Sat | Feb 16, 2019

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Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Excitement should be high at the National Stadium today when St Andrew Technical High host the fifth staging of the S.W. ‘Isaac’ Henry Invitational Track and Field meet. Several of the island’s top high-school teams will clash in...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Despite topweight 126lb, Richard Azan’s MONEY MAGNET is the horse to beat in this afternoon’s Eileen Cliggott Memorial at six and a half furlongs, facing four rivals, including Anthony Nunes’ duo of HOUDINI’S MAGIC and...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:19 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, (CMC): Cricket West Indies is bracing for a huge financial windfall from the ongoing England tour and the upcoming home series against India, as the cash-strapped organisation hopes to make up for a disastrous 2018, when they...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:18 AM

When the starter’s pistol cracks for the first time on the final day of Western Championships in Santa Cruz today, Petersfield High will start atop the male team standings. It’s a position the school’s coach, Machel Woolery, hopes...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:17 AM

The decision by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ban Windies pacer Shannon Gabriel for four one-day internationals has been on everyone’s lips over the past few days. Gabriel was sanctioned because he was said to have breached...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Western Bureau : Rodrick Myles, the coach of Rusea’s High’s track and field team, is confident they will be able to defend their Western Championships girls’ title on today’s final day of competition at the St Elizabeth...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Blaise Bicknell, one of Jamaica’s most promising young tennis players, has done exceptionally well in the high profile Banana Bowl G1 International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior tournament being held in Criciúma, Brazil. Bicknell, who...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:15 AMRachid Parchment /Sports News Coordinator

Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) president Michael Ricketts is optimistic about the nation’s chances of hosting two games in the CONCACAF Gold Cup this summer. Ricketts had said last September that he was worried that the JFF’s bid for...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:14 AM

After taking some time to find his goalscoring form this season, last season’s runner-up in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) scorer’s race, Fabian Reid, has found his scoring boots this campaign and has climbed to the top of the...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Wilford ‘Billy’ Heaven, president of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), described as “outdated” the proposed hands-on style being promised by presidential hopeful Mark Neita. The two will contest local cricket’s...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:14 AM

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP): The IOC received commitments from North Korea that it will work to “remedy” its anti-doping controls that led to the country’s testing agency being suspended this week. International Olympic Committee...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Just last week, an article in THE STAR titled ‘US collegiate still the best option’ quoted veteran coach and president of Racers Track Club, Dr The Hon Glen Mills, as suggesting that attending overseas (I am assuming US)...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:12 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): Manchester United could be without forwards Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial for at least two weeks. In the 2-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday, Lingard was substituted just before half-time...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Principal of Kingston College (KC) Dave Myrie said he has no regrets over his decision to allow injured middle-distance star Ari Rodgers to participate in last year’s ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup competition. The Uganda-born Rodgers, who is yet...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Having failed to so far secure a victory in the saddle, female apprentice jockey Abigail Able says she remains hopeful that she will be able to break her drought soon. Able is one of three female apprentice jockeys who began riding on September 29...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:25 AM

EL PROFESOR won a fast 1000 metres round race on January 23 and is poised to make it two in a row when he runs in tomorrow’s second race,

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:15 AM

This is a year for Jamaica to remind the world of its standing in international track and field.

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Ravel Morrison, a player who has been on the radar of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) for a long time, has left Italian Serie A Club Lazio for Swedish outfit Ostersunds FK...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Cricket West Indies chief ­executive Johnny Grave says that CWI is in firm agreement with the International Cricket Council’s get-tough policy on player abuse in the wake of the severe punishment dished out to fast bowler Shannon Gabriel...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:14 AM

More than 80 international students from schools across the Caribbean featured in the 25th anniversary year of the American International School of Kingston’s (AISK) annual SoccerFeva International tournament last weekend. The two-day...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Earlier this week, I attended the Jamaica Olympic Association’s (JOA) partner’s breakfast forum where they outlined plans for the 2019 Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru, and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. In a room that included the media,...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Antonio Watson gave fans at last Saturday’s Western Relays more evidence of his exciting potential.

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:25 AM

Devon ‘Concrete’ Moncriffe said that he is devastated about the murder of his trainer, Chris Brown. Brown, 52 years old, coached Moncriffe, who became the Wray and Nephew Contender Series champion in 2013...

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:24 AM

Several IAAF Diamond League meet organisers in Europe are expressing concern over the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA)

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:18 AM

Former national footballer Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner and renowned local youth coach Neville ‘Bertis’ Bell have hailed the inaugural staging

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