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Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 8:11 PMOrville Higgins

Jamaica Scorpions are struggling on 202 for nine on Friday's opening day of the day/night Regional Four-day Championship cricket match against the Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park.   Assad Fudadin is not out on 75 while Reynard...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 5:07 PMOrville Higgins

The Jamaica Scorpions won the toss and have reached 96 for three at lunch on the opening day of the day/night Regional Four-day Championship cricket match against the Windward Islands Volcanoes at Sabina Park.   John Campbell was the first...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:21 AM

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - Four-time reigning champions Guyana Jaguars will not be intimidated by star-studded arch-rivals Barbados Pride, when the two teams meet in the third round of the Regional Four-Day Championship here today.Jaguars lead the...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:20 AM

OWINGS MILLS, Md (AP):Making the most of a second chance, Don Martindale has done an impressive job assembling and directing the top-ranked defence in the NFL.Combining an aggressive array of blitzes with bold coverage in the backfield, Martindale...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:19 AM

  ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – West Indies opener Kieran Powell has returned to lead Leeward Islands Hurricanes in their third round match of the Regional Four-Day Championship starting today. The left-hander missed the...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:06 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Liverpool can't now win the English Premier League unbeaten. Manchester City now have renewed hope of retaining the title. A title defence which was faltering a week ago is back on track for Pep Guardiola...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:02 AMRobert Bailey

Jamaica Scorpions will be seeking their first win in the Regional 4-Day competition when they take on the Windward Islands Volcanoes in their day/night encounter at Sabina Park. The match is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. The Scorpions will enter...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

TAMPA, Florida (AP):Prosecutors have decided not to pursue a domestic violence charge against Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster, though the NFL continues to review the matter....

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):Paul George got booed last season in Indianapolis because he left. He got booed by Lakers fans on Wednesday night because he never arrived.The Oklahoma City star learnt from the first experience and translated it into a performance...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

PHOENIX (AP):The Philadelphia 76ers were ready to go home from their trip west a little too early, and it almost cost them.Joel Embiid, playing despite a sore left knee, matched his season high with 42 points, 30 in the first half, and grabbed 18...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

MUNICH (AP):Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been omitted from Kicker magazine's winter rankings of the country's best players for the first time since 2007 because of a drop in performance.The Bayern Munich captain had been ruled out twice...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

PERTH, Australia (AP):Roger Federer relied on his trusted serve to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) yesterday to earn defending champion Switzerland a spot in the Hopman Cup final.The victory assured Switzerland's advancement, but Greece...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

BRISBANE, Australia (AP):Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Brisbane International on Wednesday to focus on being ready for the Australian Open, which will be his first competitive tournament since a knee injury forced him to retire from the US Open semi...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

So the curtain has closed on 2018, and what a fabulous year it was globally in the world of sports! France won the men's World Cup, Ronaldo headed to Italy after three successive Champions League titles, and the Golden State Warriors once again...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):It's probably now or maybe never for Atletico Madrid.The Spanish club will start 2019 under the highest expectations since coach Diego Simeone transformed the team from a chronic underachiever into a perennial title contender....

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The Reggae Girlz have secured another major sponsorship agreement for their Road to France Campaign. The Jamaica National Group is now a Platinum Partner of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)-led initiative.JFF President Michael Ricketts has...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) :Santi Cazorla enjoyed his finest night since returning to the Spanish league on Thursday as the veteran midfielder scored two goals to earn Villarreal a 2-2 home draw with Real Madrid.They were the 34-year-old Cazorla's first...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC):Media reports here say that former Test off-spinner Shane Shillingford has been suspended by Cricket West Indies (CWI) for an illegal action, ruling him out of the third round of the Regional Four-Day Championship, which...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AMElton Tucker/ Assistant Editor - Sports

Five-year-old mare TWILIGHT ERUPTION will give Sunrise-Six players a flying start in tomorrow's opening event, a 1400 metres race for five-year-olds and up non-winners of two.The Byron Davis-trained mare is enjoying very good form. She followed up a...

Published:Friday | January 4, 2019 | 12:00 AM

GLAND (AP):Against the backdrop of celebrations marking Michael Schumacher's 50th birthday on Thursday, the medical condition of Formula One's most successful driver remains just as fiercely guarded by his close family.More than five years after a...

Published:Thursday | January 3, 2019 | 12:22 AM

BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP):Bournemouth and Watford combined for six goals in 26 minutes in a 3-3 draw in the Premier League yesterday with Ryan Fraser having the final say as the hosts came from two goals down to rescue a point.In a wild first half,...

Published:Thursday | January 3, 2019 | 12:20 AM

MANCHESTER, England (AP):With Manchester United still scoreless after an hour at Newcastle, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was facing the first real challenge of his interim tenure at England's biggest club.His response showed that he just might have the same...

Published:Thursday | January 3, 2019 | 12:19 AMRobert Bailey/Gleaner Writer

Marvette Anderson, head coach of the Sunshine Girls, says that Jamaica's senior netballers have set their sights on winning the gold medal this year's World Championships, which will be held in Liverpool, England, from July 12-21.The Sunshine Girls...

Published:Thursday | January 3, 2019 | 12:18 AM

LONDON (AP):Chelsea dropped two points in their bid for a Champions League return as Southampton ground out a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge yesterday.Eden Hazard was twice denied by goalkeeper Angus Gunn, who was making his Premier League debut, and...

Published:Thursday | January 3, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Schumacher family asks for privacy GLAND, Switzerland (AP):Michael Schumacher's family has asked for understanding as it continues to keep details of his health private ahead of the seven-time Formula One champion's 50th birthday.In a...

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