Reigning world champion Yohan Blake and 2008 Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, both of Jamaica, won 100-metre titles yesterday at the Diamond League athletics meet in New York.
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS representative, Andrew Riley, ended his collegiate career on a high as on yesterday's final day of competition of the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships on the campus of Drake University in Iowa he captured the men's 110 metres hurdles in 13.53 seconds, running into a negative wind of 3.5 metres per second.
TYPEWRITER, running as the 7-2 third favourite with former champion Shane Ellis, riding for big-race trainer Spencer Chung, overcame a setback in his preparation to win the 92nd running of the Jamaica Derby over 2400 metres at Caymanas Park yesterday to be unbeaten in four starts.
Unlike many other Jamaicans, the county's senior men's football team head coach, Theodore Whitmore, was not surprised by the Reggae Boyz commanding win over Guatemala in their opening-round match in the semi-final stage of the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying (WCQ) on Friday night inside the National Stadium.
Ryan Johnson is somewhat bothered these days. Minutes after the final whistle had been blown, bringing to an end Jamaica's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Guatemala inside the National Stadium, the match-winning goalscorer was hardly celebrating his first goal in the qualifying series.
SATURDAY, June 2, was a day to remember, at least when it comes to cricket in Jamaica. It was a day on which the Cricket Clubs Activities Committee (CCAC), formed to raise funds for the suffering cricket clubs in Jamaica, staged a festival-type fund-raising event, and with former players like Courtney Walsh, Darren Powell, Nehemiah Perry, Wayne Lewis, and Delroy Morgan around, it brought back memories of yesterday.
Cavalier will seek to set history by becoming the first team to finish the Jamaica Football Federation Confederation play-offs by winning every match, when they challenge Volvo United at Drax Hall, starting at 3:30 p.m.
John Mills' Kristoff Darby produced a scintillating stretch run to capture the gold medal in the boys' 13-14 800 metres, as Jamaican athletes dominated yesterday's second day of the three-day Northwest Track and Field Classic at the Traz Powell Stadium in Miami, Florida.
Sidelined in 2008 by a right shoulder that needed surgery, putting her tennis future suddenly in doubt, Maria Sharapova decided to use the free time to study a new language, the one spoken at the only Grand Slam tournament she had yet to win.
In-form batsman Marlon Samuels stroked his third half-century in as many innings, while the struggling Denesh Ramdin hit his first in three years to break a prolonged slump, as West Indies rode their luck on the third day of the final Test here yesterday.