TIVOLI GARDENS WINS RED STRIPE PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH—01/05/15
Tivoli Gardens achieved a victory in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) match with a score of 1 to 0 thanks to Weston Forrest at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex. The defeat was another in a string of five defeats for Forrest’s former club Waterhouse. Forrest had a 90th minute strike, which led to the win for Tivoli.
SUNSHINE GIRLS PROVE VALUE TO JAMAICAN FANS—01/07/15
Jamaica’s Sunshine Girls continues to feel they must prove their worth to Jamaican netball fans. The team currently is ranked fourth in the world, and the team is the highest ranked Jamaican team in any sport. However, the team still feels that it is struggling to obtain national recognition and popularity in the home country.
WHITMORE SAY REGGAE BOYZ HAVE “WORK TO DO”—01/08/15
The head coach of Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz, Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore, says the team is not totally ready and plans to fine-tune its plans in the days preceding the CONCACAF Under-20 championships. According to Whitmore, the team is behind it is preparations and has more work to do if it wants to be ready to face players who compete professionally worldwide.
KIMBERLY WILLIAMS DELIVERS ON PROMISE—01/09/15
Triple jumper Kimberly Williams has made good on the promise she showed 11 years ago when she won gold at the CARIFTA Games at the age of 14. Now 26, Williams is one of eight women who are nominated for the RJR Sports Foundation National Sportswoman of the Year Award for 2014. A native of St. Thomas, she won successive gold medals in the triple jump in 2003 and 2004 at the regional CARIFTA Games.