The Jamaica 50 cricket match, one of the official events to mark Jamaica's 50th Independence anniversary in the United Kingdom, was launched at the Kia Oval, Kennington, South London on Thursday, under the patronage of the Jamaican High Commission and sponsors Victoria Mutual Finance (UK) Ltd.
Since the news broke that the government-owned Caymanas Track Limited (CTL) is facing financial problems, I have been bombarded with questions from interested persons as to how this is possible against the background of the entity enjoying the monopoly of being the sole promoter of live horse racing in the country.
Jamaica Boxing Board General Secretary Leroy Brown has been assigned by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to be an international official (ITO) at the African Olympic qualifying event in Casablanca, Morocco, April 27 to May 6.
Seven-time defending champion Rafael Nadal will try to beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic for the first time in eight finals when they meet in the Monte Carlo Masters final today.
Former world champion Caster Semenya qualified for the 800 metres at the London Olympics on Friday. The South African eased concerns about her early season form by running one minute, 59.58 seconds in a provincial meet on her home track at the University of Pretoria.
Dramatic knockout victories have been one of the features of the Wray and Nephew Contender series, and Richard Holmes made it into the semi-finals of the competition last Wednesday night, with a first-round knockout victory over Christopher Powell, at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium.
Cavalier wrapped up the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Yellow Pages Super League title following a 1-1 draw with Barbican at Collie Smith Drive yesterday.
West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo displayed a calm head as he helped guide Chennai Super Kings to a last-ball win over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League yesterday.
Between 1976 and 1980 Barbados won the regional four-day competition for a record five times in succession after winning it in 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and in 1980, and this year, Jamaica matched them by making it five victories in a row after victories in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and in 2012.
Organisers of the 'Business of Sports' conference, which is scheduled for The Jamaica Pegasus on May 3 and 4 have gone all out to improve the product; increasing the level of access to the event with the option of live streaming and a deep and impressive list of presenters.
Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul could be in line for his first match of the series when the third and final Test bowls off in Dominica tomorrow.
With Portmore United just a point away from claiming the 2011-2012 Red Stripe Premier League, something they should achieve tomorrow with a draw against Humble Lion, today's games are largely about the minor places.
New champions will be crowned today in the third annual Scotia Private Client Group Jamaica Open Polo tournament at the Kingston Polo Club, Caymanas Estates, following the defeat of defending champions Bin 26 in semi-final action on Thursday.
The impressive American 3-y-o colt BLAST THEM AWAY stretched his unbeaten run to seventh at Caymanas Park yesterday, thanks to a decisive victory under top weight in the seventh running of the King's Plate open allowance feature over 1500 metres.
Dayvon Reid likes to talk about his college sports career as if it were a sundae. And the 22-year-old native of Kingston, Jamaica, capped his days as a student at George Brown College in Toronto in some impressive ways on the badminton court.
West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) chief medical officer, Dr Akshai Mansingh, has been reappointed to the International Cricket Council's (ICC) medical panel.
The San Antonio Spurs' stars made sure Kobe Bryant's return wasn't a triumphant one. Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili all scored at least 20 points to help San Antonio beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-97 on Friday night and remain atop the Western Conference.