Reigning daCosta Cup champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) created history yesterday afternoon when a double strike by Denmark Gillings gave them a 2-0 win over Paul Bogle High School in the 2010 Ben Francis KO final, played at Jarrett Park in Montego Bay.
In a stunning upset, the 29-1 outsider TRIPLE ACCOUNT went wire-to-wire in the 3-y-o and up overnight allowance feature for the G.A. 'Sarge' Bucknor Memorial Cup over the straight-five course, at Caymans Park yesterday.
Defending champions Jamaica College (JC) and Norman Manley High sealed their spots in the semi-finals of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Pepsi/Digicel Walker Cup KO competition, following identical 2-0 victories over St George's College and Waterford High, respectively, at the Spanish Town Prison Oval in St Catherine yesterday.
Jamaica's women's hockey team yesterday failed in their bid to qualify for next year's Pan American Games when they were clipped 2-1 by regional giants Cuba in the second game of their best-of-three play-off series at the Mona hockey field.
With Waterhouse and Tivoli Gardens already qualified for the Digicel Premier League end-of-round final, the main focus of most teams today will be to keep up with the pace, as none will want to be too far behind when the second round begins.
Former national striker Paul 'Tegat' Davis, who landed the job as the new head coach of Arnett Gardens FC last week, has his sights on returning the team, which ruled supreme as Jamaica's best in the late 1970s and early 2000, to the top echelon of national football.
International football will return to Jarrett Park in Montego Bay today when the Wendell Downswell-coached Jamaica Under-17 lock horns with their Canadian counterparts in the second game of a scheduled triple-header, slated for 5:00 p.m.
Dwyane Wade scored 26 points in Miami's home opener, LeBron James had 15 points and seven assists, and the Heat scored the first 14 points of the second half to turn a close game into a surprisingly one-sided 96-70 victory over the Magic on Friday night.
The regional 50-over tournament finished in an unbelievable climax at Sabina Park last Sunday as Barbados and the Leeward Islands battled, or rather meandered, to a tie that left them sharing the honours.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS company Claro will be teaming up with the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) in a major way - to the tune of at least $10 million - to enhance the standard of the INSPORTS All-Island Community League.
United States forward Clint Dempsey scored twice to give Fulham a 2-0 win over Wigan in the Premier League yesterday, and Nani scored a contentious goal in Manchester United's 2-0 victory over Tottenham.