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JAMAICA SPORTS NEWS: November 22nd – 28th, 2014

JAMAICAN ATHLETES STRUGGLE AT CAC GAMES—11/25/14
Jamaican athletes have struggled to achieve medals at the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Veracruz, Mexico. They did not win any medals after ten days of participation in the competition. Hopes of the track and field athletes changing this situation were dashed as Jamaicans were beaten in the day’s hammer-throwing event.

JFF HEAD “DEEPLY CONCERNED” ABOUT INVESTIGATIONS REPORTS—11/26/14
Captain Horace Burrell, head of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has expressed serious concern about investigations reportedly aimed at two Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association IISSA)/LIME matches played within the past month. He said the JFF has concerns about the integrity of the sport and has asked that the investigations be completed rapidly.

JAMAICA COLLEGE SEEKS THIRD SEASON TITLE—11/27/14
Jamaica College (JC) wants to win its third season title as they participate in the final of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association/LIME Walker Cup Knockout event. They will play St. George’s College. JC is unbeaten in all of its competitions this season to date.

HECTOR SAYS JAMAICAN SHOULD HAVE BEEN “BETTER PREPARED” FOR CAC—11/28/14
Edward Hector, the head coach of Jamaica’s delegation to the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Mexico, believes the athletes could have been prepared better to participate in the event. Generally, Jamaica’s performance at the Games was poor, and athletes won only three medals, none of them gold. Particularly upsetting was the Jamaicans’ performances in track, where they have frequently shown high achievement.

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