Tag Archives: Jamaica

How the revolution transformed sports in Cuba

The following is an edited version of the speech made by Rigoberto Zarza, Consul of the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Jamaica, at the Media Launch of the 12th Annual Renewal of the Wesley Powell National Track & Field Meet in Jamaica. This article was first posted on this website on December 11, 2014 and is being reposted on the occasion of the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto.wesley powell media launch jamaica dec 3 2014 c2 Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Uncategorized

England, Australia tried ‘bribing’ Warner

It is understood that the FBI is now investigating Jack Warner, who is no stranger to corruption (Getty Images)

Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner

England and Australia, the two countries from the Western world who have been on the forefront of allegations of corruption in Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid, have themselves tried to buy the support of  FIFA vice-president Jack Warner for their bids, reports the Trinidad Express.

Gulf Times (June 18) – The Trinidad-based newspaper said it has seen communications between the former powerful FIFA vice-president and officials from the bidding teams of the two countries suggesting they might have acted inappropriately by contravening the same bidding procedures they allege Qatar flouted. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Soccer / Football

FIFA: Gifts in the millions

Special exposé by the Trinidad Sunday Express

warner fifa

Ex-FIFA vice president: Jack Warner

Former high-flying FIFA execu­tive and Member of Parliament for Chaguanas West Jack Warner accepted gifts from nations bidding to secure World Cup hosting rights in the run-up to the 2010 vote in violation of the Integrity in Public Life Act (IPLA) and FIFA’s own bid rules.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Soccer / Football