|STATHS, JC, STGC advance
HIGH-RIDING St Andrew Technical (STATHS) will face St George's, while reigning champions Jamaica College (JC) and Bridgeport will meet in the semi-finals of the ISSA/Pepsi/Digicel Manning Cup after results went in their favour during yesterday's final set of second-round matches.
Jimmy Adams - the right man for the job
JIMMY ADAMS made his debut for Jamaica in 1985 and between then and 2003, 18 years in which he also played with distinction for the West Indies, he was almost a perfect ambassador.
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League champions Scotiabank copped nine awards at the Norman Goodison Western Sports/Jamaica Automobile Association Inter-Bank football presentation ceremony held at the Scotiabank Sports Club, last Wednesday evening.
Djokovic, Davydenko into final
NIKOLAY DAVYDENKO defeated a tired Andy Murray 7-5, 6-2 yesterday to advance to the Masters Cup final. The Russian will meet Novak Djokovic, who earlier rallied to oust France's Gilles Simon 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.
Keen contests in Burger King 10K
SOME INTERESTING battles are expected in today's Burger King 10K, the final race of the 2008 Burger King/Jamdammers Road Race Series, set to start and finish at Portmore Mall at 3:00 p.m.
Coach blames WI batsmen
WEST INDIES coach John Dyson on Friday blamed his batsmen for the team's 24-run defeat to Pakistan and called on the fringe players to make bigger contributions in run chases.
Two book berths in quarters - DPL teams on horizon
FORMER CHAMPIONS Duhaney Park and Rae Town booked their quarter-final spots in the Western Union-sponsored Kingston and St. Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Jackie Bell Knockout following tight victories yesterday.
Panamanian jockeys win co-feature races
ZUNZUN, GIVEN a peach of a ride by visiting Panamanian jockey Dick Cardenas, outbattled the Dane Nelson-ridden favourite SPACEMAN to win the Rameses Trophy co-feature over 1600 metres in a driving finish at Caymanas Park yesterday.
Tivoli and Boys' Town in key clash
BOYS' TOWN and Tivoli Gardens meet in a high-profile Digicel Premier League encounter at Collie Smith Drive that could decide which team plays already qualified Harbour View in the end-of-first-round final.
Abandoned one-dayer puts pressure on Jamaica
JAMAICA'S TEAM manager, Milton Henry, said yesterday their abandoned WICB Cup one-day game against the United States had been an extremely disappointing result.
St James keep dream alive with win over St Thomas
BEN FRANCIS Knockout champions St James High added another pleasing chapter to their quest for the rural double yesterday when they clipped St. Thomas Technical 1-0 in their Group One ISSA/Pepsi/Digicel daCosta Cup quarter-final game at York Oval in St. Thomas.
SINCE HIS debut in 2000, Tyrone Marshall has become one of the most important players in the Jamaican team.
Big guns remain steady but Arsenal falter at home
CHELSEA, LIVERPOOL and Manchester United maintained their Premier League title charges with victories yesterday, but Arsenal's faltering challenge suffered a further dent with their first loss to Aston Villa in a decade.
Sunday chat - Still an uphill battle
THE TIME is different. The season, brand new. But Brendan Nash faces the same uphill battle. The Australian-born cricketer, who plays for Jamaica, knows he must again prove - to his teammates and fans around the Caribbean - that he belongs.