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  • 'Difficult time' ... UWI continue to slide in RSPL

    December 3, 2018 4:52 AM 5

    UWI FC spiralled to their fourth successive defeat in the Red Stripe Premier League yesterday, going down 1-0 to the in-form Cavalier at UWI Bowl. Alex Marshall netted the only goal of the game, 25 minutes into the match, as Cavalier continued their streak in the opposite direction, securing their third straight win on the road. After 10 rounds of matches

  • No separating Saints, Red Devils

    December 2, 2018 5:00 AM 4

    It seemingly needs a sleepy start to a game to jolt Manchester United's players into action these days. Trailing 2-0 after 20 minutes against a team without a win in three months, United recovered to draw 2-2 for a result that leaves Jose Mourinho's side 16 points off the lead in the English Premier League (EPL) after just 14 games. That lead was extended

  • High drama at Diamond Mile as favourite She's A Maneater breaks loose at start

    December 1, 2018 10:42 PM 29

    The drama that was expected to unfold in the Diamond Mile at Caymanas Park was up-ended Saturday afternoon when 3-5 favourite She's A Maneater as declared a non-starter after breaking loose at the starting gates galloping a furlong, then jumping the dummy rail onto the infield. The four-year-old filly then raced towards vehicles parked in the vicinity

  • Never yielding! KC end 32 year Manning Cup drought with 3-2 win over STGC

    December 1, 2018 4:40 AM 7

    Kingston College's (KC) 32 years wait for the prestigious ISSA/Digicel Manning Cup title came to an end at the National Stadium last night after coming from behind to beat arch rival, St George's ironically by a 3-2 scoreline in a dramatic final. The first half took saw a game played at times at a pedestrian pace, and quite rightly, Damani Harris was left unmarked

  • All systems go for Reggae Marathon

    December 1, 2018 4:24 AM 6

    Among the overseas-based marathoners expected to participate in this weekend's Reggae Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K in Negril, are two runners from the Tottori Prefecture Marathon in Japan and nearly 400 from the Reggae Runnerz group of the USA. Other runners from more than 30 countries have confirmed their attendance. However, Diane Ellis, Sponsorship

  • Reggae Girls to face France, Germany or England at 2019 World Cup

    November 30, 2018 2:16 AM 6

    The Reggae Girlz will face one of France, Germany, England or Australia in the group stages of the FIFA Women's World Cup next year. The United States and Canada are also in Pot 1 but Jamaica will not face them in the group stages because they play in the same confederation. Jamaica was placed in pot four alongside Argentina, Chile, South Africa, Nigeria

  • JAAA adjusts to address Doha date

    November 29, 2018 4:39 AM 6

    Next year, the National Senior Championships will migrate from its usual late June slot to July 25 to 28 inside the National Stadium. That move is a response to the September 28 start date of the 2019 IAAF World Championships. These details were presented this week as part of the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) schedule for the upcoming

  • She's A Maneater gets outside draw for Diamond Mile

    November 28, 2018 11:26 PM 6

    Last year’s winner She's A Maneater, one of seven runners for champion trainer Wayne DaCosta, will break from the outside for the ultra-rich Diamond Mile to be run this Saturday at Caymanas Park. She's A Maneater, the reigning Horse of the Year who broke from post position four in winning last year's staging, will break from post position 12 for the fourth

  • Dacres and Atkinson headline Sports Foundation Awards nominees

    November 28, 2018 6:46 PM 8

    Commonwealth Games champion Fedrick Dacres and Shortcourse World Swimming champion Alia Atkinson headline the list of nominees for the RJR Gleaner Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year for 2018. Dacres had a fantastic year where he also secured top honours at the NACAC Championship, Diamond League Series and Continental Cup. The other

  • Top names listed for RJR National Sportsman, Sportswoman awards

    November 28, 2018 5:31 PM 4

    The RJR National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year will be announced during a ceremony at the same venue on January 18, 2019. Atkinson, the 2017 National Sportswoman of the Year awardee, won eight gold medals at the 2018 FINA World Cup and also topped the podium in record time at the CAC Games this year. He is joined among the male nominations by squash