Defending champions, Plantation FC head the list of 12 contenders for the 9th annual CASA Super League at the Lauderhill Sports Complex.
Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce named 2012 Male and Female Athlete of the Year by the JAAA.
LeBron James of the Miami Heat became the youngest player in the NBA to score 20,000 points.
The Baltimore Ravens (AFC) won the 47th staging of the NFL Super Bowl defeating the San Francisco 49ers (NFC), at the New Orleans Superdome.
University of Miami men’s NCAA basketball team leap-frog the competition to be ranked #3 in the AP poll.
Jamaican, World and Olympic Games sprint sensation, Usain Bolt, showed his basketball skills during the celebrity game at the NBA All-Stars weekend celebrations in Texas.
2012 NBA Champions Miami Heat, who beat OKC in five games for the title, is hosted at the White House by President Barack Obama
The first Reggae Girlz Awareness Conference, an initiative to boost development of Jamaica’s female soccer program, received overwhelming support in South Florida.
University of Miami Hurricanes wins first ACC tournament, beating North Carolina 87-77 to advance to the NCAA tournament.
Tiger Woods regains the number one golf ranking, winning the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando for the eighth time.
Jamaica’s high school athletes put the world on notice with five days of command performance at the 103rd staging of the National Scholastic (Boys & Girls) Championships at the National Stadium, Kingston. Calabar (Boys) and Edwin Allen High (Girls) won the respective sections.
Jamaica won 69 medals (29 Gold, 25 Silver, and 15 Bronze) to lead all teams at the 42nd staging of the Junior CARIFTA Games held at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium, in Nassau, Bahamas.
Fort Lauderdale Strikers earned their first point of the season with a come-from-behind 1-1 tie with the visiting FC Edmonton at historic Lockhart Stadium.
At the Easter break, Laparkan Power remains unbeaten (3-0) in City of Lauderhill/Bedessee Night Cricket series. They are joined by Westway Towing, Bedessee Destroyers and Jamaica Nationals in the semi-final round.
The Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar is the site for the second annual South Florida Multi-cultural Games with athletes from 11 countries.
Jamaica women’s sprint relay quarter of Sherone Simpson, Kerron Stewart, Anneisha McLaughlin and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce beat the rest of the world, including the powerful U.S. at Penn Relays Carnival, Philadelphia.
Jamaica dominance of the regional four-day cricket tournament ended with a loss to Trinidad & Tobago, at Sabina Park, Kingston.
Undefeated FC Internaxionale, ClarRema FC, Island Strikers and Lions Masters advance to CASA play-off round.
Westway Warriors crowned Bedessee Night Cricket champions after 33-run win over Laparkan Power. Final score: Westway Warriors 155/19.5 overs; Laparkan Power 123/18.1 overs; Man of the match, Irfan Hassan – 74 (52 balls, 10 x 4, 1 x 6).
Nine girls, who participated in the JIFFD-initiated scouting combine in South Florida, were invited to train with the Reggae Girlz under national coach Vin Blaine. They are Kiana Clark, Rachelle Smith U-20; Asia Leefat, Robyn Whittaker, Felicia Davidson, Nicole Harris, Mackenzie Marsh U-17; Lyana Steele, Cheyenne Wakeland-Hart U-14.
Serena Williams won her 16th Grand Slam title and first French Open crown in 11 years, topping Maria Sharapova in straight sets. Spain’s Rafael Nadal became the first man to win eight titles at a major tennis tournament, winning the men’s equivalent over compatriot, David Ferrer.
Fort Lauderdale Blazers won their third CASA Super League championship with win over Clar-Rema FC at the Lauderhill Sports Park. The Masters’ League crown went to Lauderhill Lions, 1-0 winners over Limers FC.
Jamaica’s track and field ace, Veronica Campbell Brown, is suspended from all competition after returning a positive drug test at the Jamaica International Invitational meet, Kingston.
Miami Heat wins NBA Championship in seven games over the San Antonio Spurs. It’s the team’s second title.
