Sprint royalty Usain Bolt claimed his fourth RJR Sportsman of the Year award, while Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce walked away with her first Sportswoman of the Year prize at last night's ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Jamaica edged Leeward Islands in a nail-biter, pulling off an exciting win via the super over to move into contention for a playoff spot in the Caribbean Twenty20 last night.
Fleet-footed EMERGENCE looks all set to lead rivals on a merry chase in the annual renewal of the Millard Ziadie Cup (claiming $350,000-$300,000) race over 1100 metres at Caymanas Park today.
Jamaican national basketballer, forward Patrick Ewing Jr, has signed with Spanish club Blancos de Rueda Valladolid until the end of this season.
An eight-member 'Y' Speedos Swim team is now in Florida to compete in the 2013 International Senior Davie Nadadores Invitational Long Course one-day meet at the Nova Southeastern University Aquatic Complex, Davie, Fort Lauderdale.
Tivoli Gardens 'A' and Waulgrovians 'A' will clash in today's feature game of the Jamaica Netball Association /Sunshine Open League at the Leila Robinson courts starting at 4:30 p.m.
Jamaican coach, Richard Jobson, who was last year awarded Gatorade's Coach of the Year and the 2012 National Coach of the Year, believes local football coaches need to pay more attention to their players' academics to make them more attractive to prospective overseas institutions offering scholarships.
Jamaica's Under-17 men's football team head coach, Wendell Downswell, said corporate support is needed in order to qualify the nation for a historic back-to-back FIFA World Cup appearance later this year in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The presentation awards function of the 2012 Inter-bank Football League will be held on Wednesday, January 16 at the Bank of Jamaica auditorium, downtown, Kingston, starting at 6 p.m.
Two track and field meets are scheduled for today as the season steps up a gear following last Saturday's WATA/Jamaica College Invitational.
Former Jamaica Under-17 and Under-20 representative Steven Morrissey inked a one-year deal with top-flight Danish team Silkeborg on Monday. The contract will run until December 31, 2013.
GARTH PENNANT, who is attached to the stables of trainer Lawrence Freemantle, has emerged champion groom with 15 wins, beating closest rival Michael Smith by a single winner last year.
Defending champions St Elizabeth Technical (STETHS), as well as beaten finalists, Vere Technical, easily advanced to the second round as the new season of the Grace/ISSA Rural Schools Limited Overs cricket competition bowled off yesterday.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP):Opener Phil Hughes became the first Australian to score a century in his limited-overs international debut, making 112 to help the hosts to a 107-run victory against Sri Lanka in the series opener yesterday.
Any semblance of a notion harboured by Jamaica's most successful swimming sensation, Alia Atkinson - the World silver medallist in the 100 metres breaststroke - of drawing any sort of final line in swimming pools across the globe in the near future has now been irrevocably splashed away.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):A student who played a key role in the demise of Barbados at the hands of Guyana in the Caribbean T20 match on Thursday says he has identified a formula for beating the Bajans.
Michael Muirhead, who is just three months into his job as West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), believes that his organisation's Strategic Plan 2011-16 will bring back West Indies to the glory days they enjoyed in cricket.