Sherone Simpson, the fastest woman in 2006, was Jamaica’s best-placed athlete at yesterday’s Nike Prefontaine Track and Field Classic held in Eugene, Oregon.
Rivoli United yesterday hammered Wadadah 11-0 in their final play-off game to return to the country’s top football competition, the National Premier League.
Raiders United recorded its first victory of the Jamaica Hockey Federation’s Men’s Premier League yesterday with a 4-2 victory over Combined Colleges at the Mona Hockey turf.
Jamaican overseas-based utility player Tyrone Marshall will join the national squad in Grenada today.
Sprinters Sherone Simpson, Kerron Stewart and Michael Frater head a list of five Jamaicans slated to compete Sunday at the 2008 Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon.
West Indies captain Chris Gayle is expected to return for the third and final Digicel Test against world cricket champion Australia at Kensington Oval in Barbados starting next Thursday.
Jamaican sprint sensation Asafa Powell is among the big names invited to compete at the June 20 to 22 Sagicor National Open Track and Field Championships at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Trinidad.
Trinidad and Tobago’s top all-time striker Stern John may miss the international friendly against Jamaica.
The finals of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association/Jamaica Hockey Federation Under-14 school competitions are scheduled to take place this afternoon.
Jamaican all-rounder Gareth Breese yesterday guided defending champions Durham to a one-wicket victory over Nottinghamshire in their Friends Provident Trophy quarterfinal match at Chester-Le-Street in England.
Meadhaven United have qualified for the country’s top football competition, the National Premier League.
Four cities were picked as finalists yesterday for the 2016 Olympics, setting the stage for a high-profile bidding contest between candidates from United States, South America, Europe and Asia.
The Reggae Boyz have moved up seven spots to 98 in the latest edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.
The West Indies cricket team was fined for its slow over-rate in the second Test against Australia, which ended in a draw yesterday at the Sir Vivian Cricket Stadium in Antigua.
The prolific West Indies left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul has broken into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings for the first time.
Marlon King hit a double last night to lead Jamaica to a comprehensive 5-1 victory over St Vincent and the Grenadines in their friendly international football match at the National Stadium.
Former American sprinter Antonio Pettigrew will return the Olympic relay gold medal he won in 2000 after admitting to doping during the Sydney Games.
Defending champions Jamalco defeated Tivoli ‘A’ 56-49 last night in Game One of the best-of-three-finals of the Jamaica Netball Association’s Berger Paints Super League.
The four-man Cayman Islands boxing team is scheduled to arrive in the country today for the fourth event in the Burger King Boxing series which is set for tomorrow.
World Number Four Serena Williams crashed out of the French Open after suffering a shock 6-4, 6-4 third round defeat to Katarina Srebotnik today at Roland Garros in Paris.
Former West Indies captain Jimmy Adams is the new president of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA).
Jamaican sprinters Michael Frater and Kerron Stewart have been listed to compete in the sprint races at the Golden League meet in Berlin, Germany on Sunday.
Athletics coach Jamaican Trevor Graham was found guilty yesterday of one count of lying to federal investigators about his relationship with a steroids dealer.