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News Jamaica » Sports: Jamaican women's bobsled team makes Olympic debut after rocky time

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/winter-olympics/jamaican-womens-bobsled-team-makes-olympic-debut-after-rocky-time/ar-BBJn3oy?li=BBxU6kX
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Jamaican women's bobsleigh team hasn't had the smoothest Winter Olympics. Their German coach quit last week and the team only secured a sled to race at the last minute. But those obstacles didn't stop the Jamaican women making their Olympic debut at ...

News Jamaica » Sports: Alia Atkinson and Yona Knight-Wisdom to Represent Jamaica in Aquatic Sports at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

News channel or source: http://jamaicans.com/alia-atkinson-yona-knight-wisdom-jamaica-2018-commonwealth-games/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Jamaica will send two aquatic athletes to the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Alia Atkinson will represent Jamaica in the swimming competitions, while Yona Knight-Wisdom will represent the country in diving events. The Commonwealth Games will be Atkinson’s ...

News Jamaica » Sports: PyeongChang Winter Olympics: Jamaican women’s bobsleigh team finishes 18th after opening two runs

News channel or source: https://www.foxsports.com.au/olympics/winter-olympics/pyeongchang-winter-olympics-jamaican-womens-bobsleigh-team-finishes-18th-after-opening-two-runs/news-story/8ba8c7acb965925ae0511087544c3c3b
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

THE much-heralded Jamaican women’s bobsleigh team have made their Winter Olympic debut on a night of colour and emotion and coming 30 years after the country’s first appearance at the Games in Calgary. At a near sold-out sliding centre pilot Jazmine ...

News Jamaica » Sports: Jamaican women will have to break in new bobsled on tricky Olympic track

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/winter-olympics-2018/2018/02/16/winter-olympics-jamaican-bobsled-team-new-sled-tricky-track/344315002/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation spokesperson Kathleen Pulito confirmed to USA TODAY Sports that the team accepted Red Stripe's offer of a new sled and is preparing it for competition: "We are in possession of the sled, which is a gift from Red Stripe," Pulito ...

News Jamaica » Sports: Cool Runnings all over again: Jamaican women make debut

News channel or source: http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/sport/cool-runnings-all-over-again-jamaican-women-make-debut/547392.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The Jamaican women’s bobsleigh team made their Winter Olympics debut on Tuesday, thirty years after the country’s first appearance at the Games in Calgary. Pilot Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and brakewoman Carrie Russel finished their first run in 17th ...

News Jamaica » Sports: Bobsleigh: Not so Cool Runnings as 'destructive' coach quits Jamaica team

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/uncool-runnings-german-coach-quits-jamaica-team-134207733--oly.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

"I have never known such disappointment in this sport, in my life," Kiriasis ... split was certainly not part of the script that has captured global attention as the Jamaican women have been inextricably linked with their men's team's appearance at ...

News Jamaica » Sports: Jamaica's bobsled coach left with the sled. A beer company came to the rescue

News channel or source: https://www.wbir.com/article/sports/olympics/jamaican-bobsled-coach-quits-olympic-team/507-518792562
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Jamaica Bobsleigh Federation spokesperson Kathleen Pulito confirmed to USA TODAY Sports that the team has accepted Red Stripe's offer of a new sled and is preparing the sled for competition. "We are in possession of the sled, which is a gift from Red ...

News Jamaica » Sports: Outgoing Chinese Ambassador hailed as true friend of Jamaica

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Outgoing_Chinese_Ambassador_hailed_as_true_friend_of_Jamaica?profile=1228
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

the western Jamaica children's hospital project; and technical cooperation to improve coaching in synchronised swimming, badminton and other sports. “During your tenure the training of our nationals increased from 263 in 2016 to over 500 in 2017 ...

News Jamaica » Sports: Jamaican bobsled team needed a sled, Red Stripe stepped in

News channel or source: http://olympics.nbcsports.com/2018/02/16/jamaican-bobsled-team-needed-a-sled-red-stripe-stepped-in/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Just days before the women’s bobsled competition was set to begin, Jamaica’s coach Sandra Kiriasis abruptly left the team as she refused a request to change roles from driving coach to track performance analyst. “Without giving any reasons ...

News Jamaica » Sports: Jamaican women's bobsled team makes Olympic bow after rocky time

News channel or source: https://www.click2houston.com/sports/jamaican-womens-bobsled-team-makes-olympic-bow-after-rocky-time
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Jamaica's Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and Carrie Russell slide during the women's bobsleigh heats at the PyeongChang Olympics on Feb. 20, 2018. (CNN) - The Jamaican women's bobsleigh team hasn't had the smoothest Winter Olympics. Their German coach quit ...