Jamaica Gleaner Sport
Published: Monday Monday | September 7, 2009
Another 100m sweep - Fraser, Powell land marquee events at Rieti meet
RIETI, Italy (CMC): Jamaicans Shelly-Ann Fraser and Asafa Powell won the 100-metre events and headlined a whopping six Caribbean victories at the IAAF Rieti International track and field meeting yesterday. Olympic and world champion Fraser won the women's race... Read More...Big-money cricket coming - Multimillion dollar league being planned for region
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Wealthy investors are planning to mount a lucrative professional league in the Caribbean, which could see US$200 million invested over a five-year period. A source with knowledge of the plans said the league... Read More...Hunte wants to meet with Jagdeo'
ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC): West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) President Julian Hunte has written CARICOM Chairman Bharrat Jagdeo requesting a meeting to rectify what he terms as 'misinformation' regarding the failed mediation talks with the West Indies... Read More...Winning start for champions - Lions make brave attempt, but Tivoli rally for victory
Defending champions Tivoli Gardens dug deep to survive a stern test from newly promoted Humble Lions, battling from a goal down to emerge 3-2 winners in the Digicel Premier League opener at the Edward Seaga Sports Complex yesterday... Read More...Wasteful finishing denies Boys' Town, Village
Western Bureau:In a game where both teams squandered numerous scoring opportunities, former champions Boys' Town and western Jamaica's sole contender Village United played to an intriguing 0-0 draw in the Digicel Premier League... Read More...Nelson's beauty silences August Town
A sterling strike from Roen 'Bumpy' Nelson in time added on, guided last season's runners-up Portmore United to a fighting 1-0 win over Digicel Premier League returnees, August Town, at the University of the West Indies... Read More...T&T suffer huge blow
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (CMC): Trinidad and Tobago were stung on Saturday night by veteran Carlos Pavon's brace in a 4-1 loss to Honduras that virtually killed their hopes of reaching the 2010 World Cup Football Finals in South Africa.The 35-year-old... Read More...West Indies will play hard - Reifer
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): West Indies' embattled Cham-pions Trophy squad left here Saturday for South Africa to beef up their preparations for international cricket's mini World Cup. Minus its leading players due to the raging impasse between the West... Read More...Cornwall retain coveted title
Western Bureau: Cornwall College retained the Jackson Shield, symbol of football supre-macy between themselves and old rivals Munro College when the two-game clash between the teams ended in a 2-2 deadlock at Jarrett Park in Montego Bay... Read More...Brazil qualify for World Cup
LONDON (AP): Brazil qualified for its 19th consecutive World Cup, leaving Argentina to join Portugal and France with difficult paths to reach next year's tournament.Defending champion Italy and European champion Spain maintained their leads in Europe... Read More...Serena Williams still awaiting true test at Open
NEW YORK (AP):Serena Williams is still waiting for her first true test of this US Open.The defending champion's fourth-round match was competitive for all of four games yesterday, before Williams took 10 in a row to beat No. 22-seeded ... Read More...