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  • Jos Buttler shines again

    September 9, 2018 5:00 AM 9

    England's fast bowlers backed up an inspired innings from Buttler by reducing Kohli's India to 174-6 and grabbing command of the fifth Test on day two at the Oval yesterday. Stuart Broad and Sam Curran removed India's openers, then James Anderson and Ben Stokes tore through the middle order with two wickets each. India captain Kohli, the leading batsman

  • Manning Cup: Who will progress?

    September 8, 2018 4:42 AM 8

    The highly anticipated 2018 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/Digicel Manning Cup gets under way today, and it is expected to be three months of gruelling competition, starting from the preliminary stage. seven groups, the winner and runners-up in each group will automatically advance to the second round, while the two best third-place

  • Serena powers into 9th US Open final

    September 7, 2018 4:42 AM 5

    Serena Williams was a bit shaky at the start of her US Open semifinal. That's how long it took her to drop the opening two games. Williams spent the next hour playing flawlessly, particularly at the net, and grabbed 12 of the last 13 games to beat No. 19 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 6-3, 6-0 and reach her ninth final at Flushing Meadows and 36th at all Grand

  • JFF, Umbro unveil new kits

    September 7, 2018 1:30 AM 8

    The new home jersey is in Jamaica’s traditional vibrant gold colour, with a striking black, green and gold taping design on the sleeves inspired by the Umbro double diamond logo and the country’s iconic flag. On the body of the shirt there is a subtle embossed graphic inspired by the palm trees that line the Jamaican coastline. Black shorts with the colourful

  • Jamaica's World Champs rep joins Colorado State University

    September 5, 2018 11:30 PM 16

    Jamaica’s World Championship representative Shadae Lawrence has joined the Colorado State University Track and Field team for her final season of college competition. Lawrence, the NCAA women's discus champion in 2017 and a three-time All-American, signed a financial-aid agreement with CSU and will be eligible to compete immediately for the Rams. Lawrence

  • Former first class player says present cricketers should play all formats

    September 5, 2018 11:30 PM 11

    Former first class cricketer and noted commentator Alan Wilkins believes players in the West Indies should be given the opportunity to play all three formats of the game. In March, Cricket West Indies introduced red ball, white ball and all format contracts but Wilkins believes the philosophy being employed by the board stifling the players natural abilities

  • Windies Women to clash with SA in Barbados

    September 5, 2018 4:52 AM 7

    Kensington Oval here will play host to the West Indies' next outing in the ICC Women's Championship, beginning later this month. West Indies take on South Africa in the first One-Day International on September 16 before following up with matches on September 19 and 22. The three ODIs are part of a tour which will see West Indies clash with South Africa

  • Chadee, Chow star at Assiniboia Downs

    September 5, 2018 4:52 AM 6

    WINNIPEG, Manitoba, CMC - Trinidadian Stanley Chadee Jr and Jamaican Chavion Chow both landed two winners on the seven-race card at Assiniboia Downs, as the four-month season continued to wind down here Monday. Chadee scored with favourite Tough Emblem in race one before returning to win with 2-1 bet Ebadan in race five, while Chow paired with 3-1 choice

  • STATHS aiming for another deep run

    September 5, 2018 4:52 AM 10

    Having gone to the ISSA Manning Cup final last year for the first time in 30 years, coach of St Andrew Technical High School (STATHS) Phillip Williams says his squad is ready to replicate that success and go one step further. Williams, now in his second year at STATHS, guided them to the final last year where they lost on penalty kicks to many-time champions

  • 'It's not important who you play'

    September 5, 2018 4:52 AM 11

    Assistant coach of Jamaica's national senior women's team, Lorne Donaldson, says it is now not very important who the Reggae Girlz will play in the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship after the draw was made yesterday. According to Donaldson the championship is just another step towards qualification for next year's FIFA World Cup in France