Romance ruled as beloved sports icon Juliet Cuthbert tied the knot with corporate maverick LeVaughn Flynn in easy-breezy north-coast style during a quiet, intimate ceremony in Hanover on Sunday. The two have been an item for the past four years. TALLAWAH toasts the happy couple!
When this year's graduation ceremony takes place at the University of the West Indies' St. Augustine campus in Trinidad in October, Ian Randle will be among the regional stalwarts conferred with an honorary doctorate. The renowned businessman and longtime driving force behind the decades-old Ian Randle Publishers is being recognized for sterling contribution to Caribbean arts and the publishing industry. A member of the Order of Distinction (OD), Randle was the recipient of a Prince Clause Laureate Award in 2012.
Sunshine Girl Jhaniele Fowler continues to make her presence felt in international netball. The 23-year-old, who plays for the Southern Steel in the ANZ Championships, now holds the record (606) for the most goals netted in a single season, erasing fellow Jamaican Carla Borrego's old mark of 574 goals. Yet another Jamaican star shooter Romelda Aiken of the Queensland Firebirds is also participating in the ANZ Champs, the most competitive of its kind in the world.
To say the least, Veronica Campbell-Brown is facing one of the toughest periods in life, in the wake of that now widely reported "adverse analytical finding", which showed the presence of a banned diuretic in her system when she competed at the May 4 Jamaica International Invitational (JII) meet in Kingston. New reports indicate, however, that the veteran sprinter had in fact declared her use of a substance that possibly contained traces of the banned diuretic. Meantime, the world avidly awaits an official response from VCB's camp that will hopefully help clear her good name.