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  • Pick me! Whyte has unfinished business at C'wealth games

    March 12, 2018 5:00 AM 9

    Annsert Whyte, the former 400m hurdles national champion, is hoping that selectors will add his name to the team that will be representing Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games next month on the Gold Coast in Australia after he turned back a good field in the event at the G.C. Foster Classics- Digicel Grand Prix Final at the National Stadium on Saturday

  • Miller: Was the right game to score!

    March 12, 2018 5:00 AM 12

    Ryan Miller broke a 10-match goal drought to lead the University of the West Indies (UWI) FC to a 2-1 win against his former club, Cavalier SC, in the Red Stripe Premier League at the UWI Mona Bowl yesterday. Akeem Thenstead scored in the 12th minute, and Miller added the decisive goal in the 23rd minute for a 2-0 half-time lead. Cavalier fought back courtesy

  • 'I think I can run fast again'

    March 11, 2018 4:29 AM 10

    Three years after he surprisingly crashed out of the semi-finals of the 400 metres at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, after running a brilliant 43.93 seconds in the preliminaries to erase Jermaine Gonzales' national record, Rusheen McDonald has been working hard to prove that his sub-44 seconds effort was no fluke. "That was a good race, but it could

  • Woods takes another big step, trails by two at Innisbrook

    March 10, 2018 5:00 AM 6

    Tiger Woods put on a show before thousands of fans at the Valspar Championship. Canadian Corey Conners settled for a quiet afternoon and the lead. Gaining momentum with every round, Woods looked sharp yesterday with four birdies and kept a clean card at Innisbrook until his last hole. He still shot a 3-under 68 and was two shots out of the lead going

  • Intriguing girls 400m expected

    March 10, 2018 5:00 AM 7

    A week ago at the Carifta Trials, the Hydel pair of Shian Salmon and Cherokee Young were involved in a close tussle with St Andrew High's Janielle Josephs, before Salmon came out on top in 52.73 seconds in the 400m ahead of her teammate, who was second in 52.84 seconds, with Josephs taking third in 53.56 seconds. In that race, Josephs actually took the lead when the athletes

  • Crucial Appeal to slam rivals in 10th race

    March 10, 2018 5:00 AM 5

    Course specialist CRUCIAL APPEAL must be the horse to beat after being plunged down in class on an $850,000 optional claiming tag in this afternoon's tenth race at 1000 metres straight, the eight-year-old's favourite distance. Running among overnight allowance horses last December, CRUCIAL APPEAL made all at 1000 metres straight to beat PRINCESS EMANUELLE

  • Weir explains change of heart about retirement

    March 10, 2018 1:43 AM 6

    Olympic 200m bronze medalist Warren Weir has sought to dispel the notion that he has retired from the sport of track and field. After failing to advance from the first round of the men's 200 metres at the London World Championships last summer, Weir had indicated he would be hanging up his national gear. But speaking on Hitz 92 FM's Girls Sports Club on Friday

  • SDF moving to expand improvement programme for schools

    March 9, 2018 4:45 AM 16

    General manager of the Sports Development Foundation (SDF) Denzil Wilks says that his association is currently reviewing the High School Sports Infrastructure Improvement Programme (HSSIP) to see how it can better assist secondary school sports programmes across the island. The HSSIP, which was launched in 2014, assisted a number of schools in implementing

  • Holder and Brathwaite shine as Windies beat PNG at World Cup qualifiers

    March 8, 2018 9:22 PM 20

    West Indies captain Jason Holder finished a run away from a maiden One Day International century as the Caribbean side recovered from an early scare to beat Papua New Guinea by six wickets in their Group 'A' World Cup qualifier in Harare on Thursday morning. Holder was left unbeaten on 99 and with him Shai Hope 49, as the Windies recovered from 58- 4 to reach

  • ISSA president revives debate about future change to 'Champs' schedule

    March 8, 2018 9:22 PM 18

    President of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Dr Walton Small has revived talks about possible changes to the schedule for the Boys and Girls Athletics Championships. Dr Small who was speaking following the launch of this year’s event on Wednesday, said there was the possibility of a change in schedule for future championships. However