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Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:25 AMRobert Bailey

LONDON, (CMC): Captain Jason Holder has praised career-best performances from rookies Evin Lewis and Alzarri Joseph, despite his side’s defeat in the fourth One-Day International against England here yesterday. Defending an impressive 357 at...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

The Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) will break its silence on the controversial tweet by United States president Donald Trump, who madereference to Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt while criticising American sports stars who have been protesting...

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Assistant coach of St George's College Marcel 'Fuzzy' Gayle said that he was happy with his team's performance despite missing several clear opportunities in their 1-0 victory over Denham Town in the ISSA/Flow Manning Cup Group D encounter at...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Kingston College (KC) coach Ludlow Bernard said that he was not totally pleased with his team's performance despite their 3-1 win over Excelsior High in Group E of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup at the Stadium East field yesterday.National Under-17...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Andrew Price, coach of Red Stripe Premier League outfit Boys' Town, said they are ready and raring to go ahead of their opening game against Humble Lion tomorrow at the Barbican Field."It is as good as it can be going into the first game," said...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Coach of defending champions Arnett Gardens, Jerome Waite, said a number of his team's senior players will be missing from Monday night's opening game in theRed Stripe Premier League against promoted side Sandals South Coast.Waite said a lot of...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Rudolph Speid, coach of Cavalier; and Aaron Lawrence, coach of Sandals South Coast, the promoted teams in this season's Red Stripe Premier League competition, have warned their rivals that they are not to be taken lightly.Both coaches have listed a...

Published:Friday | September 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Holy Trinity High's coach, Devon Anderson, said his team will be coming out firing on all cylinders when they take on Edith Dalton James in Group F of the ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup competition today.Holy Trinity, who made it to the semi-finals of last...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Wolmer's Boys' technical director of football, Rudolph Speid, said that he was very disappointed with his team's poor shooting display against Tivoli Gardens High in their ISSA/FLOW Manning Cup Group A game, which ended 0-0 at Tivoli High yesterday....

Published:Tuesday | September 12, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

It is not often that you find a Kingston College (KC) football player moving to bitter rivals St George's College (StGC), but this became a reality recently when three players from The Purples moved to the other side of North Street.The three players...

Published:Sunday | September 10, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Kingston College's (KC) assistant coach, Haron Martin, has warned rivals that the North Street-based school will be making a strong bid to win this year's ISSA-FLOW Manning Cup competition.KC started the season with an emphatic 6-0 victory over...

Published:Friday | September 8, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Tunisia's 2012 Olympics 10 kilometres champion, Oussama Mellouli, and American Haley Anderson, a silver medallist in the marathon event at the same Games, have both been confirmed to participate in this year's fifth staging of the Lifespan 007 Open...

Published:Thursday | September 7, 2017 | 12:20 AMRobert Bailey

Keith Wellington, vice president of the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA), said his organisation is paying close attention to the weather forecast ahead of this weekend's start of the 2017 schoolboy football season.Wellington said...

Published:Tuesday | September 5, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

National Under-15 coach Aaron Lawrence has described the untimely passing of national youth player Rushawn Duncan as a very sad day for the country's football.The 14-year-old Duncan, who is from Cricket River in St Mary, was reportedly stabbed to...

Published:Monday | September 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Defending champions Petrojamand Scotiabank will contest this year's final of the Western Sports-Kingston andSt Andrew Business House Division One Football League, this after contrasting victories on Saturday.Petrojam, who are coached by former...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Exciting Jamaican pacer, Oshane Thomas, said he plans to continue his excellent bowling form when the Tallawahs take on the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Hero Caribbean Premier League tonight at Sabina Park.The 20-year-old Thomas turned in an...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

There is no indication as to who will permanently fill the post of administrative director of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS), following the dismissal of Ian Andrews on Wednesday.Renardo Smith, who is on secondment from the Financial Services...

Published:Thursday | August 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Interim national netball coach Sasher-Gaye Henry is confident that the Sunshine Girls will do well at this year's Caribbean Championships and Fast5 World Netball Series despite the fact that both tournaments will be held in the same month.The...

Published:Friday | August 25, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Distribution company Wisynco, under the brand names Coca-Cola and Powerade, will pump $9.5 million into this year's ISSA/Flow Manning and daCosta Cup football competitions.Michaela Francis, brand marketing manager for Coca-Cola and Powerade, made...

Published:Tuesday | August 22, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Veteran coach Winston Nevers has said that he has no intentions of becoming head coach of Jamaica's senior netball team at the moment as he is focused on continuing his work building his club team Jamalco's programme.Nevers, who has been coaching...

Published:Saturday | August 19, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Veteran local umpire Sylvester Campbell said Netball Jamaica needsto find ways of attracting moresponsors for its parish netball league competitions.The parish leagues were staged for the first time this year, but the outspoken Campbell said while...

Published:Thursday | August 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Veteran local coach Sylvester Campbell said interim Sunshine Girls coaches Sasher-Gaye Henry and Marvette Anderson should be given the job full time.Henry and Anderson were appointed interim coaches of the Sunshine Girls team until the end of this...

Published:Tuesday | August 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Veteran Sunshine Girls defender Malysha Kelly has signed a one-year contract with the Southern Steel netball team in New Zealand.The 6'1" Kelly, who represented the Adelaide Thunderbirds in the Australian Suncorp Super League last season, said that...

Published:Tuesday | August 8, 2017 | 12:13 AMRobert Bailey

Interim coach of the Jamaica senior netball team, Sasher-Gaye Henry, said that the Sunshine Girls' withdrawal from this year's Caribbean Netball Championship is a major blow to their preparation for the upcoming international assignments.The...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

"All good things must come to an end" were the words of Sonia Thomas as she cried openly after watching Jamaica's sprint star Usain Bolt finish third in the final of the men's 100m at the World Championships in the London.The event was won by...

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