CARIFTA Games 2013

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Chicken pox keeps O'Hara in Bahamas - Athletics Apr 04, 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 Apr 04, 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 Apr 03, 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)

BVI Closes Carifta Games With Record 8th Medal, National Youth Record Apr 02, 2013

NASSAU, The Bahamas, April 2—Judine Lacey passed the Bahamas’ U17 Girls 4x400m Relay anchor leg in the last 50m, to give the BVI its fourth silver and record eight overall medal, to close out the 42nd Carifta Games in Nassau, Bahamas on Monday night, solidifying the territory’s historic ties to the archipelago in the championships.

Sprinters roar back - Ja dominate sprint relays on Carifta’s day two - Sport Apr 01, 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 Apr 01, 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 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: 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)

CIBC FirstCaribbean announces sponsorship of Carifta Games - Sport Mar 31, 2013

FROM yesterday through tomorrow, athletes from across the Caribbean will gather in Nassau, the Bahamas, for the 42nd annual Carifta Track and Field Championships. The event takes place under the theme, 'A Celebration of Caribbean Unity', and regio ... (via Jamaica Observer)

Day One Ends With Carifta Games Record Haul of Medals Mar 31, 2013

NASSAU, The Bahamas—Another chapter was added to the BVI’s Carifta Games historic ties to Nassau, The Bahamas, when the territory’s athletes bagged four medals on the opening day of the 42nd edition of the premier regional Jr. Track and Field Championships.   

CARIFTA Games Coverage Headquarters Mar 30, 2013

Our combined team of MileSplit and Trackside Bahamas are on site for all four days of coverage. The team includes Todd Grasley, Ritchie Goodman, Alfredo Smith, and Delron Innis.    

Riley happy with CARIFTA team - Athletics 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)

Floridians Named to Bahamas CARIFTA Team Mar 18, 2013

Current Bolles School junior, Ashton Butler, and former American Heritage star Teray Smith have been again named to the team to represent The Bahamas in the upcoming CARIFTA Games.

CARIFTA trials begin today - Sport Mar 02, 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)