Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter walked inside the Atakoy Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, yesterday knowing fully well that the bright yellow and green strip was not the only thing that he was wearing.
Red Stripe, the sponsor of the National Premier League, has embarked on an initiative to sensitise players that ply their trade in the country's top-flight football competition about the importance of always projecting themselves in a professional manner.
Jamaica tightened their grip on their Regional Four-Day Championship match against Trinidad and Tobago yesterday after their speedsters produced a lethal burst to rock the hosts on a truncated second day's play at Queen's Park Oval.
Winning will be everything for Waterhouse today in the Red Stripe Premier League when they play away to Harbour View in one of five scheduled matches.
Australia arrived yesterday bubbling with confidence ahead of facing the West Indies in the five-match One-Day International series bowling off next Friday. Interim captain Shane Watson said Australia's capture of the Tri-Series title against Sri Lanka earlier in the week had given the side a huge surge.
Last Wednesday was a special day for Antiguans; it was the 60th birthday of Viv Richards, their favourite son, the former West Indies captain who never lost a Test series as a leader, and, undoubtedly, one of if not the greatest batsman who ever lived.
Tottenham blew open the race for the final two Champions League spots in the Premier League yesterday, slumping to a third straight loss as Chelsea closed on their London rivals thanks to Didier Drogba's 100th goal in England's top division.
Things did not turn out the way that Jamaica's IAAF World Indoor Championships quarter-mile pair of Patricia Hall and Dominique Blake had planned as both athletes failed in their bid to advance beyond the semi-final stage in Istanbul, Turkey.
"So Jamaica, how are you liking Turkey?" Locals aren't always keen to strike up a conversation here in Istanbul, so I was rather surprised when a young female volunteer started questioning me yesterday. Oh and by the way, 'Jamaica' is my adopted name here.
Justin Gatlin's fear of fading into obscurity disappeared in a sprint for gold at the World Indoor Championships. Shortly after teammate Ashton Eaton set a heptathlon world record on an all-American day in Istanbul, Gatlin earned his first gold medal since serving a four-year doping suspension and Sanya Richards-Ross won the 400 metres by a wide margin.
Defending IAAF World Indoor Championships 60m champion Veronica Campbell-Brown is feeling fast - very fast, sub-seven seconds fast perhaps.
Tivoli Gardens' head coach, Glendon 'Admiral' Bailey, has been slapped with a four-match ban and a $50,000 fine by the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) disciplinary committee for a verbal attack against match officials, during the KSAFA Jamaica Yellow Pages Jackie Bell semi-final between his team and Arnett Gardens.
EXOTIC GOLD turned the tables on her recent conqueror TRINITHETUTOR to win the 21st running of the $1.3 million Thornbird Stakes over 1400 metres for native bred three-year-old fillies at Caymanas Park yesterday to send her stocks soaring for the April 7 1000 Guineas.