|Jamaica's Asafa, Veronica impress
CHEERED ON by a packed grandstand at the National Stadium last night, world record holder Asafa Powell and Veronica Campbell won the men's and women's 100 metres titles to bring the curtain down on day two of the Puma/Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships.
Lakers out to break drought
HARBOUR VIEW Lakers will be looking to avoid a third straight defeat to start the KFC National Basketball League when they face Majesty Gardens at the National Stadium Courts this evening at 6:45.
Sri Lanka, Bangladesh square off
SRI LANKA take on Bangladesh tomorrow in their first Test series since the departure of Australian coach Tom Moody.Sri Lanka improved steadily under the guidance of Moody, who left to coach Western Australia in May, but captain Mahela Jayawardene insists his team will not be looking back.
'Slicer' closes gap on lead
FIVE-TIME champion jockey Trevor 'Slicer' Simpson yesterday made a bold bid for a sixth riders' title at Caymanas Park when he booted home a five-timer on the 13-race card to move to 29 wins, two shy of leader Paul Francis.
'St Bess' take charge
LEADERS ST. Elizabeth secured first innings points over the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) at the end of day one in their round eight match of the Jamaica Cricket Association's (JCA) Super Cup at Alpart yesterday.
Gay sets blistering pace to win 100m
TYSON GAY, getting what he said was his fastest start ever, won the 100 metres in the year's fastest time, 9.84 seconds, at the U.S. championships on Friday night.
Trotter upsets Richards in 400m
DEEDEE TROTTER ran the fastest women's 400 metres in the world this year and ended the 18-race winning streak of world silver medallist Sanya Richards at the U.S. championships yesterday.
Rowe's courting success
A LITTLE over a decade ago, a young girl from St. Ann followed her brother down to the tennis courts of one of the parish's resorts to hunt down balls and garner a few lessons about a game which was as foreign to her as those whose errant shots she chased.
Winds of change at Wimbledon
SO MUCH for resisting change at Wimbledon. They're embracing it. Women will earn the same prize money as men for the first time this year, video screens will help players challenge calls, and a retractable roof is on the way.
It hurts to talk about cricket
THE WEST Indies defeat in the Test series in England is still hurting - and it hurts even more whenever someone comes up to me and asks me to explain just what is wrong with the West Indies team. (Becca)
Mind Your Business
Defending champions Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) will meet University of the West Indies in today's feature game of the Reggae Jammin Business House Volleyball competition at Mona Bowl starting at 10:00 a.m.