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Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:43 PM

Christopher Taylor won Jamaica's first gold medal at the X1X Junior Pan Am Championships in Trujillo, Peru today.     Competing in the half lap event for the first time at an international meet, the Taylor clocked...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:14 AMJoel Campbell

IT WAS always going to be a tough night for Danielle Williams in the 100m hurdles against a high quality field at the Diamond League in Monaco, but the young athlete proved she wasn't totally out of her depth.Coming in third place in a respectable...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:13 AMJoel Campbell

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:HITTING A hurdle in her last race before the World Championships wasn't the best way to prepare but Leah Nugent said she still expected to produce a podium performance when it mattered next month.Finishing eighth in a time of 58....

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:12 AMMarc Stamp

Nestle Jamaica Limited, under its Milo brand, has pumped $8 million into this year's staging of the Kingston and St Andrew Football Association (KSAFA) Under-13 and Under-15 leagues. The leagues kick off on July 30."Our sponsorship this year strikes...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:12 AM

St Elizabeth have changed the pattern of results in recent years in the contest for the South Central Confed Juici Patties Youth league by a resounding display this year.After running last for the...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:11 AMJoel Campbell

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:THERE WAS an inkling that Wade van Niekerk might just steal the show here at the Diamond League in Monaco, it was of course wishful thinking on behalf of the South African's fans because the night belonged to Usain Bolt.A near...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:10 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaican swimmers Jesse Marsh and Emily MacDonald have been given the go-ahead to compete at the Commonwealth Youth Games by the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA).The swimmers got the green light yesterday after Supreme Court judge, Mr Justice...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AMMarc Stamp

Jamaica's captain and goalkeeper Andre Blake is looking to continue his outstanding performance when the team face-off against the region's kingpin Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final tomorrow.The Reggae Boyz booked their spot with a 2-1 win...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP)Liverpool signed left back Andy Robertson from Hull yesterday, filling a problematic position for the English Premier League team and continuing a stunning rise to prominence for the...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AM

MILAN, Italy (AP)Nothing is impossible. That's AC Milan's new unofficial slogan following Leonardo Bonucci's surprise transfer from defending six-time Serie A champion Juventus.Presenting fans to Bonucci via Weibo yesterday, Milan CEO Marco Fassone...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AMLivingston Scott

Local coaches, Rudolph Speid of Cavalier and Omar Edwards of Tivoli Gardens gave Theodore Whitmore the thumbs up for getting his tactics spot on in their 2-1 win over Canada in the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday.The Reggae Boyz...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AMAinsley Walters

WARTIME reports off a two-month layup in this afternoon's 10th race with good form to recommend against 12 rivals in a restricted allowance for four-year-olds, non-winners of three races.The War Marshall-Time Crisis filly has been reunited with...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AMJermaine Lannaman

Title-holders Melbourne CC and the Jamaica Defence Force will square off today in the final of the Jamaica Cricket Association's Senior Cup at Sabina Park.A showdown between the top two teams in local two-day cricket in recent years, the encounter...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AM

Volleyball is at the heart of practically everything for Sasha-Lee Wallen. So there is nothing strange about her wanting the CAZOVA Women's Championship to provide the stage for the sport to take-off in the country."I really hope this tournament...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AMJoel Campbell

MONTE CARLO, Monaco:COMING INTO the Monaco Diamond League ranked third gave Kimberly Williams all the motivation she needed to pit her skills against the series competition leaders.The odds were always stacked in the favour of the eventual winner...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AMRachid Parchment

National senior men's football team head coach Theodore Whitmore said that he was pleased with the Reggae Boyz' 2-1 win over Canada in their CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-final match on Thursday night, but he wished they had made more of their chances...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AM

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP):With its best players absent, Mexico has been anything but dominant in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.Still, "El Tri" is moving on to the tournament's semifinals.A goal by Rodolfo Pizarro just over three minutes...

Published:Saturday | July 22, 2017 | 7:00 AMRaymond Graham

Tissana Hickling and Kevin Nedrick won medals for Jamaica on yesterday's opening day of the Junior Pan Am Championships in Trujillo, Peru.Hickling picked up silver in the girls' long jump after finishing second with 6.36m metres. America Tara Davis...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:09 PMLivingston Scott

Jamaica's female beach footballers have booked their place in the gold medal match at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas after securing their third straight win of the tournament yesterday. They whipped Turk and Caicos 11-2.In their opening...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:27 PMRaymond Graham

Five Jamaicans, led by overseas-based sprint hurdler Damion Thomas, have advanced to the finals of their events set for later today following competition in today's morning first session of the X1X  Junior Pan Am Championships in Trujillo...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:49 AM

Jamaica's Ramone Lindo advanced to the boys' 400 metres final at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) when he finished second in 48.25 seconds in heat one at the Bahamas Stadium yesterday. Lindo finished behind Zambia's Kennedy...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:22 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Rugby League Association (JRLA) director Romeo Monteith is optimistic about the Reggae Warriors' chances against the United States Hawks in their Americas Championship match tomorrow at Hodges Field, Jacksonville, Florida.Jamaica made...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:18 AMJoel Campbell

KENDRA HARRISON hasn't ruled out going back to the 400m hurdles once she has achieved her goal at next month's World Championships in London.The diminutive sprint hurdler missed out on the 100m hurdles at the Rio Olympic Games last year after...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:00 AM

DURBAN, South Africa, CMC:West Indies Under-19s head coach, Graeme West, has praised the resolve of his players after they produced a sterling comeback to snatch a dramatic last-over victory over South Africa Under-19s and take the five-match Youth...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:00 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP):Anibal Godoy headed David Guzman's free kick into his own net in the 77th minute, giving Costa Rica a 1-0 victory over Panama on Wednesday night and a berth in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals.Guzman took a free kick from about 35...

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