Mixed fortune for Ja juniors

EUGENE, Oregon:There was mixed fortune for Jamaica's athletes during yesterday's first session on day four of the World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

It's a silver for Alia

GLASGOW, Scotland:Smile on her face, medal already in her pocket, Jamaica's Alia Atkinson steps in front of the world's media, not just as Jamaica's first Commonwealth Games swimming medallist in 12 years or the island's first Glasgow 2014 medal winner,...

Atkinson hunting another medal in 200m breaststroke

GLASGOW, Scotland:Swimmer Alia Atkinson will return to the pool this morning after winning Jamaica's first medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the island's fourth in the pool, with silver in the women's 50m breaststroke at the Tollcross...

Big move in boxing

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP):It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games.

CWG success vital for netball in Ja - Bernard

GLASGOW, Scotland:Netball Jamaica president, Marva Bernard, admits that there is a lot riding on a successful Commonwealth Games campaign for the Sunshine Girls, who are looking to stop a skid, with a medal here in Glasgow.

Bravo brothers unleash fireworks

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Darren Bravo smashed a six off the final delivery of the game to lift Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel to a sensational four-wicket victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors, in a thrilling encounter of the Caribbean Premier League...

Mason mines silver at World Junior Champs

EUGENE, Oregon:Tyler Mason's silver medal on Thursday night crowned a good third day at the World Junior Championships for Jamaica.

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SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP):The India cricket board wasn't satisfied with a guilty verdict against Ravindra Jadeja for an incident with England bowler James Anderson, and still believed its all-rounder was not to blame.

Ja to host 2015 CONCACAF U-20

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), Captain Horace Burrell, says he is elated that Jamaica has been selected to host the 2015 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Kingston and Montego Bay.

Smokin Man to burn rivals

SMOKIN MAN, dropped in class, is a strong fancy to win the annual renewal of the $350,000-$300,000 claiming race for the Grooms' Association of Jamaica Trophy over the straight five course, feature event at Caymanas Park today.


Gleaner won their first match in division one of the Business House Basketball Association three-on-three competition on Monday when they clipped Police 34-32 at Stadium Courts.

Captain's Bakery makes pass on Western Confed sponsorship

WESTERN BUREAU:After 10 years as exclusive sponsors of the Western Confederation Super League football competition, the Captain's Bakery and Grill have thrown in the towel, ceding that right to last season's co-sponsors Charley's JB White Overproof Rum.

Beaches' dream run nets success

WESTERN BUREAU:Life could not get any better for up and coming Westmoreland-based football club Beaches FC.

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