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Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:13 AM

LONDON,England:(CMC):Cricket's world governing body, the ICC, is investigating an approach made to Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer to fix parts of the recent two-Test series against the West Indies.Media reports yesterday said that Cremer had...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:13 AMAinsley Walters

MR AMBASSADOR easily won yesterday's 1300-metre Cecil C. Charlton Memorial feature race, finishing almost four lengths ahead of 7-1 outsider DINNER BY SEVEN. Partnered by three-kilo claiming apprentice, Oneil Scott, MR AMBASSADOR went off as the...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:12 AM

ROME (AP):Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura was fired yesterday, two days after the Azzurri's failure to qualify for the World Cup. Meanwhile, the refusal of football federation president Carlo Tavecchio to resign was met with protest at a summit...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:12 AM

To be honest with you, I was shocked by the sacking of Frank De Boer just four matches into the English Premier League (EPL)season at Crystal Palace. Brought in to bring a new style of football to Palace, the Dutchman was ditched unceremoniously....

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRaymond Graham

Defending champions Excelsior and St Catherine High will meet in the top-of the table Group One Urban ISSA Senior Netball match today as the penultimate set of matches in the Second Round get underway at St Andrew High school starting at 10:30 a.m....

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMNodley Wright

"It was historic. Euphoric, hard to put into words," were the first words that popped out of the mouth of Warren Barrett, captain of the historic Reggae Boyz team, the first from the English-speaking Caribbean to qualify for the football World Cup....

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMJermaine Lannaman

Returning captain Nikita Miller believes it will be a tight contest when the Jamaica Scorpions face unbeaten Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the Regional Four-Day Championship at Warner Park in St Kitts and Nevis today.The match-up will see the...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) goalkeeper Jeadine White turned in a brilliant all-round performance to lead his team into the semi-finals of the ISSA/Flow Manning Cup competition.White was a focal point in his team's exciting 4-3 penalty...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) President Christopher Samuda has said that he believes that Olympian Nesta Carter will be cleared of any wrongdoing despite testing positive for a banned substance retrospectively found in his urine sample from the...

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Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

Head coach of Jamaica's Under-20 women's team, Lorne Donaldson, has described the playing of two warm-up matches this week, ahead of the CONCACAF Caribbean qualifiers, as a "less than ideal" situation.The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) has...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMMarc Stamp

St Andrew Technical High's (STATHS) coach Phillip Williams and St George's College's Neville Bell are both unconcerned about the one-day delay to the Manning Cup play-off game between both schools.Both teams are hunting the last spot in the Manning...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

ROME (AP):Out with the old guard and in with the new.Italy's national football team needs a serious injection of youth to recover from its failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades.Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, defender...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CONCACAF will be hosting its third, annual Women's Football Day on Saturday, November 18. The Women's Football Day unites all members in the confederation to inspire women and girls to play football.The Jamaica Football Federation has committed to...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, (CMC):Jamaican forward Devon Williams provided the all-important assist as Louisville City FC scored late to snatch a 1-0 victory over Swope Park Rangers and lift the United Soccer League Cup on Monday night.Playing before a 14...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

KARACHI, Pakistan, (CMC)Darren Sammy will oversee Peshawar Zalmi's title defence after being appointed captain of the franchise for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League set to bowl off next February.The two-time Twenty20 World Cup-winning...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON, England (AP):The United States has been waiting 10 years for a win at the ATP Finals, few thought Jack Sock would be the man to deliver it.The No. 8-seeded player defeated Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic 5-7, 6-2, 7-6 (4) yesterday.Sock lost...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

Jamaica Golf Association (JGA) president, Peter Chin, expects that the revived Jamaica Open, scheduled for December 6-9 at the Half Moon hotel in Montego Bay, will be the biggest in recent memory.Speaking at the press launch at the Caymanas Golf and...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

STORMING, an 82-1 upset winner on October 25, faces an old rival, MR AMBASSADOR, in this afternoon's Cecil C. Charlton Memorial at 1300 metres.MR AMBASSADOR beat STORMING, by almost four lengths, at 1200 metres on July 1. However, she was slowly...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, (CMC):Wicketkeeper B.J. Watling has been included in a 12-man squad to face West Indies in next month's first Test but doubts remain over his fitness, as he continues to battle a hip injury.New Zealand Cricket said yesterday...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

The 2017 National Table Tennis Championships will now be contested on December 16 and 17 and reigning national champion Simon Tomlinson has set his sights on winning a third men's singles title.Tomlinson has just won a tournament in the United...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

National hockey coaches Nicholas Brown and Christine Bartley foresee hard work for their players as they get ready for the 2018 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games.Jamaica successfully negotiated last week's CAC qualifying tournament at the...

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