Boost for Jamaica's sport tourism

Jamaica Sport, an agency formed to explore commercial opportunities provided by sports tourism, was launched yesterday at the Courtleigh Hotel in Kingston.

JFF tells Hue to withdraw lawsuit

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has given former national midfielder Jermaine Hue 48 hours to withdraw his lawsuit against the local governing body and Dr. Carlton Frazer.

Ja outlast Barbados in hockey clash

The country blazed a whole new trail by hosting the Federation of International Hockey (FIH) World League round-one qualifying series - its first major tournament hosted in eight years.

Windies well prepared for India - Richardson

MUMBAI, India (CMC): Team manager Richie Richardson said yesterday that West Indies were well prepared for their upcoming one-day international series against India and would use the tour to enhance their planning for next year's World Cup.

Munro edge Maggotty in five-goal thriller

Western Bureau: Munro College continued their daCosta Cup revival with a thrilling 3-2 win over Maggotty High at the Appleton Estates field yesterday to jump ahead of Lacovia in Group E, after the Lacovia side lost 2-0 to champions St Elizabeth Technical.

Edwards makes coaching mark

OLYMPIAN Kenneth Edwards Edwards, renowned for his performances on tae kwon do mats around the world, has been making his mark as a coach, guiding Jason McKay to a masters silver at the New York International Taekwon-Do Federation Open at the weekend.

Time is right for Reggae Girlz - Wilson

UNITED STATES: Alicia Wilson is running late. But there's no panic. Despite rolling into camp yesterday afternoon - over a week after the rest of Jamaica women's football team arrived here to train for 2015 CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers - the Reggae Girlz' captain is calm, confident she'll be ready.

Charlie Smith outpower Cumberland

Former champions Charlie Smith High recorded a hard-fought 2-0 victory over hosts Cumberland in their rescheduled Group B encounter of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Manning Cup competition yesterday.

Welbeck treble powers Arsenal to big win

LONDON (AP): Danny Welbeck scored his first career hat trick as Arsenal overpowered Galatasaray 4-1 in the Champions League yesterday and survived with 10 men for the last half-hour after goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny was sent off.

CLT20 good prep for India - Rampaul

MUMBAI, India, (CMC): Seasoned West Indies seamer Ravi Rampaul believes his Champions League Twenty20 campaign will serve him well in the one-day international series against India starting next Wednesday.

Perry, Cameron to face touring Windies women

MELBOURNE, Australia (CMC): Cricket Australia have included elite players Ellyse Perry and Jess Cameron in a strong 12-member squad to face touring West Indies Women in two warm-up Twenty20 matches here later this month.

Can a thrower be Jamaica's Athlete of the Year?

It's easy to pinpoint Kaliese Spencer as the top Jamaican female track and field athlete of 2014.Even before her season-closing 400 metre hurdles win at l the Continental Cup, she was head and shoulders above every other candidate for the position.

Jeter launches site for fans

NEW YORK (AP): Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he's joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes' "unfiltered'' views to the fans.

More sports in brief

Italian bobsledder banned for doping. ROME (AP): Italian bobsledder William Frullani has been banned for seven months after failing a doping test at the Sochi Olympics.

Djokovic still unbeaten at China Open

BEIJING (AP): Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak at the China Open to 21 straight matches, beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 7-5 under the roof on centre court.

Injured Maragh still hopeful for Breeders Cup

NEW YORK (CMC): Jamaican jockey Rajiv Maragh remains hopeful about riding in the Breeders Cup Series, despite breaking his arm in a fall at Belmont last Saturday.

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