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Chicken pox keeps O'Hara in Bahamas - Athletics Apr 4, 2013

THE Jamaican track and field contingent returned from the 42nd staging of the CARIFTA Games on Monday one short after sprinter Michael O'Hara stayed behind as he was not allowed to travel with the team after he was diagnosed with chicken pox soon a ... (via Jamaica Observer)

PM hails Jamaica's dominance at Carifta Games - Sport Dania Bogle Apr 4, 2013

Prime Minister and Minister of Sport Portia Simpson Miller has congratulated the Jamaican team on its outstanding performances at the just concluded Carifta Games in The Bahamas. The team's performance was outstanding and spectacular, said Simpson ... (via Jamaica Observer)

'Athletes rose to the occasion,' says manager - Sport Noel Spencer Apr 3, 2013

Members of Jamaica’s successful 2013 Carifta Games track and field team shortly after arriving at the Norman Manley International Airport from Nassau, The Bahamas, yesterday.(PHOTO GARFIELD ROBINSON)   THE coaches and management of the Jamaican junior track and field team that extended the island's stranglehold on the Carifta Games after a 29th straight win, have reacted with delight. Team manager Jeffrey Gordon hailed the athletes for (via Jamaica Observer)

Sprinters roar back - Ja dominate sprint relays on Carifta’s day two - Sport Noel Spencer Apr 1, 2013

Jamaica’s Gleneve Grange in action in the Girls’ 800m at the 42nd CARIFTA Games Track and Field Championships at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas, yesterday. (PHOTO: ANTHONY FOSTER)   AFTER winning just one of four 100m gold medals on Saturday, Jamaica's sprinters roared back decisively last night winning three of four 4x100m relays on the second day of the 42nd CARIFTA Games Track and Field Championships at the brand new 15,0 ... (via Jamaica Observer)

BVI Makes Final Run at Carifta Games Medals Today Dean Greenaway Apr 1, 2013

NASSAU, The Bahamas, April 1—After fourth and fifth placed finishes in the U17 Girls 4x100m Relay and the U17 Boys Shot Put, the BVI will begin its drive for more medals on the final day of competition in the 42nd Carifta Games here in Nassau, Bahamas today.  

Jamaica take early lead at CARIFTA Games - Sport Noel Spencer Mar 31, 2013

Jamaica’s Nattaliah Whyte (second right) powers through the finish line to win the girls’ Under-17 100m final ahead of Nelda Huggings (right) of the British Virgin Islands, and compatriot Shellece Clarke (left) at the 42nd CARIFTA Games at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, The Bahamas last evening. Whyte won in a time of 11.88 seconds. (PHOTO: TRACKALERTS) Read more: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/sport/25-and-counting_13979602#ixzz2P8FTCoE8 JAMAICA'S woes in the shortest sprint at the CARIFTA Games over the past three years continued on yesterday's opening day of the 42nd staging of the regional championships at the Thomas Robinson Stadium in Nassau, The Bahamas as they won just one o ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Riley happy with CARIFTA team - Athletics Dania Bogle Mar 24, 2013

MONTEGO BAY, St James — David Riley, head coach of the Jamaican team that was named yesterday to take part in next weekend's 41st staging of the CARIFTA Championships in The Bahamas, says he is happy with the 70-member squad he has been hande ... (via Jamaica Observer)

CARIFTA trials begin today - Sport Noel Spencer Mar 2, 2013

THE two-day trials for the Jamaican team to take part in the CARIFTA Games, set for March 28-April 1 in the Bahamas, will start today at the Stadium East complex with the first event expected to go off at 11:00 am. Thirty one finals will be contes ... (via Jamaica Observer)