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Jamaicans without gear, clothes

Updated: February 5, 2014, 10:16 AM ET
Associated Press

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Jamaica's beloved bobsled team had to raise money just to get to Russia.

Now they've arrived at the Sochi Games -- but without their equipment.

The carefree Jamaicans were unable to make their first practice runs Wednesday because their luggage, with the runners for their two-man sled as well as all their sliding gear, was missing.

"The sled is here," driver Winston Watts said. "But the blades that we put our heart out to get, the airline ...

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