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  • Young Reggae Girls suffer heart-breaking loss to USA

    January 22, 2018 2:07 PM

    Jamaica's Under- 20 Reggae Girls World Cup hopes were dashed when they lost 2-1 to the USA in a dramatic Group ‘B’ match at the CONCACAF Championship in Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday. Trailing 1-0 at half time, the young Jamaicans roared back to equalize in the 89th minute through Jadyn Matthews but the Americans would break the hearts of the Jamaican

  • Windies U-19 to contest Plate League quarter finals at Youth World Cup

    January 22, 2018 2:07 PM

    The West Indies Under 19s will face their Irish counterparts in the Plate League quarter-finals of the ICC Youth World Cup in Lincoln, New Zealand on Tuesday. The Windies who finished 3rd in Group ‘A’, play the Irish who finished bottom of Group ‘D’. Ireland's only win in the tournament thus far has been a 4 run victory over Afghanistan on Saturday

  • JFF names squad for Turkey trip

    January 22, 2018 5:00 AM

    Jamaica's national senior men's team will travel to Turkey to face World Cup-bound South Korea with a 20-member squad made up of players based locally and in the United States. A total of 14 players from the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) have been selected as the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) continues to give opportunity to local players

  • Sagicor Sigma Run early registration closes tomorrow

    January 22, 2018 5:00 AM

    Sigma Corporate Run participants are being encouraged to take advantage of the early registration period for the 2017 Run, which will end Tuesday. Early registration gives individual participants a reduced entry fee of $1,200 to secure a spot in the staple event. After Tuesday, registration is $1,500 for each individual. Official registration closes

  • UCC partners with TGL to offer professional training in sales

    January 21, 2018 5:44 AM

    COMMENCING March 2018, the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean (UCC) will offer professional development courses in sales, in partnership with Think Grow Lead (TGL) School of Sales and Sales Management. Under a recent partnership agreement, both institutions have established the new home of professional sales & sales management training. This programme

  • Be your child's parent, not a best friend

    January 21, 2018 5:44 AM

    IT is a misconception that a parent can be a child's best friend. Friends are a group of people that generally have the same ideas and notions about life and are considered equals. Children and adults almost always have different ideas about what they should be doing, and are certainly not equals. Children will have many sets of friends throughout their

  • Aguero the hat-trick hero for Man City

    January 21, 2018 4:26 AM

    Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick to inspire runaway leaders Manchester City to a 3-1 home victory over Newcastle in the Premier League yesterday. The Argentina striker put City in front in the 34th minute before adding a second goal from the penalty spot in the 63rd. Jacob Murphy briefly worried home fans when he pulled one back for Newcastle in the 67th, but Aguero

  • Coleman breaks world indoor 60m record

    January 21, 2018 4:26 AM

    IAAF World Championships silver medallist Christian Coleman stunned the athletics world on Friday when he sped to a 6.37 world record over 60 metres at the Clemson Invitational in South Carolina. If ratified, his performance would take 0.02 off the world record that was set in 1998 - and then equalled in 2001 - by fellow American Maurice Greene

  • Busy day for track and field

    January 20, 2018 5:08 AM

    TODAY will be one of the busiest on the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) 2018 calendar as five development meets are scheduled across the island. Two meets, the third staging of the McKenley/Wint Invitational and the Big Shot Invitational, will be held in the corporate area. Over in St Catherine G.C. Foster College will host the Central

  • Former Executive Director loses another court battle against JADCO

    January 20, 2018 4:04 AM

    The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), will now be moving full speed ahead to find a new Executive Director. The Court of Appeal has dismissed former Executive Director Carey Brown's application for leave to appeal the decision of High Court judge Kirk Anderson to deny him permission to challenge his sacking. Brown, had taken JADCO to court in an effort