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Published:Wednesday | January 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SWANSEA, Wales (AP):Fernando Llorente marked his first Premier League start for Tottenham with a goal against former club Swansea in a 2-0 win yesterday.The Spanish striker started ahead of Harry Kane, who had been ill in recent days, and pounced in...

Published:Wednesday | January 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Waterhouse Football Club's rapid improvement under coach Donovan Duckie has seen the Drewsland-based club jump from being rooted in the relegation zone early in the 2017-18 season to become a settled top-six team.After four wins, four draws, and two...

Published:Wednesday | January 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC):Sports authorities here are confident that Guyana will get the nod as one of the official host venues for this year's Women's Twenty20 World Cup.The country has put in a bid for the government-owned National Stadium to host...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:51 AM

MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (CMC): Any hopes West Indies entertained of rebounding to win their three-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand were dashed when rain wiped out the second match here yesterday. The adverse weather, which had...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The year 2017 is over. Gone. Never to return, except in our memories. What we can do about 2017, however, is to reflect on the year that was, mainly to find out how can we learn from mistakes made and, ultimately, how can we do better in 2018.In...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Australian cricket captain and top-order batsman Steve Smith is, without a modicum of doubt, the top batsman in Test cricket today. The 28-year-old has been the epitome of consistency during his seven-year international career, compiling one of the...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Foster's Fairplay begins 2018 by wishing the newspaper's editorial team, its readers, and all those associated with the column and its publication a Happy New Year and the richest blessings that you all would wish for yourselves.With January of each...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMTony Becca

Allie Binns, the former Jamaica and West Indies wicket-keeper /batsman, died in Fort Lauderdale on Friday after suffering from an earlier stroke.Binns, who was born on July 24, 1929, first played for Melbourne, then St George's College Old Boys,...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMLivingston Scott

National 400m champion Nathon Allen said his mother played a big role in him deciding not enter the professional circuit after an outstanding 2017 track and field season.Allen, who started Auburn University in January last year, was fifth in the...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Communications director of Netball Jamaica (NJ) Wayne Lewis said that the organisation will be moving very swiftly in naming the coaches of the national senior women's team.The contracts of both Sasher-Gaye Henry and Marvette Anderson, who were both...

Published:Tuesday | January 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

FAVOURITES dominated two of three feature races yesterday, while the 1300-metre New Year's Day Trophy was won by 5-2 chance DILIGENT, trained by Patrick Lynch, who had five winners on last week's Boxing Day programme.DILIGENT stormed through on the...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:12 AM

LAUNCESTON, Tasmania, CMC - Teenage batting star Hayley Matthews was among the runs in a losing cause here yesterday as her West Indies Women's skipper, Stafanie Taylor, snatched a four-wicket haul to fire Sydney Thunder to a convincing seven-wicket...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

For some 22 years now, West Indies cricket, or rather, Windies Cricket, has been at the bottom of world cricket.In fact, since around 2000, the Windies has been at rock bottom, in the company of Bangladesh, a little above Zimbabwe, now almost...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was under scrutiny for the first time this season after the team dropped further out of Premier League title contention with a 0-0 draw at home to Southampton yesterday.With their...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

ABU DHABI, UAE (AP):Serena Williams lost in her return to tennis after giving birth in September, beaten by French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in an exhibition yesterday and still unsure if she will defend her Australian Open title.Williams...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMRobert Bailey

Orville Powell, the president of Red Stripe Premier League strugglers Montego Bay United, said he is very confident that they will win this season's competition despite his team's poor early season form.Montego Bay, who are last year's beaten...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Damani Ralph, agent of national defender Kemar 'Taxi' Lawrence, says a number of European clubs, including 19-time Turkish Super League winners Fenerbahce SK and six-time winners Trabzonspor, are interested in his client.Lawrence, who plays for the...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMHubert Lawrence

Richard Davidson, whose players have won gold and silver at consecutive stagings of the Caribbean Region Mini and Pre-Cadet Table Tennis Championships, has labelled German Mathias Landfried the best coach he has ever seen.The assessment follows a...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP):Even though he stepped out of bounds on the play, Giannis Antetokounmpo's basket, with 1.3 seconds left counted, and that's all that mattered to the Milwaukee Bucks.Antetokounmpo scored 23 points - including what proved to be a...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC):Legendary former captain Sir Vivian Richards believes that someone in the current West Indies set-up should have picked up on fast bowler Ronsford Beaton's suspect action before he reached international level.Beaton was...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Past The Finishing PostTrack: Good Weather: FineSWEET RUCKUS TROPHYRace 1 1400 M (Purse $1,000,000) NB...

Published:Sunday | December 31, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

Vastly improved MARVELLOUS MARVA yesterday ran on in deep stretch to overhaul ORPHEUS in the Gladiator Trophy, powering home by a length and a half in the 1400-metre feature.Trained by Philip Feanny, the grey filly clocked 1:26.1 for the distance,...

Published:Saturday | December 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMRachid Parchment

Christine Morris is a life coach who specialises in helping athletes get over mental obstacles to get better performances out of themselves in their various sporting disciplines.Although she was born in Manchester, England, to Jamaican parents,...

Published:Saturday | December 30, 2017 | 12:00 AMAinsley Walters

ORPHEUS should show his versatility in this afternoon's 1400-metre Gladiator Trophy, tackling a useful bunch, including ANOTHER BULLET as well as the up-in-class pair of BLUE DIXIE and MARVELLOUS MARVA - both strong winners last time out.Despite...

Published:Saturday | December 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The 25th staging of the Purewater/JC/R. Danny Williams Development meet will be held at the school grounds, 189 Old Hope Road, on January 6. Start time is 8:30 a.m.The Purewater/JC/R. Danny Williams is one of the...

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