Jamaica Gleaner Sport

Published: Monday Sunday | April 12, 2009

Ja dominate 400m at Carifta Games
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC):Jamaican athletes domi-nated the 400 metres events on yesterday's second day of the 38th Carifta Games at the George Odlum Stadium.At press time yesterday the defending champions had 23 medals comprising 12 gold, seven silver... Read More...

Marlon King shines
LONDON, England (CMC): Reggae Boy Marlon King brushed his legal troubles aside yesterday as he scored to help Middlesbrough pummel his former club Hull City 3-1 and begin their climb out of the relegation zone. Read More...

Waterhouse seek crucial points
WATERHOUSE coach Paul Young is nervously eyeing the two-point gap between his fifth-place team and the pair of Arnett Gardens and St Georges, sixth and seventh, respectively, as the crucial third round of the Digicel Premier... Read More...

Hayles: No room for slip-ups
For two games in a row Harbour View have dropped crucial points, both stalemates, and now face an uphill task to keep pace with win-hungry leaders Portmore United, in a battle for the Digicel Premier League title.Coach of Harbour View, Donovan Hayles... Read More...

Pullen, Duffus take top LIME awards for Champs
After being declared overall Champion Boy and Girl, Kingston College's (KC) Clive Pullen and Ann-Marie Duffus of Edwin Allen High credited hard work for their success at this year's ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls' Championships, which ended at the National Stadium on Saturday, April 4. Read More...

Trinidad on the run
CAVE HILL, Barbados (CMC):Trinidad & Tobago, replying to Combined Campuses & Colleges' first innings total of 153, reached 95 for six at the close on the opening day in the 14th and final round of the WICB regional four-day competition for... Read More...

Tivoli beat England's U-21s in warm-up match
England's Under-21 netballers were beaten 57-51 by Tivoli Gardens in their warm-up match at the G.C. Foster College in St Catherine yesterday. Read More...

Satisfier outstays Nasatol
The evergreen 10-year-old gelding SATISFIER floored the odds-on 3-5 favourite NASATOL at Caymanas Park yesterday to win the $600,000-$550,000 special claiming over 1400 metres, feature event on the 10-race programme. Read More...

Macheda lifts Man U again
LONDON (AP): Teenager Federico Macheda kept Manchester United's title defence on track for the second straight Premier League match yesterday, clinching a 2-1 victory at Sunderland with his first touch after coming off the bench.Macheda's goal in the... Read More...

H View, Tivoli summoned
Digicel Premier League teams, Harbour View and Tivoli Gardens, have been summoned by the Jamaica Football Federation's (JFF) Disciplinary Committee following the ugly scene which unfolded at the end of their clash at the Harbour View Stadium last... Read More...

UWI set to create top-class Ja athletes
It is unlikely that any Jamaican will tire of reliving those glorious moments at the Beijing Olympics when a Jamaican bolt of lightning dazzled onlookers, leaving utter devastation in his path. Read More...

WI cricket: the board versus the players
The curtain came down on the West Indies versus England one-day series two Fridays ago in St Lucia, and after winning the Test series 1-0, which hardly anyone expected them to do at the beginning, after winning the one Twenty20 encounter... Read More...

Eltham High's cricket coach walks away
After guiding his school to a record fifth straight hold on the urban area ISSA Grace Shield cricket title on Thursday, Eltham High's head coach, Oral Simpson, has decided to call it quits.Simpson, who has been coaching at the school since their foray... Read More...

Frazier still simmering over Ali
NEW YORK (AP):Muhammad Ali described his third and final fight with Joe Frazier as "death, closest thing to dyin' that I know of."Frazier recalls their brutal matchup outside Manila as something much less grandiose."We just did our job," he said. Read More...

Blazers beat Lakers at home again
PORTLAND, Oregon (AP):The Portland Trail Blazers extended their impressive home winning streak over Los Angeles by beating the Lakers 106-98 in the NBA on Friday.Brandon Roy had 24 points and eight assists for the Trail Blazers, who have won eight in a... Read More...