Jamaica Gleaner Sport
Published: Monday Sunday | March 8, 2009
Jamaica vs USA - Americans call for Sprint Challenge
A sprint challenge between the world's two power-houses, Jamaica and the United States, could take place later this year. The Americans issued a challenge to Jamaica in a letter delivered to Teddy McCook, president of the North America, Central America, and Caribbean Track and Field Association, in Florida yesterday. Read More...Young netballer living her dream
National senior representative Vanessa Walker is still basking in the glory of making her first senior overseas trip with the Sunshine Girls.Walker, who plays at wing attack or wing defence, says representing her country at the highest level is a dream come true for her. Read More...The umpire's decision should be final
In its effort to get the correct decisions after an appeal in a Test match, the International Cricket Conference (ICC) has come up with a trial system, known as the referral system, in which the two teams in a match can request a review, by the third umpire, the TV umpire, of a decision by one of the on-field umpires. Read More...Do-or-die match for Jamaica's young Boyz
Roy Simpson, manager of the Jamaica's Under-20 footballers, said he was confident the Young Reggae Boyz can rebound from their opening loss to the United States and beat El Salvador in their second match of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championships today at the Dwight Yorke Stadium, starting at 4 p.m. Read More...World Junior champ fails to make 100m final at Carifta Trials
World junior 100m champion Dexter Lee was yesterday's major casualtyJamaica in control at Alpart
at the 2009 Carifta Games Trials at Stadium East. Read More...
Pacers David Bernard Jr and Andrew Richardson guided Jamaica to first innings honours over Trinidad and Tobago in their WICB Four-day Championship clash at Alpart Sports Club, St Elizabeth, yesterday. Read More...Easy hat-trick for Regal Selection
REGAL SELECTION completed a hat-trick of feature race wins at Caymanas Park yesterday, the vastly improved four-year-old colt defying top weight of 57.0kg to win the Zaleucus Trophy (open allowance) over 1800 metres in decisive fashion. Read More...Arnett, Waterhouse in big clash
ARNETT Gardens and Waterhouse clash in a mid-table Digicel Premier League showdown at 5 p.m. in the Jungle today that is just as important as their traditional battles for the title. Read More...Man U, Chelsea in FA Cup semis
Carlos Tevez scored twice as Manchester United charged into the FA Cup semi-finals with a 4-0 victory at Fulham yesterday while Chelsea eased through by winning 2-0 at second-tier Coventry. Read More...Strong start for WI
West Indies suffered a setback after making a bright start in their reply to England's big first innings total in the fifth and final Test yesterday. Read More...NCB Sporting Clays tourney on at Caymanas
The 2009 staging of the National Commercial Bank Capital Market Sporting Clays Open competition will be held today at Caymanas Golf and Country Club, starting at 10 a.m. More than 120 competitors will compete in eight categories. Read More...