TT and Windies’ off-spinner, Sunil Narine, becomes the first regional player since Curtley Ambrose in 1997 to top the ICC-monitored ODI Bowling Rankings with 47 wickets from 28 games/matches for an average of 21.68 and an economy rate of 3.87 rpw.
Englishman Andy Murray ended Britain’s 77-year drought at Wimbledon, defeating Spain’s Noval Djokovic. Marion Bartoli of France won the women’s singles title over Sabine Lisicki.
Grenadian World and Olympic 400 meters champion Kirani James ran a season best 43.96 defeating American champion LaShawn Merritt .
JADC confirmed five senior athletes test positive for banned substances from test conducted at the JAAA national senior championships, Kingston.
Jamaican youth athletes perform outstandingly at the World Youth Games (WYG). Yanique Thompson (12.94) became the first female to run under 13 seconds in the 100-meters hurdles and set a new WYG mark.
Jamaica makes impressive start to CFU Women’s Regional U-20 WCQ tournament, blanking Bermuda 7-0 with help from South Florida girls.
U.S. defeated Panama 1-0 to win CONCACAF Gold Cup at Soldier Field, Chicago.
Caribbean athletes are still the fastest in the sprints as Usain Bolt, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Jehue Gordon (TT), post impressive performances at World Championships in Moscow, Russia.
Peter Horrobin wins the Florida State Senior Open Golf tournament in Orlando, days after becoming the first Jamaican to play in the U.S. Open Seniors tournament in Winter Park.
Haitian American tennis rookie, Victoria Duval, ranked #298 in the world, and playing in only her second major (GS) tournament, scored a stunning win over 11th seeded Samantha Stosur, in the women bracket at US Open in Flushing, NYC.
Herbert Morrison Comprehensive defeated former champions St. Mary’s High to lift the National Weekly trophy at the fifth Annual Jamaica High School Alumni Soccer & Netball Tournament at the Lauderhill Sports Complex. Defending champions, Vere Technical, retained the netball title with a perfect 4-0 score line in the five-team contest.
Serena Williams won her 17th Grand Slam title with a victory over Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. Spaniard Rafael Nadal won the men’s crown – his second - over Novak Djokovic (Serbia).
American Floyd Mayweather scores split-decision win over Mexican champion, Saul Alvarez, in their welterweight match, taking Alvarez’s WBC and WBA super welterweight belts.
Heavyweight boxing great Ken Norton, one of the few pugilists to defeat Mohammed Ali, died at the age 70.
The disciplinary panel of the JAAA lifts bans against Veronica Campbell Brown, but gives her a public warning in respect of her failed drug test.
Reggae Boyz officially eliminated from FIFA World Cup 2014 with 2-0 loss to U.S.
Jamaican swimmer, Alia Atkinson, demonstrates fine form, winning the 100m breaststroke, second place in the 50m breaststroke (29.25) and a bronze in the 200m IM in Dubai, in the FINA Swimming WC.
Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz is the CFU Regional U-20 soccer champions.
Key contributions from SFLA recruits carry Jamaica’s U-17 girls to the semi-final round of the regional World Cup qualifying tournament in Montego Bay, Jamaica. However, a 5-0 loss to Canada ended hopes of a spot in the WC.
Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce crowned IAAF 2013 World Athletes of the Year, their second and a historic first for Jamaica.
Guard Derrick Rose of the NBA Chicago Bulls is gone for the season after suffering a right knee injury against Portland.
CONCACAF teams (USA –F; Costa Rica – D; Honduras – E; Mexico – A) presented with steep challenges at FIFA World Cup 2014 draw in Brazil.
Miami Dolphins ends season 8-8, but knocked out of 2014 playoffs.
Jamaican high school boys beat U.S. U-19 soccer champions, Plantation Eagles, 2-1 to win Dr. Fidel Goldson trophy at CASA Youth Classic Soccer Tournament at Lauderhill Sports Complex.