Jamaica Gleaner Sport
Published: Monday Sunday | May 24, 2009
West Indies seek to shake off poor form
BRISTOL, England (CMC):Still searching for their first win on what has been a miserable tour, West Indies will hope to overcome their wretched form and escape the dreadful weather, when they clash with England in the second One-Day International... Read More...Ruddock ends on a high
Former St Jago High sprint hurdler, Natasha Ruddock, ended her junior college sojourn on a high by capturing the 100 metres hurdles final on yesterday's final day of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)... Read More...Jones ready for 'Survival Sunday'
TYNE AND WEAR, England (CMC):With Sunderland one of four teams facing the threat of relegation, their prized Trinidadian striker Kenwyne Jones says he is deeply focused on the clash with Chelsea on what will be a tense last day of the Barclays Premier... Read More...Lebron's buzzer-beater
CLEVELAND (AP): LeBron James made a three-point shot as the final buzzer sounded to give the Cleveland Cavaliers an exhilarating 96-95 win over the Orlando Magic on Friday, evening their NBA Eastern Conference finals series 1-1.Having only lost one match... Read More...Jamaica move closer to third round
KINGSTON (CMC): Jamaica dismissed Cayman Islands in straight sets on Friday night, to cruise to the brink of qualification for the third round of NORCECA qualifiers for the men's FIVB World Championship.Playing in the second round of Group D qualifiers... Read More...Humble Lions, August Town clash in NPL play-off feature
Leaders August Town will travel to the York Town Community Centre today to oppose Humble Lions in a top-of-the-table clash in the second round of the Digicel National Premier League play-offs. Read More...Advantage Catherine Hall
Western Bureau: Catherine Hall FC took a big step towards crowning themselves 2008-09 St James JNBS/Hart Senior Football League champions on Friday afternoon when they clipped Melbourne Strikers 2-1 in the competition's first leg... Read More...He's Really OK lands Lotto
HE'S REALLY OK, running at odds of 6-1 with title-chasing jockey Paul 'Country' Francis aboard, entered the Derby picture with a bang at Caymanas Park yesterday, following his decisive victory in the $2.7-million Lotto... Read More...Jamalco, Tivoli in semis
Defending champions Jamalco and Tivoli Gardens booked their places in the semi-finals of the Jamaica Netball Association (JNA)/Berger Paints Super League competition, following quarter-final victories... Read More...Don't blame it entirely on the cold
As people born and bred in the Caribbean Isles and Guyana, the West Indies cricketers are accustomed to hot and brilliant sunshine, and it must have been difficult, very difficult and particularly so to catch the ball - to produce their best in the... Read More...British team for 2012 Games?
LONDON (AP): The head of England's Football Association said he is "very close" to reaching an agreement for Britain to enter a team for the 2012 Olympics, but the Scottish FA fears his public comments may have sabotaged any deal.Attempts to put together... Read More...ECB rejects offers for US$20m Twenty20 matches
LONDON (AP): England has rejected three offers worth US$20 million each for one-off games due to concerns about accepting cash windfalls, prompted by the fiasco involving Allen Stanford's short-lived series.Giles Clarke, chairman of the England and Wales... Read More...Women's singles crown up for grabs at French Open
PARIS (AP): Asked if there's a real favourite for this year's French Open, Serena Williams shot back a quick answer."Yeah," she replied, "I definitely think Nadal is probably a big-time favourite."Four-time champion Rafael Nadal surely is the man to beat. Read More...