Jamaica Gleaner Sport

Published: Monday Thursday | May 21, 2009

Windies looking to atone in ODIs
LEEDS, England (CMC): West Indies will try to salvage something from their tour of England when they start a three-match one-day international series today at Headingley.West Indies would have been disappointed after they meekly surrendered... Read More...

IAAF boss urges Bolt to be responsible
MONACO (CMC): Usain Bolt has been reminded that he has become the embodiment of track and field and must carry himself in an appropriate manner.The advice for the triple Olympic gold medallist from Jamaica has come from president of the International... Read More...

Barnes picks 18
Four Reggae Boyz could make their international debut against Haiti in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Saturday, as they were named in head coach John Barnes' 18-man squad yesterday. The four are forwards Keammar Daley, Navion Boyd and Nicholas Addlery... Read More...

August Town, Humble Lions win
August Town and Humble Lions began their campaign for a spot in next season's Digicel Premier League with victories over Wadadah and Brazil, respectively, in the opening games of the play-offs yesterday. At the University of the West Indies Bowl... Read More...

Bridgeport, Ravens in B League title clash
Bridgeport United and Ravens B clash in today's final of the Jamaica Netball Association (JNA)/Western Union-sponsored Division B League at the Leila Robinson Courts, starting at 5:45 p.m. Bridgeport advanced to their... Read More...

NCB Foundation pumps $6.5m into JAAA, MVP
THE National Commercial Bank (NCB) Foundation has committed $6.5 million to help with assisting the development of track and field in Jamaica.The Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA), which will get $3.5 million, and Maximising Velocity and Power... Read More...

Jamaica to set up training camp in Nuremburg
The Jamaica Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA) has confirmed the city of Nuremburg, Germany, will host Jamaica's athletes for a one-week training camp ahead of the World Athletic Championships.Over the years, Jamaica have had camps leading into major... Read More...

Fergie predicts classic final
MANCHESTER, England (AP): Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson says next week's Champions League final against Barcelona has all the ingredients of a classic. The May 27 game in Rome between the newly crowned champions of England and Spain will... Read More...

Bryant's free throws give Lakers lead
LOS ANGELES (AP): Kobe Bryant scored 40 points, including six free throws in the final 30 seconds, to lift Los Angeles to a 105-103 victory over the Nuggets in their NBA Western Conference finals opener on Tuesday, after the Lakers trailed most... Read More...