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Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

WESTERN WARRIOR's searing speed around the bends clearly separates him from his five rivals, all of whom will stay the distance but don't have the pace to beat him at 1820 metres in this afternoon's United Racehorse Trainers Association of Jamaica (...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Chelsea's Italian coach Antonio Conte has dismissed any possibility that he could take up the vacant Italy job after Gian Pero Ventura was fired following the country's failure to qualify for next year's World Cup in Russia.Conte - who guided Italy...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Sweden's amazing qualification to the 2018 World Cup in Russia has led to suggestions that star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could come out of retirement for the showpiece event.The country's 1-0 aggregate win over Italy has been dominated by reports...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba will return to Manchester United's squad after long-term injuries for the English Premier League match against Newcastle today, boosting the attacking options of a team that has struggled...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Major League Soccer's attendance is up and fan interest is booming, even if television broadcasts are far less popular and some young Americans would rather play in Europe.MLS averaged 22,000 in attendance for the first time in its...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The finals of the MILO/KSAFA Under-13 and the Nesfruty/KSAFA Under-15 competitions will be played tomorrow at the Constant Spring Sports Complex.In the Under-13 final, Real Mona will face Harbour View at 2 p.m. before Santos...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Hamar Dayes was remembered as a multisports personality, especially during his years at Calabar High School, where he not only captained the Sunlight Cup cricket team and lawn tennis team, but also played in the Manning Cup during the 1960s.He also...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Brazilian great Kaka believes he could follow in the foot steps Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid and enjoy success with Milan as a coach."Why not?"he asked.The midfielder is a free agent after leaving American side Orlando City, and the World Cup...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

Ask Dennis Jumpp about the Rusea's High School 1992 schoolboy season and a smile appears."It brings a lot of joy to my heart, knowing that at the outset we were trying to make the 1991 wrongs right. We realised that the effort that we made to make...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Reigning ISSA/Flow Manning Cup champions Jamaica College (JC) will be aiming for their second consecutive victory over rivals Kingston College (KC) when both teams meet in today's eagerly anticipated semi-final of the ISSA/Flow Super Cup competition...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Kingston College's (KC) head coach Ludlow Bernard said they are cautiously optimistic ahead of today's big semi-final clash against rivals Jamaica College (JC) in the ISSA/Flow Super Cup competition at Sabina Park.The Purples will be aiming for...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMHoward Hamilton

Not for the reasons most people think, but horse racing on Sundays might be coming to Caymanas Park real soon.All over the world some of the most prestigious thoroughbred championship races are held on a Sunday: The Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Japan...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican entrepreneur Jermaine Young's Fitness for Life (FFL) brand has joined the "Stars of the East" to launch their product line in his homeland.The St Thomas-native was introduced to the club through his friend and former HVFC midfielder,...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Omar 'Rambo' Wedderburn says that his St Elizabeth Technical team is relishing the challenge of leading the rural area school's charge into today's semi-finals of the ISSA/Flow Super Cup competition.STETHS, who are the only remaining rural area team...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Having defeated Ben Francis Knockout champions Clarendon College in last weekend's quarter-finals, surprise team Calabar will enter today's semis in the ISSA/Flow Super Cup against St Elizabeth Technical High oozing in confidence.The Red Hills road-...

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON:The Alliance Buccaneer Memorial Golf Tournament is on today and tomorrow at the Caymanas Golf and Country Club.Golfers will tee off between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. each day.The tournament features two different competitions running concurrently....

Published:Saturday | November 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, (CMC):An unbroken, half-century stand between Leeward Islands Hurricanes captain Rahkeem Cornwall and rookie Terence Warde helped their side recover from a mid-innings crisis triggered by the left-arm spin of Jamaica Scorpions...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda has highlighted that qualified Jamaican athletes and Para-lympians from every sporting discipline will benefit from a recently signed memorandum of understanding with the Tottori...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC):Jamaica-born umpire Alex Knight earned the highest mark of 97.5 per cent in the West Indies Cricket Umpires Association practical and oral examinations.The Bermuda Cricket Umpires Association said that Knight, a resident...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has declared himself fit for the English Premier League match at Leicester on Saturday after experiencing dizziness during an international game for Argentina.The 29-year-old Aguero was...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

It was another good win for defending senior champions Excelsior as the Christopher Smart-coached team defeatedSt Catherine High 48-38 to pick up their fourth consecutive win as the penultimate set of matches in the second round of the ISSA Urban...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI, Florida (CMC):CONCACAF is seeking to help resolve an issue that has plagued the development of the game in the region.The governing body for the game in North America, Central America and the Caribbean will launch a new Nations League...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

Though she sees bright hope for the future, Jamaica's captain, Sauwana Gordon, left last week's Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Games hockey qualifying tournament bitterly disappointed.Speaking hours after her team's loss in the tournament final...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NOTTINGHAM, England (CMC):Teams continue to line up to hire West Indies all-rounder AndrÈ Russell when his anti-doping whereabouts violation ban comes to a conclusion next January.Russell already has one contract lined up after Pakistan Super League...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Interim president of the Jamaica Cycling Federation Dennis Chung said that the lack of support from the association's members is the main reason behind his decision not to offer himself for election at this Sunday's annual general meeting (AGM).Chung...

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