An upbeat West Indies Women will attempt to defy the odds again when they face five-time champions Australia in the day/night final of the ICC Women's World Cup today.
The 15th staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run brings New Kingston alive this morning with record-breaking 20,501 registrants all geared to walk, run and wheelchair in aid of the Bustamante Hospital for Children, Jamaica National Children's Home and Best Care Lodge. The event, which starts at 7:30, seeks to raise $16 million for the charities.
Delano Williams of Munro College streaked to a new meet record of 10.32 seconds in winning the highly anticipated boys' Class One 100-metre final at the Hanover Co-operative Credit Union Western Championships at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall, St James, yesterday.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was beaming from ear to ear following her maiden indoor meet and she had all right to, after a positive run in the 60-metre final at the British Athletics Grand Prix meet in Birmingham yesterday.
Sports has been big business in developed countries for many decades and Jamaica's performance at the last three Olympics and World Championships has proven to be the catalyst for the development of sports as a viable industry in Jamaica.
Jamaica's sprinting great Merlene Ottey has paid tribute to the island's current stock of track-and-field stars and believes that the trend of top athletes training locally has contributed significantly to the country's increased successes.
West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president, Dr Julian Hunte, is promising huge economical and social benefits for countries participating in the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20.
West Indies opener Chris Gayle returned to form with a spectacular hundred for Dhaka Gladiators on Friday, to fire them into the final of the Bangladesh Premier League.
There was much disappointment for spectators who turned up for yesterday's third staging of the Ben Francis Invitational meet. Heavy showers derailed the meet forcing the organisers to cancel a number of track events.
Normally, in football it is an outfield player who takes centre stage in a game but on the odd occasion it is a goalkeeper who steals the show. The feature encounter in the Red Stripe Premier League between defending champions Portmore United and the Promoted Cavalier Football could be ripe for one of those situations.
Neville 'Teddy' McCook lived his life to the fullest. He was a sportsman for all of it, or at least for the many, many years that I knew him. Although he was not a member of Sportslife magazine's writing staff, I first met Teddy shortly after I met Foggy Burrowes in 1959, and shortly after I met Jimmy Carnegie, Errol Townsend, Billy Hall, and then Laurie Foster.
Oscar Pistorius is "numb with shock as well as grief" after the shooting death of his model girlfriend at his home in South Africa, the runner's uncle said yesterday, as his family strongly denied prosecutors' claims that he murdered her.