| Slow start fails to stop Powell
BRUSSELS, Belgium (CMC): Jamaican sprint world leaders Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson copped the 100-metre races at the Van Damme Memorial Golden League track and field meeting yesterday.
Thank you, Madam Prime Minister
The Prime Minister of Jamaica, Portia Simpson Miller is known as a woman of her word - and particularly so to those in sport. Whatever she has promised, particularly to the sportsmen and sportswomen, she has delivered, and because of that history...
U-17s clipped by Mexico
Jamaica's Under-17s narrowly missed out on a chance to make it into the final of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Youth Championships being hosted in Trinidad and Tobago after a tough 2-1 loss to Mexico at the Dwight Yorke Stadium yesterday.
Ja's 4x100m juniors ahead of the field
JAMAICA'S MEN'S 4x100 metres relay team won the country's second gold medal at the recently concluded World Junior Track and Field Championship in Beijing, China.
Miracle Man faces big test
Horse of the Year MIRACLE MAN, who is unbeaten in five starts this season, faces his stiffest task to date when he takes on six opponents in the 3-y-o and up graded stakes feature for the Eileen Cliggott Trophy over 1300 metres at Caymanas Park today.
Hair wanted to quit for US$500,000
LONDON, (Reuters): Darrell Hair, the Australian umpire at the centre of the Pakistan ball-tampering controversy, offered to quit top-level cricket in return for $500,000, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said yesterday.
Paul a swift study as US point guard
SAITAMA, Japan (AP): Chris Paul isn't Allen Iverson and Stephon Marbury. And for the U.S. team at the world championships, that's probably a good thing.
All eyes on Godfrey Stewart's crown
WESTERN BUREAU: WHEN THE daCosta Cup football competition gets going at Jarrett Park in Montego Bay on Saturday, September 9, with a Zone C showdown between champions Godfrey Stewart and parish neighbours Manning's, another 63 schools...
The schools to beat
GODFREY STEWART: LAST YEAR, Godfrey Stewart High School made a mockery of the pundits' predictions in the daCosta Cup final when they stunned and embarrassed red-hot favourites and defending champions Glenmuir 3-0 to gain their first...
Gatlin: I will clear my name
RALEIGH, (Reuters): Olympic sprint champion Justin Gatlin said yesterday he expected to be cleared of doping charges brought against him by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).
In-form Baugh can lift Melbourne again
Defending champions Melbourne will look to take another big step towards retaining their title when they face St Elizabeth, as semi-final action in the Capital & Credit limited-overs cricket competition bowls off at the Kensington cricket...
Powell slams Van Damme starter
BRUSSELS, (Reuters): Asafa Powell took a swipe at officials at the Memorial Van Damme Golden League meeting yesterday saying they denied him the chance to break his 100 metres world record.
Beach Futbol semi-finals, final today
Defending champions Portmore United kick off the Red Stripe Light Beach Futbol semi-final round against Star Cosmos at 10:00 a.m. at the Hellshire Beach, before a Brazilian Invitational team tackle Rivoli at 11:05 pm.
Sutherland lauded at awards ceremony
A standing ovation awaited Lincoln 'Happy' Sutherland after he announced his retirement from the presidency of the St. Catherine Football Association at their awards ceremony on Thursday.