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Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP): Barcelona retained the Spanish league title yesterday, crushing Valladolid 4-0 at Camp Nou stadium in their final game of the season to win the championship for a 20th time. Lionel Messi scored twice in the second half, adding to Luis...

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (CMC):Jamaican jockey Shaun Bridgmohan captured the $100,000 Matt Winn Stakes on Saturday when he rode the three-year-old colt Thisskyhasnolimit to victory at Churchill Downs.The 30-year-old Bridgmohan produced a furious late rally...

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Former Kingston College athlete Alain Bailey produced a world-leading 8.35 metres to win the men's long jump on Saturday for the University of Arkansas at the NCAA Division One Southeastern Conference (SEC) Track and Field...

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP): Chelsea's players set their sights on winning the club's first Champions League title, after delivering the London club's first double.Chelsea defended their FA Cup title on Saturday by beating Portsmouth 1-0 - a week after capturing their...

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP): American sprinter Tyson Gay broke a 44-year-old world mark for the 200 metres on a straight track. Gay ran 19.41 seconds into a slight headwind yesterday on a specially constructed track in Manchester, shaving 0.09 off Tommie...

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): A clinical England thrashed favourites Australia by seven wickets yesterday to clinch the World Twenty20 title and end their 35-year wait for a global cricket trophy....

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Harbour View waltzed outside of the Edward Seaga Sports Complex with their shiny new Digicel Premier League trophy in hand after pouring salt into the bruised pride of dethroned champions Tivoli Gardens...

Published:Monday | May 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

National player Jevaughn Watson unleashed a 20-yard beauty that scored to help Sporting Central Academy beat Rivoli 2-1 and secure their place in the next season's Digicel Premier League. Watson's goal was the tiebreaker...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

St Andrew blew away all challengers to retain their title at the 27th Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA)/Sagicor National Primary, All-Age and Junior High Schools Championships, which concluded yesterday at the National Stadium. This is St Andrew's 16th hold on the title.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

PATRICK SMELLIE's HE'S REALLY OK has less pace to contend with in this afternoon's 1820-metre Bonnie Blue Flag Trophy and should again get the better of old rival AD INFINITUM, as he did in the February 27 Legal Light Trophy at the same distance.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Veteran bridge player and Mandeville resident Ripton Savin doesn't compete often in Kingston, but when he does he's usually deadly, as he was in Monday's leg of the Horace Payne Memorial when he paired with fellow veteran Balmain Brown to produce the round of the week (63.89 per cent) to win.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell recovered from a poor start to win the 100 metres yesterday with a wind-aided time of 9.81 seconds at the inaugural Diamond League meet in Doha.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is not wasting any time as it looks to secure the additional US$400,000 needed from FIFA's Goal Project to commence work on Phase two its football academy, which is being erected on the campus of the Univer-sity of the West Indies, Mona.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Chelsea may be overwhelming favourites to complete a league and cup double, but they are not taking victory over Portsmouth's threadbare squad for granted, in today's FA Cup final.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Striker Kamille Griffiths scored twice as defending champions St Andrew High retained the Jamaica Hockey Federation (JHF) schoolgirls' Under-16 hockey title with a 2-0 win over Convent of Mercy, Alpha Academy, at the Mona hockey turf on Wednesday.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The World Cup kicks off in South Africa in less than a month, and what awaits hundreds of thousands of visitors is a nation of contrasts.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It is the cruellest cut in football, the guillotine that axes dreams. One moment, a player thinks, hopes, is led to believe that he might be heading to the World Cup. Then comes a knock on the door or the uncomfortable meeting in the manager's room. Sorry, the coach will say, we have to trim the squad. It's the rules. You're out.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's Phillip Prendergast, who had the best score for the second day running, holds a four-point lead in the major segment going into today's third and final day of the 15th annual Caribbean Classic Golf Tournament, which is being played in Montego Bay on the resort town's three premier courses - Cinnamon Hill, White Witch and Half Moon.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

South African prison officials say they are ready to clear out cells to make space for World Cup troublemakers.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

West Indies women's quest for a spot in the World Twenty20 Championship final finished in disappointment yesterday, when they slid to a 56-run defeat to New Zealand.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

HOSTS Jamaica are preparing to face the world's top five taekwondo teams at the National Indoor Sports Centre on July 4, in a showdown for the International Sports Karate Association (ISKA) Gold Cup.

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Michael Hussey slammed three sixes in the final over yesterday to blast Australia to a thrilling three-wicket victory with one ball to spare over Pakistan in the ICC World Twenty20 semi-finals.

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 5:25 PM

Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell of Jamaica recovered from a poor start to win the 100 metres today with a wind-aided time of 9.81 seconds at the inaugural Diamond League meet in Doha.

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 5:25 PM

St Andrew easily retained the Jamaica Teachers’ Association/Sagicor National Primary, All-Age and Junior High Schools Championships at the National Stadium.

Published:Friday | May 14, 2010 | 1:26 PM

Former 100-metre world record holder Asafa Powell of Jamaica opened his international season with an impressive 9.75 seconds to win Heat Two of the men’s 100 metres at the first meet of the newly created Diamond League at Doha today.

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