| Asafa in world record mode
AFTER PROMISING he will break the world record by month-end if France beat Brazil in the World Cup quarter-finals, joint world 100m record holder Asafa Powell takes aim at that target today in Paris.
Germany aiming to finish on a high
STUTTGART (Reuters) GERMANY COACH Juergen Klinsmann returns to his home city of Stuttgart today for the World Cup third-place match determined to finish the campaign in style and give the fans something to celebrate.
Seattle's Girl all the way
ONLY SEVEN starters have been declared for today's Caymanas Park open allowance feature for the Owen Silvera Memorial Cup, but indications are that the consistent American filly SEATTLE'S GIRL will take a lot of beating.
Jamaicans at Twenty/20 launch
JAMAICA'S CRICKETERS left the island yesterday for today's launch of the Stanford Twenty/20 tournament in Antigua. Carlton Baugh Jr., Donovan Pagon and Xavier Marshall, the only players with international experience, head the squad of 13 players.
Tournament a 'phenomenal' achievement, says Lloyd
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC): FORMER WEST Indies captain Clive Lloyd has hailed the Stanford Twenty/20 tournament as a 'phenomenal' achievement.
Top guns missing in action
THE 2006 all-island one-day cricket championship the Capital and Credit limited overs competition begins today with the playing of nine matches across Jamaica. A couple of teams, namely St. Mary and St. Thomas, will get their fat chance...
Knibbs, Terrier the surprise selections
RADCLIFF KNIBBS and Tiffany Terrier are the two surprise selections to this year's team which will represent hosts Jamaica at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships (CAGC) at the Caymanas Golf and Country Club from July...
Wray and Nephew get Cool-ed
IT SEEMS Wray and Nephew were intoxicated or COOL Petroleum just had too much energy to burn. Either way, COOL managed a whopping victory, emerging 21-7 winners on Thursday in the Business House Netball Association's Courts Consolation...
FIFA ban was a 'joke' - Frings
GERMAN MIDFIELDER Torsten Frings has described FIFA's decision to suspend him for the World Cup semi-final as "a joke". The Werder Bremen star missed the 2-0 defeat to Italy after being handed a one-game ban following his role in the unseemly fracas...
2010 Cup will be 'miracle of South Africa'
BERLIN (Reuters) WHEN THE World Cup comes to the African continent for the first time in 2010 it could be a turning point - even a "miracle" - for host nation South Africa, the country's president Thabo Mbeki said yesterday.
JFF profit won't be used on local projects
THE JAMAICA Football Federation (JFF) will not be spending any of the $5 million profit it earned from the recent tour of England on any local projects.
Women promise entertainment and emotion
LONDON (REUTERS): AFTER A succession of blunderbuss women's finals at Wimbledon, today's showpiece between Amelie Mauresmo and Justine Henin-Hardenne promises an old-fashioned dual of flashing backhands, subtle slices and rapier volleys.
Dussard has a fighting chance for gold
NICHOLAS DUSSARD is on the verge of joining the likes of Usain Bolt, Veronica Campbell, Gillian Russell and Michael McDonald as junior world beaters.
Federer, Nadal line up interesting grass duel
LONDON (REUTERS): WITH PERFECT symmetry, Roger Federer will entertain Rafael Nadal on his favourite tennis court tomorrow after the world's two best players won their Wimbledon semi-finals comfortably yesterday.