track and Field, Netball and Boxing. We continue to make our mark in the world and show how great our country is. Pioneers and icons in sports from Jamaica that are shining examples of skill and determination include:

Usain Bolt, Born: August 21, 1986 – Track & Field
Courtney Walsh, Born: October 30, 1962 – Cricket
Merlene Ottey, Born: May 10, 1960 – Track & Field
Mike McCallum, Born: December 7, 1956 – Boxing
Patrick Ewing, Born: August 5, 1962 – Basket Ball
Herb McKenley, Born: July 10, 1922 – November 26, 2007- Track & Field
Veronica Campbell-Brown, Born: May 15, 1982 – Track & Field
Asafa Powell, Born: November 23, 1982 – Track & Field
Shelly-Ann Fraser, Born: December 27, 1986 – Track & Field

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