Jamaica 50 cricket match launched

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.

Racing industry ... a reality check

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.

Boxing official Brown gets African call

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.

Nadal, Djokovic in Masters final

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.

Semenya qualifies for 800m at London Games

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.

Holmes roars into Contender semis

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 top KSAFA Super League again

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.

Dwayne Bravo lifts Chennai

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.

A perfect record for Jamaica

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.

'Business of Sports' bigger, better this year

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.

Rampaul in line for first outing of Test series

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.

Boys' Town look to seal second spot

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.

Scotia Private Client, Audi showdown

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.

Blast Them Away slams rivals

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.

Former Calabar boy stars in badminton

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.

Dr Mansingh back on ICC's medical panel

West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) chief medical officer, Dr Akshai Mansingh, has been reappointed to the International Cricket Council's (ICC) medical panel.

San Antonio spoil Bryant's return

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.

Daegu to London

Join us for non-stop coverage of the World Championship in Daegu
Daegu to London

The Gavel

Follow The Rules, McKenzie
The Gavel

UWI Mona Now

UWI Mona Now

Roving with Lalah

Roving with Lalah

In the Flair

Flair

Live Cricket

Scorecard and Live Commentary
Live Cricket

Cartoons