|Bridgeport, JC for final
DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Bridgeport High and Jamaica College will contest this year's final of the ISSA/Pepsi/Digicel Manning Cup following semi-final victories over Waterford and Kingston College (KC) respectively in a doubleheader at Harbour View Mini-Stadium yesterday.
Rivalry renewed in NBA
THE BOSTON Celtics improved their NBA-leading record to 10-1 and remained unbeaten at home this season with a convincing 107-94 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.
SA to get free World Cup tickets
FIFA WILL give 120,000 free tickets to South African residents for matches at the 2010 World Cup finals, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke announced yesterday.
Kumble, Singh put Pakistan in trouble
INDIAN SPINNERS Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh spun Pakistan into trouble on the third day of the first Test yesterday.The duo shared the wickets to reduce Pakistan to 212 for five at the close, a lead of 167 runs, on a Ferozshah Kotla pitch where the ball did not keep as low as on the first two days.
Odds against WI, especially in Tests
THE WEST Indies leave for their tours of Zimbabwe and South Africa today.With a five-match one-day series against Zimbabwe, a five-match one-day series and a three-match Test series against South Africa, it is a safe bet that they will win one and lose two.
Cornwall burst Garvey bubble
CORNWALL COLLEGE ended Garvey Maceo's 17-game unbeaten streak in emphatic style yesterday, handing the Ben Francis Knockout champions a 2-0 defeat in their second-round Group One daCosta Cup quarter-final fixture at Jarrett Park.
'Stream' flows towards bonus
UNBEATEN THE REAL STREAM stayed on course for a $1-million bonus at Caymanas Park yesterday with an emphatic victory in the Pick 3 Super Challenge Trophy over 1400 metres, Race No. 2 in the $9.5 million Supreme Ventures 2-Y-O Series.
Twenty20 fans still waiting for Lara
WITH LESS than a week before the historic Indian Cricket League (ICL) bowls off, there still is no sign of West Indies batting star Brian Lara.
Bravo gives Gayle captaincy two thumbs up
WEST INDIES all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has given new West Indies captain Chris Gayle a huge vote of confidence, saying he had the ability to get the best out of the players.
Old foes to battle it out again
After a short break due to international action, the Cash Plus Premier League (CPPL) gets going again today with a full slate of matches headlined by the clash of the second and third-placed teams, Harbour View and Portmore United.
Sports Max - Arsenal stay on top
LATE GOALS from William Gallas and Tomas Rosicky gave Premier League leaders Arsenal a 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic yesterday as champions Manchester United slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Bolton Wanderers.
Sunday Chat - A triumph over adversity
LIVING IN the 'ghetto' was no bed of roses for 24-year-old international football player Oneil Thompson. Faced with innumerable challenges, the budding football star used his God-given talent to break away from the negative influences of his surroundings and has now carved his own niche in local and international football.
Powell favoured for top performer
HAVING NARROWLY missed out on being short-listed for his second straight IAAF Male Athlete of the Year, Jamaica's Asafa Powell looks set to walk away with the Performance of the Year title.