Last year was difficult for Jamaican sprint hurdler Richard Phillips, who not only broke his ankle at the Olympic Games in London, but also dropped out of the IAAF World Indoor Championships because of injury.
The spotlight will be on the island's top under-20 male sprinters on today's first day of the two-day Carifta Games Trials at the National Stadium. Defending 100 metres champion, Jazeel Murphy, is the hot favourite for the short sprint following the impressive form he showed last Saturday as a member of the winning Racers Track Club 4x100 metres team.
Defending champion Carlton Blake from Olympic Strikers made a successful start to the Henkel-sponsored Sistas Open Skittles Singles Championship at Bourbon House on Sunday, clipping his former teammate Rupert Bernard 3-2 in their best-of-five match.
FIFA is willing to allow goal-line technology decisions to be shown to fans on big screens in stadiums and television viewers. In a document to be assessed by football's rule-makers today, FIFA reversed its previous stance that referees could be undermined if the results from the high-tech aids were revealed.
Confident West Indies will put their Twenty20 skills on show in the Caribbean for the first time since winning last year's World Championship when they face lowly Zimbabwe in the opening T20 International here today.
Declaring that their boxers are ready and fighting fit, the two team leaders for the popular Wray & Nephew Contender 2013 boxing series, Carl Grant and Andrew Boland, have expressed confidence that the winner this year will come from their team.
Dominant Barbados crushed Combined Campuses and Colleges by an innings and 185 runs inside three days, to post their second straight win in the Regional Four-Day Championship here yesterday.
President of the Windward Islands Cricket Board of Control (WICBC), Emmanuel Nanthan, is firm in his belief that West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) presidential candidate, Jamaican Whycliffe 'Dave' Cameron, has what it takes to help take the game forward.
Captain Merissa Aguilleira struck a boundary from the last delivery of the game as West Indies Women pulled off a dramatic two-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the opening Twenty20 International of the five-match series here yesterday.
Unbeaten American four-year-old filly, HUPO-MONE, should romp to the sixth win of her career at Caymanas Park today when she takes on six opponents in the overnight-allowance feature for the George HoSang Trophy over the straight-five course.
Sandals Whitehouse remain firm favourites again this season to win the Westmoreland Football Association Captain's Bakery and Grill Major League, after a devastating 5-0 whipping of Race Course in the mid-season final on Thursday at Frome Sports Complex.
Tomas Berdych saved three match points before beating defending champion Roger Federer 3-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4 yesterday to set up a Dubai Championships final against Novak Djokovic.
In his Olympic year, Oscar Pistorius steadily became an avid firearms collector, joining a gun-collecting club and purchasing a collection of firearms that included a .500 Magnum pistol dubbed by its manufacturer as "the most powerful production revolver in the world" and a civilian version of a military assault rifle.
The Los Angeles Clippers held off Indiana's late charge to beat the Pacers 99-91 in a clash of NBA divisional leaders on Thursday night and win their seventh game out of eight.
Former Garvey Maceo footballer, Patrick 'Chippa Blacks' Dobbs, will be laid to rest after a thanksgiving service beginning at 1 p.m. today at the Lionel Town Open Bible Church, Clarendon, after passing away last month through a battle with cancer.
A top-of-the-table clash today between leaders St Georges Sports Club and second-placed Eagle Strikers at Lynch Park, will highlight this weekend's round of matches in the Portland Football Association Western Union Major League competition.
Tennis is one of the most desirable recreational activities because of its individual nature and its long-term appeal. Men have, over the years, dominated the sport, with fewer women rising above the junior level in Jamaica. To maintain the competitive edge among female tennis players locally, Guardian Life has, for the past two years, sponsored an all-girls tennis tournament.
JERMAINE 'Tuffy' Anderson hit a brace in Waterhouse Football Club's 2-0 win against Cavalier in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) football competition, pushing his scoring tally to a season-leading 12 goals.
TENNIS JAMAICA will today introduce the 'Play and Stay' methodology to teacher-training institutions, starting with Shortwood Teachers' College this morning.
Power-play specialist Samuel Badree says he is in top form and wants to play a role in helping West Indies repeat their success against Zimbabwe in this weekend's T20 series, following a clean sweep in the one-day international (ODI) series.