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  • Bailey, Butler decline national team invitation

    March 8, 2018 9:10 PM 20

    The management Phoenix All Stars Football Academy has turned down the invitation extended by the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)Â to players Leon Bailey and Kyle Butler to be a part of the national senior men's football team for its upcoming friendly international match against Antigua and Barbuda at Sabina Park on March 25. In an email to national

  • West Indies too strong for PNG

    March 8, 2018 4:37 PM 12

    West Indies defeated Papua New Guinea by six wickets, in their second Group A match of the ICC World Cup qualifiers at Old Hararians on Thursday. PNG were bowled out for 200 runs off 42.4 overs, with Assad Vala top scoring with 57 runs. He received support from Tony Ura 37, Mahuru Dai 35 and Norman Vanua 35; this against the bowling of Carlos Brathwaite

  • Grace signs new contract with ISSA for 'Champs'

    March 8, 2018 3:59 AM 10

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Grace Kennedy, Don Wehby has sought to give assurance to ISSA that the Boys and Girls Athletics Championships will be fully supported for the better part of the next 10 years with the announcement that his company has committed over half a billion dollars to the event. The 2018 ISSA Grace Kennedy Boys and Girls Championships

  • Hetmyer ... Youngster thrilled with Gayle partnership

    March 7, 2018 4:42 AM 15

    Rookie West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer was understandably thrilled after notching his maiden one-day International hundred but said it was batting with superstar Chris Gayle that had fulfilled one of his childhood dreams. The 21-year-old Hetmyer top-scored with 127, while fellow left-hander Gayle pummeled 123 as West Indies notched their fourth highest

  • Cavalier held by 'Red Brigade" in Monday night RSPL action

    March 7, 2018 3:36 AM 10

    Although moving into the top four, Cavalier FC's coach Rudolph Speid has expressed disappointment with their 1-1 draw with relegated Boys’ Town in their Red Stripe Premier League match on Monday night at the Stadium East Field. Jamiel Hardware gave Boys’ Town the lead in the 69th minute before an own goal from Anthony Dawes in the 75th levelled things

  • One runner-up position for Jamaica at International Badminton Champs

    March 5, 2018 3:13 PM 14

    The Jamaican pair of Gareth Henry and Samuel Ricketts lost in the men’s doubles final 21-17, 21-17 to the Indian duo of Kona Turan and Saurabh Sharma at the Jamaica International Badminton Tournament at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Sunday. This was the only Jamaican team in the final as the mixed doubles team of Christine Leyow and Garron Palmer

  • Taylor among highlights on final day of Carifta Trials

    March 5, 2018 3:13 PM 13

    World youth medallists Christopher Taylor of Calabar High , Kevona Davis of Edwin Allen and Vere Technical's Sanique Walker were among the highlights on Sunday's 3rd and final day of the Carifta Trials held at the National Stadium. Taylor landed the Under-20 boys 200 metres in 20.42 seconds; Davis completed the double among Under-20 girls after landing

  • Five J'cans win on US collegiate circuit

    March 5, 2018 5:00 AM 13

    There were five Jamaican wins at two separate college indoor track and field championships in the United States over the weekend . Sean Bailey, Shian Hyde, and Sanjay Lawrence all triumphed at the Junior College Championships in Lubbock, Texas, while in Pittsburg, Kansas, Telisa Brisco and Shadae Hylton took gold at the National Association of Intercollegiate

  • UTech Jamaica launches press

    March 4, 2018 5:47 AM 20

    T he University of Technology, Jamaica has launched an academic publishing house to promote the distribution of its scholarly research. In a ceremony at the new Shared Facilities Building on the campus two Thursdays ago, university president Professor Stephen Vasciannie told members of the academic and administrative staff present to witness the historic

  • Hero CPL finals to be in T&T 2018-2020

    March 4, 2018 5:00 AM 25

    The Hero Caribbean Premier League Finals will be hosted by Trinidad & Tobago for the next three years. In a release yesterday, Hero CPL said that it had signed a staging agreement with the Government of Trinidad and Tobago that will see the final two matches of the tournament take place in the country between 2018 and 2020. The semi-finals and final