Junelle Bromfield claimed her second gold medal and Jauavney James won a silver, both in the respective girl’s and boys’ 400 metres hurdles, yesterday, as Jamaica’s Commonwealth Youth Games team claimed a record haul of six medals at this year’s staging inside the Apia Sports Complex, Samoa.Bromfield took the gold in 1:00.78, while Jamaica claimed silver in a time of 51.43, as his teammate, Leonardo Ledgister, placed sixth.As the athletics section of the Youth Commonwealth Games ended, Jamaica finished in style, with four gold, one silver and one bronze. High jumper Lushane Wilson had won a bronze medal.The team also finished the Games among the top 10 of some 60 competing countries.St Elizabeth Technical High School’s Bromfield was the standout with a double gold in a 24-hour period, while Kevin Nedrick pulled off a stunning win in the shot put.Jamaica’s ‘A’ quartet of Leonardo Legister, Michael Bentley, Leon Clarke and Jauavney James won the boys’ 4x400m gold in three minutes, 13.45 seconds.Chef de Mission Alan Beckford congratulated the team’s performance.”It has been a fantastic experience,” he said.The Jamaica team presented Puma gear to a male and female athlete from Samoa as gifts.Jamaicans will return to action tomorrow, with swimmers Annabella Lyn competing in 800m freestyle and Joseph Black the 50m freestyle.The team returns on Sunday.
Ronaldo hinted at a move away from the Bernabeu after the Champions League final 2 Ronaldo was at his sensational best as he scored a hat-trick against Spain The Portuguese, who became the world’s most expensive player when Madrid paid Manchester United £80m to buy him in 2009, helped fire the Bernabeu club to their third-straight Champions League title last term.However his future in Madrid is shrouded in mystery and he has since been heavily linked with a move away from the club.United have been linked with a swoop for their former favourite, who is considered one of the best players in the club’s history, as Jose Mourinho attempts to battle local rivals Manchester City for next season’s Premier League title. Paris Saint-Germain are considering a stunning world-record bid to land Manchester United target Cristiano Ronaldo this summer.According to reports in Spain, the French club could be ready to eclipse the £222m fee they paid for Neymar in 2017 by lodging an offer of £263m to sign Ronaldo from Madrid. But now Don Balon says they will face stiff competition from PSG, who seem ready to yet again break the bank to complete the biggest signing of the summer.The 33-year-old, who has scored a phenomenal 311 goals in 292 La Liga appearances for Madrid, remains under contract at the club until 2021. 2