Usain Bolt aiming to double up at World Relays
Usain Bolt aiming to double up at World Relays

Six-time Olympic gold track medallist Usain Bolt said Saturday he was hoping to compete for Jamaica in both the 4x100 and 4x200m at next month`s IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas.

Would-be extremist recruit from Jamaica detained in Suriname

A Jamaican teenager has been detained in Suriname on suspicion of being a would-be militant hoping to join Islamic extremists.

Decision near on removing Cuba from terror list: Obama

President Barack Obama said on Thursday that he soon decide whether to remove Cuba from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism now that the State Department has finished a review on the question as part of the move to reopen diplomatic relations with the island nation.

In Jamaica, man hurls 'suspicious package' at US Embassy

Heavily armed Jamaican soldiers and police took positions around the US Embassy after a man hurled a "suspicious package" over the building's wall.

WADA chief visits Jamaica to check anti-doping efforts
WADA chief visits Jamaica to check anti-doping efforts

President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Craig Reedie arrived in Jamaica on Friday to check on the Caribbean sprint capital`s anti-doping efforts following a string of high-profile positive drug tests.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce aims to go faster this season
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce aims to go faster this season

Jamaica’s history-making sprint sensation Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has declared that she wants to lower her personal best and national 100 metres record of 10.70 seconds this year.

Usain Bolt eager to re-establish sprint supremacy
Usain Bolt eager to re-establish sprint supremacy

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt is eager to reassert his supremacy following an injury-plagued season in which American Justin Gatlin took over as the number one ranked sprinter.
 

Jamaican Asafa Powell settles for second in Boston Indoor Grand Prix
Jamaican Asafa Powell settles for second in Boston Indoor Grand Prix

Former 100-meter world record-holder Asafa Powell of Jamaica settled for second place behind American Trell Kimmons in the 60 meters at Saturday's Boston Indoor Grand Prix athletics meet.

Usain Bolt to start his season at Camperdown Classic
Usain Bolt to start his season at Camperdown Classic

Jamaica’s six-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is expected to make an eagerly anticipated appearance at the Camperdown Classic to open his 2015 season.

Jamaica on the verge of blood testing athletes
Jamaica on the verge of blood testing athletes

Jamaica is on the verge of introducing blood testing for its athletes as the country continues its effort to recover from a doping scandal which rocked the sport of track and field here nearly two years ago.

Brendan Rodgers thinks sunshine break will boost Raheem Sterling
Brendan Rodgers thinks sunshine break will boost Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling can return fresh from a mid-season vacation, firing on all cylinders to help Liverpool storm up the table, manager Brendan Rodgers believes.

Copa America 2016 games lure 24 US hopefuls
Copa America 2016 games lure 24 US hopefuls

Two dozen US cities want to host matches in the 2016 Centennial Copa America tournament, the first time the event will be staged outside South America, USA Soccer announced Thursday.

American Airlines flight diverted to Jamaica

An American Airlines flight was diverted to Kingston due to a "pressurization issue" during its Bogota-to-Miami trip, the airline said.

Javier Aguirre calls up Kagawa, three uncapped players
Javier Aguirre calls up Kagawa, three uncapped players

 Japan`s new coach Javier Aguirre called up Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa on Wednesday for friendlies against Jamaica and Brazil this month, in his first international duty since leaving Manchester United.

Wreckage of small US plane believed sunk in ocean, Jamaica says

The search for the wreckage of a small US private plane that crashed off the northeast coast of Jamaica continued into the evening on Saturday, after searchers spotted an oil slick where the aircraft is believed to have hit the water, authorities said.

Search underway for US plane that crashed off Jamaica

The US military was searching Saturday for a plane carrying three people that crashed off the coast of Jamaica in an incident that prompted rare coordination between Cuba and the United States.

Two dead after US ghost plane overflies Cuba, crashes

At least two people were killed when a small plane crashed off the coast of Jamaica in an incident that prompted coordination between longtime foes Cuba and the United States.

Unresponsive private plane flies for over 1,700 miles, crashes off Jamaica

A private plane carrying a New York couple, both licensed pilots, has crashed into the sea off the coast of Jamaica, news reports stated on Saturday.

Unresponsive US plane crashes off coast of Jamaica

A small US private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the coast of Jamaica on Friday after taking off from New York state bound for Florida earlier in the day, aviation officials said.

Justin Gatlin goes for Brussels double at Diamond League
Justin Gatlin goes for Brussels double at Diamond League

US sprinter Justin Gatlin will go for a 100-200m double at the Diamond League finale in Brussels on Friday, up against a raft of track stars but not Jamaican Usain Bolt.